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Since 2005, KNKX's School of Jazz has provided mentorship, learning and performance opportunities to Western Washington middle school, high school and college jazz students. A cornerstone of the station's signature community outreach program, it has directly impacted thousands of jazz students, band directors and professional musicians. School of Jazz is sponsored by Alaska Airlines and BECU.

School of Jazz: Avery Clarke serves as guest DJ

Courtesy of Avery Clarke
Drummer Avery Clarke is November's KNKX School of Jazz guest DJ

Drummer Avery Clarke from Ballard High School will virtually join Abe Beeson tonight at 8 p.m. (Nov. 5) as guest DJ during Evening Jazz. He is a junior and in the school's jazz band program. Listen to the show and find his playlist. 


"Dippermouth Blues" King Oliver (Louis Armstrong/King Oliver)

"Saddest Tale" Duke Ellington/Billie Holiday (Lady Day: The Complete Bille Holiday on Columbia 1933-1944)

"Taxi War-Dance" Count Basie (This Is Jazz 11)

"Bloomdido" Charlie Parker/Dizzy Gillespie (Bird and Diz)

"Mildama" Clifford Brown/Max Roach (More Study In Brown)

"Two Bass Hit" Miles Davies (Milestones)

"If You Could See Me Now" Wynton Kelly Trio/Wes Montgomery (Smokin' in Seattle)

"Nature Boy" John Coltrane (Both Directions at Once)

"Riot" Miles Davis (Live in Europe 1967)

"Spectrum" Billy Cobham (Spectrum)

"Crazy Race" Roy Hargrove RH Factor ft. Renee Neufville (Distractions)

"Buddy Boldens's Blues" Louis Armstrong/Kid Ory (The Jazz Age, Vol. 3)