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