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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Episode Archive

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.

Jazz in the Afternoon on 01/19/11

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Wed, 01/19/2011 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Oscar Brown, Jr. Musical Showcase

Jazz In The Afternoon, from 2 to 3 p.m., Wed. Jan. 19,

 will present the music

of singer, songwriter, playwright, TV Host,

and Chicago political candidate Oscar Brown, Jr. (1926-2005).

 

Among his notable accomplishments was his collaboration

with Max Roach and Abbey Lincoln on the 1960 musical work

"WE INSIST!  Max Roach's Freedom Now Suite".

 

This show is dedicated to the memory of

The Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

 

With regards,

Bob Riddle

Jazz in the Afternoon on 12/22/10

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Wed, 12/22/2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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2nd Annual Christmas Blues (and Jazz) Special WED 12/22

Christmas Blues today - WED 12/22 - from 2 to 4 pm

on Jazz In The Afternoon.

 

Blues hand-picked by John Fletcher,

originator of the Blues Palace in 1985.

 

Jazz will include Maynard, and

a rare Monk Christmas tune.

 

Hope you'll listen and enjoy.

 

Merry Christmas!

from Bob Riddle

Jazz in the Afternoon on 11/10/10

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Wed, 11/10/2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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San Francisco "Diary of the Underdogs"; Steve Christofferson; Tall Jazz to Enter JSo Hall of Fame

We'll explore, musically, pianist and composer Don Alberts' new book,

"Diary of the Underdogs - Jazz in San Francisco in the 1960's"

Then, after 3 p.m., pianist-composer-melodica player Steve Christofferson

will be our guest with his music and stories.  After the JSO Jazz Calendar,

we'll close with the music of Tall Jazz, who will enter the Jazz Society

of Oregon's Hall of Fame, this Friday, at Jimmy Mak's.

 

Hope you'll join me.

 

With regards,

Bob Riddle

"Jazz In The Afternoon"

...in the spirit of Jim Andrews...

Jazz in the Afternoon on 10/27/10

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Wed, 10/27/2010 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Bud Shank Interview - from Bob Dietsche's 1985 KBOO "Jazzport"

At 2:00 today, Jazz In The Afternoon goes into KBOO's rich

jazz history to present a musical interview of alto saxophonist

Bud Shank, from 1985's "Jazzport" with host Bob Dietsche.

 

Hope you can join me.

 

With regards,

Bob Riddle

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 05/23/2012

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Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
05/23/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Pat MethanyTurnaround80/81ECM
Todd BishopEnfantLittle Played Little BirdOrigin
Noah Bernsteina Place Called SilvermanSixHanley
Art FarmerWisteriaJazz GiantsPrestige
Steve KuhnWisteriaWisteriaECM
Bria SkonbergKeep Me In The Back of Your MindSo Is the DayRandom Act
Bria SkonbergSo Is The Daysame nameRandom Act
Bria SkonbergHip CheckSo Is the DayRandom Act
Bria SkonbergPenny in your PocketSo Is The DayRandom Act
Miles Davis QuartetGingerbread BoyBest OfColumbia
Anita Oday/RLS RemixSing Sing SingVerve remix 3Verve
M, M, & WBemsha Swing/Lively Up YourselfLast ChanceGramavision
Billy Martin/Will BladesLes and EddieShimmyRoyal Potato Family
Eddie HarrisListen HereThe Real Electric Eddie H.Ubiquity
Les McCanLittle Blue VWLes is MoreHyena
Brian BrombergCompared to Thatsame nameArtistry
Anne SajderaAna MariaAzulBijuri Records

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 05/09/2012

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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05/09/2012
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NANCY KING/RAY BROWNTHE PERFECT BLUESSOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS ARE SINGERSTELARC
NANCY KINGWHAT'S NEWLIVE AT PICADILLY ROOM 1973PRIVATE COLLECTION
NANCY KING/JOHN STOWELLHOW HIGH THE MOONRAYPHILOLOGY
NANCY KING/STEVE CHRISTOFFERSONMISY ROSESPERENNIALKILIMANJARO DISQUES
NANCY KING/FRED HERSCHLKITTLE SUEDE SHOES/DAY BY DAYLIVE AT JAZZ STANDARDMAX JAZZ
NANCY KING/GLEN MOORESWEEPER MANCLIFF DANCEJUSTICE
NANCY KING/KARIN ALLYSONEVERYBODY'S BOPPIN'FOOTPRINTSCONCORD JAZZ
NANCY KING/SERGIU LUCAI WATCH YOU SLEEPPERENNIALKILIMANJARO DISQUES
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGTHE INCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
NANCY KING/SONNY KINGBYE BYE BLACKBIRDLIVE AT EUGENE HOTEL 1967PRIVATE COLLECTION
NANCY KING with STEVE CHRISTOFFERSON/LEROY VINNEGARBLUE SKIESPERENNIALKILIMANJARO DISQUES
NANCY KINGHOUR OF THE POSSUMCLIFF DANCEJUSTICE

