Jazz

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

Jumped In With Both Feet

Well, I sat in the hot seat last weekend, Saturday, September 27, as I hosted my first music show; filling in for Deena...thanks to Brooke, my partner in crime that night, I wouldn't have gotten through that first hour without you...thanks again.  I'm hoping I can develop a... Read more

Boat Delivers Medecine Against Israeli Blockade

Airs at: Tue, 07/29/2008 at 5:00pm
Produced for Evening News
  The Free Gaza movement is a group of international and Palestinian activists working to open the Gaza Strip, an area which is currently under siege by Israeli military forces.The group is currently in Cyprus loading medical supplies onto fishing ships. On Tuesday, they wi... Read more

Doug Haning - a Portland Pianist

Airs at: Wed, 02/06/2008 at 4:00pm
Doug Haning is a pianist living in Portland. He told me once of times when a pianist played bars typically before the DJ and Karaoke; he would play 6 hours, solo piano on occasion. He currently plays local jazz venues such as the Tugboat regularly in a variety of ensembles ... Read more

Portland Jazz Festival Report -- The Underground Players

Airs at: Thu, 02/21/2008 at 4:00pm
Produced for
Without any interviewing nor broadcasting rights to any of the music from the jazz fest, I thought it appropriate to record underground events and street performers as a sort of underground coverage of jazz during this conglomerate international affair. Here are the happeni... Read more

Portland Jazz Fest Tickets available to volunteers!

Hello, I am the self-proclaimed leading reporter on the Portland Jazz Festival. But I need help!! I just did the leg work to get the following tickets and any reporters or jazz programmers who are interested in attending with me and/or picking up my slack for the shows that... Read more

guess who's coming to radio??!!

  ---> Every 2nd (7-10 pm) and 4th (8-10 pm) Thursdays. Radio as a liberatory tool...   This is a show with a goal to address the sociopolitical issues relative to African people and our experiences, in ways that promote positivity, awareness, and pro-activity.  We (who... Read more