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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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


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 2016-10-23  58m
 
 

"Basie Bash" Highlights To Air On Jazz Northwest


Highlights from the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra's season opening concert will air on Jazz Northwest on 88.5 knkx on Sunday, October 16 at 2 PM. Following a tradition established in recent years, the music of the Count Basie Orchestra was featured,


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 2016-10-16  58m
 
 

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


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 2016-10-09  58m
 
 

3 Pianists Featured In 1 Jazz Port Townsend Concert


Three pianists in the prime of their careers were featured in one concert at the 2016 Jazz Port Townsend. Gerald Clayton, George Colligan and Taylor Eigsti each took a turn to play two tunes, a ballad and a burner with Harish Raghavan on bass an Matt


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 2016-10-02  59m
 
 

Oregon Coast Jazz Party and Earshot Jazz Festival


The Oregon Coast Jazz Party takes place next weekend, September 30 through October 2 in Newport Oregon, and a week later the Earshot Jazz Festival begins in Seattle and runs October 7 through November 11. Some musical highlights from both festivals will


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 2016-09-25  56m
 
 

Oliver Groenewald NewNet Concert On Jazz Northwest


Between the small combo and the big band there exists the little big band. Eight to ten musicians provide composers and arrangers a palate of instrumental color and voices to explore and combine in non-traditional fashion. Among notable examples are the


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 2016-09-18  58m
 
 

Sean Jones And JD Allen Jazz Port Townsend Concert


Two outstanding rising jazz stars were featured together in concert at Jazz Port Townsend this summer. Trumpeter Sean Jones and tenor saxophonist JD Allen already have a wealth of experience and several CDs each. Their concert was recorded for radio and


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 2016-09-04  58m
 
 

Tribute To Woody Herman At Jazz Port Townsend


An all-star big band tribute to Woody Herman was one of the features of the Saturday matinee concert at this year's Jazz Port Townsend, presented annually by Centrum on the last weekend of July. The concert was recorded for radio and will air on Jazz


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 2016-08-28  59m
 
 

Tribute To Woody Herman At Jazz Port Townsend


An all-star big band tribute to Woody Herman was one of the features of the Saturday matinee concert at this year's Jazz Port Townsend, presented annually by Centrum on the last weekend of July. The concert was recorded for radio and will air on Jazz


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 2016-08-28  59m
 
 

Jazz Across The Generations This Week


We like examining the continuum of jazz (thank you, John Gilbreath!) on Jazz Northwest. The students become the rising stars, and the rising stars become the teachers of the next generation and so it goes. Don Lanphere and Larry Coryell were major


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 2016-08-21  57m