Jazz in the Afternoon

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Airs at: Wed, 03/06/2019 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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PDX Jazz Fest preview with Don Lucoff, John Stowell, Kendra Shank

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
  A great many of us look forward each winter to the annual PDX Jazz Festival, running from 20 FEB thru 03 MAR this year.      Vocalist Kendra Shank, guitarist John Stowell, and Festival Artistic Director Don Lucoff guest with all the musical and other details of concer... Read more

PDX Jazz Festival Preview

Airs at: Wed, 02/20/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     A musical and verbal description of the 2019 Festival's venues, concerts, conversations, and club dates, beginning with today (20 FEB) and running through March 3.      Guitarist John Stowell, vocalist Kendra Shank, and Festival Artistic Director Don Lucoff are our... Read more

Darrell Grant guests to preview Black Art Revisited PDX Jazz concert

Airs at: Wed, 02/06/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     An impromptu live performance may erupt from the Marine Jazz Band's visit at 2 p.m.      At 3 p.m., pianist and PSU Jazz Professor Darrell Grant guests. Catch up on all of Darrell's fine and ambitious activties and music.      We'll fill in with music to preview th... Read more

Annual Gene Harris Special with co-host Ernie Drapela

Airs at: Wed, 01/23/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
Between, and in honor of, Dr. Marin Luther King Jr.'s Day, and Black History Month to follow,     KBOO debuts Gene Harris' Hawaii music from 2 to 3:30.      After 3:30 jazz calendar, Gene's original 1950s 3 Sounds music airs to 4 p.m. Read more

Nancy Wilson and Autie Goodman of the 4 Freshmen remembered

Airs at: Wed, 01/09/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     Nancy Wilson, with accent on her work with Cannonball Adderley, will be featured from 2 to 3 p.m.      Autie Goodman, on tenor voice and saxophone, in performance with the 4 Freshmen, The Modernaires, and the Jimmy Cook Dance Band, will be showcased from 3 to 4, wi... Read more

Don Alberts and Charles deGreef Remembered

Airs at: Wed, 12/26/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     Bay Area and former Portland pianist Don Alberts has passed. We'll remember Don's music and writing during our first hour.    The late Charles deGreef was on air at KBOO from 1969 until 2016, hosting the classical Dawn Concert and the Holland Hour. We'll hear 7 minut... Read more

Annual Christmas Special and RIP Don Alberts

Airs at: Wed, 12/12/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
Hello to my jazz friends, I look forward to this show every year. The late KBOO alum, and first president of The Jazz Society of Oregon, Homer Clark,  started this tradition in the 1970s on Uncle Homer's Jazz Hole Cover. Excerpts from Homer's 1982 show, with his music an... Read more

Giving Thanks for Jazz

Airs at: Wed, 11/28/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     We have much to be thankful for with the richness of people and institutions currently working to keep jazz thriving in Portland.      Add to those already mentioned:   Bob Dietsche and Lynn Darroch - jazz historians    (over 40 years); David Friesen, John Stowel... Read more

Thanks for Big Bands and Jazz Orchestras from 2 to 3:30

Airs at: Wed, 11/14/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     This is our pre-Thanksgiving Thanks for Good Jazz Music show.      Have a great holiday - start today! Read more

Women in Jazz - Part 2

Airs at: Wed, 10/31/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     We'll give our hat a brief tip to Halloween while enjoying more examples of women contributing richly to jazz - as instrumentalists, composers, interviewers, and arrangers in addition to vocalists. Read more