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Ben Jones: Coffeeshop Conversations #148 / Big Ben the bass man has a lot to say.

05/10/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // One of Portland's busiest bass players talks about playing with the Nevilles, in his own bands and everyone else's!

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Timba! Pedrito Martinez at the Jack London Revue- May 3rd, 2018

05/05/2018 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL CONLEY // The audience was delighted, the energy was hot, and the crowd stayed till the end. There were many moments during the set when I had to stop taking notes and get up to dance!  

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Paul Mazzio: Coffeeshop Conversations 147 / Jazz trumpeter takes a solo

05/03/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Paul Mazzio, a mainstay in the Oregon Jazz world for a long time. He has his own ensembles but he’s also known as one of those go-to guys when fine players want to add a trumpet ...

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Wayne Horvitz / Photo by Tom Chargin

Wayne Horvitz and Rebecca Sanborn on Sweeter Than the Day and The Blue Cranes Q&A

04/27/2018 | 0 comments

By LISA HELFER // Wayne Horvitz and Blue Cranes' Rebecca Sanborn talk about Saturday, April 28's show featring with Sweeter Than the Day and the Blue Cranes at the Jack London Revue

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Michalangela

Chance Hayden turns Peace House Sessions videos into live concert series

04/25/2018 | 0 comments

Live and streaming every month, the video series begins concerts at Alberta Street Pub on May 10 with singer Michalangela.

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The Generosity of the Robert Glasper’s Jazz Supergroup R+R = NOW at the Roseland Theater April 19, 2018

04/21/2018 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL CONLEY // The tone is brash and confident; these are skillful players in their prime. It was easy to imagine any one of them going back to their hotel thinking they had just done what track ...

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David Monette: Coffeeshop Conversation #144 - Portland's Stradivari of the trumpet

04/12/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // David Monette is the maestro of trumpet-making. Why are his instruments played world-wide and built in Portland?

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Peter Dammannn: Coffeeshop Conversation #143 The lowdown on the 2018 Waterfront Blues Festival

04/05/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Waterfront Blues Festival Artistic Director Peter Dammann tells us about all of the bands he booked for this year's party at the river.

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Photo by Diane Russell

Ethan Iverson: Jazz Conversation with Mary-Sue Tobin at the Art Bar Thursday 2/22/1018

02/25/2018 | 0 comments

Former Bad Plus member Ethan Iverson talks with Portland saxophonist Mary-Sue Tobin at Portland Jazz Festival 2018

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Photo by Diane Russell

Buster Williams, Lenny White, George Colligan Jazz Conversation at the Art Bar / Portland Jazz Festival 2018

02/25/2018 | 0 comments

Bassist Buster Williams, drummer Lenny White and pianist George Colligan in a Jazz Conversation at the Art Bar 2/22/2018

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Photo by Diane Russell

Russell Malone Jazz Conversation with Marcia Hocker / Portland Jazz Festival 2018

02/25/2018 | 0 comments

Russell Malone's Jazz Conversation with Marcia Hocker at the Art Bar for the Portland Jazz Festival 2018

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Photo by Diane Russell

Marcus Roberts Jazz Conversation with Deborah DeMoss Smith / Portland Jazz Festival 2/23/2108

02/25/2018 | 0 comments

Marcus Roberts in a Jazz Conversation with KMHD's Deborah DeMoss Smith at the Art Bar, Portland Jazz Festival 2018

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Photo by Diane Russell

Esperanza Spalding, Ravi Coltrane, Terri Lyne Carrington Jazz Conversation with Darrell Grant / Portland Jazz Festival

02/23/2018 | 0 comments

Esperanza Spalding, Ravi Coltrane, Terri Lyne Carrington talk with Darrell Grant at Portland State University on Thursday, February 22

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Allan Harris and Richie Cole in a Jazz Conversation with David Watson / Portland Jazz Festival 2018

02/22/2018 | 0 comments

Vocalist Allan Harris, saxophonist Richie Cole in a Jazz Conversation with vocalist David Watson at the Portland Jazz Festival, Tuesday, February 20, the Old Church

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Charnett Moffett: Jazz Conversation at Portland Jazz Festival 2018 / Audio

02/21/2018 | 0 comments

The Charnett Moffett Jazz Conversation with Nick Query took place at Classic Pianos on Saturday, February 17.

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