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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Jazz in the Afternoon on 08/03/11

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Wed, 08/03/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Ray Bryant and Frank Foster Tributes -Jazz In The Afternoon 8/3

We have lost two very special musicians:

   Ray Bryant, on June 2

   Frank Foster, on July 26.

We'll remember how very tasty their music was

this Wednesday, August 3, from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

 

Hope you'll join me.

With regards,

in the spirit of Jim Andrews,

Bob Riddle

Jazz in the Afternoon on 07/13/11

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Wed, 07/13/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Richard Applegate/Dick Blake Tribute with very Special Guests

Jazz history will be brought to life today on KBOO
with noted Portland historians Bob Dietsche,
Diane Mitchell, and Tom Hood, and beloved musicians
Nola Bogle, Ron Steen, and Nancy King.

We will all celebrate the life of Richard Applegate,
known to most Portlanders as pianist Dick Blake,
Albany, Oregon born, raised and domiciled by choice.

There will be an abundance of memories, stories,
and great music about and from Dick
from 2 until 3:30 pm.

Jazz in the Afternoon on 06/08/11

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Wed, 06/08/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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TRIBUTES TO "FRESHMAN" BOB FLANIGAN AND DICK BLAKE

We have lost two special jazzmen in May,

Four Freshmen co-founder and leader Bob Flanigan,

and Portland pianist, and Albany resident Richard Applegate,

known to most of us as Dick Blake.

 

   We'll remember them musically today.

Jazz in the Afternoon on 05/11/11

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Wed, 05/11/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Gene Harris & The Three Sounds

Jazz In The Afternoon will present a special on pianist Gene Harris. Music ranging from Gene's 1958 beginning with the group The Three Sounds, and throughout his 42-year career, including big band and live performances, will be featured. Joining host Bob Riddle will be local Gene Harris experts (and fans) Steve Brown and Ernie Drapela.

Jazz in the Afternoon on 04/27/11

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Wed, 04/27/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Art Abrams and Swing Machine Big Band Music WED 4/27 2p.m.

Art Abrams will be my special guest Wednesday, April 27

at 2 p.m., bringing music from his Swing Machine Big Band.

Besides favorites from their 3 CDs The First One, Art Attack,

and Children of the Night, Art will bring a sample and news

of the Band's not-yet-released new CD.

Jazz in the Afternoon on 04/13/11

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Wed, 04/13/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Kurt Elling and Ed Bennett on "Jazz In The Afternoon" today

The music of Kurt Elling

and his pianist and collaborator Laurence Hobgood

will be featured today (WED 4/13) on

"Jazz In The Afternoon" from 2 to 3:30 p.m.

Jazz in the Afternoon on 03/16/11

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Wed, 03/16/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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ALL TROMBONE SHOW IN HONOR OF SONNY RUSSO'S B-DAY

Lots of rare and tasty music to celebrate Sonny Russo's

82nd birthday today - an all trombone show

on "Jazz In The Afternoon",

Wednesday, March 16, from 2 to 4 p.m.

To use Sonny's favorite expression:

"It's a Bone World!"

 

Hope you'll tune in and enjoy.

With regards,

Bob Riddle

Jazz in the Afternoon on 03/02/11

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Wed, 03/02/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Baseball and Jazz - featuring the music of Dave Frishberg

Thursday will mark the first televised baseball spring training game,

so it's time for my 4th annual Baseball and Jazz Special.

Jazz in the Afternoon on 02/16/11

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Wed, 02/16/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Nola Bogle/Nancy King/2011 PDX Jazz Festival Preview - Part II

With Esperanza Spalding's "Best New Star" grammy,

and the 2011 PDX Jazz Festival about to start Friday 2/18,

it is truly a great time for jazz in Portland.

Jazz in the Afternoon on 02/02/11

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Wed, 02/02/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Dave Frishberg visits for this PDX Jazz Festival Preview - Part I

PDX Jazz Festival Preview - Part I—guest Dave Frishberg

From 2 to 3 p.m., I'll showcase Dave Frishberg, who'll perform at the Festival 2/20.

Dave will be my in-studio guest from 2:30 to 3:00. This is Wed. Feb. 2 - Ground Hog Day.

