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Shira Otchis: Coffeeshop Conversations #74 - How to make a concert sound engineer's dream come true

09/05/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // "She Rock Sound's" queen of live music engineering and how her dream came true.

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Vern, Jim, Dana

Jim Brunberg: Coffeeshop Conversation #73 His music, venues and a podcast with his daughters

08/25/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // One of the busiest guys in town sits down for a few.

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George Colligan: Coffeeshop Conversations #72 - Headlining Montavilla Jazz Festival

08/09/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The pianist/composer talks about plans for two very different performances.

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Pepe Raphael: Coffeeshop Conversations #71 - A new project, the Blondes and Pink Martini

07/27/2016 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // A new vocal/tango duo and a unique concert on Friday, August 5.

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Tyrone Hendrix: Coffeeshop Conversations #70 - The drummer steps up with a new album

07/15/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Rhythm on Life Vol. 1 is full of Portland Soul/Funk stars. Hear how Hendrix got there.

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Amanda Gresham: Coffeeshop Conversations #69 - Making the Louisiana Pavilion at the Waterfront Blues Festival and the joys of United By Music

06/23/2016 | 2 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // She has provided OMN with our WBF home and also helps run an organization which spreads much joy.

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Liv Warfield on dealing with the loss of Prince and coming back to PDX for the Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival

06/15/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Coffeeshop Conversations #68: See her at the WFB on Sunday, July 3, 9pm on the Brewery Stage.

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John Mazzocco: Coffeeshop Conversations #67

05/26/2016 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // A life of Blues and Soul bass playing...and the story about a messy breakfast with John Lee Hooker.

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Norman Sylvester: Coffeeshop Conversations #66 - The Boogie Cat's method for living

05/18/2016 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // It's been a full and productive life for Mr. S. Discover the details.

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Louis Pain: Coffeeshop Conversations #65 - The King and how he got the crown

05/12/2016 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // King Louie on the many bands he's in and has been in. And what about hauling that B-3 around with him everywhere?

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Art Levine: Coffeeshop Conversations #3 - OMN's National Editor, humorist, investigative reporter and friend

05/09/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // From his newest investigative piece on abuse in mental institutions to stories about his adventures in the 1960's Counter-Culture with D'Antoni...Art Levine is always entertaining.

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Terry Currier: Coffeeshop Conversations #64 - Music Millennium's owner on music music music

05/05/2016 | 2 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // We don't talk business, we talk music. Whew, what a relief!

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Valerie Day: Coffeeshop Conversations #63 - The Nu Shooz album you have been waiting for

04/28/2016 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // A solo conversation about their first album in 28 years!. Talk about not being able to wait!

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David Ornette Cherry: Coffeeshop Conversations #62 - Spanning the globe with music

04/21/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // World-traveler, sometime PDX resident, on creativity, diversity, and his dad.

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Beth Harrington: Best of Coffeeshop Conversations

04/13/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The Winding Stream, Beth Harrington's documentary on the Carter Family tells a great story about American music. But the story of the making of the film ranks right up there. We ...

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Photo by George Wheeler

Eddie Martinez: Coffeeshop Conversastions #61 Behind the scenes with the sessions guitar king

04/08/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // You've heard him on your favorite hits. Hear him talk about how they were made. And how he's making a new album. // Photo by George Wheeler

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Kearsey 2nd from left, Michael Beach center with drum.

J. MIchael Kearsey of Brothers of the Baladi: Coffeeshop Conversations #60 - A long-awaited new album

03/30/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Portland's beloved "Middle Eastern Global Rock Band" releases Gravity of Love. Find out all about it, hear some of it.

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Photo by Chavelin Gonzalez PSU Vanguard

Charlie Gray: Coffeeshop Conversations #58 - 2016 PDX Jazz Festival Jazz Master

02/24/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // He ran the Portland State University Jazz program for 27 years and produced generations of great musicians. // Photo by Chavelin Gonzalez PSU Vanguard

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Shawn Levy: Coffeeshop Conversations #57 - Movies, books and Sophia Loren topless

02/11/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The author and former Oregonian film critic lets us in on his forthcoming book.

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