People

  • Gary Storm is a musician, writer, and a water-law attorney.  He has a Ph.D. in English and a law degree.  He plays viola and guitar and has formed and played in numerous rock bands including, most recently, The Wes Studi Band.  He also writes...

  • I'm originally from Corrales, New Mexico, and now live in Santa Fe with my wonderful cat "Alice"

    I'm a carpenter by trade, and work for Mac Watson where we specialize in historical restoration.

    As for my hobby's, or more like my...

  • Hap Paull

    How did you happen to join the KSFR family?

    ...I did not join I am being held against my will.

    What was your broadcasting background prior to KSFR?

    ... The only prior experience I ever had...

  • Treasurer

    Helena Ribe is an international development economist, recently retired from the World Bank. She has worked with policy-makers, academics and civil society organizations all over the world. Her recent book (coauthored): “From Right to Reality:...

  • 1)    How did you happen to join the KSFR family?

    My involvement with KSFR began when I heard Ricardo Perez playing brazilian music during one of his programs. I called him, introduced my brazilian self, told him about all the music I...

  • Iginia Boccalandro Iginia studied in New Paltz and Albany, New York at State University of New York (SUNY). Iginia has had a private Rolfing practice in Structural Intergration since 1988 and was certified as an Advanced Rolfer in 1999 and 2005...

  • Anthony ‘Ijah’ Umi grew up in southern New Mexico singing in gospel and soul groups as a child and throughout college. Ijah was a pianist for the ENMU jazz ensemble, attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, played with AZA (reggae) for...

  •    Raised in a home with the Modern Jazz Quartet, Dave Brubeck, Stan Getz, Amad Jamal, and Milt Jackson cascading from the hi-fi; then older bro’s Buddy Holly, Eddie Cochrane, The Outsiders, Beach Boys, and Trashmen.  Loved it all: the sounds...

  • Jeff Dowd joined KSFR in 1989 doing the Sunday morning show 10:00 to 2:00 back when KSFR was primarily a classical station.

    He worked for 35 years as a mechanic on German cars.

    Jeff took over “Postal Pros” a printing and mailing...

  • It’s difficult to say exactly when my interest in animals and our treatment of them started, but it’s likely with a little West Virginia rescue dog I adopted named Scout – to be followed by Piper, Big Nick, Zia, Mango and Blaze.  In 2009 I...

  • I fell in love with jazz at the age of 13 or so when my brother-in-law
    played a Dave Brubeck record for me.   I had been playing saxophone
    and clarinet and I begged my teacher to teach me how to play jazz.

    In college I had...

  • Jewel does outreach for Southwest Care Center and Women's Health Services, which merged April 1, 2013.  She is the legislative liaison for them.  She is also the founder and executive director of Camp Corazones for kids affected by HIV/AIDS.

  • Jim Parker retired in 2014 after serving as director of the New Mexico Governor’s Commission on Disability for five years.  GCD is an independent State agency which works to fully integrate New Mexicans with disabilities, of all ages, into...

  • Reporter

    KSFR is sad to report the death of KSFR reporter Joe Day. Joe died suddenly last Sunday at his part-time home in Hawaii. He was 78. Joe’s “around and about in Santa Fe” segments were featured here on KSFR. He is survived by his wife of...

  • Reporter / Anchor

    Joe currently lives in Albuquerque. He was a reporter for KBOO-FM Community Radio in Portland, Oregon and is currently working as a high school social studies and language arts teacher. Joe's interests include photography, writing, hiking,...

  • John F. Andrews is a Carlsbad native and a member of the New Mexico Humanities Council. He has taught at several universities, among them Florida State and Georgetown, and he spent ten years (1974-84) as Director of Academic Programs at the...

  • Host of Good Morning Jazz since April, 2000.
    Host of The Forum since January 2008
    Attorney, Federal Communications Commission  1973-2000.
    Married to Julianne Bodnar
    Two children Teddy Greenspan and Katie Applefeld
    Four...

  •           A native New Yorker, drummer and Straight Up leader John Trentacosta brought his collective big band and small group experience to New Mexico in 1992.  After two decades as the rhythm force behind jazz notables Chuck Wayne, Jimmy...

  • News Department Assistant

    Kate Powell was born in Bucks County, Pennsylvania, and has lived in Franklin & Essex Counties in New York; Malakoff, Île-de-France; Bennington, Vermont; and, of course, Santa Fe. A recent graduate of Bennington College, where she studied...

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