Jazz in the Afternoon

Every other Wednesday, alternating with David Lifton's "A Jazz World".

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      (NOTE e-mail address change eff Feb. 2010)

Rita Rega

Rita Rega

A familiar voice to Northwest jazz fans, Rita comes to us by way of KRAB, KMUN, KKSN, KCNR, KKUL and KMHD. A lover of mainstream jazz, don't be surprised if she takes you down a tributary or two. It's always a voyage of discovery with Rita at the helm.

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Rita Rega will be hosting Jazz in the Afternoon today.

Air date: 
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Rita will be chatting with California vocalist Mary Anne Anderson after 3 pm.

Eyewitness to Jazz: George Wein talking about the film "Jazz On A Summer's Day."

Air date: 
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Rita Rega interviews George Wein who celebrates his 60th year presenting the Newport Jazz Festival.

KBOO Alum Rick Mitchell Returns

Air date: 
Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
KBOO Alum Rick Mitchell promotes new book
Rick Mitchell, KBOO music host for 14 years in the 70's and 80's
as well as writer for Willamette Week and The Oregonian,
and leader of the jazz/funk/blues group Le Bon,
guests from 3 to 4 p.m.to promote his new book
"Jazz In The New Millennium:  Alive and Well".
We'll play selections from his 5-page recommended jazz playlist.

Between 2 and 3 pm, Hailey Niswanger and Ez Weiss guest,
and we'll sneak-preview the soon-to-be-released
Mel Brown Septet CD, which the group played from live
at the recent Cathedral park Jazz Festival.

Your host, Bob Riddle

Jazz in the Afternoon on 07/23/14

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Air date: 
Wed, 07/23/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Mainstream Jazz from the historic to the present

Charlie Haden, Paul Horn, Horace Silver - and Cathedral Park Jazz Fest Preview

Air date: 
Wed, 07/16/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
34th Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival - Free - This Weekend

We'll play memorials to 3 gentlemen of jazz recently lost.
Charlie Haden will swing. Paul Horn will play "old age" (not new age).
Horace Silver will treat us to his musical philosophy:
"I personally do not believe in politics, hatred, or anger in my musical composition.
Musical composition should bring happiness and joy to people
and make them forget their troubles."

The show will wrap up with a preview of this weekend's
Cathedral Park Jazz Festival - the 34th annual.
Arthur Marx of the Jazz Society of Oregon,
who is keeping this largest free jazz festival in the west alive,
will be our guest.

Your host, Bob Riddle

Celebrate the 4th with the hearing of the Red, White and the Blues.

Air date: 
Wed, 07/02/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Rita Rega will be hosting Jazz in the Afternoon today.

Jazz in the Afternoon on 06/25/14

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Air date: 
Wed, 06/25/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Mainstream Jazz from the historic to the present

Big Bands!

Air date: 
Wed, 06/18/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Big Bands live! - on KBOO

Count Basie, Duke Ellington, Stan Kenton -
these big bands and plenty more are alive, well, and swinging
on Jazz In The Afternoon today.

Hope you'll tune in and enjoy.

Your host, Bob Riddle

Jazz in the Afternoon on 06/11/14

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Air date: 
Wed, 06/11/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Mainstream Jazz from the historic to the present

Dedicated to the memory of Janice Scroggins

Air date: 
Wed, 06/04/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Jazz and the Church - with guests Devin Phillips, Jessica and Chuck Israels

Saxophonist Devin Phillips will preview his upcoming June 13 performance "Modern Revival",
original works and arrangements of American spirituals.  This performance was to have featured Janice,
whose celebration of life is also today.

We will feature Janice Scroggins' music as well as that
related to, and inspired by, the church.

Jessica and Chuck Israels guest to preview their June 8 Jazz Pentecostal Service,
featuring Duke Ellington's Sacred Concert music with choir, tap, and jazz orchestra.

Hope you'll tune in and enjoy.

