Part 2 of The Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra's concert of the music of Horace Silver will air today on Jazz Northwest. This is the second part of the opening concert of the 27th season of the SRJO. Director Michael Brockman assembled a dozen big band arrangements of Horace Silver compositons, mostly composed for and first recorded by Silver's Quintet in the 60s, 70s and 80s. The first part of this concert was broadcast on November 14 and can be heard here.
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.