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.

Coming Soon

Four Portland musicians guest on annual Christmas special
 

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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

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.

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 05/23/2012

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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

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 05/09/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
05/09/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
NANCY KING/RAY BROWNTHE PERFECT BLUESSOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS ARE SINGERSTELARC
NANCY KINGWHAT'S NEWLIVE AT PICADILLY ROOM 1973PRIVATE COLLECTION
NANCY KING/JOHN STOWELLHOW HIGH THE MOONRAYPHILOLOGY
NANCY KING/STEVE CHRISTOFFERSONMISY ROSESPERENNIALKILIMANJARO DISQUES
NANCY KING/FRED HERSCHLKITTLE SUEDE SHOES/DAY BY DAYLIVE AT JAZZ STANDARDMAX JAZZ
NANCY KING/GLEN MOORESWEEPER MANCLIFF DANCEJUSTICE
NANCY KING/KARIN ALLYSONEVERYBODY'S BOPPIN'FOOTPRINTSCONCORD JAZZ
NANCY KING/SERGIU LUCAI WATCH YOU SLEEPPERENNIALKILIMANJARO DISQUES
JIMMY SMITHALL DAY LONGTHE INCREDIBLEBLUE NOTE
NANCY KING/SONNY KINGBYE BYE BLACKBIRDLIVE AT EUGENE HOTEL 1967PRIVATE COLLECTION
NANCY KING with STEVE CHRISTOFFERSON/LEROY VINNEGARBLUE SKIESPERENNIALKILIMANJARO DISQUES
NANCY KINGHOUR OF THE POSSUMCLIFF DANCEJUSTICE

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 04/25/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
04/25/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Betty CarterFeed the Firesame nameVerve
Mc Coy TynerImpressionsInfinityImpulse
Baby Face WilletteFace to Facesame nameBlue Note
Mel BrownShoes for ShirleySmokin at Jimmy Mak'sself prod
Piero OroriciMy One and Only Lovew/Cedar Walton TrioSavant
Mary StallingsLove Me or Leave MeDon't Look BackHigh Note
Jimmy ScottAll The Waysame nameSire
Roland KirkBlue RolJazz MastersVerve
Yusef LateefOboe BluesLast Savoy SessionsSavoy
Roland KirkYou Did ItJazz MastersVerve
Yusef LateefA Night in TunisiaLast Savoy SessionsSavoy
James NewtonBlack and Tan FantasyAfrican FlowerBlue Note
Lawrence BrownJeep's BluesInspired AbandonImpulse
Santana/ShorterFor Those Who ChantLive at MontreauxMontreaux
Will BernardImplitudeOutdoor Livingself prod
Hailey NiswangerThe Keepersame titleCalmit

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 04/11/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
04/11/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Benny Golson`Killer JoeI remember cliffordJHR
Either OrchestraWhisper NotThe Calculus of PleasureAccurate
Benny GreenTestifyinDon't Be ShamedBlue Note
Etta JamesBlues in the NightPlease Send Me Someone to LoveFantasy
Ahmad JamalWoody n YouBlue MoonJazz BooK
Bill EvansSolarComplete Vanguard SessionsRiverside
Mark SimonSonoraBass 10Saphu
Mark SimonHometown BluesPortland NightsLibra Moon
Hank JonesPaulettaFor My FatherJustin Time
Mark SimonThis Old ManBass 10Saphu
Mark SimonAlone TogetherBass 10Saphu
Todd BishopMothers of the VeilLittle Played Little BirdOrigin
Chico FreemanDon't Get Around Much AnymoreSpirit SensetiveIndia Navigation
Jimmy RushingGoin To ChicagoThe Essential JRVanguard Rec
Brian Hosong for my FatherOrganicself produced

