Jazz

Stefon Harris

Airs at: Tue, 12/18/2018 at 8:30am - 9:30am

Dream Wulf-Millennial Falcon-Green Mountain Guild Winter Solstice 2018

Airs at: Fri, 12/21/2018 at 10:00pm - Sat, 12/22/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Plugged In
Dream Wulf was founded in the woods of the Pacific North West in 2015 during a musicians get away. The members found that when their sound collided it sounded strange and pleasing, lovely and creepy, and it made them curious for more. Dream Wulf is a mashup blend of alterna... Read more

Radio Lost & Found for 12/13/18

Airs at: Thu, 12/13/2018 at 10:00pm - Fri, 12/14/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for Radio Lost and Found
Another fond farewell to a departed musician – this time Pete Shelley of The Buzzcocks and his own wonderful solo work. Damn. It’s getting more and more frequent.  I also did a long mix, mixed in with the sounds of the Paris riots, ending with Throbbing Gristle’s E Coli. T... Read more

Marti Mendenhall, Mick Schafer and The Roving Eyes

Airs at: Fri, 12/14/2018 at 10:00pm - Sat, 12/15/2018 at 12:00am
Produced for La Ruleta
Marti Mendenhall has a new Christmas single called "Here I Am Home". She will be premiering and chatting with us. Marti is a perfomer and producer, radio and podcast host of Marti's Music Kitchen, a partnership with Oregon Music News. "Your new Christmas Holiday Favorite! ... Read more

Jazz on Radio: KBOO and Beyond

Airs at: Sat, 12/15/2018 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm
The reverence the disc jockey holds for jazz radio is legend. During KBOO membership drive The Motif explores the legacy created on Portland airwaves, and beyond.                             photo by Brandy Kayzakian-Rowe Photography Read more

Sounds Unsound late December 2018

Airs at: Sun, 12/23/2018 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Sounds Unsound
No Christmas music. No holiday music. Read more

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