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Gunther Schuller, Who Bridged Classical Music And Jazz, Dies At 89


The Pulitzer Prize-winning composer, conductor and educator linked classical music and jazz.

Photo: Getty Images, Hiroyuki Ito

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!

Jimmy Greene Remembers A 'Beautiful Life'


The saxophonist's latest album honors his 6-year-old daughter, killed in the 2012 Newtown shooting.

Photo: Courtesy of the artist, Jimmy Katz


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Anat Cohen's Roots Of Rio

WBGO+JAZZ.org | April 2, 2015 4:04 p.m.

The clarinetist has long been fascinated by choro, often called as "the New Orleans jazz of Brazil."

Notations with Javon Jackson

KMHD Jazz Radio | March 9, 2015 4:08 p.m.

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Billy Childs "Map to the Treasure: Reimagining Laura Nyro"

KMHD Jazz Radio | Feb. 18, 2015 1:15 p.m.

Click to hear the exclusive interview with Billy Childs about his new Grammy-award winning record, where he reimagines the work of his long-time idol, folk singer Laura Lyro.

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Behind the Mic: Jessica Rand

KMHD Jazz Radio | Feb. 11, 2015 11:26 a.m.

Music | Arts

Notations with Calle Centenario

KMHD Jazz Radio | Feb. 10, 2015 12:53 p.m.

Top Ten Albums of 2014

KMHD Jazz Radio | Dec. 28, 2014 5:30 p.m.

With another year in the books, it's time to delve into our favorite albums of 2014.  These ten records cover all manner of musical ground, from innovative trio work to bossa, nu-jazz and much more.

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Albums We Love: David Krakauer's "The Big Picture"

KMHD Jazz Radio | Jan. 5, 2015 1:35 p.m.

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An Interview with Herbie Hancock

KMHD Jazz Radio | Sept. 18, 2014 5:48 p.m.

Listen to our exclusive interview with Herbie Hancock ahead of his performance in Portland this weekend.

Music | NW Life | Arts

Notations from Javier Nero

KMHD Jazz Radio | Dec. 8, 2014 4:21 p.m.

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