Jazz will be heard through the hills of San Mateo on Saturday, June 10, 2023! Jazz on the Hill – a free community event – is hosted by KCSM Jazz 91.1 for family and friends of the station. It’s a wonderful afternoon to come together and celebrate the beautiful sounds of jazz!
May 19 2023
Jul 6 2022
Jazz on the Hill returns for College of San Mateo’s (CSM) centennial year on Saturday, July 23, 2022! Join us on our beautiful campus for live jazz with a great line-up of musicians who cover many genres from straight-ahead, blues, to Latin and more!
Jul 25 2018
County community college officials are ready to seal a deal selling the district’s television station, finalizing a Santa Rosa public broadcaster’s acquisition of the channel.
Sep 18 2017
KCSM programmer Jesse “Chuy” Varela is the 2017 recipient of JazzWeek’s Bobby Jackson Award, which recognizes a jazz programmer’s professionalism, programming abilities, and contribution to jazz radio.
Mar 18 2017
Despite experiencing the sort of ongoing financial budget strife commonly faced by college radio stations, faithful listeners to KCSM can expect most of their favorite programming to remain, a district official said.
Jun 1 2016
As the date of KCSM’s annual jazz festival approaches, several musicians from far and wide are preparing to pack their bags and head to the CSM campus to join Bay Area musicians and music lovers.
Aug 14 2015
KCSM, which began as a learning center for broadcasting students, has programmed jazz full-time since 1988, outlasting KJAZ, which folded in 1994. In fact, much of that legendary station’s music library — more than 12,000 albums — is now at KCSM.
Jun 4 2015
A concert stage is being constructed on a grassy hill at CSM in preparation for the annual Jazz on the Hill event Saturday, June 6. The free event is a day for people to relax and enjoy the campus with music, wine and beer, food truck offerings and art and crafts tables.
May 24 2013
This year the event not only showcases the breadth and depth of the Bay Area scene, it’s also a celebration of the college’s 50th anniversary, complete with public tours of the campus.
May 20 2013
After a nine-year hiatus, the popular day-long jazz celebration will return to the home of the area’s only jazz radio station, KCSM 91.1 FM, on the campus of College of San Mateo.