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12:00
am

Out of the Night

Moody, mellow, cool and blue — jazz that speaks to you late at night. Whatever is keeping you up, we're here to be your companion.

Out of the Night site »


6:00
am

Jazz at Sunrise

Your alarm clock never had it so good! From 6-7 AM, KMHD delivers a feel-good mix of jazz that's not too harsh, and not too mellow. It's just right, every weekday morning.

Jazz at Sunrise site »


7:00
am

The Morning Session

Wake up, Portland! Every weekday, Derek Smith's here to take you on a trip through the story of jazz. It's music with a positive pulse, aimed at getting your day started on the good foot! It's not just the music, but the insight, authenticity and storytelling Derek shares with you that make this show special. With news updates at the top of each hour, it's The Morning Session — KMHD's weekday wake-up show!

The Morning Session site »


10:00
am

The Bridge

The Bridge is KMHD's mid-day show, with a diverse mix of jazz designed to get you through your busy workday. Chris Darkins hosts this P.M. edition, selecting the best of from our library to bring you the story behind America's greatest invention. 

The Bridge site »


12:00
pm

New Jazz For Lunch

Keep your finger on the pulse of what's happening now in the jazz world with our lunchtime new release show. KMHD's Program Director Matt Fleeger brings you fresh selections from today's jazz groundbreakers, along with current re-issues of old favorites and brand new releases from jazz's living legends. It's a front-row seat to the continued evolution of creative music, all in a neat one-hour package.

New Jazz For Lunch site »


1:00
pm

The Bridge

The Bridge is KMHD's mid-day show, with a diverse mix of jazz designed to get you through your busy workday. Chris Darkins hosts this P.M. edition, selecting the best of from our library to bring you the story behind America's greatest invention. 

The Bridge site »


3:00
pm

Takin' Off

Close out your workday in style with a smooth trip through new and vintage sounds strung together by their upbeat, soulful feel. Host Isabel Zacharias rides home with you every Monday-Thursday, connecting melody with history and telling jazz's stories, old and new, with a sense of humor and companionship. Designed to keep your head bobbing and your stress level on the decline as you wind down from the busy day, Takin' Off will transport you from traffic to tranquility. 

Takin' Off site »


6:00
pm

Jazz Profiles

Jazz Profiles features jazz topics that are varied and all-encompassing. The program focuses largely on individuals, in particular artists who are still living and performing. Musicians who have been featured in-depth on Jazz Profiles include Dave Brubeck, Sarah Vaughan, Oscar Peterson, Sonny Rollins, Duke Ellington, Louis Armstrong, and Charlie Parker. The series has covered significant anniversaries of the dearly departed, the instruments of jazz, jazz cities, jazz families and more.

Jazz Profiles site »


7:00
pm

The Deep Dig

The Deep Dig is KMHD's rare vinyl program.  Ardent collector Scott Thayer brings his amazing collection of rare, out-of-print and hard-to-find records to the airwaves every Wednesday night.  You'll hear the rarest of the rare, along with commentary from Scott about the music, it's history and it's place in the world today.

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9:00
pm

The Breakdown

The Breakdown is a program that deconstructs sample-based music (Downtempo, Hip-hop, Electronic) and showcases the source material in it’s original form.  Ever wondered what that sample was in your favorite song?  Tune in to the Breakdown and find out!

The Breakdown site »


11:00
pm

Beat Parlor

Two hours a week dedicated to the spirit of jazz embodied by modern, creative, and thought provoking music.

Beat Parlor site »