This is your opportunity to support the program which delivers the best of Pacific Northwest jazz to the airwaves, and Internet, Jim Wilke’s Jazz NW on KPLU 88.5 FM. Whether you want historical perspective, comprehensive coverage of current releases by the area’s best players, or exclusive live recordings captured by Jim at a variety of venues, Jazz NW broadcasts playlists which define our region for jazz fans worldwide, every Sunday afternoon.
This special edition of Jazz Northwest features highlights from the past six months of programs, and some concert recordings not previously aired. Included are excerpts from two concerts celebrating Seattle jazz legends Ernestine Anderson and Hadley Caliman, The Susan Pascal Quartet’s salute to the Modern Jazz Quartet, The Jim Knapp Orchestra in a festival performance and a preview of next week’s broadcast of the music of Monk and Mingus by the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra.
This program is part of the Spring Fund Drive at KPLU. Please support the only radio program devoted exclusively to regional jazz performers and presenters. Pledges may be made by calling 1 (800) 677-5758, or online at kplu.org . Tell them Jim sent you.