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 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 playlist for Sunday February 17th, 2019 6:00 PM 1. Charlie Parker & Dizzy Gillespie – Salt Peanuts opening theme 2. The Ron Eschete Trio – The Sunset Hour 3. Stan Kenton Orchestra – Intermission Riff 4. Nancy Wilson & George Shearing Quintet – All Night Long 5. Buddy DeFranco & The Pizzarellis – […]
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