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DJ Sessions
May 28, 2015 Comment

DJ Sessions: ‘Crunkadelic Funk’ And Beyond

WUKY’s DeBraun Thomas shares his favorite funky and soulful tracks, from Betty Davis to Mark Ronson.

May 19, 2015 Comment

DJ Sessions: From Gypsy Funk To A 12-Year-Old Jazz Pianist

KCRW’s Tom Schnabel joins us to share some of the music he’s listening to from around the world.

May 6, 2015 2 Comments

DJ Session: From Afro-Cuban Funk To A Michael Jackson Salsa Tribute

DJ Luis “Speedy” Gonzalez shares new Latin sounds, including Tony Succar, Nils Fischer, PALO! and Federico Britos.

April 23, 2015 3 Comments

DJ Sessions: New Sounds From Canada To Sweden

KCRW’s Chris Douridas introduces us to new songs by Doldrums, Grace, Pale Honey, Jamie Scott and Bombadil.

April 17, 2015 Comment

DJ Sessions: Swing And Vintage Jazz

Rob Bamberger, longtime host of “Hot Jazz Saturday Night” on WAMU, brings us sounds from Jelly Roll Morton to Artie Shaw.

April 8, 2015 7 Comments

DJ Sessions: Hawaiian Sounds, From Jesse Kalima To Nohelani Cypriano

Colett Welch, host of “Ho’onanea” on KKCR community radio in Hanalei, Hawaii, shares some of her favorite Hawaiian music.

March 31, 2015 2 Comments

DJ Sessions: Beyond Kendrick Lamar

KCRW’s Anthony Valadez shares new jazz and rap selections, including Kamasi Washington (pictured) and DJ Khalab.

March 25, 2015 4 Comments

DJ Sessions: Opera Greats Past And Present

Peter Van de Graaf shares some of his favorites, from the late German tenor Fritz Wunderlich to American soprano Renee Fleming.

March 19, 2015 Comment

DJ Sessions: Sam Cooke Fans – Listen Up

KCRW’s Aaron Byrd shares new songs from a number of artists, including from Leon Bridges.

February 25, 2015 Comment

DJ Sessions: New Music From Nashville

For this week’s DJ Session, Marcia Campbell shares songs from Teea Goans, Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton and Earls of Leicester.

February 19, 2015 2 Comments

DJ Sessions: From Toro Y Moi To Father John Misty

Raul Campos of KCRW brings us a new playlist, including New York producer Emile Haynie and Mexican electropop group Kinky.

February 12, 2015 7 Comments

DJ Sessions: Fusing Jazz, Classical And Roots

Julie Lavender, a jazz musician and host of Dream Farm Radio, shares new favorites from Mark Shilansky and The Fretful Porcupine.

February 5, 2015 Comment

DJ Sessions: From Bjork To Bruno Mars

Travis Holcombe of KCRW shares some of his favorite new music of the year, including “Uptown Funk” and “Lionsong” off Bjork’s new album.

January 22, 2015 Comment

DJ Sessions: Jazz That’s Unearthed And Reinvented

Bo Leibowitz of KCRW shares sounds from a newly discovered recording of John Coltrane, to a new take on a Duke Ellington standard.

January 13, 2015 6 Comments

DJ Sessions: From Traditional To Virtual Choirs

Classical Minnesota Public Radio DJ Steve Staruch shares a range of choral music, from the traditional to the digital.

December 17, 2014 5 Comments

DJ Sessions: Best Songs Of 2014

Anne Litt and Travis Holcombe of KCRW listen back to some of the best songs of 2014, including sounds from Ty Segall and Caribou.

December 10, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: The SoundCloud Generation

KCRW DJ Anthony Valadez shares a playlist including Tom Misch & Carmody, Theophilus London, Antonio Sanchez and Ibeyi.

December 3, 2014 2 Comments

DJ Sessions: A Soundtrack From The Great Depression

Dewey Gill, who hosts “The Sunday Big Band Show” on WMSE in Milwaukee shares music that was popular during the 1930s.

November 19, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: Bands And Songs In Rebirth

KCRW’s Anne Litt shares a playlist with new music from TV on the Radio, which is out with its first album since the death of a band member.

November 5, 2014 Comment

DJ Sessions: Women And The Future Of Music

Kentucky DJ Kyle Meredith shares a playlist highlighting female artists who have been pushing the music industry forward.

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May 28 4 Comments

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May 27 21 Comments

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