Notes from the Jazz Underground

Saturdays at 11:00 pm - 12:00 am
  • Hosted by Paul Abella

Notes from the Jazz Underground is produced by Paul Abella at WDCB in Chicago. A show that focuses on the fringes of Jazz, Notes From the Jazz Underground is where you'll hear avant-garde Jazz, Fusion, Modern Jazz and Jazz that's outside the mainstream.

Notes from the Jazz Underground airs Saturday nights at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play!

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This week, Paul drops the "F" bomb. FUSION! Music from Mahavishnu Orchestra, Weather Report, Frank Zappa, The Tony Williams Lifetime, Dixie Dregs, The Brecker Brothers and more!

Notes from the Jazz Underground airs Saturday nights at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play!

This week, it's a bonanza of off-kilter saxophones, with superb music from Albert Ayler, Eddie Harris, Tim Berne, Seamus Blake and more!  

Notes from the Jazz Underground airs Saturday nights at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play!

This week on Notes from the Jazz Underground, the big bands are coming back, and this time, they're gonna rock...Travis Sullivan's Bjorkestra, Mariel Anderson's Rock-Jazz Orchestra, The Don Ellis Orchestra, and more!

Notes from the Jazz Underground airs Saturday nights at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play!

This week, we'll hear new music from Nik Bartsh, Chris Greene and New York United, classics from Santana and Elis Regina, and some off the wall stuff from Too Many Zoos and the Flying Luttenbachers, too!

Notes from the Jazz Underground airs Saturday nights at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play!

This week, we head back to the 90's with jams from Medeski, Martin and Wood, Zony Mash, we get weird with Joel Harrison and Jim Black's AlasNoAxis and we'll get to new music from Ben Lamar Gay, too. Notes from the Jazz Underground airs Saturday nights at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play!

New music from Greg Ward and the Gil Evans Orchestra, plus Miles from the '90s, Maceo from the '70s, and more!

Notes from the Jazz Underground airs Saturday nights at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Download the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play!

Hreinn Gudlaugsson, from Wikimedia Commons

This week, we take a look at the fun side of the avant-garde, with songs from Colin Stetson, John Zorn, Bill Frisell, DJ Logic and more!

Notes from the Jazz Underground airs Saturday nights at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Comcast channel 961 throughout the Bay Area / Download the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play!

Jay L. Handler via Wikimedia Commons

Heavy Jazz and Heady Jazz: music from Dave Holland, Frank Zappa, The Aristocrats and brand new music from Angel Bat Dawid, Ben Lamar Gay and Dayramir Gonzalez.

Notes from the Jazz Underground airs Saturday nights at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Comcast channel 961 throughout the Bay Area / Download the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play!

When the going gets weird, the weird end up on Notes From the Jazz Underground. This week, we'll hear some not exactly mainstream music from Chris Potter, Matthew Shipp, Christian McBride, Joshua Redman, and more!

Notes from the Jazz Underground airs Saturday nights at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Comcast channel 961 throughout the Bay Area / Download the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play!

This week on Notes from the Jazz Underground, it's a show heavy on modern fusion, with songs from Donny McCaslin, Jeff Parker, Marcus Strickland, and classics from Charles Earland and the Tony Williams Lifetime.

Notes from the Jazz Underground airs Saturday nights at 11:00 pm on KRCB-FM / streaming @ norcalpublicmedia.org / Comcast channel 961 throughout the Bay Area / Download the FREE KRCB Mobile App from the App Store & Google Play!

This week on Notes From the Jazz Underground, your host, Paul Abella explores the music of the Beatles, classic Jazz from the '70s with Keith Jarrett and the Mahavishnu Orchestra, and songs from Mary Halvorson, Craig Taborn and Dave Douglas, too.