Bill Pearce http://kmuw.org en Straight No Chaser Features Longtime Prestige Artist Gene Ammons http://kmuw.org/post/straight-no-chaser-features-longtime-prestige-artist-gene-ammons <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Sunday, July 27</strong></p><p>Tonight, Straight No Chaser wraps up the July salute of Prestige Records on their 65th Anniversary. Listen for music by Gene Ammons, who spent the majority of his career with Prestige. Hear a very early Miles Davis recording, along with Wichita native Greg Skaff, Kansas City favorite Everette DeVan, and Eric Alexander.</p> Mon, 21 Jul 2014 21:01:50 +0000 Bill Pearce 37799 at http://kmuw.org Straight No Chaser Features Longtime Prestige Artist Gene Ammons Zoot Sims, Ahmad Jamal And More Jazz Greats As The Prestige Records Tribute Continues http://kmuw.org/post/zoot-sims-ahmad-jamal-and-more-jazz-greats-prestige-records-tribute-continues <p><strong>Sunday, July 20</strong></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">The Prestige Records tribute continues tonight on Straight No Chaser in celebration of the jazz record label's 65th Anniversary.</span></p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; font-size: 15px; line-height: 22px;">We will hear selections from John Haley "Zoot" Sims, an American jazz sazophonist, along with other jazz greats including Ahmad Jamal, Greg Skaff and Grant Green.</span></p> Mon, 14 Jul 2014 21:57:10 +0000 Bill Pearce 37459 at http://kmuw.org Zoot Sims, Ahmad Jamal And More Jazz Greats As The Prestige Records Tribute Continues More Prestige Records, Miles Davis And Contemporary Jazz On Straight No Chaser http://kmuw.org/post/more-prestige-records-miles-davis-and-contemporary-jazz-straight-no-chaser <p><strong>Sunday, July 13</strong></p><p>Tonight on Straight No Chaser, we continue to pay our respects to Prestige Records. Night Train also joins us in recognizing the jazz record label's 65th Anniversary.</p><p>We will also hear from a number of Tenor-B3 combos, along with music from Miles Davis and new stuff from many contemporary artists.&nbsp;</p> Wed, 09 Jul 2014 14:09:01 +0000 Bill Pearce 37170 at http://kmuw.org More Prestige Records, Miles Davis And Contemporary Jazz On Straight No Chaser Salute To Prestige Records On Straight No Chaser Plus Organist Everette DeVan http://kmuw.org/post/salute-prestige-records-straight-no-chaser-plus-organist-everette-devan <p><strong>Sunday, July 6</strong>:</p><p>Tune in tonight for the beginning of a month long salute to Prestige Records, in celebration of their 65th anniversary. The American jazz record label was first founded in 1949 in New York City.&nbsp;</p><p>We will also hear from organist and Kansas City jazz scene mainstay&nbsp;Everette DeVan, along with American jazz musician Phil Woods.</p> Tue, 01 Jul 2014 19:07:44 +0000 Bill Pearce 36796 at http://kmuw.org Salute To Prestige Records On Straight No Chaser Plus Organist Everette DeVan Remembering Blue Note artist and jazz great Horace Silver on Straight No Chaser http://kmuw.org/post/remembering-blue-note-artist-and-jazz-great-horace-silver-straight-no-chaser <p><strong>Sunday, June 29</strong>:</p> Tue, 24 Jun 2014 18:33:11 +0000 Bill Pearce 36441 at http://kmuw.org Remembering Blue Note artist and jazz great Horace Silver on Straight No Chaser More Blue Note artists including Grant Green and Ike Quebec on Straight No Chaser http://kmuw.org/post/more-blue-note-artists-including-grant-green-and-ike-quebec-straight-no-chaser <p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;"><strong style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;">Sunday, June 22</strong>:</p> Mon, 16 Jun 2014 21:05:54 +0000 Bill Pearce 36041 at http://kmuw.org More Blue Note artists including Grant Green and Ike Quebec on Straight No Chaser More from Blue Note Records with Cannonball Adderley on Straight No Chaser http://kmuw.org/post/more-blue-note-records-cannonball-adderley-straight-no-chaser <div class="card-content" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 16px; vertical-align: baseline; font-family: Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif; line-height: 16px; background-image: none; background-attachment: initial; background-size: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-position: initial; background-repeat: initial;"><div class="field field-name-body field-type-text-with-summary field-label-hidden " style="margin: 0px 0px 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; vertical-align: baseline;"><div class="field-items" style="margin: 0px; padding: 0px; b Mon, 09 Jun 2014 19:34:54 +0000 Bill Pearce 35670 at http://kmuw.org More from Blue Note Records with Cannonball Adderley on Straight No Chaser Limited edition reissues from Mosiac Records on Straight No Chaser http://kmuw.org/post/limited-edition-reissues-mosiac-records-straight-no-chaser <p><strong>Sunday, June 8:</strong></p> Mon, 02 Jun 2014 19:54:20 +0000 Bill Pearce 35367 at http://kmuw.org Limited edition reissues from Mosiac Records on Straight No Chaser Blue Note Records featured on Straight No Chaser http://kmuw.org/post/blue-note-records-featured-straight-no-chaser <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Sunday, June 1</strong><span style="line-height: 1.5;">:</span></p><p>Tonight <em>Straight No Chaser </em>joins <em>Night Train</em> in featuring Blue Note Records, an American jazz record label, on the occasion of their 75th&nbsp;Anniversary.&nbsp;</p><p>Blue Note artists featured on tonight's show include tenor saxophonists&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">Ike Quebec and J</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">ohnny Griffin, and jazz guitarist Kenny Burrell.</span></p><p></p> Tue, 27 May 2014 14:32:47 +0000 Bill Pearce 35056 at http://kmuw.org Blue Note Records featured on Straight No Chaser Straight No Chaser for May 25: Last recordings from Frank Wess plus Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis http://kmuw.org/post/straight-no-chaser-may-25-last-recordings-frank-wess-plus-eddie-lockjaw-davis <p><strong style="line-height: 1.5;">Sunday, May 25:</strong></p><p>Tonight's edition of Straight No Chaser features one of the last recordings by Frank Wess. Then we learn the meaning of the blues from Jimmy Smith, Eddie “Lockjaw” Davis and Jimmy Ponder.</p> Fri, 23 May 2014 13:33:35 +0000 Bill Pearce 34898 at http://kmuw.org Straight No Chaser for May 25: Last recordings from Frank Wess plus Eddie "Lockjaw" Davis