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40th Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival 2020

  KBOO is broadcasting the virtual Cathedral Park Jazz Fest LIVE July 17-19!   Like jazz, life in the time of the pandemic is about improvisation. For the first time since its inception in 1980, the swinging sounds of the 40th Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival 2020 will ... Read more

YAN SHU II Motor Sessions Live LENUT LE Soñeus

Airs at: Mon, 10/19/2020 at 8:00pm - 10:00pm
Produced for A Different Nature
  Yan Shu II Motor Sessions Live. Recorded live during the Butoh Dance Company "Yan Shu" Tour in Mexico City in 2002 at Ex Teresa Arte Actual, Anahuacalli Museum and at Teatro de las Vizcainas. Yan Shu: Moro Motor: Sergio Espinoza, Mariano Espinoza, Alejandro Vargas, Germ... Read more

Art Abrams Big Band Birthday Bash

Airs at: Wed, 10/14/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     Art Abrams formed his Swing Machine Big Band in 1986, the year after he started his Jazz Summit program on KMHD.     Listen Wednesday, and find out what he's all about - Big Bands!      Since we met in 1985, Art has not changed at all. He takes a lickin' and keeps... Read more

2 Iconic and Timeless Jazz Works in their Entirety

Airs at: Wed, 09/30/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     Music from the 1959 film Black Orpheus is familiar to most from American pop interpretations, but rarely is the entire sound track music played on radio.      Today is that day.  It will be followed by the complete 1999 work, by the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, Bi... Read more

Music and movie reviews for backyard listening

Airs at: Mon, 09/28/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
the Sampler returns once again as DK and Fortunato recommend some movies not to miss. DK will look at a resent alien invasion movie from Russia and Fortunato takes a second look at the action thiller The Take. Which had been removed from release twice due to its political c... Read more


Airs at: Sat, 09/26/2020 at 2:00pm - 5:00pm
On Saturday, September 26, Rick Mitchell will be presenting three hours of John Coltrane’s music – both classic recordings and historical rarities – in honor of what would have been his 94th birthday this week. Although his recording career lasted only 15 years, he never st... Read more

More music and film reviews

Airs at: Mon, 09/21/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Another Monday afternoon, another Sampler. A great selection of music featuring both classic and contemporary jazz. Also DK Holm reviews Coup 53, and I'm Thining of Ending Things. And, Fortunato will look at the final Star Wars movie. This Show Is Really It! Read more

Music and Movies on the Sampler

Airs at: Mon, 09/14/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for The Monday Sampler
Still holding in place on a smokey afternoon? Tune in for a great selection of music. Also DK Holm, from KBOO's Film @ 11, stops by to review a new book about the cult comedy classic The Big Lebowski.  And, Fortunato will look at one of the last great horror films from Brit... Read more

BTTE Episode 286: PDX Pop Now! Special

Airs at: Sun, 09/06/2020 at 12:00am - 3:00am
Produced for Back To The Egg

Fall membership Drive - We're Here For You - and we Need You - Now

Airs at: Mon, 09/02/2019 at 2:00pm - Wed, 09/02/2020 at 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     For over 30 years, Nick has brought KBOO audiences the very best in jazz, salsa, and Brazilian music, with his unique taste and delivery found only on KBOO.    Hear samples of his selections today - and we're sure you'll agree his special qualities make KBOO worthy ... Read more