Tina Turner, unstoppable superstar whose hits included ‘What’s Love Got to Do With It,’ dead at 83
Tina Turner, the unstoppable singer and stage performer who teamed with husband Ike Turner for a dynamic run of hit records and live shows in the 1960s and ‘70s and survived her horrifying marriage to triumph in middle age with the chart-topping “What’s Love Got to Do With It,” has died at 83.
Ezra Collective: Tiny Desk Concert
The band makes amazing jazz music and mixes it with a fusion of other genres like Afrobeat, hip-hop and grime. The London-based group was supposed to play this Tiny Desk concert in 2020, but then, as bandleader and phenom drummer Femi Koleoso put it, “the world collapsed.”
Theon Cross, destined to put some respect on the tuba’s name
Theon Cross, the tubaist from Sons of Kemet, is taking his musical journey into the next phase. KMHD caught up with Cross at Pickathon 2022, just before he set out on a solo tour in the states. Cross believes his sound and energy can bring joy and at the same time honor those who came before him.
A conversation with Brown Calculus
Brown Calculus talks about their history as a duo, and their performance with the PJCE.
The A.M. Bridge with Meg Samples
The A.M. Bridge is with you every Monday through Friday, adding swing and soul to your late morning hours.
First Light with Bryson Wallace
Starting your weekend the right way, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday live on KMHD.
Day Dreaming with Bri Richards
Keeping your weekend high on energy and love, from 3p.m. to 6p.m. Saturday and Sunday, live at KMHD.
An uneven recovery: Portland’s music economy continues to struggle
The city is home to over 800 music businesses — most of them small and independent. Two years into the pandemic, many still face challenges.
PDX Jazz Festival Guide
KMHD hand-picks must-see shows on the 2022 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival lineup: running Feb. 17-26 at venues all around Portland.
KMHD presents: A year in jazz 2021
KMHD curates a celebration of the most ascending jazz albums, singles and sounds of 2021.