The Kitchen Sink with Maynard G

Hosted by:

Maynard G.


  • Bossa Nova
  • Downtempo
  • Electronic
  • Funk
  • Hip Hop
  • Jazz
  • Latin
  • R&B
  • Reggae
  • Soul
  • Trip Hop
  • World
  • World Electronica

The Kitchen Sink is a jazz based show that explores the connections between jazz and multiple other genres.  Jazz, funk, soul, blues is a natural progression that a lot of people can relate to.  I see (hear) many other connections, as well.

Electronic music is , to me, another fertile area that connects easily to the “jazz” connotation.  Quite a few of the moods, themes and musical structures grow out of or are sonically connected to jazz.  A lot of the electronic music coming out of Germany/Austria has a direct link to jazz and swing, (De Phazz, Club Des Belugas, JoJo Effect, etc.)  The Italian scene, (past and present), is richly connected.  Groups like The Dining Rooms, Montefiori Cocktail and Italian Secret Service swing like mad and also delve into deep, lush arrangements that harken back to jazz roots.

The Kitchen Sink also strives to present “new” music to KTUH listeners.  As Cookiehead Jenkins, (former highly regarded KTUH DJ), so aptly put it: “It ain’t new, but it’s new to me!)  Music from the early years of R&B may not be technically new, but if you’ve never heard it you could be delighted by a brand new feeling and appreciation.  That kind of discovery is something that I am trying to foster and present to listeners.  I have been gratified to hear from people that they love the obscurity and freshness of much of the music that The Kitchen Sink presents.

I look forward to many more explorations into “new and different” musical adventures and hope that my listeners will continue to travel along with me as I discover more and more diverse scenarios to present to their eager ears.   Maynard G


  • Monday - 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm


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