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Airs at: Wed, 10/04/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Every other Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Celebrating the Art of Jazz

With the passing of venerable KBOO host David Lifton, Rita Rega will continue in David’s time slot to celebrate the art of jazz. The show “The World of Jazz” will look at this ever changing art-form and it's rich tradition. New releases will segue to familiar classics and back again. Informed conversation about our jazz community will also be presented. 

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The World of Jazz on 09/20/23

Airs at: Wed, 09/20/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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The World of Jazz on 09/06/23

Airs at: Wed, 09/06/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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They Blew In From Chicago

Airs at: Wed, 08/23/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Calligram Records is a brand new artrist-owned independant record label. Rita will preview the music from the label founders tenorist Geof Bradfield and trumpeter Chad McCullough. Read more

The World of Jazz Is Spinning Your Way...

Airs at: Wed, 08/09/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Rita is back with an armload of new releases and old favotites.  Read more

The World of Jazz on 07/26/23

Airs at: Wed, 07/26/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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It's Festival Time!

Airs at: Wed, 07/12/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll hear the music of Chuchito Valdes and discuss Afro-Cuban music.  Read more

Organism

Airs at: Wed, 06/28/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Rita will chat with organist Brian Charette who will be playing the Cathedral Park Jazz Festival Sunday, July 16 at 4 pm. Read more

The French Connection

Airs at: Wed, 06/14/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll highlight the newest offering from Cecile McLorin Salvant called Melusine. Mostly sung in French, Melusine is a mix of originals and interpretations of 12th Century folk songs.   Read more

Blue Room: Chet Baker Vara Studio Sessions

Airs at: Wed, 05/31/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Newly discovered Chet Baker in Holland at the legendary Vara Studio will start the second hour. Read more

The World of Jazz on 05/17/23

Airs at: Wed, 05/17/2023 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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