Your host,
Bob Riddle

Audio

From Brasil to New Orleans

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program date: 
Wed, 04/09/2014
Rita Rega hosts this special edition of Jazz in the Afternoon, interview with Charlie Dennard and Robert Moore.
  • Length: 119:30 minutes (82.06 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 22kHz 96Kbps (CBR)

Playlists

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/31/2010

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/31/2010
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
DAVE FRISHBERGPLAY BALLQUALITY TIMESTERLING
BOB NEWHARTNOBODY WILL EVER PLAY BASEBALLBUTTON DOWN MINDWARNER BROS
DOC AND MERLE WATSONTAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAMEBASEBALL'S GREATEST HITSRHINO
BILL DOGGETTGRANS SLAMBEBOP REVISITED VOL. 2XANADU
MEL ALLENBASEBALL DREAMSBASEBALL'S GREATEST HITSRHINO
GARRETT MORRISCHICO ESCUELAGREAT AMERICAN BASEBALL BOXSHOUT
DAVE FRISHBERG/BOB DOROUGHWHO'S ON FIRSTWHO'S ON FIRSTBLUE NOTE
ABBOTT AND COSTELLOWHO'S ON FIRSTBASEBALL'S GREATEST HITSRHINO
DAVE FRISHBERGVAN LINGLE MUNGORETROMANIAARBORS
DANNY KAYEDODGERS SONGBASEBALL'S GREATEST HITSRHINO
COUNT BASIEDID YOU SEE JACKIE ROBINSON HIT THAT BALLBASEBALL'S GREATEST HITRHINO
SUE RANEYDODGER BLUENONE - 7 INCH 33PRIVATE LABEL
THE INTRUDERSLOVE IS LIKE A BALL GAMEBASEBALL'S GREARHINO
RUSS HODGESSHOT HEARD ROUND THE WORLDGREAT AMERICAN BASEBALL BOXSHOUT
CAL TJADERVIVA CEPEDASAN FRANCISCO MOODSFANTASY
TALKIN' BASEBALLTERRY CASHMANBASEBALL'S GREATEST HITSRHINO
LES BROWNJOLTIN' JOE DIMAGGIOBASEBALL'S GREATEST HITSRHINO
CONNIE MACKREMINISCE OF OLD TIME BASEBALLGREAT AMERICAN BASEBALL BOXSHOUT
TERESA BREWER AND MICKEY MANTLEI LOVE MICKEYBASEBALL'S GREATEST HITSRHINO
LOU GEHRIGFAREWELL SPEECHBASEBALL'S GREATEST HITSRHINO
BOB DYLANCATFISHGREAT AMERICAN BASEBALL BOXSHOUT
DAVE FRISHBERGTHE CATBIRD SEATRETROMANIAARBORS
DIZZY GILLESPIE ORCHONE BASS HIT NBR 2ONE BASS HITMUSICRAFT
DAVE FRISHBERGMATTYRETROMANIAARBORS
PORTLAND JAZZ ORCH.KNUCKLEBALLHELLO GEEKwww.portlandjazzorchestra.org
DAVE FRISHBERGTHE UNDERDOGYOU'RE A LUCKY GUYCONCORD JAZZ
ED BENNETTTHE PATHIN SEASONSAPHU
JEFF HAMILTON/MARK MURPHYSPLIT SEASON BLUESINDIANACONCORD JAZZ
STORMY WEATHERTHE LAND OF WRIGLEYBASEBALL'S GREATEST HITSRHINO
DAVE FRISHBERGTHE SPORTS PAGELIVE AT VINE STREETFANTASY
FRANK SINATRATHERE USED TO BE A BALLPARKOLD BLUE EYES IS BACKREPRISE
DE WOLF HOPPERCASEY AT THE BATBASEBALL'S GREATEST HITSRHINO
DIZZY GILLESPIETWO BASS HITMANTECACAMDEN
VINCE GUARALDIBASEBALL THEMEA BOY NAMED CHARLIE BROWNFANTASY

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/17/2010

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/17/2010
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
GERRY MULLIGANBIG CITY BLUESCONCERT JAZZ BAND '63VERVE
NAT COLETHE BEST MANVINTAGE YEARSCAPITOL
SAUTER-FINEGAN ORCH F/SONNY ROSSOPENNIES FROM HEAVEN/BACK IN YOUR OWN BACK YARDFROM PRIVATE COLLECTION
GERRY MULLIGANWALKIN' SHOWSPARIS CONCERTPACIFIC JAZZ
ELLOITT LAWRENCE BAND F/SONNY RUSSOSONNY'S SIDETROMBONE SCENEPRIVATE COLLECTION
GERRY MULLIGANOPEN COUNTRYAT STORYVILLEPACIFIC JAZZ
MAYNARD FERGUSONSLEEP SOFTLYMAYNARD FERGUSON BIRDLAND DREAM BANDPRIVATE COLLECTION
GERRY MULLIGANI KNOW, DON'T KNOW HOWA CONCERT IN JAZZVERVE

