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  •  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...

  • 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...

  •           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...

  • 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...

  • Lauren Camp consistently and creatively uses art, voice, poetry and sound to move others. Since 2004, Lauren has been a producer and host for KSFR-FM, Santa Fe Public Radio. During that time she has anchored three shows: “The Colors of Jazz” ...

  • Lynn Cline is an author and freelance writer who has covered Santa Fe and New Mexico for The New York Times, New Mexico Magazine, Bon Appetit and other publications. She's the author of "Literary Pilgrims: The Santa Fe and Taos Writers'...

  • Co-Program Manager (Talk)

    Merrylin LeBlanc is KSFR’s resident astrologer, an unusual and unofficial position in a radio station, but like others born when the Sun is in Aquarius, Merrylin’s heart follows a course of taking her into unusual situations where she can use...

  • Marcela is the Executive Director of Somos Un Pueblo Unido, a community-based, immigrant-led organization for worker and racial justice and human rights—respecting diversity and integrating the newcomers. Somos Un Pueblo Unido also has a one...

  • Mary Lou Cooper reports on consumer issues for KSFR as well as on politics and elder affairs. She also assists radio journalist Dave Marash at KSFR, conducting research and booking for the “Here and There with Dave Marash” program. She has...

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