Topic: Arts

Notations with Dave Frishberg

OPB | April 09, 2014 2:25 p.m.

Deborah DeMoss Smith recently spoke with veteran jazz pianist, composer, and arranger, Dave Frishberg. Incidentally, Frishberg is also a resident of Portland.

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.

Albums We Love: Derrick Hodge's "Live Today"

KMHD | Feb. 28, 2014 12:21 p.m.

What the heck is happening to Blue Note? The direction of Blue Note raises the issue of what jazz is and how its always changing.

Albums We Love: Ahmad Jamal's "Saturday Morning"

KMHD | Feb. 27, 2014 11:27 a.m.

The good folks at KMHD are listening to the new record from Ahmad Jamal, and you should too.

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.

Notations with Louis Hayes

KMHD | Feb. 11, 2014 1:56 p.m.

Ever wonder where Hayes acquired his appetite for jazz? Or which artists Hayes admires most? Join Deborah DeMoss Smith for a glimpse into the jazz-soul of Louis Hayes.

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.

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