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Jazz Northwest Previews Wes Montgomery And The Wynton Kelly Trio 'Live At The Penthouse' From 1966

This week's show includes jazz groups you can hear around the area this week (e.g.Jazz Police, Adam Kessler, Jacqueline Tabor), and a preview of a soon to be released album of the Wynton Kelly Trio and guitarist Wes Montgomery playing at The Penthouse in Seattle in 1966.  

The album will be released on limited edition vinyl LP on Record Store Day, April 22, and it comes from tapes of live and direct broadcasts produced by Jim Wilke and never circulated since the live broadcasts. A deluxe CD version will follow in May.  

This week's show also includes music by Jay Tomas, Cory Weeds, Steve Treseler and Chris Amemiya. 

Jazz Northwest airs Sundays at 2 p.m. Pacific and is produced by Jim Wilke exclusively for 88.5 KNKX and  After broadcast programs may be streamed at  

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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.