Tagged: Jazz

George Fendel

KMHD | Sept. 11, 2014 10:42 a.m.

George Fendel kicks off KMHD's new series "A Jazz Life," telling a tale of jazz that he'll remember forever.

Notations from Harold Mabern

KMHD | Sept. 08, 2014 2:55 p.m.

Pianist Harold Mabern has played with such notables as Lee Morgan, Hank Mobley, Freddie Hubbard and Miles Davis; but it's his own music that continues to garner acclaim.

Albums We Love: Get the Blessing's "Lope and Antilope"

KMHD | Sept. 03, 2014 12:57 p.m.

Portishead meets jazz? Not really a surprise, if you were a fan of the British 90’s trip-hop icons who knew the ins and outs of cool jazz.

Montavilla Jazz Festival: New Frontiers in Jazz

KMHD | Aug. 11, 2014 10 a.m.

KMHD is proud to sponsor the first annual Montavilla Jazz Festival, happening August 16th and 17th in the Montavilla neighborhood.  This two day festival focuses entirely on the new sound of Portland jazz.

Women in Jazz

KMHD | March 12, 2014 1:35 p.m.

This year it's time to celebrate the significant contributions that women have made to jazz music in recent years. The volume of female instrumentalists playing jazz has never been as high as it is today.

Notations from Chris Brown

KMHD | March 03, 2014 1:41 p.m.

An interview with drummer and saxophonist, Chris Brown.

Recap: An Interview with Ahmad Jamal

KMHD | Feb. 24, 2014 12:06 p.m.

Living legend, Ahmad Jamal, is arguably one of the greatest pianists in jazz history. Click to listen to an interview with the legendary musician.

Photo Slideshow: Bruce Polonsky

KMHD | Feb. 18, 2014 3:49 p.m.

Click to view a slide show of Bruce Polonsky's extraordinary jazz photographs and hear an audio interview with the man who's been documenting American jazz music for most of his life.

Photo Slideshow: Bruce Polonsky

KMHD | Feb. 13, 2014 1:35 p.m.

Click to view a slide show of Bruce Polonsky's extraordinary jazz photographs and hear an audio interview with the man who's been documenting American jazz music for most of his life.

2014 Portland Jazz Festival: The Rough Guide

KMHD | Feb. 03, 2014 9:57 p.m.

The 2014 Portland Jazz Festival beckons, but, as you consider the dizzying array of scheduled gigs, you might have trouble finding the off-the-beaten path shows.  Fear not, because we've got your back with this handy "rough guide" to the festival.

Neighborhood Series: Kneebody

KMHD | Jan. 28, 2014 10:35 a.m.

Watch Kneebody perform a song from their new album "The Line" at the Alberta Street pub.  Installment #2 of our neighborhood series.

The Girl With the Golden Voice: Grammy nominee Cecile McLorin Salvant’s timeless originality

KMHD | Jan. 09, 2014 1:58 p.m.

What makes a voice timeless? What makes Ella Fitzgerald, Billie Holiday, or Nina Simone sound distinct?

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