Long known as one of the outstanding pianists in jazz, Frishberg has also established himself as an internationally recognized composer and lyricist as well as a solo performer with a loyal following.

He has played with jazz greats such as Ben Webster, Al Cohn, Zoot Sims, Carmen McRae, Gene Krupa, including Manhattan Transfer, Jimmy Rushing, Bud Freeman, Bill Berry's L.A. Band, Susannah McCorkle, Kenny Davern, and Rebecca Kilgore.

Audio

From Brasil to New Orleans

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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 09/26/2012

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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09/26/2012
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EZRA WEISSIT'S YOU OR NO ONEOUR PATH TO THIS MOMENTROARK
DAVE TULLI JST WANT TO GET PAIDI JUST WANT TO GET PAIDTOY CAR
KERRY STRAYEROH MR. SAUTER? YES MR. FINNEGANJERU BLUEPALMETTO
BILL HENDERSON/COUNT BASIEBROADWAYLIVE IN CONCERT WITH THE COUNT BASIE BANDMONAD
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEI'VE GROWN ACCUSTOMED TO YOUR FACECHILDREN OF THE NIGHTAYA
GRETA MATASSADOUBLE RAINBOWFAVORITES FROM A LONG WALKORIGIN
DAVID EVANSSO IN LOVEI DIDN'T KNOW ABOUT YOUHEAVYWOOD
DAVE TULLAIRPLANE SONGI JUST WANT TO GET PAIDTOY CAR
RETTA CHRISTIE/DAVID EVANS/DAVE FRISHBERGTHE THRILL IS GONERETTA CHRISTIE WITH DAVID EVENS AND DAVE FRISHBERGRETTA RECORDS
DEVIN PHILLIPSJUST ONE OF THOSE THINGSWADE IN THE WATERDEVIN PHILLIPS MUSIC
DAVE TULLWHERE IS THE RAINI JUST WANT TO GET PAIDTOY CAR
MIKE WINKLEI GUESS I KNEWTHIS DANCECELEBRATION MUSIC & EVENTS
JOE ZAWINULARRIVAL IN NEW YORKZAWINULMOSAIC
EZRA WEISSOUR PATH TO THIS MOMENTOur Path to This MomentROARK
EZRA WEISSWAYFARING STRANGEROUR PATH TO THIS MOMENTROARK
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGTHE INCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
NANCY KINGIF I SHOULD LOSE YOUFIRST DATEINNER CITY
NANCY CURTINSO TINHA DE SER COM VOCESOUL BRASILEIROhttp://www.nancycurtin.net
ROBERT HICKS/PETE RUGOLOMINOR RIFFTEXTURES IN HI-FIVELOCITY/ALTERNATOR
ROBERT HICKS/PETE RUGOLOINTERLUDETEXTURES IN HI-FIVELOCITY/ALTERNATOR
REBECA MAULEONCEPEDA FOREVERDESCARGA EN CALIFORNIAPIMIENTA
ANANDI GEFROHDEAR RUBYTHE SONG IS YOULAKE LADY MUSIC
TALL JAZZ/SWEET RITA SUITEHOW ABOUT NOWPHD

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 09/12/2012

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09/12/2012
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John McLaughlinAfro BlueAfter The RainVerve
john McLaughlinThe PeacocksThe PromiseVerve
Tia FullerBody and SoulAngelic WarriorMack
SphereDual ForceSphere on TourRed
Hank JonesFavorsFavorsVerve
Clifford BrownWhat is This Thing Called LoveThe complete Emarcy Recordings f Clifford BrownEmarcy
Dinah Washington/Clifford BrownI've Got You Undr My SkinThe Complete Emarcy/Clifford BrownEmarcy
Yoron IsraelBird of BeautyVisionsRJMC
Ella Fitzgerald/Stavie WonderYou Are the Sunshine of My LifeWe All Love EllaVerve
Charles EarlandMore Today Than YesterdayThe Almighty Burner32 Jazz
Charles EarlandSpeedballFunk FantastiquePrestige
Pat Metheny/Ornette ColemanTrigonometrySong XGeffen
Todd BishopMothers of the VeilLittle Played Little BirdOrigin
Kurt EllingOn Broadway1619 Broadway/the Brill Building ProjectConcord
Kenny BarronAutumn in New YorkNew York AttitudeUptown

