September 2012

Bruce Forman and Cow Bop

Jazz Guitarist Bruce Forman will stop by KJZZ  Monday night to talk about his different jazz styles, and why he enjoys his group "Cow-Bop".  They will bring their unique Western Swing and bop sound to the Rhythm Room on Tuesday night.  Here's a preview! 

Sonny Rollins

Sonny Rollins Saxophone colossus, Sonny Rollins, re-invented himself three times, and is still going strong at 82.  His improvisational technique is second to none and his compositions, St. Thomas and Oleo, have become jazz standards.  Learn more about jazz giant Sonny Rollins as we celebrate his birthday tonight on the 9 O'clock special.  Here's some Sonny from 1959.

Good Vibes!

vibes  From Lionel Hampton to Gary Burton the vibes have had a unique place in jazz.  Whether with a big band or in a combo, the sound is like no other and blends with horns, guitars and even the piano.  Hear the wonderful variety of talented vibe players tonight on the 9 O'clock Special.  Jazz awakes at 8!