Listening Lyrics

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Welcome to an hour of LISTENING LYRICS. Right here on KDRT 95.7FM in Davis, California. Listening Lyrics is a genre free zone - we feature the artist. What makes them do their thing. Listen to the hope and satisfaction in their voices. Listen to what only commercial free community radio can bring you. Close your eyes - open your ears - relax your mind. Join host Pieter Pastoor and co-host Jeanne Pastoor. Now lets enter, the mother of all that is music and lyrics and the human capability of producing art.
Replays Monday 7-8am, Sunday 9-10pm
Live Friday 4-5pm
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Listening Lyrics Jul 19th, 2013 with RITA HOSKING

Rita Hosking sings about forest fires but it is her that is setting the folk music scene on blaze.This hour Rita shares some stories with us and sings some of her songs.  Her new CD "Little Boat" debut as #7 on the folk music charts and her single "Parting Glass" as #3.

LITTLE BOAT is a jewel of a CD. Stripped down to only the essentials gives her voice an extraordinary platform to shine. Elegant and sophisticated with a inspirational message.

You can visit visit Rita at

Listening Lyrics Jul 12th, 2013 with NAT LEFKOFF


Listen NOW to one fantastic interview with Nat Lefkoff. His vocals, lyrics, stage presence and a touch of mischief made him an instant must for this show. So get ready to spend an hour with Nat.

Nat will also be introducing his new CD.

You can visit Nat at

or his facebook page

Listening Lyrics Jun 28th, 2013 with Rebecca Bresnick Holmes


Mixing music and clay - thats on tap this week. Listen here for show

Rebecca was initially inspired to work in clay while living in 
Spain in the late 1980's. Eventually taking a wheel-throwing 
class at the UC Davis Craft Center in 1995 and covered in clay ever since. She was further inspired to create and explore different ways of using and decorating clay during several wonderful return visits to Spain. 

Listening Lyrics for 4pm on Jun 21st, 2013


This Jazz trio (The Trio) comprises 3 young musicians with a very mature sound. What a treat to have not only very talented performers in the tiny KDRT studio but 3 very articulate ones at that. Listen in and hear their story and dreams. Listen now.

"The Trio" comprises of Neil Heaton, Isaac Bunch and Chris Hunt. All three are Davis High graduates.

Listening Lyrics for 4pm on May 24th, 2013

Jonathan shared his poems and his soul in this interview.Records is a newly established poet in the Sacramento community. Singing, storytelling, eloquent speech, acting, teaching, he combines it all in one through his unique gift of poetry. His teachings are inspirational and spiritually based to benefit all people as he centers his teaching around the knowledge of the heart and mind. Using his own personal story, he shares messages that he has lived. 

Visit Jonathan at his spoken word facebook page

Listening Lyrics for 4pm on May 10th, 2013

Truly a remarkable and mesmerizing hour with Michael and his ability to verbally paint a story. Michael Ellis was first acknowledged as a poet when he was 17.He was published twice before he reached 19. He was immediately compared to Harlem Renaissance poet, Langston Hughes, a measure he neither embraced or denied. Stil his ability to write in Southern dialect at a young age quickly garnered attention from the University of Puget Sound where he pursued English and Journalism.


Listening Lyrics May 3rd, 2013 with Lauren Cole Norton

Talk about a special guest. Thats what we had on Friday 5/3/13 at 4:00PM. A singer supreme, a poet in the awesome category and an organizer extraordinaire (a la Davis flea market) that is Lauren Cole Norton. Just read some of the reviews-  “On time and timeless,” “mesmerizing”, and “the beginning of something great” have all appeared in reviews of Lauren Cole Norton’s music.

Listening Lyrics Apr 26th, 2013 with Chris Clark

Chris Clark was our call in guest this week. We will be playing tracks from his new CD "CEDAR WISELY"

Jazz runs through the veins of this musician, which really shows when he is playing a saxaphone or behind a piano. Chris grew up in Davis, developing his talent in Davis High. he went on to earn his B.M. in Jazz Studies from the University of Oregon and his M.M. in Jazz and Improvisational Music from the University of Nevada, Reno. Currently he resides in Boston and performs on the east coast. Listen in for an in depth interview along with playing a few tracks from his CD and some music that has influenced him.

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What can I say; I LOVED THIS SHOW!

Additionally, I'll let you in on a secret, this was the first time that I listened to, not one, but two complete Rap songs -- and enjoyed them. :)


Loved the show and thoroughly enjoyed Cory. Tell him what Michael J Fox once said; "I am careful not to confuse excellence with perfection. Excellence, I can reach for; perfection is God's business."  He was excellent.

the October 3rd show was way too short. What a mellow and superbly classy hour that just blew by. Thanks!


Kind words from a kind brother - thank you

Underground Grandpa rocks!!

Thanks ed

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