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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 has long been 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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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for Sunday June 9, 2019

PLAYLIST 6:00 PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening piece 2. John Pizzarelli – Walk Between The Rain Drops 3. Dave Brubeck Quartet with Jimmy Rushing – River, Stay Away From My Door 4. Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66 – Constant Rain 5. Barbara Streisand & John Mayer – Come Rain […]

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for Sunday June 2nd, 2019

PLAYLIST 6:00 PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Oscar Peterson Trio – Younger Than Springtime. 3. Wayne Bergeron – High Clouds And A Good Chance Of Wayne 4. Jim Hall & Pat Metheny – Cold Spring 5. Benny Carter – June Is Busting Out All Over 6. Ella […]

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for Sunday May 26th, 2019

PLAYLIST – MEMORIAL DAY SHOW 6:00 PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Ray Brown Trio – America The Beautiful 3. The U.S. Air Force Airmen Of Note – American Dreams 4. Louis Armstrong with Dave Brubeck & Lambert, Hendricks & Ross – The Real Ambassadors 5. U.S. Air […]

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for Sunday May 12th, 2019

Playlist, Mother’s Day Show 6:00 PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts Opening Theme 2. Benny Goodman Orchestra – Margie 3. Gregory Porter – Mother’s Song 4. Henry Mancini Orchestra – Brother’s Go To Mother’s 5. Five Play – Momma Flosie 6. Frank Wess – Little Esther 7. Big Maybell – My […]

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Jazz Time with Steve Williams Playlist for Sunday April 28th, 2019

Jazz Time playlist for Sunday April 28th, 2019 6:00 PM 1.   Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie –  Salt Peanuts (Opening Theme) 2.   Duke Ellington Orchestra –  Diminuendo And Crescendo In Blue from “Live At Newport” 3.   Duke Ellington Orchestra –  Happy-Go-Lucky Local  From Happy Birthday Concerts April 29th 4.   Duke Ellington Orchestra – East St.Louis Toodle-o (1926) […]

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