The World of Jazz

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Airs at: Wed, 09/25/2019 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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Comin' Home

Airs at: Wed, 02/28/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Rita is back from vacation and she will be chatting with the legendary Dan Siegel. Dan will be playing the Jack London Revue March 9 as well as his hometown of Eugene.   Read more

The World of Jazz on 02/14/18

Airs at: Wed, 02/14/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Fire Your Imagination

Airs at: Wed, 01/31/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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The World of Jazz

Airs at: Wed, 01/17/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Guitarist Ryan Meagher will be Rita's guest. New releases will also be featured. Read more

Welcome to 2018!

Airs at: Wed, 01/03/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Rita will also have drummer Charles Neal as her guest. His fusion group Innersphere will have it's CD release Friday night at the Jack London Review. Read more

The World of Jazz on 12/20/17

Airs at: Wed, 12/20/2017 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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The World of Jazz

Airs at: Wed, 12/20/2017 at 2:00am - 4:00am
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Rick Mitchell will be looking back at the 2017 jazz releases. Read more

New Dreams in Old Bottles

Airs at: Wed, 12/06/2017 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll hear a new "jazz" release from Van Morrison, as well as new outings from Houston Person and Eric Alexander. We'll finish with a selection of  tunes from John McLaughlin with Paco de Lucia, Chic Corea and his latest live recording from Ronnie Scott's club in London.   Read more

It's All About The Bird!

Airs at: Wed, 11/22/2017 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Charles Christopher Parker (Bird) changed jazz forever. Read more

'Tis The Season

Airs at: Wed, 11/08/2017 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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New Music from Gregory Porter, Joey Alexnder, Pat Martino, and Richie Cole will be presented. Read more