For the Juneteenth holiday Bandcamp is donating 100% of sales to the NAACP Legal Defense Fund. Many artists have special releases today, with their shares of sales going to a variety of worthy causes. Record Store Day is still awesome but today your music purchases can actually help change society.
I don’t talk about a whole lot tonight, but I do play some dang good jazz tunes!
This week we’re celebrating black history month by exploring some of -the great music made by black Portlanders. You probably know that Albina has long been an important part of the national Jazz Scene; that before I-5 was routed through N Williams avenue and most of the clubs were bulldozed folks like Oscar Peterson, John Coltrane, Thelonius Monk, and Duke Ellington […]
Come hear all about my grueling group project, French singer Zaz, and jazzy band Lake Street Dive!
A day of funk and fusion, sit back and let the stress flow out as you let the music flow through you
Lovely afternoon my people! Joining us this evening are three artists, all from different time (60’s to today) and geographical (Portland, OR to Brazil) spaces, to delight us in relaxation. It is a setlist to put us at ease, to reflect on the day that just passed and appreciate all we have around us.
This is “Let me introduce” – the show where I present you a different artist every week. Today’s show is about Kim Dong Ryul: Born in 1974, Kim Dong Ryul is a jazz/pop artist from Seoul, South Korea. He has released 6 full length albums, with his latest album Walking With (동행) from 2014.
Welcome to the first Boogie Pachanguero Jazz Festival!! Let us celebrate and enjoy some good jazz with this amazing summer upon us. Bring your blanket, picnic case and relax to latest the jazz world has for us. Keep swinging!!!!
Time Yes, what to say about time. Well, there has been a large collection of the increments since the last time I posted a show. I could cast all sorts of blame or responsibility in all sorts of directions. The “truth” however, lies in the simple reality that I haven’t posted in what feels like […]
A David Bowie triumph, the solo album commonly known as Pet Sounds ’88, and the stylings of Hot Sauce Johnson and his album Truck Stop Jug Hop. All of this COULD BE YOURS . . . if you listen to this week’s Left of the Dial. Join radio host Chris-R as he ventures through the classic […]