The World of Jazz

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Airs at: Wed, 06/16/2021 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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Live Miles

Airs at: Wed, 06/02/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The World of Jazz
This show opens with three live performances from the Miles Davis songbook. New music from Christian McBride, Phill Fest, and Echo Park Project will also be previewed.  Read more

From Brazil to Baker City

Airs at: Wed, 05/19/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We start with the samba jazz band Ensemble Novo and end on the Oregon coast with a live recording from soprano/tenorman Rob Scheps.  Read more

The Spirit of Coltrane

Airs at: Wed, 05/05/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Coltrane's spiritual explorations forever altered the development of jazz.  Read more

Jazz Unites Us!

Airs at: Wed, 04/21/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll hear Louis, Ella and Dizzy for jazz appreciation month. Read more

Fresh Sounds For Spring

Airs at: Wed, 04/07/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll hear new music from Michael Wolfe, Adrian Younge, and Jane Monheit among others. Read more

The World of Jazz on 03/24/21

Airs at: Wed, 03/24/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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The World of Jazz on 03/10/21

Airs at: Wed, 03/10/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Chick Corea Remembered

Airs at: Wed, 02/24/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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After a first set of current releases, lots of Chick Corea follows. Read more

The Cool School

Airs at: Wed, 02/10/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The World of Jazz
New releases will be in the mix this afternoon. Read more

The Cool School

Airs at: Wed, 02/10/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The World of Jazz
New releases will be in the mix this afternoon. Read more