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 08/29/2012

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08/29/2012
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Pat MethenyRoofdogsUnity BandNonesuch
Pat MethenyCome and SeeUnity BandNonesuch
Teriver CheungSkylarkMy NocturneTippin
Cheryl BentyneLove for SaleLet's MisbehaveSummit
George ShearingThe DukeI Hear a RhapsodyTelarc
Chick Corea/Gary BurtonCan't we be FriendsHot HouseConcord
Corea/Gomez/MotionPeri's ScopeFurther ExplorationsConcord
Tito PuenteSwinging Shepherd BluesUn Poco LocoConcord Picante
Cal TjaderSoul SauceSoul SauceConcord Picante
Cal TjaderShoshanaGoze Me! Pera YaConcord Picante
Conrad HerwigTom ThumbThe Latin Side of Wayne ShorterHalf Note
Bria SkonbergBig Yellow TaxiSo Is the DayRandom Act Records
Greg LewisLittle Rootie TootieOrgan Monkself prod
Monk4 in OneThe Genius of Modern MusicBlue Note
Rudresh MahanthappaRefreshCodebookPi Records
Lee KonitzI Remember YouMotionVerve
Lennie TristanoYou Go to My HeadLennie TristanoAtlantic
Marcus MillerSlippin into DarknessRenaissanceConcord

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 08/15/2012

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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08/15/2012
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Herbie HancockRound MidnightHerbie Hancock QuartetCBS
Cassandra WilsonBlue in GreenSings StandardsVerve
Pat MartinoBlue in GreenLive at Yoshi'sBlue Note
Wes MontgomeryWhisper NotThe Wes Montgomery TrioRiverside
Tete MontoliuInvitationTootie's TempoSteeplechase
Jackie McLeanDas DatIt's TimeBlue Note
Roy HaynesSummer NightFountain of YouthDreyfus
Randy CrawfordStreet LifeLivePRA
Eddy Lockjaw DavisWillow Weep for MeBest ofPrestige
Eric VaughanMinor RelocationsameBroken Time
Ezra WeissThe PromiseOur Path to the MomentRoark
John StowellYou Know it when You Got ItThroopOrigin
Tamba 4RezaSamba BlimA&M/CTI
Gretchen ParlatoDoraliceIn a DreamObliq
Bob BrookmeyerA FelicidadeTrombone Jazz SambaVerve/CTI
Dizzy GillespieNo More BluesOn the French RivieraVerve
Hendrick MeurkinsFrenzelosaCelebrandoZoho
Von FreemanBlues for BillieThe ImprovisorPremonition

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 08/01/2012

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08/01/2012

 !:58 2:06 6:48      John Coltrane               Liberia                Coltrane's Sound                          Atlantic Records

2:06 2:11 4:38       Cedar Walton/Lincoln  The Maestro        The Maestro                                Muse Records

2:11 2:17 5:22       Cedar Walton               The Bouncer        The Bouncer                                High Note

2:23 2:29 5:07        Eric Reed                     Rhythm a ning      The Baddest Monk                      Savant

2:29 2:32 3:15        Michael Omer      Leaving Early for Pete   Unwritten, Unplugged, & Unsigned      Self Prod

2:32 2:42 9:21        Clayton Bros.       The New song and Daance    title track                             Artist Share

2:49 2:55 5:44        Michael Omer             Stars & Spires         Unwritten, Unplugged & Unsigned      Self Prod

3:00 3:08 6:55        Michael Omer             Moody Muse              "                  "                "                    "

3:08 3:12 4:00        Sachel Vasandani        The Very Thought of You      Hi-Fly                            Mack Ave.

