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Jazz Northwest: Old and new music from Vancouver, Portland and Seattle

Apr 28, 2019

The Jill Townsend Big Band from Vancouver, B.C., plays music by Ross Taggart; Dave Frishberg, John Gross and Charlie Doggett team up in Portland, and Randy Halberstadt and Chuck Deardorf have recent releases from Seattle on this week's episode of Jazz Northwest. 


This week's show also includes an excerpt from a live 1966 broadcast of the Jack Wilson Quartet from a Pioneer Square jazz club, The Penthouse. Our Best Bets for live jazz in the coming week is included as well as news of three jazz festivals coming in May — Lake Chelan, Ballard and Bellevue. 

On next week's show, highlights from a concert by The Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra playing music by Dizzy Gillespie and others featuring guest drummer Ignacio Berroa, who was Dizzy Gillespie's last drummer.

Jazz Northwest is recorded and produced by host Jim Wilke and airs Sundays at 2 p.m. Listeners may also subscribe to the podcast at KNKX, NPR, AppleGoogle or Spotify.