Jazz

Un|Herd #11: Thicket

Airs at: Mon, 01/26/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Un-Herd
Welcome to episode 11, and the first 30-minute edition of Un-Herd archives. This one goes all the way back to January 26, 2009, featuring the spazz-jazz duet called Thicket. This band features the most frequently appearing guest of Un-Herd, drummer John Niekrasz, of notable... Read more

The House of Sound

Airs at: Wed, 03/03/2010 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Produced for Circle A Radio
Tonight we hear about the House of Sound and it’s vibrant history as a community and cultural space from community members, and former employees and customers: Clifford Walker, Mel Renfro, Ken Dickson, David Dawson, Yugen Rashad, Cleo Smith, Billy Holt, Woodrow Wilson, Jr.,... Read more

A Touch of Portland: A Benefit for KBOO

Celebrate the Summer Solstice with KBOO and Friends at A Touch Of Portland Come join us for a celebration of the Solstice: Sunday June 21st 2009, 11am - 7pm Hosted by Harmony Farms @ 5220 NE Mason map This will be an incredible event featuring Live Music, Massage, Djs, Organ... Read more

April 18 - Playlist Spotlight

His name is David Ornette Cherry and what a joyful kaleidoscope of sound he and his band members, Organic Roots, created at Jimmy Maks on Thursday, April 16.  Not only was David celebrating his birthday, which was on April 13, but he was celebrating the release of his lates... Read more

Jef Brown's Saxophone

Airs at: Sun, 02/01/2009 at 12:00am
Produced for Un-Herd
Jef Brown is indeed a multi-talented player. He has performed and recorded electric guitar and repaired countless tube amplifiers. But he is, to me, among the best tenor saxophone players in Portland. Sure, he breezed through a minimalistic, semi improvisational set includi... Read more

Jazz In The Afternoon

My guest on March 18 will be renowned trombonist Sonny Russo,who has retired to the Portland area after his 60-year career. Sonny will bring his own music and his inimitable stories! We'll touch, musically, also on Dave Frishberg's 76th birthday coming up March 23, and Nat "... Read more

Busy Week

It was a busy week for sure.  Not only did I host the Bread and Roses show, featuring Della Rae of DonorsResource.org and Janna Mock-Lopez of Goodness Magazine, which was such a treat to pull together, but I also came back the next day to create Saturday's, An Evening of Af... Read more

January 3rd - Playlist Spotlight

Bridget B. here, the Saturday, January 3rd show, An Evening of Afrotainment, was a bit reflective with a little nudge on how we the people, in 2009, can be change agents.  I went back in time to play some old "spirituals" using Amazing Grace and Ol' Man River as my easing i... Read more

December 27th - Playlist Spotlight

Bridget B. here, I really enjoy, listening to and playing for you, international music, which I strive to convey in the first hour of An Evening of Afrotainment.  My professional work as an event producer has taken me to many countries and I always take pause to inhale the ... Read more

Calmer Waters

Saturday, October 4th's show was wwwwwwwwwwaaaaaaaaaaaayyyyyyyyyy better than the September 27th show because I felt better about the music.  The music spoke to me during the week as I spent nearly 4 hours in preparation just listening to the type of music I prefer.  Doing ... Read more