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12th Street Jump Weekly

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Public Radio's weekly Jazz, Blues, and Comedy Jam, recorded live from 12th Street in Kansas City, where Basie tickled the ivories and Big Joe Turner shouted the blues. Each week we celebrate the birthday of a jazz or blues great with sketch comedy, improv and great live music. "An urban/jazz PHC."

Live from Kansas City, where Basie tickled the ivories and Dizzy met the Bird, this one hour weekly program celebrates the artists who made Jazz and Blues the quintessential American art form. A talented cast of actors and musicians keep the music alive in a rapid-fire program of topical sketch comedy, jazz and the blues. 52 weekly one hour programs plus "Best of" shows.

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159 Pieces

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Caption: Antonio Carlos Jobim
(Air Dates: Jan 19 - 25) On this weeks archive episode of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Antonio Carlos Jobim with our special guest...

  • Added: Jan 18, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Jay McShann
(Air Dates: Jan 12 - 18) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Jay McShann with Joe Cartwright. Our very ...

  • Added: Jan 11, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Bucky Pizzarelli
(Air Dates: January 5-11) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the music of Bucky Pizzarelli with Bucky himself and his...

  • Added: Jan 04, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Bobby Watson
(Air Dates: Dec 30 - Jan 5) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the career of Bobby Watson with our special guests, Pam...

  • Added: Dec 28, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Chet Baker
(Air Dates: Dec 22 - 28) On this weeks episode of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Chet Baker with our special guest Stan Kessler. Eb...

  • Added: Dec 24, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Bob Brookmeyer
(Air Dates: Dec 15 - 21) This week on 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday and career of trombone great Bob Brookmeyer, with our special gue...

  • Added: Dec 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Jimmy Smith
(Air Dates: Dec 8 - 14) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday and career of Jimmy smith, with our special g...

  • Added: Dec 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Kevin Mahogany
(Air Dates: Dec 1 - 7) This week on 12th Street Jump, Kevin Mahogany returns to our show to celebrate his career in music. He joins us for misleadi...

  • Added: Nov 30, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Teddy Wilson
(Air Dates: November 24 - 30) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the music of Teddy Wilson, with our own Joe Cartwrig...

  • Added: Nov 23, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Coleman Hawkins
(Air Dates: Nov 17 - 23) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Coleman Hawkins with our special guest, J...

  • Added: Nov 16, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Little Willie John
(Air Dates: Nov 10 - 16) On this week's archive edition of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Little Willie John with our special guest,...

  • Added: Nov 09, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Bucky Pizzarelli
(Air Dates: November 3 - 9) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the music of Bucky Pizzarelli with Bucky himself and h...

  • Added: Nov 02, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Zoot Sims
(Air Dates: Oct 27 - Nov 3) This week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump celebrates the birthday of Zoot Sims and pays tribute to our special gu...

  • Added: Oct 26, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Dizzy Gillespie
(Air Dates: Oct 20 - 26) This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Dizzy Gillespie with our special guest, Nate Nall. A session wi...

  • Added: Oct 19, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Kelley Hunt
(Air Dates: Oct 13 - 19) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the music of Kelley Hunt on a special hour, featuring Kell...

  • Added: Oct 12, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Thelonious Monk
(Air Dates: October 6 -12) This week on 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the birthday of Thelonious Monk, with our special guest Nick Rowland. Eboni ...

  • Added: Oct 03, 2016
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Oscar Pettiford
(Air Dates: Sept 29 - Oct 5) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Oscar Pettiford with our special guest...

  • Added: Sep 28, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
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(Air Dates: Sept 22 - 28) This week on 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Les McCann with our very own Joe Cartwright. Our resident psyc...

  • Added: Sep 21, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Karrin Allyson
(Air Dates: Sept 15 - 21) This week on 12th Street Jump, we celebrate the music of Karrin Allyson with the Grammy nominated vocalist, herself. Karr...

  • Added: Sep 14, 2015
  • Length: 59:00
Caption: Jimmy Reed
(Air Dates: Sept 8 - 14) On this week's archive episode of 12th Street Jump we celebrate the birthday of Jimmy Reed with our special guest Sheila B...

  • Added: Sep 08, 2015
  • Length: 59:00