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

"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

Categories:
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.

Eyewitness to Jazz: George Wein talking about the film "Jazz On A Summer's Day."

Air date: 
Wed, 08/13/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
Rita Rega interviews George Wein who celebrates his 60th year presenting the Newport Jazz Festival.

KBOO Alum Rick Mitchell Returns

Air date: 
Wed, 07/30/2014 - 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Short Description: 
KBOO Alum Rick Mitchell promotes new book
Rick Mitchell, KBOO music host for 14 years in the 70's and 80's
as well as writer for Willamette Week and The Oregonian,
and leader of the jazz/funk/blues group Le Bon,
guests from 3 to 4 p.m.to promote his new book
"Jazz In The New Millennium:  Alive and Well".
We'll play selections from his 5-page recommended jazz playlist.

Between 2 and 3 pm, Hailey Niswanger and Ez Weiss guest,
and we'll sneak-preview the soon-to-be-released
Mel Brown Septet CD, which the group played from live
at the recent Cathedral park Jazz Festival.

Your host, Bob Riddle

Audio

From Brasil to New Orleans

Categories:
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 09/12/2012

Categories:
Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
09/12/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
John McLaughlinAfro BlueAfter The RainVerve
john McLaughlinThe PeacocksThe PromiseVerve
Tia FullerBody and SoulAngelic WarriorMack
SphereDual ForceSphere on TourRed
Hank JonesFavorsFavorsVerve
Clifford BrownWhat is This Thing Called LoveThe complete Emarcy Recordings f Clifford BrownEmarcy
Dinah Washington/Clifford BrownI've Got You Undr My SkinThe Complete Emarcy/Clifford BrownEmarcy
Yoron IsraelBird of BeautyVisionsRJMC
Ella Fitzgerald/Stavie WonderYou Are the Sunshine of My LifeWe All Love EllaVerve
Charles EarlandMore Today Than YesterdayThe Almighty Burner32 Jazz
Charles EarlandSpeedballFunk FantastiquePrestige
Pat Metheny/Ornette ColemanTrigonometrySong XGeffen
Todd BishopMothers of the VeilLittle Played Little BirdOrigin
Kurt EllingOn Broadway1619 Broadway/the Brill Building ProjectConcord
Kenny BarronAutumn in New YorkNew York AttitudeUptown

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 08/29/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
08/29/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Pat MethenyRoofdogsUnity BandNonesuch
Pat MethenyCome and SeeUnity BandNonesuch
Teriver CheungSkylarkMy NocturneTippin
Cheryl BentyneLove for SaleLet's MisbehaveSummit
George ShearingThe DukeI Hear a RhapsodyTelarc
Chick Corea/Gary BurtonCan't we be FriendsHot HouseConcord
Corea/Gomez/MotionPeri's ScopeFurther ExplorationsConcord
Tito PuenteSwinging Shepherd BluesUn Poco LocoConcord Picante
Cal TjaderSoul SauceSoul SauceConcord Picante
Cal TjaderShoshanaGoze Me! Pera YaConcord Picante
Conrad HerwigTom ThumbThe Latin Side of Wayne ShorterHalf Note
Bria SkonbergBig Yellow TaxiSo Is the DayRandom Act Records
Greg LewisLittle Rootie TootieOrgan Monkself prod
Monk4 in OneThe Genius of Modern MusicBlue Note
Rudresh MahanthappaRefreshCodebookPi Records
Lee KonitzI Remember YouMotionVerve
Lennie TristanoYou Go to My HeadLennie TristanoAtlantic
Marcus MillerSlippin into DarknessRenaissanceConcord

