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Martin Zarzar has a new album: Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #228

01/23/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Percussionist, composer, multi-instrumentalist and singer....and Martin Zarzar does them on on his new album El Jardin to Mi Abuela.

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l to r: Magic Dick, Mark Hummel, Lee Oskar, Jerry Portnoy

HarmonicaGreats: Jerry Portnoy, Lee Oskar, Magic Dick & Mark Hummel / New Video Episode Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #227

01/16/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Jerry Portnoy, Lee Oskar, Magic Dick & Mark Hummel, four of the greatest harmonica players on earth visited Artichoke Cafe, sat around a table and talked and talked and talked. ...

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Juliana Tobon: Behind the scenes at clubs / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #226

01/09/2020 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Juliana Tobon is currently the event director at The Old Church Concert Hall and has worked behind the scenes at clubs like Dante's and OHM. What must that have been like? OMN's salute ...

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BEST OF 2019 COFFEESHOP CONVERSATIONS: Reggie Houston remembers Dave Bartholomew: Coffeeshop Conversations at Artichoke Music #201

01/01/2020 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Reggie Houston remembers the great Dave Bartholomew who died in 2019. This was the first Coffeeshop Conversation recorded at Artichoke Music. It is our Best Coffeeshop Conversation of ...

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Lisa Mann and Allen Markel - Best of 2019 Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music / Video

12/26/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI //Lisa Mann and Allen Markel: Marriage is a two-bass hit / VIDEO Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #213. First published September 25, 2019

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Tom May: Over three decades of Winterfolk - VIDEO Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #225

12/18/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Tom May, Folk singer/songwriter/radio personality and the one responsible for over three decades of Winterfolk, the annual show to benifit homeless talks to us and sings three tunes!

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Will Fries: Music and social media in 2020 / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #224 / audio

12/12/2019 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Social Media expert, publicist and all-around helpful guy Will Fries on looking at social media in the year ahead.

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Jon Meyer talks about his new music documentary series, Kontrast: Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #223

12/05/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Filmmaker/musician Jon Meyer is premiering his new music documentary series Kontrast with a live show at Kelly's Olympian on Saturday, December 7 featuring some bands in the series. ...

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Rebecca Sanborn and Ji Tanzer / Video episode of OMN's Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #222.

11/27/2019 | 0 comments

This is the fifth episode of the new video versions of OMN's long-running podcast from the Artichoke Cafe in Portland, Oregon. They have featured couples who are both working musicians. The first was with Kate ...

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New PDX Jazz Executive Director Chris Doss on ALL of the performers in the 2020 PDX Jazz Festival / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #221

11/21/2019 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Chris Doss is the new Executive Director at PDX Jazz. He's here to tell you about every performer in the 2020 Portland Jazz Festival which runs from February 19 to March 1.

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Sheila Baraga: Making a(nother) new beautiful place / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #220

11/14/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // If you were ever in The Green Room, The Empire Room, Saffire Hotel, or Maiden in the Mist, you’ve been in one of her places. She just opened The Emerald Line, a cafe in NW ...

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Arietta Ward: Now it's Miz. Etta's time / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #219 Audio

11/07/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Arietta Ward, who is Janice Scroggins' daughter has come into her own after a great reluctance to perform. From singing backup at the famed Dookie Jam, to fronting some of our greatest ...

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LaRhonda and Mark Steele: Soulful together / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #218

10/30/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Singer/composer LaRhonda Steele and her husband keyboardist Mark Steele visit Cafe Artichoke to talk about combining marriage and career. They perform two songs, too. Hosting this episode ...

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Jennifer Folker: Back from L.A. with a new band / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #217 / Audio

10/24/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // You knew Jennifer Folker when she was in Dahlia. She moved back to Portland not long ago and has a new band.

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Shelly Rudolph and Chance Hayden: Married in music / Video episode of Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #216

10/17/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Guitarist-composer Chance Hayden and singer/composer Shelly Rudolph are married and perform together and with others. How do they juggle very busy careers and raise a talented seven ...

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The Goodfoot. Neil isn t in this picture. He s shy.

Neil Leeborg: Getting on the Goodfoot (Lounge) / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #215

10/10/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Neil Leeborg is co-owner of the Goodfoot Lounge. And therein lie some tales

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Kim Field: Harmonica player and harmonica historian Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #214 / Audio

10/03/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Harmonica player and writer Kim Field has one of the hottest Blues bands in town, the Perfect Gentlemen. Plus listen to his story of tracking down Deford Bailey, the first African-American ...

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Lisa Mann and Allen Markel: Marriage is a two-bass hit / VIDEO Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #213

09/25/2019 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Lisa Mann and Allen Markel were married on stage at the Waterfront Blues Festival ten years ago. They both play bass. How does that work? Another VIDEO episode! Watch them perform two ...

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Alex Steininger: Secrets of a music publicist/manager Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #212

09/19/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Alex Steininger is a music publicist/manager. Find out what that really means on this episode of OMN's Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music.

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Andrew Paul Woodworth: Pez, apples, lunchables and Trump on the toilet / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #211

09/12/2019 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The return of Andrew Paul Woodworth who came bearing gifts straight from 7-11. We even talk about music a little. Funny stuff. NSFW

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