Kevin Kniestedt en Nikki Yanofsky Studio Session <p></p><p><span class="stylebodytext2">Jazz and pop singer, Nikki Yanofsky, is a very cheerful 16 year-old. And why not? As you will hear in this interview with KPLU/Jazz 24 host, Kevin Kniestedt, she says that as soon as she learned to talk, she began to say she wanted to be a singer. It was something she began to pursue right away.</span></p> Wed, 13 Oct 2010 20:20:00 +0000 Nick Morrison, Justin Steyer & Kevin Kniestedt 580 at Nikki Yanofsky Studio Session Dr. John live in the KPLU studios <p></p><p>Mac ‘Dr. John’ Rebennack has been at the heart of New Orleans funk and R&amp;B since the 1950’s so when he paid a visit to the KPLU/Jazz24 studio for a solo piano/vocal performance, we were sure we’d get a good dose of The Crescent City. We certainly did.</p> Tue, 07 Sep 2010 20:20:00 +0000 Justin Steyer & Kevin Kniestedt 582 at Dr. John live in the KPLU studios Eldar studio performance <p></p><p>Speaking with KPLU jazz host, Kevin Kniestedt, Eldar talked about his family’s move from Kyrgyzstan to Kansas City as a child, and how much he learned from that city’s veteran jazz musicians. Eldar also showcased his improvisational and compositional skills with three solo piano pieces, I Should Care, Insensitive and his own Vanilla Sky/Exposition.</p><p></p> Tue, 27 Oct 2009 20:20:00 +0000 Justin Steyer, Nick Morrison & Kevin Kniestedt 591 at Eldar studio performance