History and Future

Originally with the call letters KLON (and later renamed KKJZ) the station has been broadcasting jazz since 1981. In December 2004, KKJZ increased transmitting power, going from 6,500 to 30,000 watts as well as an HD Radio digital signal 88.1FM.

Herb Alpert

Jose Rizo
6pm - 10pm

Listen Now

12am - 1am

Phat Tracks with Gordon Goodwin

1am - 7am

Jazz After Midnight

7am - 10am

Johnny Magnus  |  Swing Time

10am - 12pm

David Benoit  |  Jazz and the 88's

12pm - 2pm

Phat Tracks with Gordon Goodwin

2pm - 6pm

Gary Wagner  |  Nothin' but the Blues

6pm - 10pm

Jose Rizo  |  Jazz on the Latin Side

10pm - 12am

Jerry Sharell  |  Weekends with Sinatra and Sharell

6:06 PM

John Santos' Machete Ensemble
Songo Non Troppo

6:00 PM

Mongo Santamaria
Costa Del Oro

5:55 PM

Little Sonny
Sonny Side Up

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History and Future

Originally with the call letters KLON (and later renamed KKJZ) the station has been broadcasting jazz since 1981. In December 2004, KKJZ increased transmitting power, going from 6,500 to 30,000 watts as well as an HD Radio digital signal 88.1FM.

The California State University, Long Beach Foundation has contracted with Global Jazz, Inc. to program and provide supporting services for KKJZ 88.1 FM. KKJZ Fundraising, Inc. conducts fundraising activities on behalf of the California State University, Long Beach Foundation for the benefit of KKJZ 88.1 FM.

"KKJZ 88.1 and Global Jazz are committed to the promotion and preservation of the rich cultural heritages of Jazz and Blues through engaging, inspiring and informative programming that satisfies the most dedicated music aficionados, while attracting newcomers of all ages."

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