Jazz in the Afternoon

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Airs at: Wed, 08/07/2019 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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The Under-heard Dave Frishberg

Airs at: Wed, 07/10/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
A visit to the Frishbergs after Dave's recent health adventures inspired this show.   Jazz In The Afternoon will always keep Dave's timeless music fresh. April has given me 6 tunes from a so-far unreleased 1997/1998 disc that was to be titled By Myself. At least 2 of the... Read more

Jazz Coming Attractions - and A Few Memories

Airs at: Wed, 06/26/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     From tonight's club action to concert news to the 4th of July weekend downtown  at the Waterfront Blues Fest, we'll tell all and have musical samples from all over the West Coast. Read more

Philly Joe Jones Showcase

Airs at: Wed, 06/12/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     Philadelphia Joe Jones' drums will be featured, from small and large combos to a jazz orchestra, with 3 LPs under his leadership in the 1980s and 2 more with Tadd Dameron frlom the 1950s and 1960s.      Pianist and multi-instrumentalist George Colligan will be our g... Read more

JImmy Mak's is Coming Back

Airs at: Wed, 05/29/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
From 2 to 3 p.m., JD, once and future manager of Portland's legendary jazz club, will tell us all about when, where, and how to expect the re-opening. We'll have music from artists who have performed at Jimmy Mak's from its opening in the 1990s to its closing in December,... Read more

John Lewis showcase - Part I

Airs at: Wed, 05/15/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     Leonard Feather called John Lewis, pianist, composer, arranger, and educator, and the founder and driving force behind the MJQ, 'one of the most brilliant minds ever applied to jazz'. We will explore the early years of his long and illustrious career today.      Af... Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon on 05/01/19

Airs at: Wed, 05/01/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon

Larry Nobori and our annual Baseball and Jazz show!

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
  The baseball show is special indeed this year for 2 reasons: It is the 100th anniversary of the Black Sox fixing scandal, and Dave Frishberg will tell us about it on disc; and Larry Nobori will open the show as guest to discuss, and play music from, his Minidoka Swing ... Read more

Baseball and Jazz Membership Drive Special

Airs at: Wed, 04/17/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
   Our annual Baseball and Jazz show is special this year for 3 reasons:      It is the 100th anniversary of the Black Sox fixing scandal, and Dave Frishberg will tell us about it on disc.      Larry Nobori will guest to open the show to discuss his Minidoka Swing Band's... Read more

Gil Evans Orchestra - Old and New

Airs at: Wed, 04/03/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
    December 2018 release newly arrived in the KBOO library "The Gil Evans Orchestra - Hidden Treasures - Volume 1" will be featured along with historical Gil Evans Orchestra music, often with Miles Davis, from the 1940s, 50s, and 60s.      After the 3:30 jazz calendar, ... Read more

An Afternoon with Nancy King, Steve Christofferson, and Tom Hood

Airs at: Wed, 03/20/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     This is a rare - and maybe the only - chance to celebrate all 3 of these special people on air together in one place.      On the first day of spring, Jazz In The Afternoon will present the singer, the pianist, and the Chief Engineer of KBOO-FM. Tom doubles as the ... Read more