Jazz Time with Steve Williams features live performances, interviews, commentary, history, a local jazz calendar of events, and of course music – curated by legendary radio host Steve Williams.
From ragtime to bop, from Havana to Paris to Salt Lake City, from Billie Holiday to Joe Lovano, Steve is your guide through the many varieties of jazz music – past and present. A 35-year veteran of public radio, Williams brings his eclectic mix of the best jazz musicians ever recorded to the local airwaves every Sunday from 6pm to 10pm on KCPW.
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Williams is a champion of the local jazz scene and a legend in his own right – having interviewed the likes of Sonny Rollins, Herbie Hancock, and Lionel Hampton, and emceeing jazz festivals around the United States.
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First show of the new year! PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Louis Armstrong – I Love Jazz 3. Horace Silver with Andy Bey – The Righteous Rumba 4. Chet Baker Group – Ballata In Forma Di Blues 5. Maxine Sullivan & Scott Hamilton Quintet – A […]
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PLAYLIST 6:00PM Salt Peanuts, Charlie Parker Green Haze, Miles Davis Peppermint Patty, Vince Guaraldi “Let it Snow, Let it Snow”, Count Basie Orchestra with Ellis Marselis Twelve Days of Christmas, Sam Pilafian and Frank Vignola The Christmas Song, Mel Torme Blue Christmas, Houston Person White Christmas, Etta James Christmas Waltz, Oscar Peterson Deck the Halls, […]
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