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Skip James and Son House

"Two Trains Runnin'" at 34th Reel Music Festival, screens Friday

01/19/2017 | 0 comments

By ART LEVINE // The true story of the search for two original Blues men...and justice in 1964 Mississippi.

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Animated Sheet Music: "Au Privave" by Charlie Parker

01/16/2017 | 0 comments

Sing along with Bird.

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The Jazz Loft According to W. Eugene Smith: Reel Music Festival

01/13/2017 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The legendary photographer and the equally legendary Manhattan loft where the greats came to play.

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Dave Kahl: Coffeeshop Conversations #87 / The Bass man speaks

01/12/2017 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Decades of playing in many of Oregon's best Blues bands...and a chance meeting with Charles Mingus.

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Painting by Diane Russell

Jimmy Makarounis, owner of Jimmy Mak's passes the day after the club's final show / Updated

01/02/2017 | 7 comments

The throat cancer that caused him to close the club cost him his life. / Updated with family statement. / Painting by Diane Russell

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Mel Brown Septet at Jimmy Mak's on 12-27-2016 - photos

01/02/2017 | 0 comments

Photos By: JOHN RUDOFF //

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Ed Bennett/Mel Brown

Dean Mueller - Coffeeshop Conversations #84 - The story behind the success of Lake Theater

12/22/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Long-time bass player and now running the extremely popular Monday night series at Lake Theater in Lake O.

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Alan Jones

Portland Jazz Festival re-schedules it's Jimmy Mak's shows

12/13/2016 | 0 comments

Here's the schedule of relocated shows.

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Andrew Durkin: Coffeeshop Conversations #82- Music for the present era

12/01/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Breath of Fire has it's concert debut Thursday, December 15

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Dream. Do. Dazzle - A Celebration of Lisa Lepine.

Report Jimmy Mak's closing for good, owner's health is the reason / UPDATED

11/28/2016 | 3 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Will not open the new club. Closing after new year's due to owner's health / Jimmy Mak's official statement

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JD and Lisa

Jimmy Mak's 2010: A day in the nightlife; fond memories of a club we love

11/28/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // From the OMN archives. What it was like all day and night.

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And now Mose Allison is dead.

11/15/2016 | 2 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // A few words on loss.

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Terry Robb: Coffeeshop Conversations #79 - From his new album to deep Blues to Jimmy Durante

11/01/2016 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Listen to him talk about his new album and hear a track from it! And a whole lot more.

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Lindsey Webster: A new voice visits Portland

10/07/2016 | 1 comments

The soulful Jazz singer comes to Lake Oswego. Billboard-topper will debut in Portland with Jarrod Lawson.

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Texas trio ZZ Top issue 'Live-Greatest Hits'

09/19/2016 | 0 comments

By Ruben Mosqueda // ZZ Top the Texas trio and Rock & Roll Hall of Famers are at it again with another live album this one titled ‘Live-Greatest Hits’ recorded at various locations on the ...

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Pete Krebs Talks Hazel Reunion, Oregon Music Hall of Fame, New Albums And More

09/17/2016 | 0 comments

By NEIL FERGUSON // "I know that when we were playing live in Portland quite a bit, we always tried our best and we always brought a certain level of honesty that was completely 100% the best we could ...

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Joey Alexander

Joey Alexander at The Newmark Theater on 9/11/2016 - Photos

09/12/2016 | 0 comments

Photos By: JOHN RUDOFF //

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Mycle Wastman • The Beautiful Stay • Peace House Sessions

08/24/2016 | 0 comments

The latest video from Chance Hayden's Peace House Sessions series.

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