Jazz After Dark May 22 2018

Duos, trios, quartets, and live performances on Jazz After Dark. Featurning: Mildred Bailey & Red Norvo and His Orchestra with Roy Eldridge on trumpet. Fats Waller, Ella Fitzgerald. Charles Mingus with Duke Ellington and Max Roach. Oscar Peterson with Sam Jones, Louis Hayes, Coleman Hawkins, Johnny Hodges, and Benny Carter. Big Miller & Tommy Banks, Chet Baker & Gerry Mulligan. The Taylor Eigsti Trio, the McCoy Tyner Quartet, Keter Betts.

Listening Lyrics 200th interview celebration live from Watermelon Music Friday May 25, 2018 from 4 to 6 PM

Your invited to the celebration of Listening Lyrics 200th interview. This 2 hour special will be broadcast live from the Watermelon Music's Melon Ball. A new venue in Davis that is rapidly becoming the go to place for musicians to perfom. Several artists are lined up to perform a song or two and this is the cool part - its open to the public, no cover no worries. Jeanne and Pieter are thrilled to share this moment with you and the Davis community. So please drop by if only to say hello.

If you have been a past guest on the show bring your guitar, keyboard or whatever and I will try to give you time to perform a song or two.

Watermellon Music is located in Davis, CA on the corner of Covell and Lake Blvd. (1970 Lake Blvd) - and this part is sooo sweet, plenty of parking available.

For those outside the listening area this show will be stream live on

You're Invited -- DMA/KDRT Fundraiser at Woodstock's Pizza 05/18/18!

On Friday, May 18th, KDRT and Davis Media Access are celebrating our Spring Fundraiser with a special event at Woodstock’s with LIVE MUSIC from Midnight Dip and The David Jacobin Band PLUS Woodstock’s traditional Friday Night Alive jam.  Beginning at 6 pm, KDRT receives a slice of all purchases made at Woodstock's (even takeout orders if you can't be there) -- all you have to do is mention the KDRT Fundraiser when you order.   It’s all happening at Woodstock’s Pizza in downtown Davis. Thanks for your support!

Jazz After Dark May 15 2018

Strings, vocals, and sax tonight on Jazz After Dark! Coming up at 8 pm on 95.7 FM, KDRT-LP in Davis, CA. Live-streaming at .     Django Reinhardt, Artie Shaw, Peggy Lee & Hal Mooney and His Orchestra, Ethel Ennis, Johnny Hodges, Ella Fitzgerald, Oscar Peterson Trio & Stan Getz, Lou Donaldson, Art Blakey, Paul Desmond, Stephane Grappelli & Barney Kessel, Don Ellis, The Rosenberg Trio

Live Broadcast from Armadillo Music with Make No Bones on the Stage Friday 5/11/18 6:30PM

This months live broadcast from Armadillo Music is Austin James Hicks. Born in Berkeley, CA.he has been playing guitar since he was 8 and singing since 10.

Make No Bones (A.J. Hicks) is an eclectic blend of folk, jazz, indie, and blues from San Leandro, CA. To Make no bones means to be who you are without making a big deal. Who ever is watching, who ever is listening, be yourself and Make No Bones.

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Pieter Pastoor's blog

Al Scorch drops by KDRT for some Live DiRT, May 10

Chicago-based alt-country artist Al Scorch joins Dug Deep for another edition of Live DiRT in the KDRT studio, Thursday, May 10th, at 4:00 p.m.  Al’s songs are about standing up to the powers that be in our society, and they come across in a unique blend of punk, old-time string-band music, and American and European folk.  His latest album is Circle Round the Signs on Bloodshot Records.  Al Scorch and his band play live at the Odd Fellow’s Hall in downtown Davis that same evening.

Didar Singh Khalsa visits Listening Lyrics this Friday May 11, 2018 at 4:00PM

Listening Lyrics is proud to present Didar Singh Khalsa. Didar Singh Khalsa has played guitars for 52 years but only six years ago started writing songs, singing and recording them. Inspired by six consecutive trips to the guitar/songwriting camp taught by the amazing Richard Thompson. He claims the muse is relentless and not even very intermittent. Let’s test that theory.

For those outside of the listening area this show will be streamed live on