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Get To Know London's Thriving Jazz Scene (By Way Of Austin, Texas)


Players like Moses Boyd, Shabaka Hutchings and Sarathy Korwar drive London's jazz scene forward with sounds from around the world. In March, SXSW hosted all three for an up-to-the minute dispatch.

Photo: Courtesy of Jazz Standard, Nicole Fara Silver

Behind the Mic: Nicole D'Amato


We caught up to learn a little more about Nicole D'Amato, the host of Songs from Cloud 9.

The Jazz Detective: How One Man Searches The World For Lost Jazz Recordings


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

Scenes From The Soul'd Out Music Festival


The Soul'd Out Music Festival comes to Portland April 19-23. Follow OPB's coverage for highlights from the shows, photography and what shows to see next.

Photo: David Stuckey/OPB

Soul'd Out Music Festival Brings Solange, Ohio Players, More To Portland


OPB sat down with Soul'd Out Music Festival co-founder Nicholas Harris for a conversation about the 2017 version of the festival, why soul music is desperately needed today and if he's expecting a riot when Dead Prez performs their classic hit 'Hip-Hop.'

Photo: Amy Harris/AP

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!


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Notations from... Emmet Cohen

KMHD Jazz Radio | April 12, 2017 2:18 p.m.

Pianist Emmet Cohen answers questions about his life and the music. 

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Behind the Mic: Mark Montesano

KMHD Jazz Radio | March 3, 2017 8:37 a.m.

Mark Montesano, host of Hard Choices (Saturdays, 11am-1pm), tells us more about the man behind the mic. 

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Notations from Jimmy Heath...Part II

KMHD Jazz Radio | March 3, 2017 8:20 a.m.

Deborah DeMoss Smith speaks with jazz saxophone legend Jimmy Heath. 

Behind The Mic: Farnell Newton

KMHD Jazz Radio | Feb. 9, 2017 9:18 a.m.

We sat down with Peer Pressure's Farnell Newton to learn a little more about the man behind the mic.

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Notations From Jimmy Heath

KMHD Jazz Radio | Feb. 9, 2017 9:11 a.m.

Deborah DeMoss Smith speaks with jazz saxophone legend Jimmy Heath. 

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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.

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