The brains and the brawn behind this group was Raul Cita, composer and arranger-pianist accompianist. He recently passed in his mid 80's , but willie is still chirpin' in NYC with his latest version of the Harptones. Raul composed Memories of you!.
Swing tonight on Jazz After Dark! Bria Skonberg, Benny Carter, Harry James, Oscar Aleman, King Cole Trio, Artie Shaw, Benny Goodman, Louis Prima, Lou Donaldson, Frank Sinatra, Big Miller & Tommy Banks, Dal Richards & His Orchestra, Barney Bigard & Claude Luter.
Siler Schneider is making quite a name for himself as one of the premier players of the UC Davis mens basketball team. He will join us in the studio to talk a little basketball but really we are going to explore the music of basketball. Siler hails from Lansing, Kansas. Attending UC Davis as a Junior Communication major. Siler says one of his favorite pastimes outside of basketball is playing ‘Clue’ the board game, the question is what music is he listening to while practicing Bball, motivation for the game or playing a board game.
For those outside the listening area this show will be streamed live on www.kdrt.org
This episode is called "Hot Western Swing" and we'll be playing nearly an hour of back-to-back NEW western swing music. These songs have been hand-picked for your enjoyment. You'll hear from The Farmer & Adele, Asleep at the Wheel, Billy Mata and more!
Davis singer-songwriter Rita Hosking will join Folk Brothers Bill and Peter at 10:30 AM to talk about and play a few songs, from her latest album entitled "For Real". Rita will be touring with the album starting this Spring, with a CD release show at The Palms Playhouse on Saturday April 21st.
Coming up on Jazz After Dark! Music of Duke Ellington, performed by: Billie Holiday, Duke Ellington & Rosemary Clooney, Annie Ross & Gerry Mulligan, Johnny Hodges, Kenny Dorham, Charles Mingus/Duke Ellington/Max Roach, Nina Simone, Grappelli & Kessel, Al Hibbler & Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Ella Fitzgerald, Stan Getz, Boots Randolph, Erena Terakubo, Earl "Fatha" Hines & Johnny Hodges.
KDRT hosts a live broadcast featuring Sacramento’s The Outcome, on stage at Armadillo Music during 2nd Friday ArtAbout, April 13th, at 6:30 p.m. The Outcome comprise four distinct musical minds who bring you big, grooving backbeats and melodic bass lines draped with searing guitar leads and vocals, creating a diverse interpretation of modern rock. If you can’t join in the fun at Armadillo Music, please join us live on KDRT 95.7 FM and KDRT.org. This show will also be streamed live on KDRT.org
This week he returns to Listening Lyrics. 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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For those outside the listening area, his show is streamed live at KDRT.org
Canada is rich with talented western singers and cowboy poets. On this show, we'll celebrate the western culture of our neighbors to the north.
More giants of traditional jazz tonight on Jazz After Dark. Featuring Count Basie and Duke Ellington tonight. Vocals by Billie Holiday, Jimmy Rushing, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and Frank Sinatra. Guests with the Duke and the Count include Coleman Hawkins, Charles Mingus and Max Roach.