The World of Jazz

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Airs at: Wed, 11/04/2020 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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A Taste of History

Airs at: Wed, 10/21/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Newly uncovered tapes from jazz giants Monk and Ella have just been released.  Read more

Cool Tunes For October

Airs at: Wed, 10/07/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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This show starts with Dominican born, New York based pianist Michel Camilo leading his own big band.  Read more

'Tis Autumn

Airs at: Wed, 09/23/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Rita will start the show with the newest release from pianist Chick Corea. Read more

Hot Music For Summer's End

Airs at: Wed, 09/09/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Enjoy this fresh approach to jazz for the membership drive!  Read more

Catching Up From Home

Airs at: Wed, 08/26/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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This show begins and ends with two female big band leaders. Lenora Zenzalai Helm and Maria Schneider.  Read more

Fresh Tracks From Home

Airs at: Wed, 08/12/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Rita's presenting lots of new releases this afternoon from Dr. Michael White to Roy Ayers. Read more

The World of Jazz on 07/29/20

Airs at: Wed, 07/29/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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One More Time

Airs at: Wed, 07/29/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Trumpeter Charlie Porter's 2019 interview will be aired after 3 PM today Read more

Trumpeter Charlie Porter Interview Redux

Airs at: Wed, 07/15/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Cathedral Park 2020 live stream will feature Charlie Porter at 5 pm this Saturday.  Read more

The Lost Album of John Coltrane Revisited

Airs at: Wed, 07/01/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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From Marcus Miller, to John Coltrane to, Tower of Power.    Read more