Winter 2010

Content: Winter 2010

Hank Mobley – Soul Station cover

My Top Three: Jazz for Rockers

 

My name is J.D. Swerzenski, and I am a recovering rock fan. The sad truth is that even after four years as a student DJ at KRTU, my appreciation for jazz was only surface level. Sure, a few tracks here and there grabbed me, but otherwise it was always back to Bowie and the Stooges. 

 

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JC Pagan, host of KRTU's The Blue Note Hour

 

Interview: JC Pagan of The Blue Note Hour 

 

The first time I met JC Pagán, he lifted the sleeve of his shirt to show me a tattoo of the Blue Note logo on his left biceps. The proof of his passion was inscribed on his flesh. That was the moment I knew I was with a true jazz fan. Now, two years later, JC is the host of KRTU's The Blue Note Hour, a specialty program dedicated exclusively to recordings on the Blue Note label.

 

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Dee Dee Bridgewater Live in Concert

Dee Dee Bridgewater Live in Concert

 

KRTU 91.7 FM is proud to welcome jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater on Friday, March 26 at 8 p.m. to perform in Laurie Auditorium. Bridgewater's concert is certain to inspire with tradition, innovation and improvisation. 

 

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