Jazz in the Afternoon

Coming Soon

Airs at: Wed, 06/10/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hosted by: 
Produced by: 
KBOO
Subscribe to podcast

Every other Wednesday, 2:00pm to 4:00pm

Mainstream Jazz from the historic to the present

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     

 

Streams: 
KBOO Stream 1
Program status: 
Current

Lee Konitz memorial tribute - part 1

Airs at: Wed, 05/27/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     We lost saxophonist Lee Konitz on April 15 after an active career that spanned 75 years - from 1944 through 2019.      Today, in this first of three parts, aired just after the 2 p.m. news headlines, we'll hear Lee from his very beginnings.      In 2 weeks, part ... Read more

Reflection and Local Musician Showcase Part II

Airs at: Wed, 05/13/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     The best excuse for some good jazz music is no excuse.  Just assume whatever position feels the best and enjoy.      During the second hour, we'll be your jazz club since they've had to stop the music for now.      The next scheduled Jazz In The Afternoon, May 27,... Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon on 04/29/20

Airs at: Wed, 04/29/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon

Annual Baseball and Jazz Program

Airs at: Wed, 04/22/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
  During our 'stay-homin' basement productions, we offer our show from 2013 with Dave Frishberg, then live in our now-virus-closed studio, narrating his min-disc unreleased opus "The Catbird Seat".   A big thank you to Dave for this very special afternoon, heard only on... Read more

Jazz in the Afternoon on 04/15/20

Airs at: Wed, 04/15/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon

Jazz in the Afternoon on 04/01/20

Airs at: Wed, 04/01/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon

Jazz in the Afternoon on 03/18/20

Airs at: Wed, 03/18/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon

Ray Charles!

Airs at: Wed, 03/04/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     Since his first recording in 1949, Ray Charles excelled in many forms of music - singing as only he could, and playing piano, organ, and alto saxophone making blues, R&B and jazz - until his death in 2004. Many rare recordings by Ray will be spun today. Read more

The Jazz Guitar

Airs at: Wed, 02/19/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
     Today we present The Jazz Guitar in just some of its many settings... by just a few if its protagonists. Read more

Bebop Spoken Here

Airs at: Wed, 02/05/2020 at 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Produced for Jazz in the Afternoon
    A Bebop sampler until the 3:30 jazz calendar, then bassist and bandleader Chuck Israels describes and demonstrates his varied musical talents. Read more