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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.

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.

In conversation with Theo Croker

KMHD host Isabel Zacharias talks with contemporary trumpet visionary Theo Croker about the creation of his new album, the circumstances around it and how it will impact the world around us.