Jazz in the Afternoon

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Airs at: Wed, 06/19/2024 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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Eddie Wied, Larry Nobori and their French Connection

Airs at: Wed, 06/05/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Portland jazz history intersected with beer and baseball.   Then off to Europe with Eddie to sample the Italian, then French, jazz of Giovanni Ceccarelli Read more

One Last Afternoon With Bill Holman

Airs at: Wed, 05/22/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Bill's long and productive career left us with many jazz gems.   We'll play them this afternoon for us all. Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon on 05/08/24

Airs at: Wed, 05/08/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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2024 Mt. Hood Jazz Festival Preview

Airs at: Wed, 04/24/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
   Bandleader is Steve Spiegl, who'll be in studio 2-3 pm, then performing at the Festival, and Mt. Hood Jazz Festival Director is Dan Davey, likely by phone due his teaching schedule at the college.      We'll sample representative music from the festival, and its sche... Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon on 04/10/24

Airs at: Wed, 04/10/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Jazz In The Afternoon

Airs at: Wed, 03/27/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Orrin Evans is in PDX for a gig WED.  We'll feature his music beginning at 2 p.m. Celebrate our gloomy weather with some Jazz Noir from many films. After the 3:30 jazz calendar we'll sample new CDs from Portland area artists.     Read more

Jazz In The Afternoon

Airs at: Wed, 03/13/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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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

Leap Into Locals

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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This special episode of Jazz In the Afternoon will feature our world class Portland area musicians. For our "All Thrills, No Frills" fundraising drive.  Read more

Jazz In The Afternoon for WED 28 FEB 2024

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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  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

Valentine's Day Jazz

Airs at: Wed, 02/14/2024 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
     Plenty of romance, but with elements one might not suspect with this theme, including Mose Allison and Monk.      Our first "All Thrills, No Frills" membership drive special of 2024. Read more