Maintenance on KTTZ Tower

Due to maintenance on the KTTZ tower, we will be off the air intermittently for the remainder of the summer as work is completed. Although the broadcast signal will be interrupted our streaming services will remain uninterrupted. Listeners can access our content online or on the KTTZ-FM mobile app. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Faith Matters: Dr. Aliza Wong

Dr. Aliza Wong is the Associate Dean of the Honors College, and Associate Professor of History and the Director of European Studies at Texas Tech University. She is the guest on this episode of Faith Matters.

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Rev. Stephanie Nash
Second Baptist website

Rev. Stephanie Nash, Interim Pastor of Second Baptist Church, shares her journey of how she was called work in the congregation on this episode of Faith Matters

Noche de Tango: May 25, 2018

May 25, 2018

Noche de Tango Playlist: Tango Llaneros
“El Primero”

Tanda 1
“Comme Il Faut”
“El Pollo Ricardo”
“El Recodo”

Tanda 2
“Black Magic Tango”
“Adios Nonino”

Tanda 3
“Milonga Sentimental”

Tanda 4
“La Yumba”
“La Cumparsita”

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas, your host, Curtis Peoples, will look at the 2017 West Texas Walk of Fame inductees J.T. Braxton, Tom Braxton, and Johnny Ray Watson. Other show segments will also feature West Texas Walk of Fame inductees.

Women of West Texas Music: This week we feature blues musician and historian Angela Strehli.

West Texas Music Standards: This week’s music standard is Virgil Johnson.

Texana Dames Album
Texana Dames Album Cover

This week on the Music Crossroads of Texas we will wrap up this look at some of the songs about cities and town in West Texas.

  Three of this week’s recurring segments focus on the Tommy and Charlene Hancock Family.

  Women of West Texas Music: This week’s feature is the Texana Dames.

  West Texas Music Standards: This week’s West Texas Music Standard is Tommy X Hancock.

  West Texas Live Shots: Music from one of the Texana Dames live album featuring songs from one CD of their Months and Months of Sundays CD releases.

A little brown bat affected by white nose syndrome.
U. S. Fish and Wildlife Service - Northeast Region

“It’s one of the worst things I’ve every seen.” That was the reaction of Nate Fuller, a Texas Tech post-doctoral researcher in biological sciences, when he saw at least 10,000 dead hibernating bats on a cave floor years ago. All died from white nose syndrome, a disease that has decimated more than 5.5 million bats across North America.

Anna Whitlock Henry plays the flute while she undergoes brain surgery.
Photo courtesy of Texas Medical Center

Anna Whitlock Henry is playing her flute again. Now, though, she’s doing it without hand tremors she’s suffered since she was in high school. She vows to dedicate her first concert to the doctors who made it possible. And for whom she played a not-so-typical concert in the operating room at Memorial Hermann Hospital at Houston’s Texas Medical Center in late March.

Noche de Tango: May 18, 2018

May 18, 2018

Noche de Tango Playlist: May 18, 2018

Tanda 1 – Jose Garcia
“El Mentiroso”
“De Corte Antiguo”
“Cuna de Tango”
“A Lo Mejor Quien te Dice”
“Calla Bandoneon”

Tanda 2 – Jose Basso
“El Lloron”
“Sabado Ingles”
“Don Juan”
“Ahi Va El Dulce”

Tanda 3 – Sexteto Pablo Valle & Para Siempre 2017
“Para Siempre”
“Tus Labios Me Diran”
“Pata Ancha”

Betsy Blaney

Researchers across the Texas Tech University System have the opportunity to take their inventions or discoveries to the commercial marketplace and get a sizable financial benefit. David Snow, the senior managing director of the Office of Research Commercialization, says the ultimate goal is to help society.

Noche de Tango: May 11, 2018

May 16, 2018

Noche de Tango: May 11, 2018

Tanda 1 – Hombres de Tango, Leopoldo Federico & Roberto Grela
“Nunca Tuvo Novio”
“Don Juan”
“Minguito Tinguitella”
“A La Guardia Nueva”

Tanda 2 – Troilo, Alberto Marino & Floreal Ruiz
“Adios Pampa Mia”
“Caminito del Tucuman”
“Milonga en Rojo”
“Cimarron de Ausencia”
“El Desafio”

Noche de Tango: May 4, 2018

May 16, 2018

Noche de Tango Playlist: May 4, 2018


Tanda 1 – Anibal Troillo & Floreal Ruiz
“De Todo te Olvidas”
“Amor y Tango”

Tand 2 – Aldolfo Beron
“9 de Julio”
“Color de Gris”

Tand 3 – Fabio Hager Sexteto
“De Apile”
“Logia Tanguera”
“Encanto Rojo”

Tanda 4 – Francisco Lomunto
“Copa de Ajenjo”
“Becan Fulero”
“Como Los Nardos en Flor”
“Cuando Llora la Milonga”


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