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12th Street Jump is a one-hour program that celebrates the artists who made jazz and blues the quintessential American art form. Tune in every Saturday at midnight!

12th Street Jump is a one-hour program that celebrates the artists who made jazz and blues the quintessential American art form. Tune in every Saturday at midnight!
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Kansas City, MO

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KCUR

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12th Street Jump is a one-hour program that celebrates the artists who made jazz and blues the quintessential American art form. Tune in every Saturday at midnight!

Language:

English

Contact:

4825 Troost Ave, Ste 202 Kansas City, Missouri 64110 816.559.3862


Episodes

Celebrating The Birthday Of Wes Montgomery

3/24/2014
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On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Wes Montgomery with our special guest, Danny Embry. An appointment with Dr. Pearl helps Angelina Jolie and Serena’s School for Scat helps make sense of the rise in gas prices. Song List JanineGone With the WindYou’re EverythingIf You Could See Me NowCon AlmaDearly Beloved Spotify: Wes Montgomery

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Birthday Of Quincy Jones

3/10/2014
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This week on 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the music of Quincy Jones with our special guest, Horace Washington. We find out what gives Horace the blues and the Sax Therapist helps a couple of bounce back in the bedroom after bad bit-coin business. Song List Gravy WaltzDead EndForest FlowerSweet Georgia BrightAlong Came BettySoldier In The RainKiller Joe SPOTIFY: Quincy Jones

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Career Of Christian McBride

3/2/2014
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the career of Christian McBride with our special guests, Christian McBride and Bobby Watson. The gang plays a game of “Who’s Got the Blues” with Christian before he takes David “Shoppin For Clothes”. Song List: Alright, OK, You WinToo Close For ComfortJust FriendsBrother MisterEast of the SunBlue MonkShoppin For ClothesUsed ‘Ta Could SPOTIFY: Christian McBrideYOUTUBE Video:

Duration: 00:59:03


Celebrating The Birthday Of Nancy Wilson

2/23/2014
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This week on 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Nancy Wilson with our own songstress Nedra Dixon. We find out what gives Nedra the blues and we play a game of “So, What’s Your Question?” to learn a few lesser known things about jazz. Song ListKidney StewMoondanceWild Is The WindWillow Weep For MeAll Of YouYou’d Be So Nice To Come Home To SPOTIFY: Nancy Wilson

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Birthday Of Wycliffe Gordon

2/10/2014
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the music of Wycliffe Gordon with our special guest, Wycliffe himself. We have an old fashioned cutting contest, a blues jam custom made for Wycliffe, and Nedra receives a bad Valentine’s Day gift. Song List: I’m Beginning To See The LightI Cover The WaterfrontBlue n’ BoogieNow Is The TimeBasin Street BluesHello PopsSwing That Music SPOTIFY: Wycliffe Gordon

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Birthday Of Floyd Dixon

2/9/2014
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Floyd Dixon with our special guest Jim Mair. The Sax Therapist helps a couple get hot just in time for V-Day, and the Jazz Mechanics talk cars with a few damsels in distress over rear-end differential. Song List: Snatch and Grab ItHole In The WallLizaCome Back BabySweet Home ChicagoCaldonia SPOTIFY:Floyd Dixon

Duration: 00:59:03


Celebrating The Birthday of Charlie Musselwhite

1/27/2014
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Charlie Musselwhite with our special guests Bill Dye and Trashmouth Baker. The gang sings about their Super Bowl Blues and Charlie Musselwhite himself, calls in to let us know what gives him the blues. Song List: Outskirts of TownThe Blues Overtook MeWillow Weep For MeMama, He Treats Your Daughter MeanChristo RedemptorMovin and GroovinMemphis CharlieJust Your Fool Spotify:Charlie Musselwhite

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Birthday Of Antonio Carlos Jobim

1/26/2014
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Antonio Carlos Jobim with our special guests, Stan Kessler and Danny Embrey. A session with Dr. Pearl preps Hilary for a run at the White House and a 12th Street parody leaves “The Girl from Ipanema”, out of twerk. SONG LIST: MeditationSo Danco SambaTristeBellevilleBrigas, Nunca MaisNuagesBrazil SPOTIFY:

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Birthday Of Cedar Walton

1/19/2014
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Cedar Walton with our very own Joe Cartwright. An appointment with Dr. Pearl is set for a cliff jumping politician and a less miserable actress and the whole gang feels the warmth of holidays wear off as the “Wintertime Blues” set in. Song List: Snatch and Grab ItBoliviaIn a Mellow ToneDat DereJacob’s LadderFirm RootsNight Train

