The World of Jazz

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Airs at: Wed, 10/24/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Every other Wednesday from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Celebrating the Art of Jazz

With the passing of venerable KBOO host David Lifton, Rita Rega will continue in David’s time slot to celebrate the art of jazz. The show “The World of Jazz” will look at this ever changing art-form and it's rich tradition. New releases will segue to familiar classics and back again. Informed conversation about our jazz community will also be presented. 

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It's Harvest Time

Airs at: Wed, 10/10/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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You'll hear tunes from Tigran Hamasyan, Mark Guiliana, John Scofield, and Joshua Redman.  Read more

Early Fall

Airs at: Wed, 09/26/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll sample the new music of Houston Person & Ron Carter, Helen Sung, Gilad Hekselman, Kamasi Washington, John Coltrane and more. Read more

A Clarion Call To Join KBOO

Airs at: Wed, 09/12/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Back from vacation,  Rita will share a crop of new releases as well as a few old gems. We'll feature Bria Skonberg's newest release "With A Twist." Read more

The World of Jazz on 08/29/18

Airs at: Wed, 08/29/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Sub by Rick Mitchell   2:08 PM Aretha Franklin Cold Cold Heart Unforgettable. A Tribute To Dinah Washington Speakers Corner Records 2009 Blues     2:09 PM Abdullah Ibrahim Blues For A Hip King Senzo Intuit... Read more

The World of Jazz on 08/15/18

Airs at: Wed, 08/15/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Newport Jazz Festival Then and Now

Airs at: Wed, 08/01/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll hear past performances from the Newport Jazz Festival as well as preview the artists who will be at the 2018 Newport Jazz Festival. Read more

Dive in, it's summer festival time!

Airs at: Wed, 07/18/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Jazz and Tango will be the topic for a chat with Robert Whipple from Chamber Music Northwest. Vocalist John Proulx will also be a guest.  Read more

The World of Jazz on 07/04/18

Airs at: Wed, 07/04/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Fresh Tracks for Summer

Airs at: Wed, 06/20/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll preview the new "Untitled Original 11383" from "Both Directions at Once: The Lost Album" of John Coltrane. Read more

The View From Here

Airs at: Wed, 06/06/2018 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll sample new releases, talk to a New York based pianist, Ben Rosenblum who's coming to Jo Bar next week and remember bassist Andre St. James. Read more