The World of Jazz

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Airs at: Wed, 10/05/2022 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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Fall Into The Jazz

Airs at: Wed, 09/21/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Monty returns to Oregon for the Oregon Coast Jazz Party at Newport. Read more

Remembering Joey De Francesco

Airs at: Wed, 09/07/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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The jazz world is still reeling from the untimely death of it's number one jazz organist. Read more

The World of Jazz on 08/24/22

Airs at: Wed, 08/24/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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The World of Jazz on 08/10/22

Airs at: Wed, 08/10/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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The World of Jazz on 07/27/22

Airs at: Wed, 07/27/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Festival Time Is Here!

Airs at: Wed, 07/13/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Rita's guests will be Bobby Smith from the Albina Music Trust as well as Sean Cruz from the Jim Pepper Native Arts Council.  Read more

Summer Is Here

Airs at: Wed, 06/29/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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Enjoy the jazz like the newest release from trumpeter Theo Croker to a classic trio album from pianist Michel Legrand. Read more

The World of Jazz Is Spinning Your way

Airs at: Wed, 06/15/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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We'll hear music from vocalist Jimmy Rushing's last album, vocalist Dinah Washington at a jam session in 1954 Los Angeles and a new big band recording from trumpeter Sean Jones.  Read more

Here Comes The Sun

Airs at: Wed, 06/01/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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New tunes from Trombone Shorty, Jeremy Pelt, Ben Sidran, and former Portlander Margaret Slovak will be in the mix.  Read more

Joy Spring

Airs at: Wed, 05/18/2022 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
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New releases and some classics like the debut disc of Cecile McLorin Salvant.  Read more