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Juke In The Back (Encore at 10pm)
Juke In The Back (Encore at 10pm) Sun, Oct 9th from 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Rudy Toombs: R&B Songwriter
We're featuring one of R&B's greatest songwriters: Rudy Toombs. This underrated cat wrote some of the most fabulous drinking songs of all-time for Amos Milburn, The Clovers, The Five Keys and a young Johnny "Guitar" Watson. Beyond drinking songs, Toombs wrote some mega-hits for Ruth Brown, Varetta Dillard and Little Willie John, just to name a few.
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock
Annals of Jazz with Richard Hadlock Sun, Oct 9th from 8:00AM - 9:00AM
Jazz Away from Home
(originally aired 6/1/03)
Jazz Inspired
Jazz Inspired Sun, Oct 9th from 9:00AM - 10:00AM
Joey Alexander Jazz pianist/composer, Joey Alexander burst onto the scene at the tender age of ten, wowing the crowd at Jazz at Lincoln Center’s annual fundraiser in Manhattan with his interpretation of the Thelonius Monk composition, Round Midnight. Joey went on to become the youngest musician ever nominated for a jazz Grammy Award and followed that with three other Grammy nominations.

Now, at sixteen, Joey is a seasoned performer, having toured internationally since that first triumphant performance in 2014. Like any young person, who’s found their passion early in life, Joey is enthusiastic about his art and happy to talk about it.
Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride
Jazz Night in America with Christian McBride Mon, Oct 10th from 9:00PM - 10:00PM
Mel Brown[ENCORE]
Portland drummer Mel Brown shares Motown stories from the 1970s and how he returned to his hometown to build up the scene. We hear a 2019 set from his organ group at the Montavilla Jazz Festival.
Juke In The Back (Encore at 10pm)
Juke In The Back (Encore at 10pm) Sun, Oct 16th from 7:00AM - 8:00AM
Aladdin Records Story, Part 1
This two-part special begins with one of the most important record labels of the pre-rock era, Aladdin Records. Eddie and Leo Mesner started Aladdin as Philo Records in 1945. It was one of the first independent labels on the West Coast and sought to fill in the R&B void left by major labels like Victor, Decca and Columbia.