Jazz in the Afternoon

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Airs at: Wed, 01/22/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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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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Trumpeters Jack Sheldon and Gary Barone remembered

Airs at: Wed, 01/08/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     December 2019 was tough on trumpet players. We lost two of the best.      Gary Barone was one of our own. He lived, performed, and studied in Portland from 1986 to 1995, earning a MS in economics from PSU while playing in their band. He performed, toured, and reco... Read more

Yes, Virginia, there is a ... jazz music show on Christmas Day

Airs at: Wed, 12/25/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Tired of Christmas music? Only one such tune, a Monk tune, will close the show.   Read more

Winter and Times Remembered

Airs at: Wed, 12/11/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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  As always:  as much good jazz as time allows. Access on winter jazz today.      After the 3:30 jazz calendar, David Friesen discusses, and samples music from, his 45 years of presenting Christmas concerts in Portland Read more

Jazz to be Thankful For and Anson Wright

Airs at: Wed, 11/27/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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   Back from Kyoto and ready to present turkey-preparing jazz.  Hopefully the things I'm thankful for will match, or inspire, yours.   After our 3:30 jazz calendar, Anson Wright will be our guest o preview his upcoming CD release.      Happy Thanksgiving to you all. Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon on 11/13/19

Airs at: Wed, 11/13/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Jazz in the Afternoon on 10/30/19

Airs at: Wed, 10/30/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Miles Davis showcase

Airs at: Wed, 10/16/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Jazz Current Events follows the Jazz Calendar Read more

Oregon Coast Jazz Party preview

Airs at: Wed, 10/02/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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From 2 to 3:30 pm , Jazz In The Afternoon will do a musical preview of this coming weekend's Festival. After the 3:30 jazz calendar, we'll preview this Thursday's Portland concert, An Evening of Jazz Vocalese, starring Portlanders Rebecca Kilgore, Nancy King, and Veronica... Read more

Big Bands with Larry Nobori and Nola Bogle

Airs at: Wed, 09/18/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Thanks for supporting Jazz on KBOO Today we'll focus on big bands, with guests leader Larry Nobori and singer Nola Bogle from the Minidoka Swing Band. Read more

Big Bands for Fall Member Drive - and local musicians guest

Airs at: Wed, 09/18/2019 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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      For 51 uninterrupted years, KBOO has supported jazz listeners with the very best jazz music, offered by experienced and tasteful hosts, and by letting you know what's happening and where to find it.      Today, we need - really NEED - you to pledge your financial s... Read more