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Stanley Jordan and Larry Carlton / Photo by Diane Russell

Stanley Jordan/Ashley Kahn Jazz Conversation / Portland Jazz Festival 2020 at the Art Bar February 21, 2020

02/22/2020 | 0 comments

Listen to guitarist Stanley Jordan and Jazz journalist Ashley Kahn talking music. Portland Jazz Festival Jazz Conversation.


Nicholas Salas-Harris named new Artistic Director of PDX Jazz/Portland Jazz Festival

01/13/2020 | 0 comments

Nicholas Salas-Harris of Soul'd Out Music Festival and Jack London Revue has been named new Artistic Director of  PDX Jazz/Portland Jazz Festival. No Soul'd Out Festival in 2020.


Mark Bowden cooks Lamb Gyros with Marti / Marti's Music Kitchen #31

01/11/2020 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Mark Bowden, guitarist, writer, producer, and one of the top nationally known go-to musicians cooks with Marti and is joined by his partner Rachel and singer Karen Lovely. They'll ...


Neil Innes: The Bonzos, The Rutles and world domination / R.I.P

12/30/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Neil Innes of the Bonzo Dog Band and the Rutles plus Monty Python passed away on Sunday, December 29 at 75. He was as silly as he was talented musically. Here's an OMN interview from ...


Julie Amici and Dean Mueller cook a Christmas dinner / Marti's Music Kitchen Episode 30 / Audio

12/25/2019 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // The musical couple, Julie Amici and Dean Mueller cook his traditional Christmas dinner, Roasted Bone Marrow and mouth-watering Porcini Braised Short Ribs with Rosemary Mashed ...


Portland's Tyrone Hendrix wins Soul Tracks New Artist of the Year 2019

12/16/2019 | 2 comments

Soul Tracks Magazine picks Tyrone Hendrix as Best New Artist of 2019. Not news to Portlanders. He's been making great music for our ears for years. 


Joe Jackson & Bryan Calhoon of White Knife Study make Buffalo Chicken Sandwiches and Clue Videos / Marti's Music Kitchen / Audio

11/30/2019 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // White Knife Study's Joe Jackson is a definite food fan, and pretty good cook at that who loves to host dinner parties and game nights for his friends. Prepare to be amazed by ...


Joan Syzmko cooks with Marti: Roasted Spiced Sweet Potatoes and, Red Lentil Soup / Marti's Music Kitchen

11/13/2019 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Joan Szymko, is a successful composer and conductor, the recipient of the prestigious Raymond W. Brock Memorial Commission, and has a catalog of over 100 amazing choral works ...


Seeking Redemption With Terry Robb At Inessa's Robin Road / audio

11/11/2019 | 0 comments

By INESSA // There’s a new album from Terry. He was able to do EVERYTHING he does as a player, and put it all into this new record, Confessin’ My Dues. And as any fan will attest, ...


Steve Pringle, Portland Blues Radio DJ, passes away from cancer

11/04/2019 | 0 comments

Steve Pringle, beloved radio jock, passed away on Sunday morning. What was originally a Sunday, November 24th fund raiser at the Crystal Ballroom to help keep him alive will now be a celebration of his ...


Thank you, McMenamins

10/26/2019 | 0 comments

By JESSICA BLACK // 10 years ago to the day, on October 26, 2009, OMN went live. We are still here today, thanks in large part to the continuous support of McMenamins.


Steve Pringle ill with Stage 4 cancer

10/21/2019 | 2 comments

By SCOTT CUNNINGHAM // Portland music community comes together to help one of its strongest supporters


At the Waterfront Blues Festival

Q&A with OMN Editor-In-Chief Tom D'Antoni on the 10th Anniversary of OMN

10/19/2019 | 0 comments

By ALAYA WYNDHAM // OMN made its debut on October 26, 2009. Tom D'Antoni has been here the whole time.


Black Pistol Fire at Hawthorne Theater: PDX Spotlight's newest episode / full show video

10/13/2019 | 0 comments

By MIKE BURLING // This month’s episode features Black Pistol Fire. The duo is live at the Hathorne Theater in one of the most entertaining shows you’ll see.


Sheila Wilcoxson, Frankie "Funkmaster" Redding RIP / Sheila's Coffeeshop Conversations appearance Audio

10/04/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Two of Oregon's best-loved Blues/Soul/Jazz musicians passed away in the last weeks. Singer Sheila Wilcoxson had a major run as a Blues belter and closet Jazz singer, and Frankie "Funkmaster" ...


Beth Hart

New releases 9/30/19

09/30/2019 | 0 comments

The lastest CD's & vinyl...including Beth Hart



New releases 9/6/2019 / CD & Vinyl

09/06/2019 | 0 comments

What's new and re-released this week. CD & Vinyl courtesy Music Millennium. Pictured -- Highwomen


Marti cooks Cajun with Musical Neuroscientist and OHSU Professor Dr. Larry Sherman: Marti's Music Kitchen Season 2 Episode 3

08/31/2019 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Dr. Larry Sherman applies his scientific knowledge of the brain to the creative art of cooking and music. We’re making Cornbread, Cajun Crab-stuffed Mushrooms, Shrimp Jambalaya, ...


(Johnathan Warren and the) Billy Goats Stomp (with Inessa) At Robin Road / Audio

07/10/2019 | 0 comments

By INESSA // A stopover, some conversation and playing and then back to Boise for Johnathan Warren and the Billy Goats.


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