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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.

Music | NW Life

Albums We Love: Chet Baker 'Baby Breeze'

KMHD Jazz Radio | Sept. 10, 2015 12:03 p.m.

Let's revisit one of Chet Baker's finest moments, "Baby Breeze," an album that provides the perfect listening experience to these days when summertime slips sleepily into the piles of autumn leaves.

Music | NW Life | Arts

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.


Neighborhood Series: Kneebody

KMHD Jazz Radio | 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.

Music | local

Five Questions for Jazz Drummer Ron Steen

OPB | May 27, 2013 midnight

A Portland native, drummer Ron Steen has been playing with finesse for five decades. He talks about the secret to keeping good rhythm and the craziest thing that ever happened to him on stage.

Music | Books

Author Gary Golio Chronicles John Coltrane's Musical Journey

OPB | Dec. 19, 2012 7:15 a.m.

Gary Golio writes children's books about some of music's most influential artists. KMHD's Derek Smith talks with Golio about Spirit Seeker, his new book on John Coltrane.