The World of Jazz

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Airs at: Wed, 10/20/2021 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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The World of Jazz on 10/06/21

Airs at: Wed, 10/06/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Eyewitness To Jazz History: George Wein

Airs at: Wed, 09/22/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Rita interviewed George Wein in 2014 on the occasion of KBOO's film showing of "Jazz On A Summer's Day."  Read more

Getting Back In The Groove

Airs at: Wed, 09/08/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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This show will start with an Eddie Harris set and will feature new releases.  Read more

The World of Jazz on 08/25/21

Airs at: Wed, 08/25/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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The World of Jazz on 08/11/21

Airs at: Wed, 08/11/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Newport Jazz Festival Then and Now

Airs at: Wed, 07/28/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Rita takes you through historic Miles Davis and Thelonious Monk recordings done at the Newport Jazz Festival. We'll also hear some of the new artists playing next weekend in Rhode Island.  Read more

Celebrate The Music!

Airs at: Wed, 07/14/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Rita will present some current releases and after 3 pm she'll talk with saxophnist Gary Harris from Soul Vaccination. They're playing the Cathedral Park Jazz Festival this weekend. Read more

Hal Galper Live 1977

Airs at: Wed, 06/30/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Vocalists Freda Payne and Nnenna Freelon's new recordings will also be heard. Read more

Pack Your Bags!

Airs at: Wed, 06/16/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll join tenor titan Harold Land for an outting at The Penthouse in Seattle on September, 17, 1964. Some young French jazz musicians will also make the sojourn.  Read more

Live Miles

Airs at: Wed, 06/02/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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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