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Wayne Shorter With The Jazz At Lincoln Center Orchestra

The saxophonist and composer has never been afraid to be an original thinker.

Photo: Frank Stewart, Jazz at Lincoln Center

Albums We Love: Chet Baker 'Baby Breeze'

Let's revisit one of Chet Baker's finest moments, "Baby Breeze," an album that provides the perfect listening experience to these days when summertime slips sleepily into the piles of autumn leaves.

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 from Walter “Whoadie” Ramsey

KMHD Jazz Radio | Aug. 10, 2015 4:05 p.m.

Notations with Marvin "Smitty" Smith

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

Music | NW Life

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.

Arts | Music

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.


Behind the Mic: Jessica Rand

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

Arts | Music

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.


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

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

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