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KAZU Sunday Sound Adventures - Archives Page


SUNDAYS, 4-5PM

One hour every Sunday at 4 p.m. on KAZU, we take our listeners on a Sound Adventure, whether it be a musical documentary, historical / scientific journey, or just something current that we hope our listeners will enjoy. 

For current and more on recent shows, click here.

Jan. 16, 2022: 1963: A Man's Dream, A Nation's Nightmare
Jan. 9, 2022: Diet and Health
Jan. 2, 2022: Saving Endangered Species
Dec. 26, 2021: 2021 Musicians Memorial
Dec. 19, 2021: Holiday Season Stories of Warmth and Light
Dec. 12, 2021: Songs of Joy and Peace: The Yo-Yo Ma Holiday Party
Dec. 5. 2021: The Last Year In The Life of The Beatles - 1969/1970 (Part 2)
Nov. 28, 2021: The Last Year In The Life of The Beatles - 1969/1970 (Part 1)
Nov. 21, 2021: The Neuroscience of Getting Along (Peace Talks Radio)
Nov. 14, 2021: Dylan: Blowin in the Wind
Nov. 7, 2021: Helping Vets Heal from War
Oct. 31, 2021: Trick or Treat Jazz
Oct. 24, 20921: AFTER THE FIRES: A Hopeful Story of Forest Ecology with Chad Hanson
Oct. 17, 2021: Animals Being Jerks
Oct. 10, 2021: A Latin Jazz tribute to Dizzy Gillespie
Oct. 3, 2021: The Real Story of the Buena Vista Social Club
Sept. 26, 2021: Coltrane Takes A Leap
Sept. 19, 2021: 50 And Forward: An Anniversary Celebration Of NPR (Re-broadcast)
Sept. 12. 2021: All Available Boats: Harbor Voices from 9/11
Sept. 5, 2021: Why Charlie Watts of the Rolling Stones Matters
Aug. 29, 2021: Charlie Parker
Aug. 22, 2021: Wearing Down the Appalachian Trail
Aug. 15, 2021: Skeptic Check: Anti-Vax
Aug. 8, 2021: New Water Worlds
Aug. 1, 2021: Willie Nelson: That's Life
July 25, 2021: California Wildfires - Your Questions Answered
July 18, 2021: What To Do With Anger?
July 11, 2021: “Music" and "More Music and Less Talk"
July 4, 2021: "Civil Rights" and "Let's Have Church"
June 27, 2021: “A Woman's Touch" and "In Control"
June 20, 2021: Rappers & Rhymers and Sounding Black - Part 3
June 13, 2021: Jack Cooper & Al Beson and WDIA, The Goodwill Station, Part 2
June 6, 2021: In the Beginning" and "Pride and Enlightenment" Part 1
May 30, 2021: Songwriting to Heal Soldier's Trauma
May 23, 2021: Right On Target, So Direct: Dylan's "Blood On The Tracks"
May 16, 2021: 50 And Forward: An Anniversary Celebration Of NPR
May 9, 2021: The 1871 Mother's Day Proclamation for Peace
May 2, 2021: The Universal Title
Apr. 25, 2021: Living on Earth: 2021 Earthday Special
Apr.18, 2022: The Last Stargazers: A Conversation with Astronomer Emily Levesque
Apr. 11, 2021: Confronting Suicide & Support for Reporters Covering Trauma
Apr. 4, 2021: Neanderthal in the Family
Mar. 28, 2021: The Music of Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Mar. 21, 2021: Talk Music With Me: Bonnie Raitt
Mar. 14, 2021: A More Perfect Union: A Musical Tribute to Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Mar. 7, 2021: Sound Opinions Remembers Aretha Franklin
Feb.28, 2021: Ethel Payne: The First Lady Of The Black Press
Feb. 21, 2021: Late Lady: Billie Holiday On Verve In The 1950s
Feb. 14, 2021: Technology and Relationships: A Valentine's Day Special
Feb. 7, 2021: THE BO DIDDLEY BEAT: The Music of Bo Diddley and His Disciples
Jan. 31, 2021: Why We Need Friends — Especially Now
Jan. 24, 2021: TALK MUSIC WITH ME: Jimmy Carter - Rock & Roll President Documentary
Jan. 17, 2021: MLK and the Power of Nonviolence
Jan. 10, 2021: Into the Deep
Jan. 3, 2021: Musicians' Memorial 2020 - Jazz/R&B/Soul Edition
Dec. 27, 2020: Sound Opinions 2020 Holiday Extravaganza
Dec. 20, 2020: Profiles in Mental Health and Courage
Dec. 13, 2020: How We Survive: Adapting to Climate Change 
