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!



New Releases And Bi-Coastal Jazz On Jazz Northwest

Several new and forthcoming releases will be highlighted on Jazz Northwest this Sunday, October 23 on 88.5 knkx. Two are bi-coastal sessions, one with Bremerton resident Mark Lewis and a top New York rhythm section, and one with Vancouver BC saxophonist Cory Weeds in a live session at Smoke in New York. Mark Lewis' CD will be released early next year and the Cory Weeds disc is out now. NY pianist David Hazeltine is in Vancouver to launch Cory Weeds' CD this weekend at Frankies. Also new this week, Samantha Boshnack's B'shnorkestra plays a Concerto for Jazz Trumpet featuring Thomas Marriott, the orchestra plays original music at The Earshot Festival Monday night. Steve Messick's Endemic Ensemble plays at Tula's on Tuesday and has a new release featuring saxophonists Travis Ranney and Matso Limtiaco. Jazz Northwest is recorded and produced by Jim Wilke exclusively for 88.5 knkx and knkx.org. The program airs Sundays at 2 PM Pacific and after broadcast may be streamed on demand at jazznw


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