Jazz in the Afternoon

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Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2020 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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The Jazz Guitar

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     Today we present The Jazz Guitar in just some of its many settings... by just a few if its protagonists. Read more

Bebop Spoken Here

Airs at: Wed, 02/05/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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    A Bebop sampler until the 3:30 jazz calendar, then bassist and bandleader Chuck Israels describes and demonstrates his varied musical talents. Read more

Annual Gene Harris Special

Airs at: Wed, 01/22/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     It's hard to believe that the 20th anniversary of Gene's death is upon us.        We'll have many rare recordings of Gene's joyous piano music to share as we continue our January tradition of celebrating his life. Read more

Trumpeters Jack Sheldon and Gary Barone remembered

Airs at: Wed, 01/08/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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     December 2019 was tough on trumpet players. We lost two of the best.      Gary Barone was one of our own. He lived, performed, and studied in Portland from 1986 to 1995, earning a MS in economics from PSU while playing in their band. He performed, toured, and reco... Read more

Yes, Virginia, there is a ... jazz music show on Christmas Day

Airs at: Wed, 12/25/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Tired of Christmas music? Only one such tune, a Monk tune, will close the show.   Read more

Winter and Times Remembered

Airs at: Wed, 12/11/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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  As always:  as much good jazz as time allows. Access on winter jazz today.      After the 3:30 jazz calendar, David Friesen discusses, and samples music from, his 45 years of presenting Christmas concerts in Portland Read more

Jazz to be Thankful For and Anson Wright

Airs at: Wed, 11/27/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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   Back from Kyoto and ready to present turkey-preparing jazz.  Hopefully the things I'm thankful for will match, or inspire, yours.   After our 3:30 jazz calendar, Anson Wright will be our guest o preview his upcoming CD release.      Happy Thanksgiving to you all. Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon on 11/13/19

Airs at: Wed, 11/13/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Jazz in the Afternoon on 10/30/19

Airs at: Wed, 10/30/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Miles Davis showcase

Airs at: Wed, 10/16/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Jazz Current Events follows the Jazz Calendar Read more