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Feb 4, 2020

Spring Jazz Festival Poster

KPBX Second Anniversary International Festivals at Moreland’s with Italian, German & Spanish cuisine.

February 18 - The Community Advisory Board is held at Gonzaga University.

May 16 - The Tin Ear presents KPBX’s Spring Jazz Festival featuring Art Lande.

Martha Shannon joins staff as Development Director. Bridget Piper is elected president of the board.

April 18 - Karl Haas of Adventures in Good Music comes to Spokane.

Karl Haas in Spokane

Marvin Granger resigns; Richard Malawista takes over as General Manager.

August 2 - Red Clay Ramblers perform a benefit concert at Ahab’s Whale, 1221 N Stevens.

November 13 - Big Band Bash,  at the Sheraton-Spokane Hotel.

Big Band Bash poster
Bridget Piper and Gavin Cooley

Interesting programs airing on KPBX include About Books & Writers, At the Arabica, From Jumpstreet, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, Ken Nordine’s Word Jazz, Blues & Other Colors with Ken Maffitt, Singer’s World with Wayne Conner, Ellingtonia, Jazz Revisited with Hazen Schumacher, The State of the Nations, Inland Folk, Great Decisions: Issues in Foreign Policy, Ten Pound Fiddle Concerts, The Sounds of Swing, The Bill of Rights Project, Nightfall: A series of macabre and haunting horror stories, and Kindred Spirits.