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 […]
New Orleans trumpeter Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah has a new record out. It’s called ‘Stretch Music,’ which is a perfect title. Not only does Christian stretch the idea of ‘jazz’ over all genres of music with this release, he also stretches how a record can be heard. ‘Stretch Music’ has its own app—which turns […]
Marcus Printup, a trumpeter with the renowned Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, will perform live on KPLU with local high school jazz students on October 15 at 12:15 p.m., and will be featured in a series of live jazz performances in the Northwest from October 13-17. All of these activities are made possible by JazzClubsNW. […]
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.