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Jazz Northwest For May 1

Larry Coryell & Don Lanphere in 1990.

Jazz Northwest celebrates May Day with a bouquet of Northwest favorites old and new.  This week's show includes a 1990 duet by Larry Coryell and Marc Seales playing "Spring Can Really Hang You Up The Most" as well as new releases by trumpet players Ray Vega and Thomas Marriott, and Jazz Port Townsend favorite Matt Wilson's "Big Happy Family."

Some outstanding women in jazz including Jill Townsend, Sara Gazarek, Ann Reynolds and Miranda Sage are featured and we'll remember the recently closed Boxley's in North Bend with a performance by Danny Kolke Trio and guest Pete Christlieb.  

Jazz Northwest is produced by host Jim Wilke, exclusively for 88.5 KPLU and  Previous programs are archived for streamng at

Jim has been a fixture on Seattle radio since 1961. He was the host of Jazz After Hours on Public Radio International from 1984-2014. Currently Jim has been producing Jazz Northwest for KNKX since 1988. This weekly program focuses on the regional jazz scene and frequently includes performances Jim records on location for Jazz Northwest.