Art Abrams Big Band Birthday Bash

Airs at: Wed, 10/14/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     Art Abrams formed his Swing Machine Big Band in 1986, the year after he started his Jazz Summit program on KMHD.     Listen Wednesday, and find out what he's all about - Big Bands!      Since we met in 1985, Art has not changed at all. He takes a lickin' and keeps... Read more

2 Iconic and Timeless Jazz Works in their Entirety

Airs at: Wed, 09/30/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     Music from the 1959 film Black Orpheus is familiar to most from American pop interpretations, but rarely is the entire sound track music played on radio.      Today is that day.  It will be followed by the complete 1999 work, by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Bi... Read more

Music and movie reviews for backyard listening

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
the Sampler returns once again as DK and Fortunato recommend some movies not to miss. DK will look at a resent alien invasion movie from Russia and Fortunato takes a second look at the action thiller The Take. Which had been removed from release twice due to its political c... Read more


Airs at: Sat, 09/26/2020 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm
On Saturday, September 26, Rick Mitchell will be presenting three hours of John Coltrane’s music – both classic recordings and historical rarities – in honor of what would have been his 94th birthday this week. Although his recording career lasted only 15 years, he never st... Read more

More music and film reviews

Airs at: Mon, 09/21/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Another Monday afternoon, another Sampler. A great selection of music featuring both classic and contemporary jazz. Also DK Holm reviews Coup 53, and I'm Thining of Ending Things. And, Fortunato will look at the final Star Wars movie. This Show Is Really It! Read more

Music and Movies on the Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 09/14/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Still holding in place on a smokey afternoon? Tune in for a great selection of music. Also DK Holm, from KBOO's Film @ 11, stops by to review a new book about the cult comedy classic The Big Lebowski.  And, Fortunato will look at one of the last great horror films from Brit... Read more

BTTE Episode 286: PDX Pop Now! Special

Airs at: Sun, 09/06/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Back To The Egg

Fall membership Drive - We're Here For You - and we Need You - Now

Airs at: Mon, 09/02/2019 at 2:00pm - Wed, 09/02/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     For over 30 years, Nick has brought KBOO audiences the very best in jazz, salsa, and Brazilian music, with his unique taste and delivery found only on KBOO.    Hear samples of his selections today - and we're sure you'll agree his special qualities make KBOO worthy ... Read more

End of Summer Fun featuring Jack Webb as private eye Jeff Regan

Airs at: Mon, 08/31/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
The weather is still clear and sunny, but comfortable as we ease toward Autumn. Another great line up of music from Fortunato as he brings today's show to you from his back yard. Joining us in the second hour will be DK Holm of Film @ 11, which comes to you on KBOO every Fr... Read more

John Lewis

Airs at: Wed, 08/19/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     They lived 20 years apart, and both lived to be 80.      Each man made his mark to make our country a better place.      One man devoted his life to music; the other gave his life to his country.      We'll pay tribute to both accomplshed and dignified men the b... Read more