Jazz Northwest

Jazz Northwest

From KPLU

Jazz Northwest focuses on the regional jazz scene from Portland to Vancouver. CDs by the best resident musicians from Seattle, Portland and Vancouver are featured, and the program also includes news about the best places to go for live jazz in the region. In addition, Jim goes "on location" to concerts, clubs and jazz festivals to record performances by resident and visiting artists for playback on Jazz Northwest. These one-of-a-kind recordings are available nowhere else! Host Jim Wilke is a professional recording engineer and writer in addition to his radio programs which include "Jazz After Hours" on Public Radio International, heard nationwide since 1984.More from Jazz Northwest »

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PDX Jazz Festival Preview On Jazz Northwest

The Thirteenth Annual PDX Jazz Festival takes place in Portland OR February 18-28 with a special focus on the music and associations of John Coltrane w...

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Clarence Acox & The Legacy Quartet Seattle Art Museum Concert

Clarence Acox is a professional drummer, a widely-heralded teacher who leads the award-winning Garfield Jazz Ensemble, and serves as co-director of The...

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Jazz Northwest For January 17, 2016

Jazz Northwest features music and musicians not only from the Seattle-Tacoma area, but also from Portland Oregon to Victoria and Vancouver BC. This wee...

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Part 2 Of Chano Domínguez In Concert On Jazz Northwest

This Sunday on Jazz Northwest, Spanish pianist Chano Domínguez and his ensemble will be heard in part 2 of a concert broadcast on 88.5 KPLU and streami...

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Flamenco Jazz Concert By Chano Domínguez

Internationally renown Spanish pianist Chano Domínguez was born in Cadiz and grew up playing guitar, learning the tradition of flamenco music and dance...

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Some Of The Year's Best CDs By Regional Jazz Artists

It's the time for year-end reviews and Top Ten lists. On this week's Jazz Northwest, host Jim Wilke sorts through his stack of CDs by regional jazz...

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Marc Seales Trio In Seattle Art Museum

Pianist-composer and Professor of Piano at the University of Washington, Marc Seales brought his trio to The Seattle Art Museum for the December Art of...

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Earshot Concert By LineUp Led By Mark Taylor And Dawn Clement

A new Seattle jazz group co-led by Mark Taylor and Dawn Clement made its debut at Tula's during this year's Earshot Jazz Festival. Both co-leaders are...

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More Strayhorn, And Some Unconventional Holiday Music On This Week's Jazz Northwest

Saxophonist Roxy Coss was a guest soloist with the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra in a November concert and she teamed with her former mentor Mark...

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Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra Celebrates Billy Strayhorn Centennial In Concert Broadcast On KPLU

Composer Billy Strayhorn was born 100 years ago, November 29, 1915, and his music was played in three concerts this month by The Seattle Repertory Jazz...

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