Dec. 6, 2020: The Day John Lennon Died
Nov. 22, 2020: DEBATE: Is a U.S.-China Space Race Good for Humanity?
Nov. 15, 2020: You Should Know Billy Joe Shaver
Nov. 8, 2020: The Story: Veterans Day Special (narrated by Alec Baldwin)
Nov. 1, 2020: Whose Suffrage?
Oct. 25, 2020: Springsteen: Writer's Favorites (Compilation Version)
Oct. 18, 2020: Climate Courage
Oct. 11, 2020: Mindful Stress Reduction
Oct. 4, 2020: How to Humbly Disagree
Sept. 27, 2020 :Political Junkie - Great Moments in Presidential Debates (2020)
Sept. 20, 2020: Profile in Peace: Jimmy Carter
Sept. 13, 2020: Tito Puente: ‘El Rey’
Sept. 6, 2020: Bill Withers: Just As He Is
Aug. 30, 2020: The Untold Stories of the Women’s Fight for the Vote
Aug. 23, 2020: A Look at Surf Culture - Pt. 2
Aug. 16, 2020: The Cultural and Environmental Impacts of Surfing - Pt. 1
Aug. 9, 2020: John Lewis: Profile in Peace
Aug. 2, 2020: Louis Armstrong: ‘The Trumpeter’
July 26, 2020: Cycles of Life
July 19, 2020: COVID Curiosities
July 12, 2020: Solo Swimmer Kim Chambers
July 1, 2020: Freedom Jazz!
June 28, 2020: Blue Dot: Surf’s Up!
June 21, 2020: HOB Radio: Father’s Day Special
June 14, 2020: The Jimi Hendrix Experience Live at Monterey
June 7, 2020: Gained in Translation
May 31, 2020: Bob Marley - Live Forever
May 24, 2020: Fats Waller: If you Gott Ask
May 17, 2020: Little Richard: Rock ’n’ Rolls Wild Child
May 10, 2020: HOB Radio: Mother’s Day
May 3, 2020: Take the Paws
Apr. 26, 2020: The Emergence of John Prine (Part 2)
Apr. 19, 2020: The Emergence of John Prine (Part 1)
Apr. 12, 2020: The R&B Chronicles - Bill Wither
Apr. 5, 2020: 11 from John Lennon: An Appreciation
Mar. 29, 2020: Willie Mae “Big Mama” Thornton
Mar. 22, 2020: The Great American Songbook’s Feminist Anthems
Mar. 15, 2020: The Chieftains
Mar. 8th, 2020: Blues Routes Weekly - Billie Holiday
Mar. 1, 2020: Sex Post Facto
Feb. 23, 2020: Ella Fitzgerald, 'First Lady of Song'
Feb. 16, 2020: Langston Hughes - I Too Sing America
Feb. 9, 2020: Black, Brown and Beige: Duke Ellington’s Historic Jazz Symphony
Feb. 2, 2020: Ida B. Wells’ Battle to Uncover the Truth
Jan. 26, 2020:  Comedy and the Culture Wars
Jan. 19, 2020: King Stories: (Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.)
Jan. 12, 2020: Enter the Subconscious
Jan. 5, 2020: Waste Not
Dec. 29, 2019: Politcal Junkie 2019 Remembrances
Dec. 22, 2019: A Very Crooner Christmas!
Dec. 15, 2019: "Country Music: A Film by Ken Burns" Radio Companion
Dec. 8, 2019: The Sound of Science in the Sea
Dec. 1, 2019: Spotlight on Indigenous Relocation
Nov. 24, 2019: Uprooted: The 1950s Plan to Erase Indian Country 
Nov. 17, 2019: The Emergence on Emmylou Harris
Nov. 10, 2019: Battlefields, Boeings and Basketball Courts
Nov. 3, 2019: Jazz Haunts for Halloween
Oct. 27, 2019: Horror - Take 2
October 20, 2019: Spycatcher: Finding Insider Threats in the Digital Age
Oct. 13, 2019: How the U.S. Hacked ISIS
Oct. 6, 2019: Can Artificail Intelligence Save Elephants?
Sept. 29, 2019: I'll Be Seeing You: The Technologies That Watch Us
Sept. 22, 2019: Bruce Springsteen: The Story of Born to Run
Sept. 15, 2019: Skeptic Check: Brain Gain
Sept. 8, 2019: Selling the Sights
Sept. 1, 2019: Science at Work
Aug. 25, 2019: Back to the Garden: Woodstock Remembered - Pt. 2
Aug. 18, 2019: Back to the Garden: Woodstock Remembered - Pt. 1
Aug. 11, 2019: Animals Like Us
Aug. 4, 2018: The Clash: Revolution Rock
July 28, 2019: Salute to the Great American Hot Dog
July 21, 2019: American Anthem: The Special
July 14, 2019: Washington Goes to the Moon - Part 2
July 7, 2019: Washington Goes to the Moon - Part 1
June 30, 2019: Destination Moon
June 23, 2019: The Night Tripper: An Appreciation of Dr. John
