PDX Jazz Festival Preview On Jazz Northwest
The 13th Annual PDX Jazz Festival takes place in Portland, OR, February 18-28 with a special focus on the music and associations of John Coltrane, who would have been 90 years old in 2016.
This Sunday (January 31) at 2 p.m. on KPLU, the executive director of PDX Jazz, Don Lucoff, joins Jim Wilke on Jazz Northwest to preview this year's festival. Music samples include Ravi Coltrane, Charles Lloyd, Dianne Reeves, John Scofield and Joe Lovano, all of whom will be appearing at this year's festival. This week's show also highlights some Seattle jazz performances in the coming week.
Jazz Northwest is produced by Jim Wilke exclusively for 88.5, KPLU and kplu.org. The program airs Sundays at 2 PM Pacific and previously broadcast programs are available for streaming at jazznw.org .