3:12 3::16 4:00        Mary Stallings             When Lights are Low    Don't Look Back                    High Note

3:20 3:28 8:22        Dr. Lonnie Smith           Mellow Mood             The Healer                           Pilgrimage Rec

3:28 3:37 9:25        Lonnie Smith                  Play it Back                Live at Club Mozambique        Blue Note

3:39 3:44 5:41        Laila Biali                      Woodstock                    Live in Concert                      Self Prod

3:44 3:48 4:41       Brian Bromberg          All Along the Watchtower  Bromberg Plays Hendrix     Artistry

3:49 3:57 7:21      Gil Evans                      Voodo Chile                     Live at Sweet Basil               Evidence

3:57 4::00 7:30      Ravi Coltrane                Klepto                              Spirit Fiction                      Blur Note 

 

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 07/18/2012

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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07/18/2012
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NAT COLEI'LL NEVER BE THE SAMENAT KING COLE TRIOCAPITOL
DONALD HARRISONSPIRITS OF CONGO SQUARENEW ORLEANS LEGACY ENSEMBLECANDID
RON STEENBLUES FOR R.S.AQUAMARINEHOUSE RECORDS
NAT COLEI'LL NEVER BE THE SAMENAT KING COLE TRIOCAPITOL
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEWALTZ THISCHILDREN OF THE NIGHTAYA
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINETWO SHADES OF AUTUMNCHILDREN OF THE NIGHTAYA
DAVE FRISHBERG/AL COHNP-TOWNYOU'RE A LUCKY GUYCONCORD
JOHN LEE HOOKERTHE WATERFRONTTHE REAL FOLK BLUESCHESS
TOM WAKELINGTHE TOUCH OF YOUR LIPSCOTTON CLUB LIVEPHD
BEN WOLFEJACKIE MACNO STRANGERS HEREMAX JAZZ
AL COHNTHAT'S WHAT YOU THINKAL COHN QUINTETSAVOY
AL COHNAH-MOOREAL COHN QUINTETSAVOY
DAVE FRISHBERGTHE UNDERDOGLET'S EAT HOMECONCORD
BEN WOLFETYHE MINNICK RULENO STRANGERS HEREMAX JAZZ
WYNTON MARSALISALL ABOARDBIG TRAINCOLUMBIA
JACKY TERRASONUNDER PARIS SKIESSMILEBLUE NOTE
PIERRE MICHELOTGAVOTTEROUND ABOUT A BASSGITANE
DEVIN PHILLIPSTHE GREAT M.T.WADE IN THE WATERDEVIN PHILLIPS MUSIC
KURT ELLINGIT'S EASY TO REMEMBERDEDICATED TO YOUCONCORD
COLTRANE AND HARTMANDEDICATED TO YOUJOHN COLTRANE AND JOHNNY HARTMANMCA IMPULSE
AKBAR DE PRIEST/ANDRE ST JAMESPOTATO SALADCENTRAL AVENUE ROOTSDE PRIEST PROJECT
ANDREW OLIVER KORA BANDTHE FUNNEL AND THE VACUUM CLEANERJUST 4UANDREW OLIVER
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGINCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
NANCY KING/DAVE CATNEYGREEN DOLPHIN STNONEPRIVATE COLLECTION
NANCY KING/DAVE CATNEYMOONLIGHT TO YOUNONEPRIVATE COLLECTION
PETE PETERSEN AND THE PORKPIE SEXTETRELEASE THE HORNSKEEP YOUR HAT ONPONY BOY
JESSICA WILLIAMS/DICK BERKAUTUMN LEAVESMOMENTUMJAZZ FOCUS
RICH HALLEYTHE LIZARD BROTHERSCRACKED SIDEWALKSAVOCET

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 06/20/2012

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STAN KENTONTUXEDO JUNCTIONAT THE LAS VEGAS TROPICANACAPITOL
STAN KENTONSTREET SCENESAMECAPITOL
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEPATCH OF FOG - PRELUDESPEAK LOW/SWING HARDAYA
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEI'LL BE SEEING YOUSAMEAYA
GLEN MOORE & DAVID FRIESENCHILDREN OF THE KINGDOMIN CONCERTVANGUARD
DAVID FRIESENPRELUDEINNER VOICESGLOBAL PACIFIC
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENFLAGOLETIN CONCERTVANGUARD
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENBASS DUETIN CONCERTVANGUARD
OREGONEPILOGUE45TH PARALLELPORTRAIT/CBS
GLEN MOOREZBIGYINTRODUCINGELEKTRA/ASYLUM
DAVID FRIESEN AND UWE KROPINSKIISTANBLUEMADE IN ISTANBULITM
DAVIS FRIESEN AND GLEN MOOREON THE ROAD WITH JAZZRETURNINGBURNSIDE

