Rick Mitchell – Jazz in The New Millennium

Rick Mitchell hosts Jazz in The New Millennium on Thursday nights, 7pm on Just Jazz Radio.

Rick Mitchell, Jazz in The New Millennium, Thursday nights 9pm on Just Jazz.

Rick Mitchell is a journalist, teacher, artistic director, radio programmer and musician living in Houston, Texas.

A former Director of Performing Arts for the Houston International Festival, Rick led the Portland all-star jazz-funk-rock band Le Bon during the mid 1980s.

From 1974 to 1987, he hosted a late night radio program on KBOO-FM in Portland called Saturday Night Jam. From 1999 to 2001 he hosted Music Beyond Borders on KPFT-FM in Houston. He is also a frequent guest host on KPFT’s Sunday blues programs.

A student and practitioner of Zen Buddhism, Rick is a longtime member of the Houston Zen Center, where he has taught a class on Social Justice and Buddhism.

Rick has published a book; Jazz in the New Millennium – find our more at www.rickmitchell.us