OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 16, 2017
We hear about Erious Johnson's recent settlement with the Oregon Department of Justice, tax breaks for Amazon, the Portland Thorns' 2017 NWSL championship and the life of Native American jazzman Jim Pepper.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 6, 2015
Jazz musician and composer Billy Strayhorn collaborated closely with Duke Ellington and lived openly as a gay man in the 1940s and 1950s.
OPB | Broadcast: July 3, 2015
American Music Program's national award-winning Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra comes to the OPB studios.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 16, 2014
THURSDAY: James McBride's novel "The Good Lord Bird" is a darkly humorous dramatization of the story of fiery abolitionist John Brown. Reserve your free tickets here.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 24, 2014
MONDAY: We'll get the scoop from KMHD's Matt Fleeger about the hottest acts at the Portland Jazz Festival.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 22, 2013
Members of drummer Art Blakey's band — Jazz Messengers — will celebrate Blakey's music at the Portland Jazz Festival.
OPB | Broadcast: Aug. 7, 2012
Local luthier Bob Holo builds gypsy jazz guitars played by musicians around the world.
OPB | Broadcast: July 31, 2012
French-born guitarist Stephane Wrembel will be playing a sold-out show at the Lan Su Chinese Garden in Portland on July 31st.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 22, 2012
Jazz historian David Schiff's new book, The Ellington Century, discusses Duke Ellington's pivotal role in merging African-American and European musical traditions in the twentieth century.
OPB | Broadcast: Nov. 10, 2011
We'll look ahead this weekend to big events in the worlds of jazz and college football: Herbie Hancock and Oregon's match with Stanford.
OPB | Broadcast: Feb. 23, 2011
The latest PDX Jazz Festival celebrates Jewish and African Americans playing jazz together.
OPB | Broadcast: Oct. 13, 2010
Are you a fan of jazz musician (and Portland native) Esperanza Spalding? What would you like to ask her?