Matthew Goldwasser

Shows - The Jazz River | Sunday 5 to 6pm

My first jazz show was MJQ at age ten. Then it was Muddy Waters at 14 and the original Charles Lloyd Quartet at 15, and I’ve been hooked on good music ever since. Being an urban anthropologist made me interested in how jazz and world cultures interact.

“…The music represents an ideal of what a social structure can be in a society. Where people can really be themselves and at the same time work together to create something that is unified and shared.” -Dave Holland.

Matthew is the host of The Jazz River, a cousin to the late great Scotty’s Origins-Orgy in Rhythm.

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Recent Posts

The Jazz River—David Amram—All American Eclectic

If ever there was person deserving of both the NEA Jazz Master status and a Kennedy Award, and maybe throw in a Presidential Medal of Freedom, it is the now…

Celebrating the Listeners of The Jazz River

Since its launch in August of last year, The Jazz River has sought to live up to its ideal to represent Jazz’s influence on the world and the world’s influence…

The Jazz River—Scandinavian Jazz Lights Up the Sky

In the farthest northeastern corner of Europe, are the nations of Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Iceland. Together they make up the region called Scandinavia. Jazz came to most Scandinavian…

The Jazz River—The World of Spiritual Jazz

In 1965 John Coltrane’s masterpiece A Love Supreme was released. It not only wowed the critics, but won legions of jazz fans, old and new alike, who embraced his new…

The Jazz River—Celebrating Scotty & Origins-Orgy In Rhythm

August 3 was the 5th anniversary of the passing of Linard 'Scotty' Scott who created the one-of-a-kind program for KUVO JAZZ, Origins-Orgy In Rhythm. "Since I share part of his…

The Jazz River—The Bright Moments of Rahsaan Roland Kirk

"Rahsaan Roland Kirk was a Titan. A walking university of theses on the history of Jazz and Black Classical Arts. Basically, blind from birth, on his own he mastered the…

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