Scott Gregory

Production Director & host of All This Jazz

Scott Gregory started working at Public Radio Tulsa in 2006; he started listening to public radio circa 1980, when he and NPR both marked their tenth birthdays (although only one of them commemorated the occasion with a party at Skate World). As this station's Production Director, Scott mainly serves as the producer and editor of StudioTulsa, the award-winning interview show hosted by Rich Fisher. Scott also hosts and programs All This Jazz, which airs every Saturday night on Public Radio 89.5-1 from 9pm till midnight (with a 7pm rebroadcast on Sunday nights, on Jazz 89.5-2).

Born and raised here in Tulsa, Scott attended Westminster College in Fulton, Missouri, and thereafter Columbia University. He then punched the clock for a good decade or so in the book-publishing industry, working and living in New York City with youthful abandon, wide-eyed wonder, and humdrum contentment, in pretty much that order.

Scott has written for This Land Press, Boston Review, and other publications. At last check, his three favorite headlines from The Onion are: "National Funk Congress Deadlocked On Get Up/Get Down Issue" (from 1999), "Wikipedia Celebrates 750 Years Of American Independence" (from 2006), and "Nation Trying, Okay?" (from 2012). He and his wife, Kathy, have three children -- and his father, Bob Gregory, enjoyed a long and legendary career in Tulsa radio and television.

Ways to Connect

Tune in for the forthcoming edition of All This Jazz, starting at 9pm on Saturday the 25th, right here on KWGS-FM, for outstanding tracks from the diverse likes of Paul Motian, Tommy Flanagan, Shirley Scott, Glenn Miller, and Bill Frisell (shown here) -- all of whom have March birthdays. Such will be our theme (in the hour running from 11pm till midnight) on this last weekend of the third month.

Regardless of how much snow they got the other day up in the Northeast, Spring will officially arrive (here in the Northern Hemisphere) on Monday the 20th.

Marian McPartland and Maria Schneider. Billie Holiday and Ella Fitzgerald. Norah Jones and Esperanza Spalding. Jane Ira Bloom and Ingrid Jensen. Mary Halvorson and Shirley Scott. Carla Bley and Dinah Washington. Toshiko Akiyoshi and Anat Cohen. Kris Davis and Mary Lou Williams (shown here). And on and on. If you think women have played only a limited role in the history of jazz, then your awareness of this music is, in itself, limited.

McCoy Tyner, Don Ellis, Roland Kirk (shown here), Sam Rivers, and more -- dig the line-up, folks! On the next All This Jazz -- beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 4th, right here on KWGS-FM / Public Radio Tulsa-- our thematic hour (running from 11pm till midnight) will be Jazz Recordings from 1967.

Tune in for the next broadcast of All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 25th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM (and live-streaming at PublicRadioTulsa.org). Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz, across a wide range of styles, every Saturday night from 9 o’clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 18th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM (and live-streaming at PublicRadioTulsa.org). Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night -- from 9 o’clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 11th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS...and online via live stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night -- from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Here's Dr. Martin Luther King, in 1964: "Jazz speaks for life. The blues tell the story of life's difficulties, and if you think for a moment, you will realize that they take the hardest realities of life and put them into music, only to come out with some new hope or sense of triumph. This is triumphant music."

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 28th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via "live stream" at PublicRadioTulsa.org. ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz, across a wide range of styles, each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 21st, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz, across a wide range of styles, every Saturday night from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Mose Allison, Claus Ogerman, Paul Bley, Bobby Hutcherson (shown here), Gato Barbieri, and more -- the jazz world lost some magnificent and important musicians in 2016. So, on the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 14th, our thematic hour (from 11pm till midnight) will be Jazz Greats Who Died Last Year. Tune in for a special program of remembrance and celebration -- and, as ever, wonderful music (which you’ll find nowhere else on Tulsa radio).

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 7th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of live-streaming at PublicRadioTulsa.org. ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Join us right here on KWGS / Public Radio 89.5 Saturday night, the 31st, as we ring in 2017 on All This Jazz! (Or “live stream” the show at PublicRadioTulsa.org.)

It'll be three solid hours of modern/recent/classic jazz music -- from 9pm till midnight -- with a party-friendly, ring-them-bells, happy-new-year vibe...including the likes of Dexter Gordon, Peter Bernstein, Art Blakey, Rosemary Clooney, The Mingus Big Band, Benny Goodman (shown here), and many more.

Listen for the next broadcast of All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 24th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org.

Join us for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 17th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org.

Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz music, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 10th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our “Listen Live” stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

"I'm not an art critic," as Mr. Burns on TV's The Simpsons once admitted, "but I know what I hate." There will be zero hate here, however, when we offer an art-appreciation-driven third hour on our next program. For the next All This Jazz broadcast -- beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 3rd, right here on KWGS-FM -- our thematic hour (from 11pm till midnight) will be Jazz Tunes Inspired by Art and Artists. We'll thus hear memorable jazz numbers created in tribute to the likes of Grant Wood, Romare Bearden, Alexander Calder, Picasso, and more....

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 26th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via live stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night -- from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 19th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Here's hoping you can catch the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 12th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via live stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night -- from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 5th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz, across a wide range of styles, each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Join us for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 29th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via live stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of recent and classic jazz, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night -- from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 22nd, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org.

Our program delivers three hours of modern jazz, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Thelonious Monk would've turned 99 earlier this week; he was born October 10, 1917 (and died in 1982). On the next All This Jazz -- beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 15th, right here on KWGS-FM -- our third-hour theme (from 11pm till midnight) will be Monk's Tunes. We'll thus hear classic themes by "the high priest of bebop" as done by the likes of Bill Holman, Tommy Flanagan, Carmen McRae, and Wynton Marsalis.

Here's hoping you can join us for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 8th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via live stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of modern/recent/classic jazz, across a range of styles, each and every Saturday night -- from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 1st, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online via live-streaming audio at PublicRadioTulsa.org.

ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 24th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org.

ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Listen for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 17th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. ATJ delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

Tune in for the next All This Jazz, beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 10th, right here on Public Radio 89.5 KWGS-FM...and online by way of our "Listen Live" stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org. Our program delivers three hours of modern jazz -- across a wonderfully wide range of styles -- each and every Saturday night, from 9 o'clock till midnight. (We also offer a 7pm re-airing of ATJ on Sunday evenings, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is Public Radio Tulsa's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)

It was Miles Davis who once said that jazz history could be summed up with only four words: "Louis Armstrong, Charlie Parker." The one and only Charlie "Yardbird" Parker would have turned 96 last Monday; he was born August 29, 1920, and died at the age of 34.  In a nod to Parker's birthday, on the next All This Jazz -- beginning at 9pm on Saturday the 3rd here on KWGS-FM -- our third-hour theme (from 11pm till midnight) will be Bird's Compositions.

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