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 06/20/2012

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STAN KENTONTUXEDO JUNCTIONAT THE LAS VEGAS TROPICANACAPITOL
STAN KENTONSTREET SCENESAMECAPITOL
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEPATCH OF FOG - PRELUDESPEAK LOW/SWING HARDAYA
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEI'LL BE SEEING YOUSAMEAYA
GLEN MOORE & DAVID FRIESENCHILDREN OF THE KINGDOMIN CONCERTVANGUARD
DAVID FRIESENPRELUDEINNER VOICESGLOBAL PACIFIC
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENFLAGOLETIN CONCERTVANGUARD
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENBASS DUETIN CONCERTVANGUARD
OREGONEPILOGUE45TH PARALLELPORTRAIT/CBS
GLEN MOOREZBIGYINTRODUCINGELEKTRA/ASYLUM
DAVID FRIESEN AND UWE KROPINSKIISTANBLUEMADE IN ISTANBULITM
DAVIS FRIESEN AND GLEN MOOREON THE ROAD WITH JAZZRETURNINGBURNSIDE

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 06/20/2012

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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STAN KENTONTUXEDO JUNCTIONAT THE LAS VEGAS TROPICANACAPITOL
STAN KENTONSTREET SCENESAMECAPITOL
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEPATCH OF FOG - PRELUDESPEAK LOW/SWING HARDAYA
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEI'LL BE SEEING YOUSAMEAYA
GLEN MOORE & DAVID FRIESENCHILDREN OF THE KINGDOMIN CONCERTVANGUARD
DAVID FRIESENPRELUDEINNER VOICESGLOBAL PACIFIC
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENFLAGOLETIN CONCERTVANGUARD
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENBASS DUETIN CONCERTVANGUARD
OREGONEPILOGUE45TH PARALLELPORTRAIT/CBS
GLEN MOOREZBIGYINTRODUCINGELEKTRA/ASYLUM
DAVID FRIESEN AND UWE KROPINSKIISTANBLUEMADE IN ISTANBULITM
DAVID FRIESEN AND GLEN MOOREON THE ROAD WITH JAZZRETURNINGBURNSIDE
DAVID FRIESENBLUE 10FIVE AND THREEITM
OREGONTHE CAT PIANOIN STRIDECAM JAZZ
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENSUITE FOR BASS, CELLO, AND VIOLININ CONCERTVANGUARD
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGTHE INCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
JIMMY RUSHING/DAVE FRISHBERGHOMETHE YOU AND ME THAT USED TO BERCA
JIMMY RUSHING/DAVE FRISHBERGTHANKS A MILLIONSAMERCA
DAVE FRISHBERGSARATOGA HUNCHDAVE FRISHBERG SONGBOOKOMNI SOUND JAZZ
SHIRLEY NANETTEYOU DO SOMETHING TO MESEE YOU LATERFIREBIRD ARTS AND MUSIC
ROBERT MOORELITTLE BOY BLUESERVE YOU, MA'AM?ROMO MUSIC

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 06/06/2012

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06/06/2012
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Art PepperLas Cuevas de MarioFriday Night at the Village VanguardContemporary
Dr. Lonnie SmithMonk Could SwingThe Turbanator32 Jazz
Dave LiebmanTribute to John ColtraneMr. PCColumbia
Dave LiebmanMaiden VoyageVoyageEvidence
Dave Liebman and Nancy ReedThe PeacocksNeighborVictordisk
MaracaMantecaReencuentrosSarl
Absolute TrioI didn't Know What Time it WasA Tropical ThirstRed Rock
Brad Mehldau TrioTwiggyOdeNonsuch
Wayne ShorterFee Fi Fo FumSpeak No EvilBlue Note
The CookersBelieveBelieveMotema
Nina SimoneI Put a Spell On YouJazz MastersVerve
Eddie Lockjaw DavisThe RevBest ofPrestige
Miles DavisBlowDoo BopWarner Bros
Miles and QuincySpringsvilleLive at MontreuxWarner Bros
Get The BlessingOC DCOC DCNAIM

 

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