The four recipients of America's highest jazz honor will be celebrated at a concert in San Francisco next spring.
Drummer/producer Makaya McCraven creates beat-driven jazz with post-production wizardry.
Ali Shaheed Muhammad and Adrian Younge, aka the Midnight Hour, discuss their new collaborative record, the role of sampling in their music, and the intersection of jazz and hip-hop.
Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Dave Brubeck, Ornette Coleman and Charles Mingus all cut timeless classics, each pointing the form in a different direction.
Pianist and electronic DJ Mark de Clive-Lowe turns his mistakes into art by sampling his bandmates live in the moment.
Alto saxophonist Lakecia Benjamin, tenor saxophonist María Grand and vocalist and flutist Melanie Charles each talk about their artistic process.
Take a tour of DJ Action Slacks’ record collection every Thursday from 9 to 11pm on Travlin’ the Tracks. One of Portland’s favorite live soul DJs, DJ Action Slacks will keep you on the move through vintage R&B, soul, blues and jazz from the 1940s - 1970s. We went behind the mic to learn a little bit more about KMHD’s newest host.
If you count on KMHD as your late-night soundtrack, you probably already know and love Luis Ocasio. Host of the brand new show The Joint, Luis delivers a chilled-out set of boom-bap beats and dynamic, contemporary instrumentations every Monday-Thursday from 11pm-midnight. Here we find out more about his life and what he gets up to when he's off the air.