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 04/25/2012

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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04/25/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Betty CarterFeed the Firesame nameVerve
Mc Coy TynerImpressionsInfinityImpulse
Baby Face WilletteFace to Facesame nameBlue Note
Mel BrownShoes for ShirleySmokin at Jimmy Mak'sself prod
Piero OroriciMy One and Only Lovew/Cedar Walton TrioSavant
Mary StallingsLove Me or Leave MeDon't Look BackHigh Note
Jimmy ScottAll The Waysame nameSire
Roland KirkBlue RolJazz MastersVerve
Yusef LateefOboe BluesLast Savoy SessionsSavoy
Roland KirkYou Did ItJazz MastersVerve
Yusef LateefA Night in TunisiaLast Savoy SessionsSavoy
James NewtonBlack and Tan FantasyAfrican FlowerBlue Note
Lawrence BrownJeep's BluesInspired AbandonImpulse
Santana/ShorterFor Those Who ChantLive at MontreauxMontreaux
Will BernardImplitudeOutdoor Livingself prod
Hailey NiswangerThe Keepersame titleCalmit

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 04/11/2012

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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Benny Golson`Killer JoeI remember cliffordJHR
Either OrchestraWhisper NotThe Calculus of PleasureAccurate
Benny GreenTestifyinDon't Be ShamedBlue Note
Etta JamesBlues in the NightPlease Send Me Someone to LoveFantasy
Ahmad JamalWoody n YouBlue MoonJazz BooK
Bill EvansSolarComplete Vanguard SessionsRiverside
Mark SimonSonoraBass 10Saphu
Mark SimonHometown BluesPortland NightsLibra Moon
Hank JonesPaulettaFor My FatherJustin Time
Mark SimonThis Old ManBass 10Saphu
Mark SimonAlone TogetherBass 10Saphu
Todd BishopMothers of the VeilLittle Played Little BirdOrigin
Chico FreemanDon't Get Around Much AnymoreSpirit SensetiveIndia Navigation
Jimmy RushingGoin To ChicagoThe Essential JRVanguard Rec
Brian Hosong for my FatherOrganicself produced

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/28/2012

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03/28/2012
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FRANK ROSOLINOTAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAMETROMBONE ALBUMSAVOY
SONNY RUSSOROCKIN IN RHYTHMNONEPRIVATE COLLECTION
SONNY RUSSOTROMBONE SPECTACULARTROMBONE SPECTACULARPRIVATE COLLECTION
SONNY RUSSOLOVER MANTROMBONE SPECTACULARPRIVATE COLLECTION
FRANK ROSOLINO (VOCAL)TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDSTURN ME LOOSECOLLECTIBLES
FRANK ROSOLINOLADY JEANLIGHTHOUSE AT LAGUNACONTEMPORARY
FRANK ROSOLINO(VOCAL)PENNIES FROM HEAVENTURN ME LOOSECOLLECTIBLES
CHARLES STRAUSE ORCH W/ARRANGEMENTS BY EDDIE SAUTERENTR'ACTESUPERMAN S/TCOLUMBIA
JOHN LA PORTA6th VARIATION - FROM THE COOL SCHOOLTHEME AND VARIATIONSFCD
BENNY GOODMANBUGLE CALL RAGLIVE IN SANTIAGO DE CHILETCB
WOODY HERMANFOUR OTHERSTHIRD HERD/EARLY AUTUMNDISCOVERY
WOODY HERMANMEN FROM MARSTHIRD HERD/EARLY AUTUMNDISCOVERY
STAN KENTONCOLLABORATION/LOVE FOR SALEKENTON IN CONCERT LIVE AT ROYAL ALBERT HALLARTISTRY
GRACHAN MONCUR IIITHE COASTEREVOLUTIONBLUE NOTE
GERRY MULLIGAN QUARTET F/BOB BROOKMEYERLOVE ME OR LEAVE MEparis concertpacific jazz
JIMMY KNEPPERTHE MASHERLIVE IN L.A.INNER CITY
STAN KENTONARTISTRY IN RHYTHMLIVE IN EUROPELONDON

