August 2012

Gene Harris on a Blue Moon

Gene Harris  Pianist Gene Harris is known for his blues infused soul jazz.  From 1956 to 1970 he recorded with The Three Sounds,.  He retired to Idaho in 1970, but 8 years later Ray Brown got him to come out of retirement and play with his trio.  Gene Harris performed for another 20 years until his death in 2000.  Tonight, under a rare blue moon enjoy Gene Harris on the 9 O'clock Special. Jazz awakes at 8.

Rural and urban Arizona working together

The League of Arizona Cities and Towns’ annual conference concludes today in Scottsdale. As KJZZ’s Steve Goldstein reports, the league’s president is focused on collaboration between rural and urban communities.

STEVE GOLDSTEIN: The league is made up of more than ninety of the state’s municipalities, big and small. Clarkdale Mayor Doug von Gausig is the league’s current president. He says keeping larger communities aware of opportunities for cooperation can be challenging.