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.

 

My first guest, Don Lucoff, Managing Director of the Festival,

will  bring music of four groundbreaking groups appearing at the Festival:

-3 Cohens

-Anat Fort

-Afro-Semitic Experience

-Nik Bartsch's Ronin

 

My second guest, vocalist Nola Bogle, will highlight

both her upcoming gig, 2/23,  at Wilf's - part of the Festival -

and reflect on her rich legacy in the Portland jazz scene.

 

My third guest, Nancy King, who's appearing tonight

at Wilf's, and 2/22 (Nancy King Day in Portland) at the Bijou Cafe,

 will bring her newly released CD "Perennial" -

and tell stories about it, of course!

 

Hope you'll join us starting at 2 p.m. today.

 

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