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The Cookers on Jazz Northwest

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The Cookers at The Rudy Van Gelder studio - left to right: George Cables, Billy Hart, Donald Harrison, Eddie Henderson, David Weiss, Billy Harper, Cecil McBee

In this week's episode, we feature samples of upcoming jazz events, such as The Cookers who will be playing at Jazz Alley in Seattle next Tuesday, Sept 21, and Wednesday, Sept 22. “This is the greatest jazz super-band working,” wrote C. Latimer, Detroit Metro Times with good reason. All seven of these musicians are leaders in their own right and mutually inspire each other when they perform together.

Also on today's episode Jay Thomas, Bill Anschell, John Stowell & Dan Dean, and Richard Cole, among others. We also highlight some of the best opportunities to hear live jazz in the coming week. Jazz Northwest airs on KNKX at 2 PM Pacific on Sundays,

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.