Jazz in the Afternoon

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Airs at: Wed, 05/02/2018 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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Our World Class Portland-area Musicians Showcased WED 4/18

Airs at: Wed, 04/18/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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     Some of our best Portland-area jazz musicians will be presented WED April 18 from 2 to 4 p.m.      On May 2, I'll be joined by Charlie Rooney, host of KBOO's World Beat Connection, for an African Jazz special, during KBOO's Membership Drive, from a historical persp... Read more

Baseball and Jazz

Airs at: Wed, 04/04/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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       In honor of KBOO's 50th anniversary on the air, we present a reprise of our unique 2013 broadcast that featured Dave Frishberg commenting live on the music of his unpublished play "The Catbird Seat".      After the 3:30 jazz calendar, Ben Fajen of the Jazz Society... Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon on 03/21/18

Airs at: Wed, 03/21/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Jazz in the Afternoon on 03/07/18

Airs at: Wed, 03/07/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Black History Month special

Airs at: Wed, 02/21/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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     Rarely does it need to be pointed out to lovers of music and the arts how both contributions and conflicts of Black citizen artists - worldwide - have enriched our lives.     Please join us today for our jazz illustrations and celebrations of Black History Month. Read more

An Afternoon with Art Abrams

Airs at: Wed, 02/07/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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     We'll continue to celebrate KBOO's 50th ammiversary on the air by having Art preview his Feb. 15 PDX Jazz Fest concert "West Coasting" with his Swing Machine Big Band, featuring vocalists Ernie Andrews and Barbara Morrison from Los Angeles.      We'll honor Black Hi... Read more

Gene Harris Special - KBOO's Annual

Airs at: Wed, 01/24/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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     Lots of Gene's happy piano stylings today, in his variety of venues - guarteed to make you feel good.      This is KBOO's 50th anniversary year. Please come to see KBOO's commemorative exhibit at the Oregon Historical Society.   It's a good one! While you're there,... Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon on 01/10/18

Airs at: Wed, 01/10/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Remembering Jon Hendricks, Mundell Lowe, George Avakian

Airs at: Wed, 12/27/2017 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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     These three legends created and facilitated jazz music with style.      You'll hear what we mean today.      We'll close by tipping our musical hat to some Portland-area favorites.       With warm wishes for happy holidays, Bob Riddle Read more

Annual Christmas Jazz Special

Airs at: Wed, 12/13/2017 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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  Lots of KBOO debut winter jazz this year: new one from Kurt Elling, Randy Porter - newly nominated with Nancy King for a grammy - and Greta Matassa and Clipper Anderson among others.    Don Lucoff stops by at 3 p.m. with details on next year's PDX Jazz Fest. Read more