Austin singer-songwriter Patterson Barrett joins host Bill Wagman for another edition of Live DiRT in the KDRT studio, Thursday, March 29th, at 2:00 p.m. Patterson Barrett has played with Jerry Jeff Walker, Lou Ann Barton, Nanci Griffith, Chuck Berry, and many more. His latest album is Give ‘Em What They Want. He will be playing live at the Acoustic Den Café in Roseville that same evening.
"Western Delights." Do DJ's have favorite songs? Oh, yes! This week, Nancy will play old and new songs that bring her great delight. May you find them delightful as well!
Focus on some of the giants of traditional jazz tonight: Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Trixie Smith, Earl Hines, Ella Fitzgerald, Joe Venuti
The Mechula is a jazz trio out of Sacramento, California. They are always searching and experimenting as a post-bop jazz quartet for new ways to interpret the genre, and aim to create music that is interesting and meaningful.
Jackson Riley - Saxophone
Nick Bretz - Keyboards
Peter Bell - Drums
Andrew Mearns - Bass
If you are out of the broadcast area this show is streamed live on www.kdrt.org
"Mail's Here!" Nancy's mailbox has been filling up with western CDs. Listen in and discover with her what the mail truck brought!
Honoring Marian McParland on Jazz After Dark, on her 100th birthday tonight! Performances by:
Marian McPartland, Buddy De Franco Quintet, Horace Parlan, Sam Lazar, Ella Fitzgerald, Coleman Hawkins, Earl "Fatha" Hines. We'll hear Marian McPartland with Tommy Flanagan, and with Renee Rosnes, and then wrap it up with Ed Bickert & Don Thompson.
Western Gifts. In this episode, Nancy brings western song and poetry gems to please listeners' ears.
Coming up tonight on Jazz After Dark! Helen Carr, Ruby Braff, Ethel Ennis, Gigi Gryce, Teddy Charles Tentet, McCoy Tyner, Elek Bacsik, Ben Webster, The Rosenberg Trio, Wynton Marsalis, Linton Garner, Stanley Turrentine
Enjoy first wave Brittish ska? Me too. Join me and my co-hosts for a listen of The Specials 'The Specials' from 2 Tone records, produced by Elvis Costello. You'll think "isn't this a greatest hits album?" and I'll say "No! Unless you consider that it was The Specials' first album and every song is a hit." They're all here:
Jessica Malone is an award winning singer/ songwriter who was raised in the tall mountains of far northern California. Her original music evokes a sense of wanderlust, self-discovery, positivity and moving forward. On Jessica's latest release, "The Waiting Hours" EP, drums, upright bass, violin, acoustic & electric guitar accompany her powerful and soothing vocals. Her raw and unfiltered approach to folk/ Americana songwriting creates music that will take you back in time, while her heartfelt lyrics will keep you rooted in the present.