KCUR Debuts “12 O’Clock Jump” This Saturday Night
Theater League‘s jazz, blues and comedy hour, 12 O’Clock Jump, will make its own jump to live broadcast this weekend, when KCUR 89.3 starts carrying the program from midnight to 1 a.m. on Saturday nights.
The show features vocalists David Basse and Nedra Dixon; actors Pearl MacDonald and Pete Webber; and musicians Tyrone Clark on bass and Mike Warren on drums, along with the show’s musical director, Joe Cartwright, on piano. Guest hosts will join the cast to perform and talk about the music of the featured artist of the week.
The weekly broadcasts of the show, live from the Mutual Musicians Foundation in Kansas City’s 18th and Vine Historic District, begin on Saturday, July 4, with clarinetist Pete Fountain the featured artist and Lynn Zimmer the guest host. More information is available on KCUR’s website.