40 episodes

Hear from the best in San Francisco Bay Area music with recording artist, producer, singer, and songwriter Kimball Hooker.

The Kimball Hooker Show KCAT Radio

    • Music
    • 5.0 • 8 Ratings

Hear from the best in San Francisco Bay Area music with recording artist, producer, singer, and songwriter Kimball Hooker.

    Pinkie Rideau

    Pinkie Rideau

    Sacramento native Pinkie Rideau has got the flair, the style, but most importantly, she's got the music to make you move. Pinkie Rideau is a contemporary blues musician, writer, producer, vocalist and philanthropist. Having had numerous medical problems since childhood as well as her share of heart breaking family loss, she falls back on sheer experience in forming songs for stage. Drawing from a background steeped in Cajun roots and exposure to the many types of blues that the world has to offer, her music relates to just about everyone. From funny moments to gut wrenching love and loss, she will stimulate your senses.


    Find out more about Pinkie at https://www.facebook.com/PinkiesMusic/

    • 30 min
    Yvette Salas Pt. 2

    Yvette Salas Pt. 2

    Yvette Salas is vocalist of the Bay Area band The Groove Foundation, a group of experienced musicians with a combined total of over 40 years of experience.


    Find out more about Yvette and The Groove Foundation at www.thegroovefoundation.com.

    • 27 min
    Jim Bruno

    Jim Bruno

    Jim Bruno is an experienced vocal instructor, music innovator, performer, and founder of Showcase Music Institute (SMI) at Guitar Showcase in San Jose, California. Jim started performing professionally at the age of 12 and was known as “Little Jimmy Knight" - a child prodigy with amazing talent. Jim plays multiple instruments, writes music, is a consummate performer, and loves to teach.


    Find out more about Jim at http://jimmynite.com/.

    • 34 min
    Niecey Living Single

    Niecey Living Single

    Award-winning vocalist Niecey Living Single has graced the stages with music legends such as Lenny Williams, The Dramatics, and Tony Terry (to name a few).


    Find out more about Niecey at https://nieceylivingsingle.net.

    • 47 min
    Doug Ellington

    Doug Ellington

    Doug Ellington is best known as a trumpet player whose music is an eclectic combination of genres including rock, hip hop, R&B, and jazz. He tells Kimball about his experience coming from a musical family, including his grand uncle Duke Ellington, and how he wasn’t raised to think in terms of genres, but rather in terms of sound.


    Find out more about Doug at https://kimball.show/doug-ellington.

    • 36 min
    Harold Kiel

    Harold Kiel

    Oakland native Harold Kiel earned his credentials in the underground Bay Area music scene but is now earning his stripes not only a vocalist, but a writer, song arranger, and solo artist. Harold is also the Senior Vice President and Partner of World Peace Records Inc and former member of the Bay Area band A Touch Of Class. He is now the band leader to the Full Xtreem Band aka FX, a 9 piece funk band.


    Find out more about Harold Kiel at https://www.facebook.com/harold.kiel1.

    • 24 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
8 Ratings

8 Ratings

Amor209 ,

Moni🤍

Kimball makes the shows very entertaining, fun & smooth. I enjoy listening to his interviews w such talented people! Sending good vibes ✨Keep glowing.

MunchmaKuchi ,

Excellent interview

Kimball has such a perfect and natural energy hosting the Kimball Hooker Show! He created the perfect space for me to share the love and lessons of this musical journey. Thank you to the entire team of professionals at KCAT 15!! So grateful!!

Sheri's pet ,

Kimball Hooker KCAT show

Listening to Kimball was not only educational but fun and entertaining. I’ll be listening to many more!

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