Jazz Northwest http://www.kplu.org en Jazz Northwest For July 20: Preview Of Jazz Port Townsend http://www.kplu.org/post/jazz-northwest-july-20-preview-jazz-port-townsend <p></p><p>Jazz Northwest offers a preview of Centrum's Jazz Port Townsend. Jazz Port Townsend is Washington State's longest running jazz festival, and regularly presents internationally-renown, poll-winning jazz artists on the last weekend of July each Summer. Among the artists who'll be heard on the radio preview and at the festival are NEA Jazz Master Bill Holman who will directed the Festival All Star Big Band in his compositions and arrangements. &nbsp;Others include sisters Christine and Ingrid Jensen who first attended the festival as students in the jazz workshop, trombone master Wycliffe Gordon, pianist George Cables who will be the subject of a piano tribute, Matt Wilson's Arts &amp; Crafts, the Benny Green Trio, a singer's showcase with Sachal Vasandani, Dena DeRose and Johnaye Kendrick, and more.&nbsp;</p><p> Sun, 20 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 17783 at http://www.kplu.org Jazz Northwest For July 20: Preview Of Jazz Port Townsend Jazz Northwest: July 13, 2014 http://www.kplu.org/post/jazz-northwest-july-13-2014 <p></p><p>This week, Jazz Northwest samples some of the rich variety of jazz coming up this month. &nbsp;Flugelhorn player Dmitri Matheny was a protege of the late Art Farmer and plays a horn that belonged to his mentor. &nbsp;Sarah Gazarek was featured with the Roosevelt High School Jazz Band not so many years ago and is back in town with a featured spot at Jazz Alley, &nbsp;Jim Cutler's Jazz Orchestra plays Sunday nights at Tula's and has a new CD.</p><p> Sun, 13 Jul 2014 21:14:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 17700 at http://www.kplu.org Jazz Northwest: July 13, 2014 Jazz Northwest for September 23, 2012 http://www.kplu.org/post/jazz-northwest-september-23-2012 <p>Sunday afternoons we savor some of the many tastes of jazz available to you on Jazz Northwest. This week, Clarence Acox and Jay Thomas from Seattle, Dave Frishberg from Portland, Karin Plato from Vancouver and many more. We'll also tell you about the best places to go for live jazz.</p> Sun, 23 Sep 2012 22:25:44 +0000 Jim Wilke 6426 at http://www.kplu.org Tribute to Gaye Anderson, friend of music and musicians http://www.kplu.org/post/tribute-gaye-anderson-friend-music-and-musicians <p>Gaye Anderson was owner and proprietor of the New Orleans Creole Restaurant from 1985 until her death on August 29. &nbsp;Widely known as a staunch supporter of live music, she presided over thousands of nights of jazz and blues performances at her Pioneer Square restaurant. &nbsp;Its fame spread all over the country as visitors remarked "I wish we had something like this back home." &nbsp; The music ranged from traditional New Orleans and Chicago style jazz, through Swing, Bop and modern jazz on weeknights with blues on weekends.</p> Sun, 09 Sep 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 6262 at http://www.kplu.org Tribute to Gaye Anderson, friend of music and musicians Carlos Cascante y su Tumbao in concert on Jazz NW http://www.kplu.org/post/carlos-cascante-y-su-tumbao-concert-jazz-nw Carlos Cascante and Tumbao played this month’s Seattle Art Museum Art of Jazz concert outdoors at the Olympic Sculpture Park by Elliott Bay.&nbsp; A large crowd and lots of dancers joined the celebration in the Seattle sunshine.&nbsp; Highlights from the concert will air on Jazz Northwest on 88.5, KPLU on Sunday, August 19 at 1 PM PDT. &nbsp;&nbsp;</div><div style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;font:normal normal normal 12px/normal Helvetica"> Sun, 19 Aug 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 6014 at http://www.kplu.org Carlos Cascante y su Tumbao in concert on Jazz NW Johnny Mandel concert at Jazz Port Townsend http://www.kplu.org/post/johnny-mandel-concert-jazz-port-townsend <p><br /><br />Johnny Mandel has enjoyed a seven-decade musical career that began in the 40s as a trombonist and arranger in big bands of Woody Herman, Count Basie and others.