Kind of Blog: An Occasional KWGS Jazz Journal
Fri November 8, 2013
On the Next All This Jazz: "The Children's Hour"
Tune in for the next presentation of All This Jazz, beginning at 10pm Central on Saturday the 9th here on Public Radio 89.5-1. As ever, we'll offer two hours of modern jazz, both recent and classic --- as in, all-killer-no-filler music from start to finish. (And likewise as ever, we'll air a Sunday-night rebroadcast of ATJ at 7pm on the 10th, on Jazz 89.5-2, which is our station's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)
Every week, as regular listeners will attest, our program carries a "theme" in its second hour. This time around, the theme is The Children's Hour.
From the Book of Isaiah ("And a little child shall lead them"), to the music of Pete Townshend and The Who ("The Kids are Alright"), to the merciless wit of Gore Vidal ("Never have children, only grandchildren"), we'll be acknowledging the kiddos on the forthcoming edition of All This Jazz.
And we'll pay them their due respect, each and all --- nuts to what Mr. Vidal said --- by listening to such memorable jazz themes as, among others, "God Bless the Child" (the Billie Holiday standard), "Speak Like a Child" (the gorgeous, moody, swirling Herbie Hancock tune), and "Kids Know" (the catchy little composition by Sonny Rollins).
Join us, fellow music buffs, no matter your age or bed-time!