The World of Jazz

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Airs at: Wed, 01/27/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Every other Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Celebrating the Art of Jazz

With the passing of venerable KBOO host David Lifton, Rita Rega will continue in David’s time slot to celebrate the art of jazz. The show “The World of Jazz” will look at this ever changing art-form and it's rich tradition. New releases will segue to familiar classics and back again. Informed conversation about our jazz community will also be presented. 

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Current

Looking Forward Looking Back

Airs at: Wed, 01/13/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The World of Jazz
Rita starts with an East meets West set and adds a few tracks released this month. Read more

Putting 2020 To Bed

Airs at: Wed, 12/30/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Rita will mix favorites from this past year. Read more

Time Out For The Holiday

Airs at: Wed, 12/16/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll hear the new Dave Brubeck "Time Out Takes" as well as the new Alan Braufman "The Fire Still Burns." Read more

Cooking From Home

Airs at: Wed, 12/02/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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The newest from Portland tenor sax hero Rich Halley will start the second hour.  Read more

Jazz and Politics

Airs at: Wed, 11/18/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Ben Sidran's "We The People" ends the first set and Jarrod Lawson's "Be The Change" starts the last set. Read more

Escape To The World of Jazz

Airs at: Wed, 11/04/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll spice up this excursion with new music from Ray Mantilla and vocalist Fleurine. Read more

A Taste of History

Airs at: Wed, 10/21/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Newly uncovered tapes from jazz giants Monk and Ella have just been released.  Read more

Cool Tunes For October

Airs at: Wed, 10/07/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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This show starts with Dominican born, New York based pianist Michel Camilo leading his own big band.  Read more

'Tis Autumn

Airs at: Wed, 09/23/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Rita will start the show with the newest release from pianist Chick Corea. Read more

Hot Music For Summer's End

Airs at: Wed, 09/09/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The World of Jazz
Enjoy this fresh approach to jazz for the membership drive!  Read more