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Rippin’ Chicken (Ben Bloom, Delvon Lamarr, Ollie Klomp) photo by Big Shots Photography

Jazz Radio

88.5 KPLU, kplu.org, hosts Saturday Jazz Matinee, Jazz Sunday Side Up, Ken Wiley’s the Art of Jazz, and Jazz Northwest, in addition to its weekday NPR and late-night and prime-time jazz programs. For KPLU’s full jazz schedule, see kplu.org/schedule.

Jim Wilke’s Jazz Northwest, Sundays, 2pm, features the artists and events of the regional jazz scene. For JazzNW podcasts of archived programs, see jazznw.org.

90.3 KEXP, kexp.org, late-night Sundays features Jazz Theater with John Gilbreath, 1am, and Sonarchy, midnight, a live-performance broadcast from the Jack Straw Productions studio, produced by Doug Haire, now into its 20th year on air. Full schedule information is available at kexp.org and jackstraw.org.

Sonarchy’s November schedule: November 1, Lou Lou Hernandez, electro-noise pop that ignores all the pop requirements, with Ryan Tranum (sampler), Kate Olson (bass clarinet, flute), Alan Gutierrez (circuit-bent keys, vocals), and Daniel Comiskey (text/poetry); November 8, FHTAGN, a 12-piece experimental spatial sound ensemble, led by Blake DeGraw, exploring alternative conducting techniques, aleatory music operations, and improvisation; November 15, Erin Jorgensen, drawing from French pop, marimba nod rock, and acoustic psychedelic sadcore reflections from her voice, effects, and marimba; November 22, Rippin’ Chicken, soul jazz from Delvon Lamarr (B3 organ), Ben Bloom (guitar), and Ollie Klomp (drums); November 29, Dave Webb, electric guitar and pedalboard leads to a virtuosic hour of cinematic music.

91.3 KBCS, kbcs.fm, late Sundays and prime-time Mondays, features Floatation Device with John Seman and Jonathan Lawson; Straight, No Chaser with David Utevsky; Giant Steps with John Pai. A rotation of programmers Gordon Todd, John Midgley, and Megan Sullivan host “The Sound of Modern Jazz,” Mondays at 7pm. More about jazz on KBCS at kbcs.fm.

91.7 KSVR, ksvr.org, Skagit Valley Community Radio, broadcast from the Skagit Valley College Campus, features jazz host Dr. D, Mondays, 10pm-midnight.

94.9 KUOW, kuow.org, Saturdays, 7pm, features Amanda Wilde’s the Swing Years and Beyond, popular music from the 1920s to the 1950s. More at kuow.org/swing_years.php.

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