Roots Music & Beyond
Saturdays, 6:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.
Saturdays, 6-8 a.m.
Americana to world music sounds, folk to funk, bluegrass to blues and beyond
Tom Nixon of The Nixon Tapes takes listeners on a dithyrambic musical romp through all eras and areas making the familiar sound unfamiliar and vice versa.
Mark, Tom & Art
With an accent on string music, second Saturday host Rick Frystak will be selecting the finest in jazz, vocal and ensemble music on vinyl and CD with a highlight on early-morning exploration. In-studio mixes, modernist progressive folk and pre-war hillbilly sounds meet contemporary new music, state-of-the-art dissonance and rare private pressings along with the latest releases. You can't take your ears off of it!
Alternating third Saturday hosts Art Podell, a bona fide Greenwich Village folkie, one-half of the legendary duo Art and Paul and an original member of The New Christy Minstrels, and Professor’ Jim Moran, host and creator of , remember the folk music revival of the early 60’s, that era’s heroes, famous and unsung, the groups that achieved national fame then and the young artists of today who carry the torch.
Fourth Saturday host Mark Humphrey may play a classic recording made on a show date or offer other timely tie-ins to the vital variety of our musical roots.
Fifth Saturday (quarterly) host: Mary Katherine Aldin email@example.com
Fifth Saturday host Mary Katherine Aldin, a KPFK music programmer since 1977, usually chooses roots-driven bluegrass, folk, Cajun and Americana sounds to get your day off to a tuneful start.
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Nightscapes or Due Diligence
4:00am - 6:00am
Giving you the music to make you think, feel, expand your dreams, reach for the stars and grow your mind. Playing an eclectic blend of low-fi, chilled out neo-soul, jazz, rock, blues, and a few classics. No holds barred, anything goes--DJ Jillian Rise
Edna Tatum's Gospel Classics
6:00am - 8:00am
with host Gil Fears
8:00am - 8:30am
For more than forty years, Alan Watts has earned a reputation as one of the foremost interpreters of Eastern philosophies for the West. Beginning at age sixteen, when he wrote essays for the journal of the Buddhist Lodge in London, he developed an audienc
8:30am - 9:00am
with Scott Horton
KPFK - Fundraising Committee Meeting
Conference Call info TBD (to be posted 24 hrs prior): Purpose is to revive the KPFK LSB Fundraising Committee, which has been dormant, discuss the role the LSB can play individually and/or collectively in raising funds, including brainstorming possible projects, and consider a motion to revive the KPFK Development Task Force.at Teleconference
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