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Up To Date

Getting Jazzy With Bobby Watson

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Even if you don't know what jazz saxophonist Bobby Watson looks like or own one of his albums, you know his sound, because his music greets you each day on Up to Date.

In the first part of Thursday's Up to Date, Watson joins Steve Kraske to talk about his new album, a tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.

Guest:

  • Bobby Watson, jazz saxophonist and director of jazz studies at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance

HEAR MORE: Bobby Watson performs at 7:30 p.m., Dec. 20 at Unity Temple on the Plaza. For tickets, call (816) 235-6222.

When I host Up To Date each morning at 9 a.m., my aim is to engage the community in conversations about the Kansas City area’s challenges, hopes and opportunities. I try to ask the questions that listeners want answered about the day’s most pressing issues and provide a place for residents to engage directly with newsmakers. My email is steve@kcur.org.