The vibraphonist announced his retirement at 74 with little warning. Still in possession of his quicksilver fluidity and deep intuition, he spoke with Jazz Night during his farewell tour.
As 2017 began, innumerable music lovers lamented the loss of both Jimmy Makarounis and his storied venue. Now, Portland has a new venue for jazz called The Jack London Revue.
Photo: David Stuckey/OPB
We caught up with Mark Rini of the Soul Station (Tuesdays 9-11 pm) to learn more about the man behind the mic.
It's the second part in our conversation with vocalist Stephanie Jordan.
KMHD's Derek Smith sat down with Zev Feldman, a record executive who is known for unearthing some of the greatest discoveries of lost jazz recordings. They call him: The Jazz Detective.
Photo: Saga/ Sam Records
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!
We sat down with Peer Pressure's Farnell Newton to learn a little more about the man behind the mic.
Musical Cannibalism With Cyro Baptista