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/17/2010

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/17/2010

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/03/2010

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/03/2010

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/03/2010

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/03/2010
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
LENNIE TRISTANOREQUIEMLENNIE TRISTANOATLANTIC
GREGORY HINES/JIMMY COBBMY OLD FRIENDSO NOBODY ELSE CAN HEARCONTEMPO VIBRATO
MARK MURPHYSAN FRANCISCOKEROUAC THEN AND NOWMUSE
BREW MOORE/CAL TJADERA MINOR GOOFTJADER PLAYS TJAZZFANTASY
SHORTY ROGERS/HOWARD RUMSEY'S LIGHTHOUSE ALL STARSBIG GIRLNONE(45)LIGHTHOUSE
BABS GONZALESCAPITOLIZINGSTRICTLY BEBOPCAPITOL
CHUBBY JACKSON B.B.FATHER KNICKERBOCKERLIVECJR
BABS GONZALESST. LOUIS BLUESSTRICTLY BEBOPCAPITOL
WARDELL GRAY/STAN GETZSTONEDYESTERDAYMAINSTREAM
LENNIE TRISTANOWOWCROSSCURRENTSCAPITOL
ALLEN EAGER/STAN GETZIN THE MERRY LAND OF BOPYESTERDAYMAINSTREAM
MILES DAVISBUDOBIRTH OF THE COOLCAPITOL
STAN GETZDIAPER PINA LOK AT YESTERDAYMAINSTREAM
STAN GETZINTERLUDE IN BEBOPA LOOK AT YESTERDAYMAINSTREAM
MILES DAVISBUDOBIRTH OF THE COOLCAPITOL
DIZZY GILLESPIEOLD MAN REBOPMANTECACAMDEN
STANLEY TURRENTINE/THREE SOUNDSWILLOW WEEP FOR MEBLUE HOURBLUE NOTE
ARTHUR PRYSOCKI COUND WRITE A BOOKARTHUR PRYSOCK/COUNT BASIEVERVE
BILLY LARKINHAINTYBEST OFWORLD PACIFIC
LIONEL HAMPTONHAMP'S BOOGIE WOOGIEAIR MAIL SPECIALITM
NOLA BOGLECLOSE YOUR EYESSOMETHING COOLLAIR HILL
SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT S/TNOLASHE'S GOTTA AHVE IT S/TISLAND
SARAH VAUGHANA SINNER KISSED AN ANGELSASSYEMARCY
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGTHE INCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
AKBAR DE PRIEST PROJECTOUR MAN BOGLEINCLUSIONDE PRIEST PROJECT
Shirley NanetteYOU DO SOMETHING TO MESEE YOU LATERFIREBIRD
MARY STALLINGSI WAITED FOR YOUI WAITED FOR YOUCONCORD
ANDY BEYSOME OTHER TIMESHADES OF BEYEVIDENCE
THREE SOUNDSGOIN' HOMEINTRODUCINGBLUE NOTE

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 02/17/2010

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
02/17/2010
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
CHARLES MINGUSWEDNESDAY NIGHT PRAYER MEETINGBLUES AND ROOTSATLANTIC
TITO PUENTEEL CAYUCODANCE MANIARCA VICTOR
CACHAOCLUB SOCIAL DE MARIANAOMASTER SESSIONSEPIC
DAVE HOLLANDPROCESSIONALPASS IT ONEMARCY
DAVE DOUGLASHOT CLUB OF 13TH STREETFREAK INBLUE NOTE
LUCIANA SOUZASUAS MAOSBRAZILIAN DUETSSUNNYSIDE
PHAROAH SANDERS/JOHN COLTRANEKULU SE MAMABEST OF JOHN COLTRANEIMPULSE
GRETA MATASSATHE LATE LATE SHOWFAVORITES FROM A LONG WALKORIGIN
RON STEENBLUES FOR R. S.AQUAMARINEHOUSE
NANCY KINGMIDNIGHT SUNDREAM LANDSCBC
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGTHE INCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
SINGERS UNLIMITEDEMILYBEST OFVERVE
TEDDY RANDAZZOAND THE ANGELS SINGNONE(45)DOT
HARRY CONNICK JRLAZYBONES25COLUMBIA
FOUR FRESHMENATCHISON TOPEKA AND SANTA FEBEST OFCAPITOL
BILL HENDERSONSKYLARKLIVE AT THE TIMESDISCOVERY
THELONIUS MONKPANNONICAALONE IN SAN FRANCISCOCOLUMBIA
ART BLAKEYNICA'S TEMPODRUM SUITECOLUMBIA
NANCY CURTINMAS QUE NADASOUL BRASILEROWWW.NANCYCURTIN.COM
NANCY CURTINSO TINHA DE SER COM VOCESONGS FROM BRAZILWWW.NANCYCURTIN.COM
NANCY CURTINLITTLE BOATSOUL BRASILEROWWW.NANCYCURTIN.COM
NANCY CURTINA FELICIDADESONGS FROM BRAZILWWW.NANCYCURTIN.COM