&nbsp; He went on to greater fame as a film composer after settling in LA in the 50s, where he penned scores for &ldquo;I Want To Live,&rdquo; &ldquo;The Sandpiper,&rdquo; &ldquo;The Americanization of Emily,&rdquo; &ldquo;Mash&rdquo; and many others including popular songs &ldquo;Close Enough for Love&rdquo; and &ldquo;A Time for Love&rdquo;. &nbsp;<br /> Sun, 12 Aug 2012 19:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 5941 at http://www.kplu.org Johnny Mandel concert at Jazz Port Townsend Jazz Port Townsend concert broadcast to feature "Dynamic Duos" http://www.kplu.org/post/jazz-port-townsend-concert-broadcast-feature-dynamic-duos-0 <div>&nbsp;</div><p>The first in a series of concert broadcasts from Centrum&#39;s Jazz Port Townsend features &quot;Dynamic Duos&quot; on KPLU&#39;s Jazz Northwest on Sunday, August 5 at 1 PM PDT. &nbsp; The three duos selected by Artistic Director John Clayton for this unique concert are trombonists Wycliffe Gordon and Jiggs Whigham, guitarists Graham Dechter and Bruce Forman and drummers (drummists?) Jeff Hamilton and Matt Wilson. &nbsp;</p> Sun, 05 Aug 2012 20:40:10 +0000 Jim Wilke 5891 at http://www.kplu.org Jazz Port Townsend concert broadcast to feature "Dynamic Duos" Jazz Northwest for 7/29/12 http://www.kplu.org/post/jazz-northwest-72912 <p style="margin:0px 0px 0px 0px;min-height:14.0px"><font face="Helvetica" size="3" style="font:12.0px Helvetica"><span>This week on Jazz Northwest we&#39;ll feature some songs for Summer including the Summer movement from Phil Dwyer&#39;s Changing Seasons suite for orchestra. &nbsp;Pete Christlieb and Linda Small are visiting after Jazz Port Townsend and playing some great Bill Holman charts. &nbsp;Something new from Pearl Django and other music from Portland to Vancouver BC as well as suggestions for live jazz around Seattle in the coming week.</span></font></p> Sun, 29 Jul 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 5761 at http://www.kplu.org Jazz Northwest for 7/29/12 Jazz Northwest for June 10, 2012 http://www.kplu.org/post/jazz-northwest-june-10-2012 <p>Pianist Eddie Creed passed on April 19 at the age of 77, and he'll be remembered on the next edition of Jazz Northwest (6/10) with a performance recorded by Jim Wilke in 1971 at The Jazz Gallery. &nbsp; Eddie was one of the most active jazz pianists from the 60s through the 80s in Seattle. &nbsp;There will be a memorial concert at The New Orleans on Sunday June 10 from 4 to 8 pm .<br><br> Also on this week's Jazz Northwest: The new CD by Human Spirit, Bill Anschell's Earshot Award-winning CD "Figments" and more, including news about upcoming opportunities for great live jazz.</p> Sun, 10 Jun 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 5238 at http://www.kplu.org Jazz Northwest for June 10, 2012 SRJO plays NW Jazz Composers on Jazz Northwest http://www.kplu.org/post/srjo-plays-nw-jazz-composers-jazz-northwest Highlights from a concert featuring Northwest jazz composers played by the Seattle Repertory Jazz orchestra are featured on Jazz Northwest on Sunday, June 3 at 1 PM &nbsp;PDT on 88.5 KPLU. &nbsp;Eight Seattle area composers and arrangers are represented: &nbsp;Jim Knapp, Bill Ramsay, Jovino Santos Neto, Thomas Marriott, David Marriott Jr., Phil Kelly, Wayne Horvitz and Bob Hammer. Sun, 03 Jun 2012 20:44:26 +0000 Jim Wilke 5177 at http://www.kplu.org SRJO plays NW Jazz Composers on Jazz Northwest Coming Up on Jazz NW 10/31/2010 http://www.kplu.org/post/coming-jazz-nw-10312010 <p><font size="2"><span class="stylebodytext2">Celebrate Hallowe&rsquo;en with Jazz Northwest as we feature some ghostly apparitions and scary music from resident Northwest musicians on the show. We&rsquo;ll also have some samples of some of the artists who&rsquo;ll be appearing during this coming final week of the 22nd annual Earshot Festival. Sunday at 1 - Hallowe&rsquo;en on Jazz Northwest from 88-5, KPLU. </span></font></p> Thu, 28 Oct 2010 16:25:14 +0000 Jim Wilke 66 at http://www.kplu.org Coming Up on Jazz NW 10/31/2010