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Ali Jackson Celebrates Max Roach At Jazz At Lincoln Center

KMHD Jazz Radio | Aug. 27, 2015 11 a.m.

Drummer Ali Jackson celebrates the music of his mentor, Max Roach, in a one-night-only salute to the father of modern jazz drumming.

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New Documentary Finds Nina Simone 'In Between The Black And White Keys'

NPR | June 29, 2015 3:34 p.m.

Simone's recordings still loom larger than the rest of her story.

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Tango for Musicians at Reed College: an Interview with Reed College's Morgan Luker

KMHD Jazz Radio | June 17, 2015 2:45 p.m.

Follow the link to hear the interview with Luker and learn about how to experience this music live at Reed College.

Nation | Arts | Music | A Jazz Life

Farnell Newton

KMHD Jazz Radio | May 29, 2015 12:11 p.m.

Trumpeter Farnell Newton tells of the first time he ever went to a jazz concert. He was 13, kicking and screaming the whole way to the show, only to be blown away and be inspired for the first time. Follow the link to hear the story!

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Notations from Ray Drummond

KMHD Jazz Radio | May 13, 2015 4:31 p.m.

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American Music Program Wins Essentially Ellington

KMHD Jazz Radio | May 11, 2015 12:40 p.m.

Portland's American Music Program, made up of high school student and under the direction of trumpeter and Grammy award winner, Thara Memory, has won first place at the Essentially Ellington competition, making them the highest honored high school jazz band in the country.

Arts | Music | A Jazz Life

Nicholas Payton

KMHD Jazz Radio | Feb. 26, 2015 12:12 p.m.

Arts | Music | A Jazz Life

Mark Orton

KMHD Jazz Radio | Feb. 23, 2015 12:58 p.m.

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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.

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Notations with Calle Centenario

KMHD Jazz Radio | Feb. 10, 2015 12:53 p.m.