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Wayne Harrel: Coffeeshop Conversations Mini-episode #6 - Making Musical Theater out of Paul deLay

01/15/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Wayne wrote the book. Paul wrote the music. Keeping the spirit of Bubba alive in 2018!

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Victor Wooten: A Magician on 4-Strings / Q&A

01/12/2018 | 0 comments

By WILLIAM KENNEDY // Acclaimed Multi-genre Musician Plays Eugene on Saturday

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Reggie Houston: Coffeeshop Conversations #131: Life in Fats Domino's band

01/11/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Reggie Houston was in Fats Domino's band for twenty years. This is his first interview after Fats' death.

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Randy Porter: Coffeeshop Conversations #130 / That's the Grammy nominated Randy Porter

01/04/2018 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // "Porter Plays Porter" his album with Nancy King is up for a Grammy. Cole Porter never sounded so good.

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Curtis Salgado & Alan Hager: I Want My Dog To Live Longer / video

01/04/2018 | 0 comments

From their new album, "Rough Cut"

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Don Lucoff: Coffeeshop Conversations #129 The best preview you'll ever hear of the 2018 Portland Jazz Festival

12/14/2017 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Don Lucoff, Portland Jazz Festival Executive Artistic Director talks about EVERY PERFORMER!

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At Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival 2014. Photo by Kat Rose

Rae Gordon: Coffeeshop Conversations #128 A fabulous 2017!

12/07/2017 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Blues Singer Rae Gordon won two Muddy Awards, finished 3rd in the International Blues Challenge and had a new album. 

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Paquito D'Rivera at PSU Fall Concert

11/28/2017 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL CONLEY // The Cuban Maestro plays with some of Portland's finest musicians and music students. He " delighted the packed house with his extraordinary musicianship."

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Photo by Kiel Scott

Donald Harrison: The Big Chief plays at Jack London Revue 11/19/2017

11/20/2017 | 1 comments

By Michael Shoehorn Conley// The Portland saxophone player listens and reacts to the New Orleans sax master.

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Donald Harrison

Donald Harrison at Jack London Revue on 11/19/2017

11/20/2017 | 0 comments

By Diane Russell //

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Marti Mendenhall: "Here I am Home"

11/17/2017 | 0 comments

A new Christmas song from Marti Mendenhall...just out.

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Blues Traveler

Blues Traveler at the Crystal Ballroom on 11/11/17 - Photos

11/12/2017 | 1 comments

By: DIANE RUSSELL //

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Photo by Jeremy Gordon

Brand X's Percy Jones - Fusion returns! / Q&A

11/07/2017 | 0 comments

By JEFF MELTON // The band reformed over the Summer of 2016 and they're out on tour. Appearing at Alberta Rose Theater Wednesday, November 8

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Marti Mendenhall: Coffeeshop Conversation #121: How do you combine food and music?

10/19/2017 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The Jazz Singer has found a way with her new radio show/podcast Sound Tasting!

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Dan Gaynor: Coffeeshop Conversations #119 The pianist speaks his mind

10/05/2017 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI //  Jazz pianist, clever fellow and not out for fame.

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Photo by Eric Vitale

Douglas Detrick: Coffeeshop Conversations #117 Making Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble into a cultural powerhouse

09/21/2017 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // What exactly is that music that flows from Portland Jazz Composers ensemble?

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Alan Jones: Coffeeshop Conversations #114 - Where the drummer & teacher meet

08/24/2017 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Known internationally for his drumming and the students who come out of his Alan Jones Academy of Music.

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