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Luis O’Cadiz y Su Grupo; Ronny: Espejos de La Memoria

Airs at: Fri, 03/22/2024 at 10:00pm - Sat, 03/23/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

From 99% Invisible to 100% Indomitable: Women in Jazz

Airs at: Wed, 03/13/2024 at 12:00pm - 2:00pm
  Jazz Lives presents “From 99% Invisible to 100% Indomitable: Women in Jazz” in honor of Women’s History Month. For many years women jazz artists were virtually invisible, even though they were wowing audiences with their performances. Jazz DJs Marcia Hocker and Paula Wal... Read more

James and Al's Showdown

Airs at: Tue, 03/12/2024 at 3:00am - 5:30am
Produced for Vinyl Pajama Party

Jazz In The Afternoon

Airs at: Wed, 03/13/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
Thanks to the New Yorker's Richard Brody's recent excellent article for inspiring this show during our All Thrills - No Frills membership drive. The 1986 film Round Midnight is renowned for the music score mostly by Herbie Hancock, Academy-Award-Nominated acting by Dexter... Read more

All Thrills Week 4 Sampler Special

Airs at: Mon, 03/11/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Wrapping up the last week of our memebership The Sampler brings back an episode of The Fantastic Four Radio Show. This week the Quartet are joined by Ant Man as they face The Return of Dr Doom. And lots of music. Read more

Luis O’Cadiz y Su Grupo; No Puedo Dejar de Mirarte; Ronny: Espejos de La Memoria

Airs at: Fri, 03/08/2024 at 10:00pm - Sat, 03/09/2024 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta

UpFront Soul: Women's History Month

Airs at: Sat, 03/09/2024 at 4:30am - 6:00am
  Celebrate Women's History Month with UpFront Soul! We'll hear from Abbey Lincoln, Diana Ross, Aretha Franklin, and Roberta Flack, plus trailblazers like Rep. Shirley Chisholm and Fannie Lou Hamer.   UpFront Soul is a sydnicated Funk, Soul, and Jazz program from the studi... Read more

More Thrills Membership Drive Week 3 Special

Airs at: Mon, 03/04/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
To day the Sampler returns with another episode of Space Patrol. this week The Red Demon of Venus  . Also lots of music! Read more

Jazz In The Afternoon for WED 28 FEB 2024

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
  There's no better time than the day before Leap Day to showcase our terrific cadre of world class jazz musicians headquartered in our local area, Portland and Southwest Washington.      We'll concentrate on those currently active, in order to squeeze as many as possibl... Read more

A Different Nature

Airs at: Mon, 02/26/2024 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
Black History Month special with a retrospective of the little known jazz trio Air (featuring Henry Threadgill, Steve McCall and Fred Hopkins). Their music really does go from ragtime (Scott Joplin) to the outside future of exploration. Additional music by Cassandra Wilson ... Read more