Pacific Lutheran University says it is selling KPLU to another Seattle public radio station — KUOW. The agreement would result in two stations: KUOW would continue to broadcast NPR and northwest news. KPLU’s current signal would covert to an all-jazz format. KUOW would take over operation of both stations. Thomas Krise, President of Pacific Lutheran University […]
You may consider jazz to be a world apart from the rock, pop or hip-hop you love (or hate). However, you might be surprised to learn about jazz’s influences on many genres through its rich history, from the newest performing artists of today, to legendary musicians that shaped the sounds we love so much.
41 DAYS OF JAZZ FROM AROUND THE WORLD AND OUR OWN BACKYARD – October 9 through November 18 With nearly six weeks of concerts, you really have no excuse to miss Seattle’s premier jazz festival. Earshot’s 27TH annual jazz fest includes big names like Wayne Shorter, Brad Mehldau, Charles Lloyd, and Hugh Masekela, but it’s […]
KPLU and Jazz 24 jazz host Abe Beeson was honored to introduce the amazing “little orchestra” from Portland, OR, Pink Martini to a joyous crowd at the Orpheum Theatre for this year’s TD Vancouver International Jazz Festival. Before the show, Abe had a chance to talk with the band’s leader, pianist, songwriter and founder, Thomas […]