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Ali Jackson Celebrate Max Roach At Jazz At Lincoln Center


Drummer Ali Jackson celebrates the music of his mentor, Max Roach, in a one-night-only salute to the father of modern jazz drumming.

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!


Notations with Marvin "Smitty" Smith

KMHD Jazz Radio | July 7, 2015 10:26 a.m.

NW Life | Music

The American Music Program wins the Charles Mingus Competition

KMHD Jazz Radio | April 2, 2015 10:47 a.m.

Click to hear a story from two of Portland's  talented high school musicians about their success at the Charles Mingus Competition in New York.

Notations with Javon Jackson

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

Music | Arts

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.

Music

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.

Music

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

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

Music

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.

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