Jazz

40th Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival 2020

  KBOO is broadcasting the virtual Cathedral Park Jazz Fest LIVE July 17-19!   Like jazz, life in the time of the pandemic is about improvisation. For the first time since its inception in 1980, the swinging sounds of the 40th Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival 2020 will ... Read more

The Black & White Album: African-American Artists Cover The Beatles

Airs at: Fri, 02/26/2021 at 1:30pm - 3:00pm
Produced for The Songcircle
In honor of Black History Month, and in memory of James Burke of The Five Stairsteps (who perform the second song of today's show), who died last week, we are rebroadcasting this episode which originally aired last December.   Today's program focuses mainly on materia... Read more

Radio Lost & Found for 02/25/21

Airs at: Thu, 02/25/2021 at 10:00pm - Fri, 02/26/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
Yet another live episode coming from my home studio and straight to your radio device! Hope you can tune in! Read more

Tribute to Nick Gefroh - "Keep Swingin'"

Airs at: Wed, 02/17/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     For over 30 years, Nick Gefroh has brought all the best music to us KBOO listeners.  We air his well-deserved musical tribute, and dedicate the show to one of Nick's favorites, flutisi Johnny Pacheco, founder of Fania Records in 1964, who has passed away at 85.  Goog... Read more

Sounds Unsound late february

Airs at: Sun, 02/28/2021 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
End of February Sounds Unsound.. mostly new releases from the last year or so..  Read more

New releases of new music

Airs at: Sun, 02/14/2021 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
Here's another 3 hours of Sound Unsound, February 14th edition, so there are actually might be a song or two about love.   Read more

Radio Lost & Found for 02/11/21

Airs at: Thu, 02/11/2021 at 10:00pm - Fri, 02/12/2021 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
Another new episode of Radio Lost & Found coming to you from my home studio on snowy Larch Mt. Washington. I'll have some new stuff by Wobbly and more! Hope you can join me! Read more

Memorials to 4 gentlemen of jazz

Airs at: Wed, 02/03/2021 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
Reedman Jeff Clayton co-founded, with bassist brother John, and drummer Jeff, the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra.   Pianist Stanley Cowell co-founded, with friend and trumpeter Charles Tolliver, the pioneering artist-owned and run Strata-East records, and was a major co... Read more

Candido Camero dies November 7, 2020

Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
The following is quoted from the New York Times Obituaries November 24, 2020. "When you talk about percussion, particularly the evolution of conga playing, you're talking about two periods - before Candido and after Candido", the Grammy-nominated percussionist and bandleade... Read more

Celebrating KBOO Black History and Future!

Airs at: Tue, 02/02/2021 at 7:00pm - 8:00pm
  Join KBOO every Tuesday at 7 p.m. throughout the month of February to hear interviews from some of your favorite KBOO programmers!  We'll be diving into the history of Black KBOO, and Black Portland as a whole. We'll cover subjects ranging from gentification, religion, B... Read more