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

Shemekia Copeland Performance

When blues singer, Shemekia Copeland performs live, it’s almost guaranteed to be an electrifying experience. In this session, recorded in KPLU’s Seattle studios, we get a rare opportunity to hear Shemekia’s voice in an intimate performance context. Instead of bringing her whole band, Shemekia arrived with just her guitar player,