Jazz Across America- Kansas City

About The Program

Every weekday at 5PM (Pacific), KSDS, San Diego's Jazz 88.3 brings the flavor of a great American Jazz city to your ears. Join us for Jazz Across America. Sam Wisman strives to honor Kansas City's musical legacy and future by showcasing definitive voices such as Buck Clayton, Mary Lou Williams, Jay McShann and Charlie Parker to modern innovators like Pat Metheny, Logan Richardson, Marcus Lewis and Hermon Mehari. Each week, Sam also champions the living, breathing reality of this music by featuring new releases from around the world.

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Here are the 30 most recent tracks played on this show:

November 1st at 5 PM Hour
5:00 PM w/NEIL TESSER “JAZZ ACROSS AMERICA: CHICAGO” — 10-26-23 BUY
September 27th at 6 PM Hour
6:57 PM Count Basie “After Supper” — The Complete Atomic Basie BUY
6:34 PM Count Basie “Flight Of The Foo Birds” — The Complete Atomic Basie BUY
6:01 PM Count Basie “Whirly-bird” — The Complete Atomic Basie BUY
September 27th at 5 PM Hour
5:47 PM Count Basie “Li'l Darlin'” — The Complete Atomic Basie BUY
August 23rd at 11 PM Hour
11:41 PM Dannie Richmond Quartet “Ode To Mingus” — Ode To Mingus BUY
May 31st at 6 PM Hour
6:37 PM Dave Holland Quintet “Metamorphos” — Extended Play: Live at Birdland BUY
6:32 PM Michael Feinberg “Year of the Ox” — Blues Variant BUY
6:26 PM Jochen Reuckert “Pherothstrorium” — With Best Intentions BUY
6:10 PM Brian McCarthy “The Beginning” — After-Life BUY
6:03 PM Nick Finzer “I Thought I Should Take The Road Less Traveled” — Dreams, Visions and Illusions BUY
May 31st at 5 PM Hour
5:56 PM Walter Smith III “River Styx” — Return to Casual BUY
5:51 PM Dara Starr Tucker “September Song” — Dara Starr Tucker BUY
5:43 PM Artemis “Slink” — In Real Time BUY
5:33 PM Felipe Salles “Re-Invention (feat. Paquito D'Rivera)” — Home Is Here BUY
5:25 PM Dan Wilson “Tell Me A Bedtime Story” — Things Eternal BUY
5:20 PM John Pizzarelli “I Want To Be Happy” — Stage & Screen BUY
5:12 PM Rod Fleeman Trio “Boogaloo Woman” — Saturday Afternoon Live at Green Lady Lounge Volume 2 BUY
5:06 PM Rod Fleeman Trio “Jammin' at 627” — Saturday Afternoon Live at Green Lady Lounge Volume 2 BUY
5:01 PM Jay McShann “In A Sentimental Mood” — Warm BUY
May 24th at 6 PM Hour
6:51 PM Rod Fleeman Trio “Hot Club” — Saturday Afternoon Live at Green Lady Lounge Volume 2 BUY
6:46 PM Rod Fleeman Trio “Waltz Wrong With You” — Saturday Afternoon Live at Green Lady Lounge Volume 2 BUY
6:38 PM Artemis “Timber” — In Real Time BUY
6:27 PM Airmen Of Note “Obiero” — Global Reach BUY
6:19 PM Airmen Of Note “Megalopolis” — 2021 Jazz Heritage Series - feat. Chris Potter BUY
6:02 PM Elvin Jones “13 Avenue B” — Revival: Live at Pookie's Pub BUY
May 24th at 5 PM Hour
5:52 PM Wayne Shorter “Masquelero” — FOOTPRINTS LIVE! BUY
5:44 PM Wayne Shorter “The Big Push” — The Soothsayer BUY
5:26 PM John Coltrane “Chasin' The Trane” — Live At Birdland BUY
5:23 PM Count Basie “Lester Leaps In” — Count Basie At Newport BUY

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