Jazz in the Afternoon

Every other Wednesday, alternating with David Lifton's "A Jazz World".

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      (NOTE e-mail address change eff Feb. 2010)

Rita Rega

Rita Rega

A familiar voice to Northwest jazz fans, Rita comes to us by way of KRAB, KMUN, KKSN, KCNR, KKUL and KMHD. A lover of mainstream jazz, don't be surprised if she takes you down a tributary or two. It's always a voyage of discovery with Rita at the helm.

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Episode Archive

Christmas Jazz

Air date: 
Wed, 12/17/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Four Portland musicians guest on annual Christmas special
Mike Horsfall, Ed Bennett, Tom Wakeling, and Rebecca Kilgore
bring their music, gig news, and holiday spirit
to the "Jazz In The Afternoon" annual Christmas show.
Many new, and old favorite, holiday tunes will be included.

Your host,
Bob Riddle

Portland guitarist Dan Duval will be in the studio talking up his latest project.

Air date: 
Wed, 12/03/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Rita Rega will be hosting today.

"Outta My Soul" is released on Reference Recordings and Robert Moore will be in to celebrate!

Air date: 
Wed, 11/19/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Rita Rega is hosting today.

Jazz in the Afternoon on 11/12/14

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Air date: 
Wed, 11/12/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Mainstream Jazz from the historic to the present

Count Basie Special - WED

Air date: 
Wed, 11/05/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
"Basically Basie" - for an early Thanksgiving
"Backroom Bob Plays Basically Basie",
which began 30 years ago at a college station
in Gresham, returns for one day only.

Jazz current events presented at 3:30;
don't forget the "hip" benefit concert for Nancy King
November 9 at the Alberta Rose Theater.

Hope you'll tune in and enjoy.

Please tune in, too, for Rita Rega's great taste in jazz.
She'll be hosting the next two editions of the show,
November 19 and December 3.

I'll "see" you again December 17 for our Christmas show.

Your host, Bob Riddle

Greg Osby and Nancy King Guest Today

Air date: 
Wed, 10/22/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Greg Osby, Mark Simon, and Nancy King will be our guests.
Saxophonist Greg Osby will guest at 2 pm to highlight his performance tonight
at Jimmy Mak's. 

Pianist Mark Simon follows at 2:45 to tell us of his CD release party
on November 2 at Classic Pianos. 

Nancy King will be our special guest at 3 pm
to promote her benefit concert November 9 at the Alberta Rose Theater;
proceeds will help Nancy replace her second hip.  Let's help her
throw those 2 canes away!

All guests will be reinforced by great music.
We expect some good stories to creep in.

Your host,
Bob Riddle

Portland Jazz Pianists Play Live On Air for KBOO Fall membership Drive

Air date: 
Wed, 10/08/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Four Jazz Pianists Play Live in KBOO's Studio
Four Portland jazz pianists grace our studio, and airwaves,
for 30 minutes each, for our members - please become one!

2:00-2:30 - Gordon Lee
2:30-3:00 - Lee Reinoehl
3:00-3:30 - Mark Simon
3:30-4:00 - Steve Christofferson

Thanks in advance to these fine musicians
for contributing their time for KBOO.

Remember - the best way to appeciate KBOO's special brand of jazz -
which we have provided since our founding in 1968 -
is to become a member!

With thanks and regards,
your host,
Bob Riddle

Memories of Portland's Jazz Quarry (1976-1987), and its pianist "The Professor" Eddie Wied

Air date: 
Wed, 09/24/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
memories of Portland's Jazz Quarry (1976-1987), and its regular pianist "The Professor" Eddie Wied

Fond memories of Portland's Jazz Quarry (1976-1987),
and its regular pianist "The Professor" Eddie Wied (1925  -2007)
will be kindled by special guests Patricia Caringella, Mark Simon,
and Larry Nobori. They, and their music - and stories! -
will link those days to the present, including a new landmark building
to be built over the Jazz Quarry's former location.
 
   Larry is the initial link between Eddie and Italian jazz pianist
Giovanni Ceccarelli, whose music we'll hear as well.
Giovanni is currently one of Europe's leading musicians,
and responsible for Eddie's Italian CDs and tours.
 

Oregon Coast Jazz Party/Gordon Lee guests/Remembering Don Manning

Air date: 
Wed, 09/10/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
The Latest Happenings in Portland and Oregon Jazz
   First, please tune in to Jazz Lives, hosted by Nick Gefroh, at noon,
for a tribute to Don Manning, who passed away on Tuesday, September 9.

