Content strategist, producer, engineer. Radio veteran.
Charles programmed & hosted on WKCR ('Audio Gumbo') for over two
decades and in the community is involved in production, engineering,
management and promotion. He mixes jazz, experimental, global, folk,
electronic, funk and hybrid fusions in his shows.
Charles Blass is a music and content advisor. Charles is an
experienced writer and Internet content developer. He has written
liner notes for a number of albums and contributed to several books on
music. Charles is the Founder and Director of Lovevolv, Inc, a not-
for-profit arts & education company, and Co-Founder of the LiveWired
Charles is based in Zurich, Switzerland, currently hosting two radio
programs, 'Sun Radio' and 'Inner City Outer Space'. See
submissions welcome sunradio [at] lovevolv.org
My Jazz Story
I love jazz because... it's the spark of life.
I was first exposed to jazz... dad's records (miles, bird, bix &
wkcr-fm new york
I met ... sun ra
The best show I ever attended was... [soo many]
The first jazz record I bought was... sun ra live at montreux
My advice to new listeners... open your heart & ears to adventure...
sound is the elixir
- Sun Ra - Universe in Blue
- Jef Lee Johnson - Longing Belonging Ongoing
- Adam Rudolph - Both/And
- Miles Davis - On the Corner Sessions
- Brian Eno - On Land
- Jon Hassell - Fourth World Possible Musics Vol.One
- LaMonte Young - Theater of Eternal Music Big Band
- LaMonte Young - Well-Tuned Piano
- Complete works of Hariprasad Chaurasia