June 16, 2019: Families: Fathers, Sons & Brothers
June 9, 2019: Skeptic Check: Worrier Mentality
June 2, 2019: Bicycle Fever at the Turn of the Century
May 26, 2019: We've Never Been the Same: A War Story
May 19, 2019: Brain and Loses
May 12, 2019: Mothering
May 5, 2019: Keeping Humans in the Loop
April 28, 2019: The Big Speakeasy: Jazz and Prohibition
April 21, 2019: Shades of Green
April 14, 2019: The Mystery of Music
April 7, 2019: Billie Holiday (Ep. 8)
March 31, 2019: The Hidden World of Girls - Part 2
March 24, 2019: The Hidden World of Girls - Part 1
March 17, 2019: The Chieftains: San Patricio
March 10, 2019: The Making of Male Dominance
March 3, 2019: Paul McCartney & Wings: Band on the Run
February 24, 2019: Buddy Guy: Can't Quit the Blues
February 17, 2019: Dear Martin: Jazz Tributes to Martin Luther King Jr.
February 10, 2019: Mixtape: The PRX Remix Valentine's Special
February 3, 2019: Say It Loud: Black Pride - Soul Jazz
January 27, 2019: Time on Your Side
January 20, 2019: Songs and Stories for MLK Day
January 13, 2019: The Science of Happiness
December 16, 2018: Has Silicone Valley Lost Its Soul?
December 9, 2018: You've Got Whale
December 2, 2018: The Best of The While Album Listening Party
November 25, 2018: Through an Indian's Looking Glass
November 18, 2018: Ghost Suppers & Native Food Ways
November 11, 2018: Helping Vets Heal from War (Pts 1 & 2)
November 4, 2018: Political Junkie 2018 Midterm Election Special
October 28, 2018: HOB Radio: Halloween
October 21, 2018: That Dizzy Cat - Dizzy Gillespie
October 14, 2018: Jazz at 100: Soul Jazz - Organ Trios and Quartets
October 7, 2018: Caught in Traps
September 30, 2018: The Science of Happiness
September 23, 2018: Blue Dot: Monterey Bay
September 16, 2018: Hidden Kitchens Special: Hour 2
September 9, 2018: Hidden Kitchens Special
August 26, 2018: Has Globalization Undermined the American Working Class?
August 19, 2018: Life Stories - Jobs: Teaching ("Educating Esme')
August 12, 2018: Let There Be Light
August 5, 2018: A Tribute to Louis Armstring
July 29, 2018: The Quest for Sleep
July 21, 2018: Free Range Dinosaurs
July 14, 2018: One Hour Special 7: Carbon and Dust
July 7, 2018: Hour 60: The Jazz Messengers Continued
July 1, 2018: Politics Takes a Holiday
June 24, 2018: Blue Dot: Surf's Up!
June 17, 2018: The Juneteenth Jazz Jamboree
June 10, 2018: Studs Terkel's Feeling Tone
June 3, 2018: Peace Camp
May 27, 2018: Jack Johnson & Friends - Best of Kokua Festival Live
May 20, 2018: 1968: 50 Years Later - Part 2: A Party Divided
May 13, 2018: Re:sound - The Mothers Show  
May 6, 2018: 1968: 50 Years Later - Part 1: Turbulence and Tragedy 
April 29, 2018: Here's the Thing: Jerry Seinfeld (211)
April 22, 2018: The Experimentalists – Mingus, Rollins, and Coltrane
April 15, 2018: Portraits In Black: Jazz Tributes To African-American Heroes
April 8, 2019: Reviving the King
April 1, 2018: Are Animals Really That Smart?
March 25, 2018: I Hear Music Above My Head! Sister Rosetta Tharpe
March 18, 2018: Van Morrison - Duets
March 11, 2018: Bruce Springsteen With The Sessions Band: Live in Dublin
March 4, 2018: Know Laughing Matter
February 25, 2018: Sound Opinions Presents: Music of the Civil Rights Movement
February 18, 2018: The Freed People
February 11, 2018: HOB Radio: Valentine's Day Special
February 4, 2018: Going Black: The Legacy of Philly Soul Radio
January 28, 2018: Creation: The Early Years of Pink Floyd
January 21, 2018: Peace Greats (Part 2)
January 14, 2018: Peace Greats (Part 1)
January 7, 2018: Invisible Americans: Stories from the New Immigrants
December 31,2017: Capitol Steps: Politics Takes a Holiday
December 24, 2017: Hep to the Holidays
December 17, 2017: The Afterlife of Otis Redding
