JazzNW http://www.kplu.org en The Jonathan Pugh Quartet http://www.kplu.org/post/jonathan-pugh-quartet <p></p><p>Jonathan Pugh grew up in Wenatchee and his first musical memories include standing by his Dad as he led the band at his Summer youth circus. Later, he connected with Don Lanphere in Wenatchee and studied with him during his teen years.</p><p>It was mutual inspiration as Jonathan become a regular member of the Don Lanphere Quintet, touring and recording eight albums with the sax legend during his resurgent career.</p><p> Sun, 19 Jan 2014 21:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 12672 at http://www.kplu.org Jazz Northwest for December 1 http://www.kplu.org/post/jazz-northwest-december-1 <p>This week on Jazz Northwest we're starting the holiday season by revisiting some of our favorites: the Roosevelt Jazz Band's "Jazz Nutcracker," Don Lanphere's "Year 'Round Christmas" and Hans Teuber and Dave Peterson play "Silver Bells." We'll sample Jim Knapp's new string orchestra "Scrape" plus Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra, Thomas Marriott and more.</p><p>Jazz Northwest airs Sundays at 2 PM Pacific on 88.5 KPLU, and streams at <a href="http://kplu.org/">kplu.org</a>. There is also a podcast available after the broadcast.</p> Sun, 01 Dec 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 11327 at http://www.kplu.org Jazz Northwest for December 1 Bill Anschell's Peru Trio on Jazz NW http://www.kplu.org/post/bill-anschells-peru-trio-jazz-nw <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span>Pianist Bill Anschell was born in Seattle and began his career here, but he's ranged far and wide since then. He's been a jazz coordinator for the Southern Arts Federation, produced radio programs, been musical director and pianist for Nnenna Freelon with whom he toured and recorded, and he's toured widely in South America.</p> Sun, 24 Nov 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 11253 at http://www.kplu.org Bill Anschell's Peru Trio on Jazz NW Jazz Northwest for November 17 http://www.kplu.org/post/jazz-northwest-november-17 <p>Jazz NW is quite site-specific this Sunday. In addition to several resident groups, Charles Lloyd plays "Desolation Sound" and Loraine Feather sings "I Hope I Never Leave This Place." We’’ll hear a woodsy new CD by former resident Aaron Parks, visit a jazz club in Vancouver, and preview some upcoming performances including traditional holiday jazz concerts on Jazz Northwest, Sunday afternoon at 2 on 88.5 KPLU.</p><p>Jazz Northwest is produced by Jim Wilke exclusively for 88.5, KPLU and airs on Sundays at 2 PM Pacific. A podcast is also available at kplu.org.</p> Sun, 17 Nov 2013 23:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 11068 at http://www.kplu.org Jazz Northwest for November 17 Tribute to Bill Ramsey http://www.kplu.org/post/tribute-bill-ramsey <p>Saxophonist Bill Ramsay is a Northwest treasure who&#39;s been both leader and sideman in dozens of bands, not only in this region but also internationally. He recently played concerts in Brazil with former Count Basie Band members. He&#39;s played with many of the best known bands ever - Basie, Ellington, Goodman, Les Brown, Quincy Jones, Grover Mitchell, Maynard Ferguson and others. He was a regular at Red Kelly&#39;s in both Tumwater and Tacoma, is co-leader of the Ramsay-Kleeb Band, a founding member of the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, and in the Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame.</p><p> Sun, 13 Oct 2013 19:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 10406 at http://www.kplu.org Tribute to Bill Ramsey