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Albums We Love: Gene Shaw's 'Breakthrough'

KMHD Jazz Radio | July 12, 2016 12:38 p.m.

Time to catch up with an underrated gem from 1962, the debut of trumpeter Gene Shaw on the Argo label.

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Notations From … Tyrone Hendrix

KMHD Jazz Radio | Feb. 9, 2016 3:08 p.m.

Drummer Tyrone Hendrix tells KMHD about the influence gospel music had on his career and how he got started in jazz.

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KMHD's Top Local Songs Of 2015

KMHD Jazz Radio | Dec. 17, 2015 10:06 a.m.

If you were tuned in to KMHD this year, you likely heard us playing these artists and songs often.  

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KMHD's Top 10 Jazz Albums Of 2015

KMHD Jazz Radio | Dec. 4, 2015 10:42 a.m.

The staff at KMHD listened to tons of music this year and hand picked the top 10 jazz albums of 2015.

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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.

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Montavilla Jazz Festival: New Frontiers in Jazz

KMHD Jazz Radio | 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.

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2014 Portland Jazz Festival: The Rough Guide

KMHD Jazz Radio | Feb. 3, 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.