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 08/15/2012

Categories:
Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
08/15/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Herbie HancockRound MidnightHerbie Hancock QuartetCBS
Cassandra WilsonBlue in GreenSings StandardsVerve
Pat MartinoBlue in GreenLive at Yoshi'sBlue Note
Wes MontgomeryWhisper NotThe Wes Montgomery TrioRiverside
Tete MontoliuInvitationTootie's TempoSteeplechase
Jackie McLeanDas DatIt's TimeBlue Note
Roy HaynesSummer NightFountain of YouthDreyfus
Randy CrawfordStreet LifeLivePRA
Eddy Lockjaw DavisWillow Weep for MeBest ofPrestige
Eric VaughanMinor RelocationsameBroken Time
Ezra WeissThe PromiseOur Path to the MomentRoark
John StowellYou Know it when You Got ItThroopOrigin
Tamba 4RezaSamba BlimA&M/CTI
Gretchen ParlatoDoraliceIn a DreamObliq
Bob BrookmeyerA FelicidadeTrombone Jazz SambaVerve/CTI
Dizzy GillespieNo More BluesOn the French RivieraVerve
Hendrick MeurkinsFrenzelosaCelebrandoZoho
Von FreemanBlues for BillieThe ImprovisorPremonition

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 08/01/2012

Categories:
Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
08/01/2012

 !:58 2:06 6:48      John Coltrane               Liberia                Coltrane's Sound                          Atlantic Records

2:06 2:11 4:38       Cedar Walton/Lincoln  The Maestro        The Maestro                                Muse Records

2:11 2:17 5:22       Cedar Walton               The Bouncer        The Bouncer                                High Note

2:23 2:29 5:07        Eric Reed                     Rhythm a ning      The Baddest Monk                      Savant

2:29 2:32 3:15        Michael Omer      Leaving Early for Pete   Unwritten, Unplugged, & Unsigned      Self Prod

2:32 2:42 9:21        Clayton Bros.       The New song and Daance    title track                             Artist Share

2:49 2:55 5:44        Michael Omer             Stars & Spires         Unwritten, Unplugged & Unsigned      Self Prod

3:00 3:08 6:55        Michael Omer             Moody Muse              "                  "                "                    "

3:08 3:12 4:00        Sachel Vasandani        The Very Thought of You      Hi-Fly                            Mack Ave.

3:12 3::16 4:00        Mary Stallings             When Lights are Low    Don't Look Back                    High Note

3:20 3:28 8:22        Dr. Lonnie Smith           Mellow Mood             The Healer                           Pilgrimage Rec

3:28 3:37 9:25        Lonnie Smith                  Play it Back                Live at Club Mozambique        Blue Note

3:39 3:44 5:41        Laila Biali                      Woodstock                    Live in Concert                      Self Prod

3:44 3:48 4:41       Brian Bromberg          All Along the Watchtower  Bromberg Plays Hendrix     Artistry

3:49 3:57 7:21      Gil Evans                      Voodo Chile                     Live at Sweet Basil               Evidence

3:57 4::00 7:30      Ravi Coltrane                Klepto                              Spirit Fiction                      Blur Note 

 

 

