Our listeners had the privilege of hearing vocalist Jane Monheit light up the airwaves during our live studio session, hosted by Abe Beeson.
Jon Cleary has the rare ability to transcend his geographical background. As you will learn in his interview with All Blues host, John Kessler, Cleary grew up in England and was exposed to the New Orleans sound by his uncle at a young age.
Curtis Stigers once again joined us live in the studios for a Live Studio Session. Curtis performed with his band Matthew Fries (piano), Cliff Schmitt (bass), Paul Wells (drums), John “Scrapper” Sneider (trumpet) and Bobby Sneider (guitar).
Sara stopped by the KPLU Seattle studios for this interview and performance while in town with Band members Josh Nelson (piano), Hamilton Price (bass), Zach Harmon (drums) and Larry Koonse (guitar). You can find the full performance and interview at kplu.org
John Scofield was joined by John Medeski (piano), Billy Martin (drums), and Chris Wood (bass) for a live studio session at the KPLU Seattle studios. You can listen to the full performance and interview at kplu.org.
Justin Kauflin visited the KPLU Seattle Studios for a live Studio Session. You can catch the full interview and performance on kplu.org
Ernie Watts performs the tune “Bebop” live in the KPLU Seattle studios. Ernie is joined by Seattle pianist Marc Seales, bassist Dave Captain, and drummer Gary Hobbs.
Trumpeters Ray Vega (East Coast) and Thomas Marriott (West Coast) have joined forces once again for the newest edition of their East-West Trumpet Summit with pianist George Colligan, bassist Phil Sparks and drummer Matt Jorgensen.
Anton Schwartz, along with bassist John Shifflet, drummer Lorca Hart, trumpeter Dominick Farinacci, and pianist, Eric Reed, perform live in the KPLU Seattle studios.
Grammy Award-winning trumpeter and New Orleans native Terence Blanchard and his sextet stopped by the KPLU Seattle studios for a performance and interview.