Jazz

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Conflicted Tongue: Black Oral Traditions & Rap Music's Burden of Legacy.

Airs at: Sat, 12/08/2018 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm
Recent history of black oral music (1995 to present) betrays the evolution and convergence of story telling and social movement(s) historically held (Reconstruction to the 1980s), and told through a communal lens. Sadly, a tradition that has witnessed the rise of materialis... Read more

Giving Thanks for Jazz

Airs at: Wed, 11/28/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     We have much to be thankful for with the richness of people and institutions currently working to keep jazz thriving in Portland.      Add to those already mentioned:   Bob Dietsche and Lynn Darroch - jazz historians    (over 40 years); David Friesen, John Stowel... Read more

Appropriation or Cultivation: White Artists w/Black Souls, and African American Melodies

Airs at: Sat, 12/01/2018 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm
A slow burning controversy is reignited with a generational, conflated debate: White musician morphs, masquerade, or transgressions into Black music forms. From pop dual The Righteous Brothers and their 'blue eyed soul', to Jeff Lorber's jazz fusion, and Bruno Mars and Just... Read more

Keith Jarrett

Airs at: Sat, 11/24/2018 at 1:00am - 2:00am

Radio Lost & Found's Thanks Giving Ritual 2018

Airs at: Thu, 11/22/2018 at 10:00pm - Fri, 11/23/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
Generic thanks giving ritual. Call in and give thanks for whatever. What have you. Etc. With special guest DJ Martinibomb of Freeform Portland and soon WFMU's Sheena's Jungle Room program Medium Cool. Ingredients consisted of: The Motern Media Holiday Singers - Thanks For ... Read more

A Popcalypse on 11/21/18

Airs at: Wed, 11/21/2018 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for A Popcalypse
Includes a short tribute to music legend Roy Clark who recently passed.  No One Receiving Brian Eno Before And After Science Virgin EMI Records 1:07 PM Army Dreamers Kate Bush Never for Ever Parlophone UK 1:07 PM A Demon Like... Read more

The Gospel of Jazz: The Fine Line Between Secular and Religious Music.

Airs at: Sat, 11/24/2018 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm
The Gospel of Jazz: The Fine Line Between Secular and Religious Music. The music known as jazz evolved from songs of spirit,faith, labor, urban life, and protest. These complex music transfers migrate across music genres, and over the passage of time, accumulate in the sou... Read more

NEW in KBOO music library November 19, 2018

CDs       Daun, Devata Pye Luis Pytch Alt. Rock Dire Wolves Paradisiacal Mind Feeding Tube Alt. Rock Elle Pf She Wrote It Self Released Alt. Rock Kostra, C. Parallel Murderverse Pytch Alt. Rock ... Read more

Christian Scott at PDX Jazz

Airs at: Wed, 01/31/2018 at 7:45pm - 8:45pm
Trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah performs at 8 p.m. February 20 at the Star Theater.  Read more

Thanks for Big Bands and Jazz Orchestras from 2 to 3:30

Airs at: Wed, 11/14/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     This is our pre-Thanksgiving Thanks for Good Jazz Music show.      Have a great holiday - start today! Read more