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 07/18/2012

Categories:
Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
07/18/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
NAT COLEI'LL NEVER BE THE SAMENAT KING COLE TRIOCAPITOL
DONALD HARRISONSPIRITS OF CONGO SQUARENEW ORLEANS LEGACY ENSEMBLECANDID
RON STEENBLUES FOR R.S.AQUAMARINEHOUSE RECORDS
NAT COLEI'LL NEVER BE THE SAMENAT KING COLE TRIOCAPITOL
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEWALTZ THISCHILDREN OF THE NIGHTAYA
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINETWO SHADES OF AUTUMNCHILDREN OF THE NIGHTAYA
DAVE FRISHBERG/AL COHNP-TOWNYOU'RE A LUCKY GUYCONCORD
JOHN LEE HOOKERTHE WATERFRONTTHE REAL FOLK BLUESCHESS
TOM WAKELINGTHE TOUCH OF YOUR LIPSCOTTON CLUB LIVEPHD
BEN WOLFEJACKIE MACNO STRANGERS HEREMAX JAZZ
AL COHNTHAT'S WHAT YOU THINKAL COHN QUINTETSAVOY
AL COHNAH-MOOREAL COHN QUINTETSAVOY
DAVE FRISHBERGTHE UNDERDOGLET'S EAT HOMECONCORD
BEN WOLFETYHE MINNICK RULENO STRANGERS HEREMAX JAZZ
WYNTON MARSALISALL ABOARDBIG TRAINCOLUMBIA
JACKY TERRASONUNDER PARIS SKIESSMILEBLUE NOTE
PIERRE MICHELOTGAVOTTEROUND ABOUT A BASSGITANE
DEVIN PHILLIPSTHE GREAT M.T.WADE IN THE WATERDEVIN PHILLIPS MUSIC
KURT ELLINGIT'S EASY TO REMEMBERDEDICATED TO YOUCONCORD
COLTRANE AND HARTMANDEDICATED TO YOUJOHN COLTRANE AND JOHNNY HARTMANMCA IMPULSE
AKBAR DE PRIEST/ANDRE ST JAMESPOTATO SALADCENTRAL AVENUE ROOTSDE PRIEST PROJECT
ANDREW OLIVER KORA BANDTHE FUNNEL AND THE VACUUM CLEANERJUST 4UANDREW OLIVER
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGINCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
NANCY KING/DAVE CATNEYGREEN DOLPHIN STNONEPRIVATE COLLECTION
NANCY KING/DAVE CATNEYMOONLIGHT TO YOUNONEPRIVATE COLLECTION
PETE PETERSEN AND THE PORKPIE SEXTETRELEASE THE HORNSKEEP YOUR HAT ONPONY BOY
JESSICA WILLIAMS/DICK BERKAUTUMN LEAVESMOMENTUMJAZZ FOCUS
RICH HALLEYTHE LIZARD BROTHERSCRACKED SIDEWALKSAVOCET

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 06/20/2012

Categories:
Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
06/20/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STAN KENTONTUXEDO JUNCTIONAT THE LAS VEGAS TROPICANACAPITOL
STAN KENTONSTREET SCENESAMECAPITOL
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEPATCH OF FOG - PRELUDESPEAK LOW/SWING HARDAYA
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEI'LL BE SEEING YOUSAMEAYA
GLEN MOORE & DAVID FRIESENCHILDREN OF THE KINGDOMIN CONCERTVANGUARD
DAVID FRIESENPRELUDEINNER VOICESGLOBAL PACIFIC
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENFLAGOLETIN CONCERTVANGUARD
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENBASS DUETIN CONCERTVANGUARD
OREGONEPILOGUE45TH PARALLELPORTRAIT/CBS
GLEN MOOREZBIGYINTRODUCINGELEKTRA/ASYLUM
DAVID FRIESEN AND UWE KROPINSKIISTANBLUEMADE IN ISTANBULITM
DAVIS FRIESEN AND GLEN MOOREON THE ROAD WITH JAZZRETURNINGBURNSIDE

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 06/20/2012

Categories:
Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
06/20/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STAN KENTONTUXEDO JUNCTIONAT THE LAS VEGAS TROPICANACAPITOL
STAN KENTONSTREET SCENESAMECAPITOL
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEPATCH OF FOG - PRELUDESPEAK LOW/SWING HARDAYA
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEI'LL BE SEEING YOUSAMEAYA
GLEN MOORE & DAVID FRIESENCHILDREN OF THE KINGDOMIN CONCERTVANGUARD
DAVID FRIESENPRELUDEINNER VOICESGLOBAL PACIFIC
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENFLAGOLETIN CONCERTVANGUARD
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENBASS DUETIN CONCERTVANGUARD
OREGONEPILOGUE45TH PARALLELPORTRAIT/CBS
GLEN MOOREZBIGYINTRODUCINGELEKTRA/ASYLUM
DAVID FRIESEN AND UWE KROPINSKIISTANBLUEMADE IN ISTANBULITM
DAVIS FRIESEN AND GLEN MOOREON THE ROAD WITH JAZZRETURNINGBURNSIDE