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 01/20/2010

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Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
01/20/2010
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DAVE LAMBERTBEBOP SPOKEN HERECaPITOL BIG BAND SESSIONSCAPITOL
DIZZY GILLESPIESALT PEANUTSKEN BURNS JAZZVERVE
LIONEL HAMPTONHOT MALLETSDIZZY GILLESPIE COMPLETE VERVE RECORDINGSBLUEBIRD
DIZTHINGS TO COMEONE BASS HITMUSICRAFT
MARK MURPHYPARKER'S MOODBOP FOR KEROUACMUSE
DIZOOP-POP-A-DACOMPLETE RCA VICTOR RECORDINGSBLUEBIRD
DIZTWO BASS HITCOMPLETE RCA VICTOR RECORDINGSBLUEBIRD
DIZMANTECACOMPLETE RCA VICTOR RECORDINGSBLUEBIRD
LESTER YOUNGLESTER LEAPS INONE NIGHT STAND/THE TOWN HALL CONCERT 1947BLUE NOTE

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 01/06/2010

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
01/06/2010
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
COUNT BASIEKID FROM RED BANKE=MC2ROULETTE
BASIE AND BILLY ECKSTINESTORMY MONDAY BLUESECHOES OF AN ERAROULETTE
COUNT BASIEHAS ANYBODY HERE SEEN BASIECOMPLETE ROULETTEMOSAIC
BASIE AND JOE WILLIAMS5 O'CLOCKBREAKFAST DANCE AND BARBECUEROULETTE
COUNT BASIEEASY LIVINGCOMPLETE STUDIO RECORDINGSMOSAIC

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 12/23/2009

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
12/23/2009
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
BABS GONZALESTWAS THE BLIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMASNONE (45)CAPITOL
BOB AND RAYANCHOVY IRONERNONE(TAPE)NONE
MICK MARTIN AND THE BLUESROCKERSBABY'S COMING HOME FOR CHRISTMASN/AN/A
JIMMY "T99" NELSONBY CHRISTMAS I'LL BE HOMEN/AN/A
LOUIS ARMSTRONG'ZAT YOU, SANTA CLAUS?CHRISTMAS SWINGIN' AND SOULFULKRB
FINIS TASBYJOB FOR CHRISTMASN/AN/A
THE DRIFTERSI REMEMBER CHRISTMASNONE(45)ATLANTIC
CHICAGO BOB NELSONCHRISTMAS TEARSN/AN/A
TALL JAZZDECK THE HALLSTALL JAZZ PLAYS WINTER JAZZPHD
AL KINGCHRISTMAS IS GONEN/AN/A
FRANKIE LYMONITS'S CHRISTMAS ONCE AGAINNONE(45)ROULETTE
ROBERT NIGHTHAWKMERRY CHRISTMAS BABYN/AN/A

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 11/25/2009

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
11/25/2009
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thelonius monkUGLY BEAUTYSTRAIGHT NO CHASER S/TCOLUMBIA
NANCY KING/GLEN MOORESWEEPER MANCLIFF DANCEjustice
miles davisgeneriquejazz trackcolumbia
SARAH VAUGHAN/COUNT BASIEFROM THIS MOMENT ONSEND IN THE CLOWNSPABL
AHMAD JAMALMUSIC, MUSIC, MUSICLIVE AT THE PERSHINGARGO
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINENOT SO HAPPY TALKTHE FIRST ONEAYA
SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT S/TNOLA/END CREDITSSHE'S GOOTA HAVE IT S/TISLAND

 

 

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