This Week on KCRW’s Morning Becomes Eclectic:
Kamasi Washington, Father John Misty
and Greta Van Fleet
All performances can be heard on-air, or streamed live at kcrw.com in the 11:00 AM PDT hour, unless otherwise noted.
Tuesday, June 19 – Kamasi Washington
Groundbreaking musician Kamasi Washington visits the KCRW studios, for the live radio debut behind his highly anticipated sophomore album Heaven and Earth, out on Friday, June 22. The L.A. native is pushing jazz forward like no one else and will bring a 14-piece band to The Village for this exclusive live set.
Thursday, June 21 – Father John Misty – 10:00 a.m
In anticipation of his headlining KCRW’s World Festival performance at the Hollywood Bowl on June 24, Father John Misty recorded a stunning set of songs from his new album, God’s Favorite Customer, expressly for the station. These sublime live recordings will air at 10:00 a.m.
Friday, June 22 – Greta Van Fleet
Michigan quartet Greta Van Fleet has seen a quick rise to fame for their classic rock sound. They were the talk of Coachella this year and will bring a blistering live set to KCRW’s basement studio.
Morning Becomes Eclectic, hosted by KCRW Music Director Jason Bentley, is the station’s signature daily music program (9:00 AM – Noon) featuring new releases from emerging and established artists, underappreciated gems, live performances and interviews.
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