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Peter Dammann on nearly all of the 2023 Waterfront Blues Festival Lineup. / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #382

04/20/2023 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Waterfront Blues Festival Artistic Director returns for his annual visit to tell us all about who's playing and why.


Hubert Laws and Brian Jackson 2023 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival at the Newmark Theater 2/25/23. Review

02/27/2023 | 1 comments

By MICHAEL "SHOEHORN" CONLEY // Hubert Laws is one of the more famous flute players in jazz, who also established himself in the classical music world early in his career. His tone and articulation ...


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2023 Biamp Portland Jazz Festival preview

02/14/2023 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL "SHOEHORN' CONLEY // This year's Biamp Portland Jazz Festival begins on Thursday, February 16 and runs through Saturday, February 25. Here are the highlights.


Chris Doss on the whole 2023 Biamp Portland Jazz Festival Lineup / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #368

01/27/2023 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Executive Director of PDX Jazz, Chris Doss tells us about the full lineup for the 2023 Biamp Portland Jazz Festival. It starts Thursday, February 16 and ends on Saturday, February 25.


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Clay Fuller - Waterfront Blues Festival honcho passes away

11/15/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // For decades, Clay Fuller and Peter Dammann ran the Waterfront Blues Festival. Clay died this week. Watch a video from July 12, 2012. A famous Blues Festival tale.


Ryan Meagher on the 2022 Montavilla Jazz Festival / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music

07/29/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Guitarist/composer Ryan Meagher is the Programming Director of the Montavilla Jazz Festival. He tells us about ALL of the players in this year's Festival August 19-21....in  Portland's ...


Cathedral Park Jazz Festival 2022 begins tonight!

07/15/2022 | 0 comments

The free Cathedral Park Jazz Festival [CPJF] featuring local jazz, blues, soul, and Latin artists will take place in Cathedral Park under the historic St Johns Bridge in North Portland ...


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