   Don solidified the ongoing tradition of
truly unique jazz hosts at KBOO since we went on the air in 1968
with his memorable, long-running program "Bebop Spoken Here".

   KBOO would never have been the same without Don.
We'll play "Requiem" by Lennie Tristano, at the top of the show,
in tribute.

  We'll continue with both a preview, and a retrospective,
to Newport's Oregon Coast Jazz Party, whose music director,
Holly Hofmann, will guest by phone.

Rita Rega will be hosting Jazz in the Afternoon today.

Air date: 
Wed, 08/27/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Rita will be chatting with California vocalist Mary Anne Anderson after 3 pm.

Audio

From Brasil to New Orleans

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program date: 
Wed, 04/09/2014
Rita Rega hosts this special edition of Jazz in the Afternoon, interview with Charlie Dennard and Robert Moore.
  • Length: 119:30 minutes (82.06 MB)
  • Format: MP3 Stereo 22kHz 96Kbps (CBR)

Playlists

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/03/2010

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03/03/2010

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/03/2010

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03/03/2010
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LENNIE TRISTANOREQUIEMLENNIE TRISTANOATLANTIC
GREGORY HINES/JIMMY COBBMY OLD FRIENDSO NOBODY ELSE CAN HEARCONTEMPO VIBRATO
MARK MURPHYSAN FRANCISCOKEROUAC THEN AND NOWMUSE
BREW MOORE/CAL TJADERA MINOR GOOFTJADER PLAYS TJAZZFANTASY
SHORTY ROGERS/HOWARD RUMSEY'S LIGHTHOUSE ALL STARSBIG GIRLNONE(45)LIGHTHOUSE
BABS GONZALESCAPITOLIZINGSTRICTLY BEBOPCAPITOL
CHUBBY JACKSON B.B.FATHER KNICKERBOCKERLIVECJR
BABS GONZALESST. LOUIS BLUESSTRICTLY BEBOPCAPITOL
WARDELL GRAY/STAN GETZSTONEDYESTERDAYMAINSTREAM
LENNIE TRISTANOWOWCROSSCURRENTSCAPITOL
ALLEN EAGER/STAN GETZIN THE MERRY LAND OF BOPYESTERDAYMAINSTREAM
MILES DAVISBUDOBIRTH OF THE COOLCAPITOL
STAN GETZDIAPER PINA LOK AT YESTERDAYMAINSTREAM
STAN GETZINTERLUDE IN BEBOPA LOOK AT YESTERDAYMAINSTREAM
MILES DAVISBUDOBIRTH OF THE COOLCAPITOL
DIZZY GILLESPIEOLD MAN REBOPMANTECACAMDEN
STANLEY TURRENTINE/THREE SOUNDSWILLOW WEEP FOR MEBLUE HOURBLUE NOTE
ARTHUR PRYSOCKI COUND WRITE A BOOKARTHUR PRYSOCK/COUNT BASIEVERVE
BILLY LARKINHAINTYBEST OFWORLD PACIFIC
LIONEL HAMPTONHAMP'S BOOGIE WOOGIEAIR MAIL SPECIALITM
NOLA BOGLECLOSE YOUR EYESSOMETHING COOLLAIR HILL
SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT S/TNOLASHE'S GOTTA AHVE IT S/TISLAND
SARAH VAUGHANA SINNER KISSED AN ANGELSASSYEMARCY
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGTHE INCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
AKBAR DE PRIEST PROJECTOUR MAN BOGLEINCLUSIONDE PRIEST PROJECT
Shirley NanetteYOU DO SOMETHING TO MESEE YOU LATERFIREBIRD
MARY STALLINGSI WAITED FOR YOUI WAITED FOR YOUCONCORD
ANDY BEYSOME OTHER TIMESHADES OF BEYEVIDENCE
THREE SOUNDSGOIN' HOMEINTRODUCINGBLUE NOTE