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/28/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/28/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
FRANK ROSOLINOTAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAMETROMBONE ALBUMSAVOY
SONNY RUSSOROCKIN IN RHYTHMNONEPRIVATE COLLECTION
SONNY RUSSOTROMBONE SPECTACULARTROMBONE SPECTACULARPRIVATE COLLECTION
SONNY RUSSOLOVER MANTROMBONE SPECTACULARPRIVATE COLLECTION
FRANK ROSOLINO (VOCAL)TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDSTURN ME LOOSECOLLECTIBLES
FRANK ROSOLINOLADY JEANLIGHTHOUSE AT LAGUNACONTEMPORARY
FRANK ROSOLINO(VOCAL)PENNIES FROM HEAVENTURN ME LOOSECOLLECTIBLES
CHARLES STRAUSE ORCH W/ARRANGEMENTS BY EDDIE SAUTERENTR'ACTESUPERMAN S/TCOLUMBIA
JOHN LA PORTA6th VARIATION - FROM THE COOL SCHOOLTHEME AND VARIATIONSFCD
BENNY GOODMANBUGLE CALL RAGLIVE IN SANTIAGO DE CHILETCB
WOODY HERMANFOUR OTHERSTHIRD HERD/EARLY AUTUMNDISCOVERY
WOODY HERMANMEN FROM MARSTHIRD HERD/EARLY AUTUMNDISCOVERY
STAN KENTONCOLLABORATION/LOVE FOR SALEKENTON IN CONCERT LIVE AT ROYAL ALBERT HALLARTISTRY
GRACHAN MONCUR IIITHE COASTEREVOLUTIONBLUE NOTE
GERRY MULLIGAN QUARTET F/BOB BROOKMEYERLOVE ME OR LEAVE MEparis concertpacific jazz
JIMMY KNEPPERTHE MASHERLIVE IN L.A.INNER CITY
STAN KENTONARTISTRY IN RHYTHMLIVE IN EUROPELONDON

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/28/2012

Categories:
Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/28/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
FRANK ROSOLINOTAKE ME OUT TO THE BALLGAMETROMBONE ALBUMSAVOY
SONNY RUSSOROCKIN IN RHYTHMNONEPRIVATE COLLECTION
SONNY RUSSOTROMBONE SPECTACULARTROMBONE SPECTACULARPRIVATE COLLECTION
SONNY RUSSOLOVER MANTROMBONE SPECTACULARPRIVATE COLLECTION
FRANK ROSOLINO (VOCAL)TOO MARVELOUS FOR WORDSTURN ME LOOSECOLLECTIBLES
FRANK ROSOLINOLADY JEANLIGHTHOUSE AT LAGUNACONTEMPORARY
FRANK ROSOLINO(VOCAL)PENNIES FROM HEAVENTURN ME LOOSECOLLECTIBLES
CHARLES STRAUSE ORCH W/ARRANGEMENTS BY EDDIE SAUTERENTR'ACTESUPERMAN S/TCOLUMBIA
JOHN LA PORTA6th VARIATION - FROM THE COOL SCHOOLTHEME AND VARIATIONSFCD
BENNY GOODMANBUGLE CALL RAGLIVE IN SANTIAGO DE CHILETCB
WOODY HERMANFOUR OTHERSTHIRD HERD/EARLY AUTUMNDISCOVERY
WOODY HERMANMEN FROM MARSTHIRD HERD/EARLY AUTUMNDISCOVERY
STAN KENTONCOLLABORATION/LOVE FOR SALEKENTON IN CONCERT LIVE AT ROYAL ALBERT HALLARTISTRY
GRACHAN MONCUR IIITHE COASTEREVOLUTIONBLUE NOTE
GERRY MULLIGAN QUARTET F/BOB BROOKMEYERLOVE ME OR LEAVE MEparis concertpacific jazz
JIMMY KNEPPERTHE MASHERLIVE IN L.A.INNER CITY
STAN KENTONARTISTRY IN RHYTHMLIVE IN EUROPELONDON

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/14/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/14/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
DJ Jazzy JeffNight in TunisiaRe-BopSavoy
Dizzy G. Big Band

