One of the great bebop stylists of his time, the pianist joined host Marian McPartland for this session shortly before his death in 1990.
The Portlanders of Trio Subtonic made a second appearance in our studios armed with material from their new album “Fiction,” their first for the ultra-hip Ropeadope record label. It features a pair of cool contemporary covers of songs by Elliott Smith and Sia, and live in our studios the band played the Black Keys’ “Little […]
Back in 1999, and out of nowhere, the KNKX (then ‘KPLU’) music department received a CD called “About Time” by a mandolin player named Don Stiernberg. Frankly, it didn’t look all that promising but, of course, we gave it a listen. To our collective surprise, it was delightful and we began playing it on the […]