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 02/17/2010

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CHARLES MINGUSWEDNESDAY NIGHT PRAYER MEETINGBLUES AND ROOTSATLANTIC
TITO PUENTEEL CAYUCODANCE MANIARCA VICTOR
CACHAOCLUB SOCIAL DE MARIANAOMASTER SESSIONSEPIC
DAVE HOLLANDPROCESSIONALPASS IT ONEMARCY
DAVE DOUGLASHOT CLUB OF 13TH STREETFREAK INBLUE NOTE
LUCIANA SOUZASUAS MAOSBRAZILIAN DUETSSUNNYSIDE
PHAROAH SANDERS/JOHN COLTRANEKULU SE MAMABEST OF JOHN COLTRANEIMPULSE
GRETA MATASSATHE LATE LATE SHOWFAVORITES FROM A LONG WALKORIGIN
RON STEENBLUES FOR R. S.AQUAMARINEHOUSE
NANCY KINGMIDNIGHT SUNDREAM LANDSCBC
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGTHE INCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
SINGERS UNLIMITEDEMILYBEST OFVERVE
TEDDY RANDAZZOAND THE ANGELS SINGNONE(45)DOT
HARRY CONNICK JRLAZYBONES25COLUMBIA
FOUR FRESHMENATCHISON TOPEKA AND SANTA FEBEST OFCAPITOL
BILL HENDERSONSKYLARKLIVE AT THE TIMESDISCOVERY
THELONIUS MONKPANNONICAALONE IN SAN FRANCISCOCOLUMBIA
ART BLAKEYNICA'S TEMPODRUM SUITECOLUMBIA
NANCY CURTINMAS QUE NADASOUL BRASILEROWWW.NANCYCURTIN.COM
NANCY CURTINSO TINHA DE SER COM VOCESONGS FROM BRAZILWWW.NANCYCURTIN.COM
NANCY CURTINLITTLE BOATSOUL BRASILEROWWW.NANCYCURTIN.COM
NANCY CURTINA FELICIDADESONGS FROM BRAZILWWW.NANCYCURTIN.COM

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 01/20/2010

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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01/20/2010
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DAVE LAMBERTBEBOP SPOKEN HERECaPITOL BIG BAND SESSIONSCAPITOL
DIZZY GILLESPIESALT PEANUTSKEN BURNS JAZZVERVE
LIONEL HAMPTONHOT MALLETSDIZZY GILLESPIE COMPLETE VERVE RECORDINGSBLUEBIRD
DIZTHINGS TO COMEONE BASS HITMUSICRAFT
MARK MURPHYPARKER'S MOODBOP FOR KEROUACMUSE
DIZOOP-POP-A-DACOMPLETE RCA VICTOR RECORDINGSBLUEBIRD
DIZTWO BASS HITCOMPLETE RCA VICTOR RECORDINGSBLUEBIRD
DIZMANTECACOMPLETE RCA VICTOR RECORDINGSBLUEBIRD
LESTER YOUNGLESTER LEAPS INONE NIGHT STAND/THE TOWN HALL CONCERT 1947BLUE NOTE

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 01/06/2010

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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01/06/2010
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COUNT BASIEKID FROM RED BANKE=MC2ROULETTE
BASIE AND BILLY ECKSTINESTORMY MONDAY BLUESECHOES OF AN ERAROULETTE
COUNT BASIEHAS ANYBODY HERE SEEN BASIECOMPLETE ROULETTEMOSAIC
BASIE AND JOE WILLIAMS5 O'CLOCKBREAKFAST DANCE AND BARBECUEROULETTE
COUNT BASIEEASY LIVINGCOMPLETE STUDIO RECORDINGSMOSAIC

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 12/23/2009

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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12/23/2009
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BABS GONZALESTWAS THE BLIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMASNONE (45)CAPITOL
BOB AND RAYANCHOVY IRONERNONE(TAPE)NONE
MICK MARTIN AND THE BLUESROCKERSBABY'S COMING HOME FOR CHRISTMASN/AN/A
JIMMY "T99" NELSONBY CHRISTMAS I'LL BE HOMEN/AN/A
LOUIS ARMSTRONG'ZAT YOU, SANTA CLAUS?CHRISTMAS SWINGIN' AND SOULFULKRB
FINIS TASBYJOB FOR CHRISTMASN/AN/A
THE DRIFTERSI REMEMBER CHRISTMASNONE(45)ATLANTIC
CHICAGO BOB NELSONCHRISTMAS TEARSN/AN/A
TALL JAZZDECK THE HALLSTALL JAZZ PLAYS WINTER JAZZPHD
AL KINGCHRISTMAS IS GONEN/AN/A
FRANKIE LYMONITS'S CHRISTMAS ONCE AGAINNONE(45)ROULETTE
ROBERT NIGHTHAWKMERRY CHRISTMAS BABYN/AN/A

