The Jazz 100 http://kplu.org en Listen to the 50 Greatest Jazz Vocals of All Time http://kplu.org/post/listen-50-greatest-jazz-vocals-all-time <p>Last month more than 4,600 votes were cast by our listeners for the songs they felt were the greatest jazz vocal of all time.</p><p>The votes have been counted and the top 50 songs are now available below in our 24/7 stream!</p><p> Thu, 07 Feb 2013 08:51:41 +0000 KPLU 7750 at http://kplu.org Listen to the 50 Greatest Jazz Vocals of All Time The Jazz 100: Some final thoughts http://kplu.org/post/jazz-100-some-final-thoughts <p>I want to wrap up this little series on the Jazz 100 with my own personal thoughts on the list and some of the comments and questions left by listeners/readers.</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; ">There were some thoughts that kept popping up in readers posts. One was &ldquo;Why didn&rsquo;t (insert song here) show up on the list?&rdquo;. Another is &ldquo;My list would look completely different from this one.&rdquo; A third was &ldquo;There is no way that Take Five&rdquo; should be number 1.&rdquo;</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; ">Let me start by saying that my own personal list would also look a bit different from this one. I&rsquo;ve seen emails and posts from casual listeners to the very jazz educated saying the exact same thing.</p><p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-right: 0px; margin-bottom: 15px; margin-left: 0px; padding-top: 0px; padding-right: 0px; padding-bottom: 0px; padding-left: 0px; border-top-width: 0px; border-right-width: 0px; border-bottom-width: 0px; border-left-width: 0px; border-style: initial; border-color: initial; outline-width: 0px; outline-style: initial; outline-color: initial; font-size: 14px; vertical-align: baseline; background-image: initial; background-attachment: initial; background-origin: initial; background-clip: initial; background-color: transparent; background-position: initial initial; background-repeat: initial initial; "><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2011/02/22/the-jazz-100-part-5-final-thoughts/">Read More</a></p><p> Thu, 24 Feb 2011 20:40:50 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 868 at http://kplu.org The Jazz 100: Some final thoughts Jazz 100: Thoughts by jazz hosts Abe Beeson and Robin Lloyd http://kplu.org/post/jazz-100-thoughts-jazz-hosts-abe-beeson-and-robin-lloyd <p>So now you&rsquo;ve seen <a href="http://www.jazz24.org/jazz100.html" target="_blank">the Jazz 100 list</a> selected by our listeners, and you&rsquo;ve got some <a href="post/listeners-pick-top-100-jazz-recordings-all-time" target="_blank">introductory analysis</a> on by Kirsten Kendrick and myself.</p><p>I felt that it was appropriate for the next step to be getting some thoughts from a fresh pair of eyes&hellip;and who better than two of the best in the business, KPLU&rsquo;s Midday Jazz host <a href="people/robin-lloyd" target="_blank">Robin Lloyd</a> and Evening Jazz host <a href="people/abe-beeson" target="_blank">Abe Beeson</a>?</p><p><strong><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2011/02/19/the-jazz-100-part-3-thoughts-from-robin-lloyd-and-abe-beeson/">See their thoughts on the Groove Notes blog</a></strong></p><p> Sun, 20 Feb 2011 20:22:02 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 836 at http://kplu.org Jazz 100: Thoughts by jazz hosts Abe Beeson and Robin Lloyd Listeners pick top 100 jazz recordings of all time http://kplu.org/post/listeners-pick-top-100-jazz-recordings-all-time <p><strong><em>Listen to the Q&amp;A here:</em></strong><br /> http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-952432.mp3</p><p>What is the greatest jazz recording ever? That&#39;s the questions we asked listeners of KPLU and our jazz stream Jazz 24. From that, we came up with our list of the Top 100 Quintessential Jazz Songs of All Time.</p><p>KPLU music and news host Kevin Kniestedt tabulated the nearly 3,000 votes.&nbsp; One thousand&nbsp;five hundred&nbsp;songs were nominated over a period of several weeks.</p><p> Tue, 15 Feb 2011 04:30:13 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Kevin Kniestedt 779 at http://kplu.org Listeners pick top 100 jazz recordings of all time The Jazz 100: One hundred quintessential jazz songs http://kplu.org/post/jazz-100-one-hundred-quintessential-jazz-songs <p>Over the past few weeks, we’ve asked you to vote for your favorite jazz songs so that KPLU (along with our 24-hour jazz stream - <a href="http://www.jazz24.org">Jazz24.org</a>) can create a webstream of the 100 quintessential jazz songs of all time.&nbsp;</p><p>Well, the response has been overwhelming! Thousands of votes have come in and we’re now tabulating the results and gathering the songs.</p> Mon, 24 Jan 2011 17:48:40 +0000 Justin Steyer 438 at http://kplu.org The Jazz 100: One hundred quintessential jazz songs