Jazz Northwest

Jazz Northwest focuses on the regional jazz scene from Portland to Vancouver. CDs by the best resident musicians from Seattle, Portland and Vancouver are featured, and the program also includes news about the best places to go for live jazz in the region. In addition, Jim goes "on location" to concerts, clubs and jazz festivals to record performances by resident and visiting artists for playback on Jazz Northwest. These one-of-a-kind recordings are available nowhere else!

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Jazz Northwest Looks Ahead To Earshot Festival And New Jazz Releases.


This Sunday afternoon on Jazz Northwest, host Jim Wilke samples music by some of the artists playing during the first week of the Earshot Jazz Festival including Fred Hersch, Freddy Cole, and Thomas Marriott. Also featured is a new release by alto saxophonist Ben Roseth, former Garfield HS standout who now lives in Washington DC. The program also highlights best bets for live jazz in the coming week. Jazz Northwest airs each Sunday at 2 PM Pacific on 88.5 KNKX, and streams at knkx.org. The program is also available for streaming on demand after the broadcast at jazznw.org. Next week (10/16), the program will highlight music from the opening concert of the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra season, a Basie Bash which also includes Jimmy Heath's The Endless Search Suite which was commissioned by the SRJO. Several Earshot Jazz Festival concerts are being recorded for future broadcasts. More info: Earshot Jazz


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