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 11/25/2009

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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11/25/2009
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thelonius monkUGLY BEAUTYSTRAIGHT NO CHASER S/TCOLUMBIA
NANCY KING/GLEN MOORESWEEPER MANCLIFF DANCEjustice
miles davisgeneriquejazz trackcolumbia
SARAH VAUGHAN/COUNT BASIEFROM THIS MOMENT ONSEND IN THE CLOWNSPABL
AHMAD JAMALMUSIC, MUSIC, MUSICLIVE AT THE PERSHINGARGO
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINENOT SO HAPPY TALKTHE FIRST ONEAYA
SHE'S GOTTA HAVE IT S/TNOLA/END CREDITSSHE'S GOOTA HAVE IT S/TISLAND

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 10/28/2009

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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10/28/2009
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DOC AND MERLE WATSONTAKE ME OUT TO THE BALL GAMEBASEBALL'S GREATEST HITSRHINO
MOSE ALLISONFOOL'S PARADISEMOSE IN YOUR EARATLANTIC
MOSE ALLISONYOUNG MAN'S BLUESPRESTIGE COLLECTIONPRESTIGE
Mose AllisonTHAT'S ALL RIGHTPRESTIGE COLL.PRESTIGE
Mose AllisonONE ROOM COUNTRY SHACKBACK COUNTRY SUITEPRESTIGE
Mose AllisonTHE SEVENTH SONPRESTIGE COLL.PRESTIGE
Mose AllisonMEET ME AT NO SPECIAL PLACEI DON'T WORRY ABOUT A THINGATLANTIC
Mose AllisonNEW GROUNDBACK COUNTRY SUITEPRESTIGE
Mose AllisonI'VE GOT A RIGHT TO CRYPRESTIGE COLLECTIONPRESTIGE
Mose AllisonYIUYR MIND IS ON VACATIONI DON'T WORRY ABOUT A THINGATLANTIC
Mose AllisonPARCHMAN FARMPRESTIGE COLL.PRESTIGE
Mose AllisonV-8 FORD BLUESALLISON WONDERLAND
Mose AllisonI AIN'T GOT NOTHIN' UT THE BLUESMOSE IN YOUR EARATLANTIC
Mose AllisonI DON'T WORRY ABOUT A THINGI DON'T WORRY ABOUT A THINGAtlantic
Mose AllisonDON'T FORGET TO SMILEMOSE IN YOUR EARATLANTIC
Mose AllisonTHE SONG HAS ENDEDI DON'T WORRY ABOUT A THINGATLANTIC

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 10/14/2009

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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10/14/2009
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FOUR FRESHMENIT'S A BLUE WORLDCAPITOL COLLECTIONCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENTHEIR HEARTS WERE FULL OF SPRINGCAPITOL COLECTIONCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENI'M ALWATS CHASING RAINBOWSROAD SHOWCREATIVE WORLD
FOUR FRESHMENTUXEDO JUNCTION50 YEARS OF MUSICCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENWHISTLE ME SOME BLUESCAPITOL COLECTIONCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENACT III50 YEARS OF MUSICCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENWHILE YOU ARE GONEVOICES IN LOVECAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENIN THIS WHOLE WIDE WORLDCAPITOL COLLECTIONCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENHOW DO YOU KEEP THE MUSIC PLAYINGLIVE IN LAS VEGASFOUR FRESHMEN
AUTIE GOODMANIT'S YOU OR NO ONEWE THOUGHT ABOUT YOUFOUR FRESHMEN SOCIETY
FOUR FRESHMENTOM DOOLEY50 YEARS OF MUSICCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENDAY BY DAYDAY BY DAYCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENLONELY FOR MY LOVEBEST OFCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENOPUS ONE50 YEARS OF MUSICCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENGRADUATION DAYFRESHMEN FAVORITESCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENNANCYVOICES IN STANDARDSHINDSIGHT
FOUR FRESHMENLITTLE GIRL BLUEBEST OFCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENEAST OF THE SUN4 FRESHMEN AND 5 SAXESCAPITOL
FOUR FRESHMENYOU'VE GOT ME CRYING AGAIN4 FRESHMEN AND 5 SAXESCAPITOL

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 09/16/2009

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Jazz in the Afternoon
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09/16/2009
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MILES DAVIS/GIL EVANSTHE BUZZARD SONGPORGY AND BESSCOLUMBIA
MILES/GILBESS, YOU IS MY WOMAN NWPORGY AND BESSCOLUMBIA
NINA SIMONEI LOVES YOU,PORGYLITTLE GIRL BLUEBETHLEHEM

 

 

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