PrintJazz 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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Steve-WilliamsSteve Williams has a lifelong love of jazz. His father was a horn player in New York, performing with American jazz legends Charlie Parker, Gene Krupa and Joe Venuti, among others.

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.

Early supporters of Jazz Time with Steve Williams include the GAM Foundation, Excellence in the Community, and The Garage on Beck.

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for August 6th, 2015

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening welcome! 2. Jimmy Heath & Group – A Time And The Place 3. Janis Siegel & Fred Hersch – Slow Hot Wind / Moon And Sand 4. Till Bronner – Bumpin’ 5. Nneena Freelon – Cell Phone Blues Bottom Break 6:30PM 6. Cannonball […]

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for July 30th, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts (Opening theme 2. Gerry Mulligan & Ben Webster – Sunday

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for July 16th, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Eddie Daniels – My Little Suede Shoes

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for June 25th, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie -Salt Peanuts Opening theme 2. Bill Mays Trio – Summer Serenade 3. Hendrick Meurkens – Summer In San Francisco 4. Susannah McCorkle – Estate ( Summer ) 5. Chet Baker – Summer Sketch 6. Eliane Elias – So Nice ( Summer Samba ) 7. Ron Carter & […]

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for May 28th, 2017

PLAYLIST 6:00PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Ray Brown Trio – America 3. Charlie Haden with Mike Brecker – American Dreams 4. Carl Saunders Group – Blues For The Common Man 5. Sonny Rollins – Here’s To The People 6. Count Basie Trio with Ray Brown & Louie […]

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