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 06/20/2012

Categories:
Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
06/20/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
STAN KENTONTUXEDO JUNCTIONAT THE LAS VEGAS TROPICANACAPITOL
STAN KENTONSTREET SCENESAMECAPITOL
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEPATCH OF FOG - PRELUDESPEAK LOW/SWING HARDAYA
ART ABRAMS SWING MACHINEI'LL BE SEEING YOUSAMEAYA
GLEN MOORE & DAVID FRIESENCHILDREN OF THE KINGDOMIN CONCERTVANGUARD
DAVID FRIESENPRELUDEINNER VOICESGLOBAL PACIFIC
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENFLAGOLETIN CONCERTVANGUARD
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENBASS DUETIN CONCERTVANGUARD
OREGONEPILOGUE45TH PARALLELPORTRAIT/CBS
GLEN MOOREZBIGYINTRODUCINGELEKTRA/ASYLUM
DAVID FRIESEN AND UWE KROPINSKIISTANBLUEMADE IN ISTANBULITM
DAVID FRIESEN AND GLEN MOOREON THE ROAD WITH JAZZRETURNINGBURNSIDE
DAVID FRIESENBLUE 10FIVE AND THREEITM
OREGONTHE CAT PIANOIN STRIDECAM JAZZ
GLEN MOORE/DAVID FRIESENSUITE FOR BASS, CELLO, AND VIOLININ CONCERTVANGUARD
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGTHE INCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
JIMMY RUSHING/DAVE FRISHBERGHOMETHE YOU AND ME THAT USED TO BERCA
JIMMY RUSHING/DAVE FRISHBERGTHANKS A MILLIONSAMERCA
DAVE FRISHBERGSARATOGA HUNCHDAVE FRISHBERG SONGBOOKOMNI SOUND JAZZ
SHIRLEY NANETTEYOU DO SOMETHING TO MESEE YOU LATERFIREBIRD ARTS AND MUSIC
ROBERT MOORELITTLE BOY BLUESERVE YOU, MA'AM?ROMO MUSIC

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 06/06/2012

Categories:
Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
06/06/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Art PepperLas Cuevas de MarioFriday Night at the Village VanguardContemporary
Dr. Lonnie SmithMonk Could SwingThe Turbanator32 Jazz
Dave LiebmanTribute to John ColtraneMr. PCColumbia
Dave LiebmanMaiden VoyageVoyageEvidence
Dave Liebman and Nancy ReedThe PeacocksNeighborVictordisk
MaracaMantecaReencuentrosSarl
Absolute TrioI didn't Know What Time it WasA Tropical ThirstRed Rock
Brad Mehldau TrioTwiggyOdeNonsuch
Wayne ShorterFee Fi Fo FumSpeak No EvilBlue Note
The CookersBelieveBelieveMotema
Nina SimoneI Put a Spell On YouJazz MastersVerve
Eddie Lockjaw DavisThe RevBest ofPrestige
Miles DavisBlowDoo BopWarner Bros
Miles and QuincySpringsvilleLive at MontreuxWarner Bros
Get The BlessingOC DCOC DCNAIM

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 05/23/2012

Categories:
Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
05/23/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Pat MethanyTurnaround80/81ECM
Todd BishopEnfantLittle Played Little BirdOrigin
Noah Bernsteina Place Called SilvermanSixHanley
Art FarmerWisteriaJazz GiantsPrestige
Steve KuhnWisteriaWisteriaECM
Bria SkonbergKeep Me In The Back of Your MindSo Is the DayRandom Act
Bria SkonbergSo Is The Daysame nameRandom Act
Bria SkonbergHip CheckSo Is the DayRandom Act
Bria SkonbergPenny in your PocketSo Is The DayRandom Act
Miles Davis QuartetGingerbread BoyBest OfColumbia
Anita Oday/RLS RemixSing Sing SingVerve remix 3Verve
M, M, & WBemsha Swing/Lively Up YourselfLast ChanceGramavision
Billy Martin/Will BladesLes and EddieShimmyRoyal Potato Family
Eddie HarrisListen HereThe Real Electric Eddie H.Ubiquity
Les McCanLittle Blue VWLes is MoreHyena
Brian BrombergCompared to Thatsame nameArtistry
Anne SajderaAna MariaAzulBijuri Records

 

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