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Birthday of Jay McShann

1/12/2014
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Jay McShann with Joe Cartwright. Our very own Dr. Pearl takes a live call from George Dubya and we play a round of public radio’s favorite jazz game show “So, What’s Your Question”. Song List: Boogie BluesCome On Over To My HouseHootie’s Ignorant OilHootie BluesHands OffAin’t Nobody’s BusinessConfessin’ The Blues

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Best Moments From 2013

12/30/2013
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the best moments from 2013 with guests Kevin Mahogany, Karrin Allyson, Wycliffe Gordon, and Joe Sample. The gang plays a game of “Who’s Got the Blues” with Karrin and then Nikki’s Blues drive her to singing. Song List: The Haunted Ballroom How Long Has This Been Going On It’s Wonderful I’m Still Swingin’ Whisper Not Street Life

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Career Of Bobby Watson

12/24/2013
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the career of Bobby Watson with our special guests, Pamela and Bobby Watson. The gang plays a game of “Who’s Got the Blues” with Pamela to learn the truth about Bobby, and a New Years’ Eve parody helps us all find resolution. Song List: Linus And LucyBlues For ClaudeSweet DreamsBlues For ClaudeSeekers of the SunLove RemainsSister Maya SaidI Thought About You SPOTIFY: Bobby Watson

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Birthday Of Paul Butterfield

12/22/2013
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Paul Butterfield with our special guests Tom “Trashmouth” Baker and Matt Hopper. The gang gets dirty with Trashmouth and all those politically corrected season greetings get a jump on 12th Streets own “Holiday Blues”. Song List: Christmas Night In Harlem Walkin Blues Screamin Sweet Home Chicago Don’t Take Advantage of Me Something You Got Shake Your Moneymaker Drivin’ Wheel

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Music Of The Boswell Sisters

12/15/2013
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the music of the Boswell Sisters with our special guests Victor & Penny, featuring Erin McGrane and Jeff Freling. To learn more about Erin we play "Who's Got the Blues" and we all have a sugar crash as we sing a parody to help deal the biggest bake sale in history. Song List: Good Morning BluesI’ll Never Say Never AgainObject Of My AffectionComes LoveI’m Gonna Sit Right Down And Write Myself A LetterIf It Ain’t LoveLove Me Or Leave MeWay Back...

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Birthday Of Billy Strayhorn

12/1/2013
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On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Billy Strayhorn with our special guest Todd Wilkinson. Dr. Pearl does some charity work in trying to help Karl Rove, and the Sax Therapist helps a hungry couple get some Thanksgiving dessert. Song List: Satin DollJohnny Come LatelyWendyUpper Manhattan Medical GroupChelsea BridgeThe Duke

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Music Of Kevin Mahogany

12/1/2013
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the music and career of Kevin Mahogany with Kevin himself. He joins us for a game of “Who’s Got the Blues” and “So, What’s Your Question” to help us all learn a bit more. Song List: BluesvilleTeach Me TonightFix It In The MixI’m Still Swingin’Save That TimeTony Bennett Never CallsKansas City Born and Bred

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Birthday Of Coleman Hawkins

11/24/2013
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Coleman Hawkins with our special guest, Jim Mair. The Mayor of Toronto gets some much needed help from Dr. Pearl and a parody reveals a new side of a Johnny Mercer classic. SONG LIST: April In ParisMoonglowOne For My Baby (And One More For the Road)TangerineSophisticated LadyCome Rain Or Come Shine

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Birthday Of Little Willie John

11/17/2013
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Little Willie John with our special guest, Sheila Bey. A session with Dr. Pearl teaches us all a lesson and the education continues with “Serena’s School for Scat”, so get hip to this episode of 12th Street Jump. SONG LIST: Don’t Get Around Much Anymore Need Your Love So Bad Parchman Farm Let Them Talk Heartbreak Trio Take My Love Spotify: Little Willie John

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Birthday Of Arturo Sandoval

11/10/2013
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On this week’s archive edition of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Arturo Sandoval with our special guest Stan Kessler. We play “Who’s Got the Blues” with the Saxman in Alabama and improvise a blues jam to help him get by and then we blaze the truth out of the campaign trail. Song List: Confessin’ the BluesHot HouseBlue MonkSpeak LowJorduParisian ThoroughfareThe Blues Walk SPOTIFY: Arturo Sandoval

Duration: 00:58:59


Celebrating The Birthday Of Zoot Sims

11/3/2013
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This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Zoot Sims with our special guest, Horace Washington. The "Jazz Mechanics" try some car talk to get it going and the Sax Therapist helps a couple kick start their love engine. Song List: Do Nothin’ Til Ya Hear From MeSoftly As In A Morning SunriseFlyin’ HomeThings Ain’t What They Used To BeLester Leaps InHave You Met Miss JonesIt Don’t Mean A Thing

Duration: 00:58:59

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