Jazz in the Afternoon

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Airs at: Wed, 05/01/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Every other Wednesday, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Mainstream Jazz from the historic to the present

Bob Riddle is continuing the 25-year KBOO tradition established by the late Jim Andrews, in Jim's spirit:  the very best in jazz music, from the historical to the present. 

A jazz artist or musical theme is showcased from 2 to 3 p.m.  Our wealth of Portland-area-resident musicians is our focus from 3 to 4 p.m with "Jazz Current Events" Jazz Calendar.

Pacific Northwest jazz artists are encouraged to send their recordings to Bob for airplay. Contact:   bruin13@comcast.net     

 

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Baseball and Jazz Membership Drive Special

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
   Our annual Baseball and Jazz show is special this year for 3 reasons:      It is the 100th anniversary of the Black Sox fixing scandal, and Dave Frishberg will tell us about it on disc.      Larry Nobori will guest to open the show to discuss his Minidoka Swing Band's... Read more

Larry Nobori and our annual Baseball and Jazz show!

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
  The baseball show is special indeed this year for 2 reasons: It is the 100th anniversary of the Black Sox fixing scandal, and Dave Frishberg will tell us about it on disc; and Larry Nobori will open the show as guest to discuss, and play music from, his Minidoka Swing ... Read more

Gil Evans Orchestra - Old and New

Airs at: Wed, 04/03/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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    December 2018 release newly arrived in the KBOO library "The Gil Evans Orchestra - Hidden Treasures - Volume 1" will be featured along with historical Gil Evans Orchestra music, often with Miles Davis, from the 1940s, 50s, and 60s.      After the 3:30 jazz calendar, ... Read more

An Afternoon with Nancy King, Steve Christofferson, and Tom Hood

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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     This is a rare - and maybe the only - chance to celebrate all 3 of these special people on air together in one place.      On the first day of spring, Jazz In The Afternoon will present the singer, the pianist, and the Chief Engineer of KBOO-FM. Tom doubles as the ... Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Just real good jazz

Airs at: Wed, 03/06/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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     Some of today's music was inspired by the just-concluded PDX Jazz Fest; others by the birthday of the late trombonist Sonny Russo.      Others, just because they deserve to be heard. Read more

PDX Jazz Fest preview with Don Lucoff, John Stowell, Kendra Shank

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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  A great many of us look forward each winter to the annual PDX Jazz Festival, running from 20 FEB thru 03 MAR this year.      Vocalist Kendra Shank, guitarist John Stowell, and Festival Artistic Director Don Lucoff guest with all the musical and other details of concer... Read more

PDX Jazz Festival Preview

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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     A musical and verbal description of the 2019 Festival's venues, concerts, conversations, and club dates, beginning with today (20 FEB) and running through March 3.      Guitarist John Stowell, vocalist Kendra Shank, and Festival Artistic Director Don Lucoff are our... Read more

Darrell Grant guests to preview Black Art Revisited PDX Jazz concert

Airs at: Wed, 02/06/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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     An impromptu live performance may erupt from the Marine Jazz Band's visit at 2 p.m.      At 3 p.m., pianist and PSU Jazz Professor Darrell Grant guests. Catch up on all of Darrell's fine and ambitious activties and music.      We'll fill in with music to preview th... Read more

Annual Gene Harris Special with co-host Ernie Drapela

Airs at: Wed, 01/23/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Between, and in honor of, Dr. Marin Luther King Jr.'s Day, and Black History Month to follow,     KBOO debuts Gene Harris' Hawaii music from 2 to 3:30.      After 3:30 jazz calendar, Gene's original 1950s 3 Sounds music airs to 4 p.m. Read more