December 10, 2017: On Thin Ice
December 3, 2017: The Peace Work of John Lennon and Yoko Ono
November 26, 2017: Let's Eat
November 19, 2017: The Band 40th Anniversary of "The Last Waltz:" All Access
November 12, 2017: Fat Domino 
November 5, 2017: Messages From a Forgotten Troopship 
October 29, 2017: American Horror Story
October 22, 2017 : Listening in the Dark
October 15, 2017: Angles of a Hack
October 8, 2017: Room At The Top: A Tom Petty Appreciation
October 1, 2017: Vets' Healing Journeys To Vietnam (Peace Talks Radio)
September 24, 2017: John Coltrane (Ep. 10)
September 17, 2017: Thelonious Monk: 'Thelonious Himself'
September 10, 2017: Musical Universe
September 3, 2017: The Working Tapes of Studs Terkel
August 27, 2017: Frank Sinatra: 'The Voice'
August 20, 2017: BBC Documentary: "If You're Going to San Francisco..."
August 13, 2017: Miles Davis, Part 2: 'Kind of Blue'
August 6, 2017 : Miles Davis, Part 1: Miles' Styles
July 31, 2017: Route 66
July 23,  2017: Eclipsing All Other Shows
July 16,  2017: The Last: Final Recordings of Jazz Greats
July 9, 2017: Nerdette's Summer Homework Special
July 2, 2017: Capitol Steps Radio Special!
June 25, 2017: Bessie Smith: Blues Empress
June 18, 2017: Why Monterey Pop Mattered
June 11, 2017: 100% Invisible
June 4, 2017: Ten For Gregg: A Gregg Allman Appreciation
May 28, 2017: Louis Armstrong: 'The Man and His Music,' Part 2 
May 21, 2017: Louis Armstrong: 'The Man and His Music,' Part 1
May 14, 2017: Birth
May 7, 2017: Sentimental Journey: Music and Emotion
April 30, 2017: myTunes: Music & Identity
April 23, 2017: Enchanted, Entranced: Music & Spirituality
April 16, 2017: The Pipe, the Drum, and the Thunder Run: Music & War
April 16, 2017: In the Key of DNA: Music & Evolution
April 9, 2017: Wired For Sound: Music and the Brain
April 2, 2017: 'Billie Holiday: Lady Sings the Blues'
March 26, 2017: Chuck Berry and His Disciples
March 19, 2017: Women's History Month Special: Jazz Women of the 1960s
March 12, 2017: The Chieftains: San Patricio
March 5, 2017: Live at the Monterey Jazz Festival: Celebrating 60 Years
February 26, 2017: Historically Black, Episode 3
February 19, 2017: Historically Black, Episode 2
February 12, 2017: Historically Black, Episode 1
February 5, 2017: Civil Rights in America: Seneca Falls, Selma, Stonewall and Beyond 
January 29, 2017: Jazz and Civil Rights
January 22, 2017: The Art of Jazz Drumming
January 15, 2017: A Beautiful Symphony of Brotherhood
January 8, 2017: Skeptic Check: Fear Itself
January 1, 2017: The Fireside Afterglow
December 25, 2016: The Dinner Party Download Holiday Special
December 18, 2016: A Cool Christmas

December 11, 2016: Luis Valdez: An American Original 
December 4, 2016: A Show For You: A Leon Russell Appreciation
November 27, 2016: Imagined Nations: Depictions of American Indians
November 20, 2016: Massasoit's Peace Pact with the Pilgrims

November 13, 2016: The Power of Nonviolence: Healing the Trauma of War
November 6, 2016: Political Junkie 2016 Presidential Election Special 
October 31, 2016: HV074 - Bloody Hell
October 23, 2016: Dylan: Writer's Favorites
October 16, 2016: Working with Studs Terkel
October 9, 2016: Jazz's Great Comeback Stories (Duke Ellington) 
October 2, 2016: Campaign '68
September 25, 2016: Political Junkie Special - Great Moments in Presidential Debates
September 18, 2016: Ella Fitzgerald, 'First Lady of Song'
September 11, 2016: The Big Picture (From Big Picture Science) 
September 4, 2016: Workin’: The Work Song in Jazz and Popular Music
August 24, 2016: Walk in the Park (From Hearing Voices). 

(KAZU reserves this time slot for public radio documentaries and seasonal programs.)