Nikki Yanofsky at KPLU/Jazz24

Nikki Yanofsky Studio Session

Jazz and pop singer, Nikki Yanofsky, is a very cheerful 16 year-old. And why not? As you will hear in this interview with KPLU/Jazz 24 host, Kevin Kniestedt, she says that as soon as she learned to talk, she began to say she wanted to be a singer. It was

Kyle Eastwood Quintet plays at KPLU/Jazz24

Kyle Eastwood Quintet live on Jazz24/KPLU

  As the son of actor/director/jazz fan, Clint Eastwood, Kyle Eastwood grew up listening to jazz. In this performance-interview hosted by Abe Beeson, Kyle talks about a childhood trip to The Monterey Jazz Festival and how hearing the Count Basie Big Band that day inspired him to become a bass

Dr. John Studio Session

Mac ‘Dr. John’ Rebennack has been at the heart of New Orleans funk and R&B since the 1950’s so when he paid a visit to the Jazz24/KPLU studio for a solo piano/vocal performance, we were sure we’d get a good dose of The Crescent City. We certainly did. He began

Guitarist Lee Ritenour performs live in-studio on Jazz24/KPLU

When Lee came into the Jazz24/KPLU studios on an unseasonably cool August afternoon, he arrived with a rhythm section hot enough to raise Seattle’s temperature a few degrees: drummer, Will Kennedy and bassist, Melvin Davis. Together, they laid down three delightful tracks; Water’s Edge, L.P.—For Les Paul, and Freddie Hubbard’s