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Here at KMHD, we listened to an incredible volume of amazing music in 2017. It’s been a year of releases that remind us why this sound is so important — it uplifts, inspires, reflects and makes space for honesty.
In jazz, single cuts can contain a dimensionality and completeness that takes pop music a whole album to achieve. And, as we witness a transition from albums to singles as the primary format for new music releases - a top singles list is essential.
Not so long ago, a small segregated neighborhood in Portland was home to one of the more fascinating and vibrant jazz scenes in the United States.