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 03/14/2012

Categories:
Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
03/14/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
DJ Jazzy JeffNight in TunisiaRe-BopSavoy
Dizzy G. All Star Big BandHot HouseDizzy"s BusinessMCG Music
Cynthia FeltonFreedom Jazz Dancesameself
Brian BrombergBoliviaWood IIArtistry
Brian BrombergCantalope IslandDownright UprightArtistry
John BrownCome Live With MeQuiet TimeBrown Blvd. Musiv
John AutinPoincianaPiano TownRabadash
G. Shearing/H. JonesOh, Look at me NowThe Spirit of 176Concord
Paul McCartneyPaper MoonKisses on the BottomConcord
Pearl DjangoBegin the BeguineAvalonModern Hot Music
Pearl DjangoLauraUnder Paris SkiesModern Hot Music
Shelly MannMoulin Rouge MedleyShelly Mann Trio in ZurichContemporary
Cyrille Aimee/Diego F.La Vie En RoseSmileself prod
Charles LloydForrest FlowerIn MontereyAtlantic
TOSHIKO AKIYOSHIFalling Petalfrom toshika with LoveBMG
TOSHIKO AKIYOSHIOblivionRemember BudEvidence
Nt Adderley QuintetThe Old CountryThat's RightRiverside
Connonball Adderley QuintetWork SongParis 1960Pablo
Eddief Cleanhead VinsonKidney StewCleanhead/CannonballMilestone

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 02/01/2012

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Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
02/01/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Hendrick MeurkinsEstateLive at Bird's EyeZoho
Kurt EllingDedicated to YouDedicated to YouConcord Jazz
Cindy BlackmanCrazy He Calls MeThe OracleMuse
Chic CoreaPeri's ScopeFurther ExplorationsConcord Jazz
Jimmy OwensBright MississippiThe Monk ProjectIPO Recordings
SphereWe SeeSphereVerve
Thelonious Monk with John ColtraneTrinkle TinkleThelonious Monk with John ColtraneJazzland
Ella FitzgeraldSt. Louis BluesThese are the BluesVerve
Willie Nelson & Wynton MarsalisBasin Street Blues@ Men with the BluesBlue Note
Benny GreenGreen's BluesGreen's BluesTelarc
3 CohensThe MoochFamilyAnzic
Vijay IyerTirthaTirthaACT Music
Rudresh MahanthappaLunchanddinnerSamdhiACT
Miles from India groupSo WhatMiles from IndiaTimes Square Records
Vijay Iyer TrioSomewhereHistoricityACT Music
Eddie Daniels/Roger KellawaySomewhereLive at the Library of CongressIPO Recordings

Jazz in the Afternoon playlist for 01/18/2012

Categories:
Program name: 
Jazz in the Afternoon
Air date: 
01/18/2012
ArtistTitleAlbumLabel
Mc Coy TynerBlues on the CornerQuartetMcCoy Tyner Music
Christian McBrideBlack MoonGettin to itVerve
Javon JacksonMode for JoeN Y timeChesky
Screaming Headless TorsosFree ManScreaming Headless TorsosDiscovery
Miles DavisFreedom Jazz DanceMiles SmilesColumbia
George RussellAll About RosieModern Jazz ConcertColumbia
Lee KonitzI Remember YouMotionVerve
Dizzy Gillespie and the Double Sixes of ParisHot Housedizzy & the Double SixesPolygram
Toots ThielemansWaltz for DebbyEast Coast/West CoastPrivate Music
Stephane GrappelliChapeau BluesViolins No EndPablo
Cyrille Aimee & Diego FigueiredoNight in TunisiaSmileDiegoFigueiredo.com
Cyrille AimeeAS Long As You're LivingCyrille Aimee & the Surreal BAndself-produced
Cyrille & DiegoQue Reste TilSmileDiegoFigueiredo.com
Nancy KingLittle Suede Shoes/Day By DayLive at the Jazz StandardMAX JAZZ

 

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