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/28/2012

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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03/28/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
FRANK ROSOLINOTAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAMETROMBONE ALBUMSAVOY
SONNY RUSSOROCKIN IN RHYTHMNONEPRIVATE COLLECTION
SONNY RUSSOTROMBONE SPECTACULARTROMBONE SPECTACULARPRIVATE COLLECTION
SONNY RUSSOLOVER MANTROMBONE SPECTACULARPRIVATE COLLECTION
FRANK ROSOLINO (VOCAL)TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDSTURN ME LOOSECOLLECTIBLES
FRANK ROSOLINOLADY JEANLIGHTHOUSE AT LAGUNACONTEMPORARY
FRANK ROSOLINO(VOCAL)PENNIES FROM HEAVENTURN ME LOOSECOLLECTIBLES
CHARLES STRAUSE ORCH W/ARRANGEMENTS BY EDDIE SAUTERENTR'ACTESUPERMAN S/TCOLUMBIA
JOHN LA PORTA6th VARIATION - FROM THE COOL SCHOOLTHEME AND VARIATIONSFCD
BENNY GOODMANBUGLE CALL RAGLIVE IN SANTIAGO DE CHILETCB
WOODY HERMANFOUR OTHERSTHIRD HERD/EARLY AUTUMNDISCOVERY
WOODY HERMANMEN FROM MARSTHIRD HERD/EARLY AUTUMNDISCOVERY
STAN KENTONCOLLABORATION/LOVE FOR SALEKENTON IN CONCERT LIVE AT ROYAL ALBERT HALLARTISTRY
GRACHAN MONCUR IIITHE COASTEREVOLUTIONBLUE NOTE
GERRY MULLIGAN QUARTET F/BOB BROOKMEYERLOVE ME OR LEAVE MEparis concertpacific jazz
JIMMY KNEPPERTHE MASHERLIVE IN L.A.INNER CITY
STAN KENTONARTISTRY IN RHYTHMLIVE IN EUROPELONDON

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/14/2012

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03/14/2012
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DJ Jazzy JeffNight in TunisiaRe-BopSavoy
Dizzy G. Big Band

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/14/2012

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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03/14/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
DJ Jazzy JeffNight in TunisiaRe-BopSavoy
Dizzy G. All Star Big BandHot HouseDizzy"s BusinessMCG Music
Cynthia FeltonFreedom Jazz Dancesameself
Brian BrombergBoliviaWood IIArtistry
Brian BrombergCantalope IslandDownright UprightArtistry
John BrownCome Live With MeQuiet TimeBrown Blvd. Musiv
John AutinPoincianaPiano TownRabadash
G. Shearing/H. JonesOh, Look at me NowThe Spirit of 176Concord
Paul McCartneyPaper MoonKisses on the BottomConcord
Pearl DjangoBegin the BeguineAvalonModern Hot Music
Pearl DjangoLauraUnder Paris SkiesModern Hot Music
Shelly MannMoulin Rouge MedleyShelly Mann Trio in ZurichContemporary
Cyrille Aimee/Diego F.La Vie En RoseSmileself prod
Charles LloydForrest FlowerIn MontereyAtlantic
TOSHIKO AKIYOSHIFalling Petalfrom toshika with LoveBMG
TOSHIKO AKIYOSHIOblivionRemember BudEvidence
Nt Adderley QuintetThe Old CountryThat's RightRiverside
Connonball Adderley QuintetWork SongParis 1960Pablo
Eddief Cleanhead VinsonKidney StewCleanhead/CannonballMilestone

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 02/01/2012

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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02/01/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Hendrick MeurkinsEstateLive at Bird's EyeZoho
Kurt EllingDedicated to YouDedicated to YouConcord Jazz
Cindy BlackmanCrazy He Calls MeThe OracleMuse
Chic CoreaPeri's ScopeFurther ExplorationsConcord Jazz
Jimmy OwensBright MississippiThe Monk ProjectIPO Recordings
SphereWe SeeSphereVerve
Thelonious Monk with John ColtraneTrinkle TinkleThelonious Monk with John ColtraneJazzland
Ella FitzgeraldSt. Louis BluesThese are the BluesVerve
Willie Nelson & Wynton MarsalisBasin Street Blues@ Men with the BluesBlue Note
Benny GreenGreen's BluesGreen's BluesTelarc
3 CohensThe MoochFamilyAnzic
Vijay IyerTirthaTirthaACT Music
Rudresh MahanthappaLunchanddinnerSamdhiACT
Miles from India groupSo WhatMiles from IndiaTimes Square Records
Vijay Iyer TrioSomewhereHistoricityACT Music
Eddie Daniels/Roger KellawaySomewhereLive at the Library of CongressIPO Recordings

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 01/18/2012

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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01/18/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Mc Coy TynerBlues on the CornerQuartetMcCoy Tyner Music
Christian McBrideBlack MoonGettin to itVerve
Javon JacksonMode for JoeN Y timeChesky
Screaming Headless TorsosFree ManScreaming Headless TorsosDiscovery
Miles DavisFreedom Jazz DanceMiles SmilesColumbia
George RussellAll About RosieModern Jazz ConcertColumbia
Lee KonitzI Remember YouMotionVerve
Dizzy Gillespie and the Double Sixes of ParisHot Housedizzy & the Double SixesPolygram
Toots ThielemansWaltz for DebbyEast Coast/West CoastPrivate Music
Stephane GrappelliChapeau BluesViolins No EndPablo
Cyrille Aimee & Diego FigueiredoNight in TunisiaSmileDiegoFigueiredo.com
Cyrille AimeeAS Long As You're LivingCyrille Aimee & the Surreal BAndself-produced
Cyrille & DiegoQue Reste TilSmileDiegoFigueiredo.com
Nancy KingLittle Suede Shoes/Day By DayLive at the Jazz StandardMAX JAZZ

 

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