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In 'Real Enemies,' Darcy James Argue Confronts A Post-Truth World


Argue's latest composition explores "the present-day folklore that we call conspiracy theories."

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Jack London Bar To Be Portland’s Newest Home For Jazz


Owners of Dante's, Star Theater and Bar XV joined forces with the Soul'd Out Music Festival to offer a refuge for bands and fans.

Photo: April Baer/OPB

Albums We Love: Gene Shaw's 'Breakthrough'


Time to catch up with an underrated gem from 1962, the debut of trumpeter Gene Shaw on the Argo label.

A Jazz Life


A Jazz life is KMHD's story-telling project.  We've asked artists, celebrities, historians and enthusiasts to share a tale that shaped their appreciation for Jazz.  If you have a story, we'd like to hear it too!

Views From The 6: Tales Of The Portland Jazz Scene


From Ron Steen playing his first gig with Etta James to Carlton Jackson reliving racism in his own city, these stories are deep, funny, inspiring and add soul to Portland's rich history.

Photo: Jason Bernet/OPB

Listen: How Portland Jazz Evolved Over Nearly 70 Years


Hear more of the artists and songs featured in "Jazz Town" with these playlists, plus take a look at the future of Portland jazz.

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Notations from… Big Sam's Funky Nation

KMHD Jazz Radio | Nov. 8, 2016 1:37 p.m.

Behind the Mic: Aaron Bergeson (DJ Survival Skills)

KMHD Jazz Radio | Sept. 7, 2016 9:52 a.m.

Musical Cannibalism With Cyro Baptista

WBGO+JAZZ.org | Nov. 15, 2016 2:08 p.m.

Musical Cannibalism With Cyro Baptista

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Notations from… Charmaine Neville

KMHD Jazz Radio | Oct. 3, 2016 1:12 p.m.

Notations from... Camila Meza

KMHD Jazz Radio | Sept. 6, 2016 2:21 p.m.

Behind the Mic: Matt Berger

KMHD Jazz Radio | Jan. 12, 2016 10:30 a.m.
NW Life | local | Music | Arts | 'Jazz Town': Portland's Golden Jazz Age

The New Scene: 4 Spots To Hear Jazz In Portland

OPB | April 11, 2016 7 a.m.

Something as transcendent as jazz never truly dies, and the whispers of the golden era can be heard at several spots around the city of Portland today.    

History | Food | Music | 'Jazz Town': Portland's Golden Jazz Age

Swingin' Albina: Portland’s Once Great Jazz Neighborhood

OPB | April 5, 2016 3:39 p.m.

Not so long ago, a small segregated neighborhood in Portland was home to one of the more fascinating and vibrant jazz scenes in the United States.

Music | Arts

Notations from… Corcoran Holt Pt. 2

KMHD Jazz Radio | May 9, 2016 1:19 p.m.

Bassist Cocoran Holt suggests music to listen to and gives us a glimpse into his past on this second edition of Notations...

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