KMHD Program Director
Matt Fleeger has been on the air since he was 18. He is the Program Director for KMHD, Portland's Jazz Radio, and the host of the weekday new-release program, "New Jazz for Lunch" which airs from noon to 1 PM. Prior to his work with KMHD, he held various positions in Jazz and other music formats in San Antonio, TX and Pittsburgh, PA. In his free-time he's an avid skateboarder, snowboarder, skier, hiker, and lover of arts and culture.
Watch Portland's "Pillar of Soul" Ural Thomas perform with his band live at the Doug Fir.
KMHD’s Derek Smith caught up with drummer/composer Dave King of The Bad Plus to talk about the group’s history, their approach to music and what the live experience is all about.
For the twelfth consecutive year, April is Jazz Appreciation Month (JAM) presented by the Smithsonian. The Spirit and Rhythms of Jazz is the 2013 theme highlighting the music, cultural history, performances, stories, programs and productions.
The Inflated Tear was indeed a welcome gift, a wunderkammern, simultaneously hopeful, irreverent, jarring, and otherworldly.