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Lynn Darroch: Coffeeshop Conversation #50: A music journalist speaks


A Jazz journalist, writer and storyteller, tells his own story.

Lynn Darroch at KMHD

As usual, we’re at World Cup Coffee and Tea at Northwest 18th and Glisan in Portland.

With me today is someone you’ve probably been reading for…well, decades. He’s best known as a Jazz Journalist but he’s also known for recording pieces he’s written to the accompaniment of some of our greatest Jazz musicians.

He’s Lynn Darroch, he’s also a KMHD stablemate of mine, and for a while we were both in the hunt for assignments at the Oregonian.

He has a new book on the way, it’s called Rhythm in the Rain - Jazz in the Pacific Northwest." We’ll hear him read from it.

Next time Darka Dusty will be paying a visit to the coffeeshop. She’s multi-talened and we’ll find out what all of them are, well some of them.

Right now, let’s meet Lynn Darroch

 "Rhythm in the Rain - Jazz in the Pacific Northwest" by Lynn Darroch (Ooligan Press), publication February 1, 2016: Amazon: http://ow.ly/UZTMu Amazon and IndieBound http://ow.ly/UZTR3

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