Jazz in the Afternoon

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Every other Wednesday, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Mainstream Jazz from the historic to the present

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     

 

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Robert Hicks guests

Airs at: Wed, 12/07/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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From Rex Reed: "...From horn choirs to big-band charts, expect one surprise after another, in an album that surpasses the season with a value that lasts all year long.   This is a triumph of wonder and joy." Robert Hicks brings this album live to our studio today. Read more

Jimmie Herrod/George Colligan Live PSU Concert-with both live in studio

Airs at: Wed, 11/23/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll start by musically remembering Portland pianist David Ornette Cherry, who we've lost suddenly and unexpectedly. Our Jazz To Be Thankful For  show continues with jazz from PSU faculty; finally, we are especially honored to have, and play for you, the excellent concert... Read more

Bill Holman Celebration at LA Retrospective

Airs at: Wed, 11/09/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Big Band Blockbuster shows Bill still Live at 95.   LA musicians showcasethe best of Big Bands past and present. Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon on 10/26/22

Airs at: Wed, 10/26/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Oregon Coast Jazz Party and Los Angeles Jazz Institute Bill Homan Tribute

Airs at: Wed, 10/12/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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     Top music from near and far.      Festivals during first hour.      Art and Yvonne's Swing Machine Big Band in second hour.      Art's now enshrined in the Oregon Music Hall of Fame, class of 2022. Congratulations! Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon on 09/28/22

Airs at: Wed, 09/28/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Jazz in the Afternoon on 09/14/22

Airs at: Wed, 09/14/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Jazz Hits featured

Airs at: Wed, 08/31/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Joey's apparent sudden death comes at a shock to this host. We'll enjoy some of the outstanding music he's left us. The Jazz Hits feature returns after a long absence. Its very loose definition is 'the original jazz version of a song that's made somebody's top 100 someplac... Read more

The Long Cuts

Airs at: Wed, 08/17/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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  Zawinul and Toots and Miles Hear how they came together yet stayed apart... from the mainstream   Read more

Gerald Caldwell remembered

Airs at: Wed, 08/03/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Before Portland hotels fully opened to Blacks, many traveling jazz musicians were made welcome by local families.  Gerald Caldwell's was one of these. Such music and stories the first hour, followed by current Portland events and some of those performers making them. Read more