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Ramsey Embick: Composer/Pianist/Unique individual / Coffeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #267

10/22/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Ramsey Embick is a composer, pianist, producer in multiple genres...and an all around unique individual. Find our why.

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Charlie Brown III: Keyboardist for all seasons / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #265

10/08/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Keyboardist Charlie Brown III plays Funk, Jazz, Gospel, Hip Hop, Indie....he plays it all. Find out where it all comes from.

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Vicki Green: What is a Performing Artist Coach? / Coffeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #264

10/01/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Vicki Green is a Performing Artist Coach. She tells us what she does and how she does it.

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Sarah Clarke: Finding much meaningful activity while shut town / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #263

09/24/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI /// Sarah Clarke, Dirty Revival's singer has helped form Musicians In Solidarity and People Records...and that's not all.

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Michael Quinby: Hunting for new game / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #263

09/17/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Michael Quniby, the leader of The funky Roseland Hunters is up to new things while keeping a revival a possibility.

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Steve Berlin of Los Lobos: Learning how to play all over again Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #262

09/10/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Los Lobos saxophonist Steve Berlin has spent the quarantine re-learning how to play his instrument. Also, find out about the new Los Lobos album!

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Tucker Martine: The Producer/Recordist in his studio / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #261

09/03/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Tucker Martine is known throughout the world for his producing and recording talents. His list of collaborators is astounding. His studio is in Portland. He's got a lot to say.

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Jackpot Records' Isaac Slusarenko reissues FOUR Martin Denny LP's / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #260

08/27/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Jackpot Records' Isaac Slusarenko has a spectacular LP reissue for this year's Record Store Day on Saturday, August 29, FOUR Martin Denny Albums

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Lisa Lipton: A busy clarinetist and executive with a concert on her birthday / Coffeeshop Conversations at Artichoke Music #256

08/20/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Lisa Lipton,  clarinetist , executive, conductor and all-around music whirlwind (and woodwind) tells us about her upcoming and wildly diverse concert and well, a lot of things.

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Photo by Anthony Pidgeon

Let's binge Rebecca Sanborn on Coffeeshop Conversations

08/11/2020 | 0 comments

Composer/keyboardist/vocalist Rebecca Sanborn has been a frequent visitor to the coffeeshop over the years, beginning in 2015. Here are all of her conversations including one seemingly moments before she ...

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Mural by Alex Chiu, Photo by Adolfo Cantu Villarreal

Darrell Grant: A new composition and a new music video for our time. / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #256

08/06/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Darrell Grant, composer, pianist and teacher has a new composition, "Take Flight," which he says, "offers hope, solace, and inspiration to forge a new way forward." Hear him talk about ...

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Dennis Carter: No stopping him after 35 years of Falcon Recording Studios / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #255

07/30/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Dennis Carter has recorded Pink Martini, Curtis Salgago, Mel Brown, Terry Robb and hundreds more Oregon musicians in his 35 years of running Falcon Recording Studios in Portland. What ...

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Tony Ozier: It helps to be multi-talented during a pandemic. Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #255

07/23/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Producer, composer, multi-instrumentalist and scenemaker Tony Ozier just finished a run of 20 new tunes in 20 consecutive weeks...in the middle of a pandemic. How does he do it?

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Lady A at the Waterfront Blues Festival / OMN photo

Lady A: The singer not the group. Her story. / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #254

07/14/2020 | 1 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Blues/Soul singer Lady A has been calling herself that for decades. Recently Lady Antebellum got suddenly woke and changed their name to hers. Singer Lady A talks about the battle for ...

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Farnell Newton, a new label of his own and keeping very busy in the time of covid / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #253

07/09/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The unstoppable trumpeter, composer, producer, label owner with a new album on his own label lofijazzsoul.

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Allen Toussaint 2015 Waterfront Blues Festival / Photo by Anthony Pidgeon

Allen Toussaint: Familiar songs and brand new tunes at the 2015 Safeway Waterfront Blues Festival - video interview and review

07/01/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Allen Toussaint played the 2015 Waterfront Blues Festival on July 3. He died the following November. Here's a video interview from a few weeks before the festival.Plus coverage of the ...

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Photo by Stephanie Neil

Skip vonKuske: The cellist at work during a pandemic / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #252

06/24/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Although Portland Cello Project, Groovy Wallpaper and Skip vonKuske's other projects, solo and otherwise are prevented from in-person appearances, he's had a busy spring.

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Tony Coleman on BLM, the times and BB King / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #251

06/18/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Tony (TC) Coleman, BB King's drummer for 35 years talks about BLM, racism, Mr. King and a whole lot more. Gather 'round children.

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Andrea Algieri: Mbrascatu from Calabria to Portland / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #250

06/11/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Andrea Algieri of Mbrascatu will perform at 6pm on Sunday, June 14 as part of the OMN Live series on the OMN Facebook Page.

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Bob and Tom social distancing.  Photo by Nora Meier

Artichoke's Bob Howard: Coffeeshop Conversations (BACK) @ Artichoke Music #249

06/03/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // OMN's podcast returns home to Artichoke Music after nearly three months in Covid exile to talk with Artichoke's CEO Bob Howard about their re-opening plans and the plans of other music ...

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