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Jazz / Blues

Pharoah Sanders, passes away at 81. From OMN 2010, His Backstage Backstory with Devin Phillips and dinner with Nancy King

09/24/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The backstage backstory on Pharoah Sanders and Devin Phillips. Nancy dines at Typhoon with Pharoah. From OMN coverage of the 2010 Portland Jazz Festival.

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Battle Hymns and Gardens, Turn Turn Turn 9-14-22 Photos

09/15/2022 | 0 comments

By JOHN RUDOFF //

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Photo by Artichoke Music

Pepe Raphael: A delight with or without the Bottle Blondes / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #350

09/15/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Pepe talks about his current ensemble The Vegan Carnivores and....well, everything including his handlebar moustache.

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Tim DuRoche: Displaying his multi-talents in a four-week residency. Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #349

09/07/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Kicking off the fall music season, Tim DuRoche starts a four-week residency at Turn! Turn! Turn! and plays on the new album with Ezra Weiss  and Jon Shaw.

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Tyrone Hendrix: One busy musician/club owner / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #348

09/01/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // We caught drummer Tyrone Hendrix just before he went on the road. He's got a million things going all at once. Find out what.

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Reggie Houston at Laurelthirst Pub 8/17/22 / Photo by Diane Russell

Reggie Houston returns to Portland: Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #346

08/18/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Reggie Houston returns to Portland for a visit (and eventual live-in return). And we return in-person to the Cafe at Artichoke Music. It's classic Reggie Houston storytelling.

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Rich Layton: How To Play Harmonica While Roasting Coffee / Marti's Music Kitchen #44

08/16/2022 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Rich Layton is the the King of Coffee and Duke of Juke. Give it a listen and roast some coffee with this roots rock front man.

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Coffeeshop Conversations #1: Mary-Sue Tobin / OMN's first episode from December 4, 2014

08/12/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The first of OMN's 'Coffeeshop Conversations.' Spend an hour with Mary-Sue Tobin, one of the busiest, most versatile saxophonists in Oregon. You know her from the Quaraphonnes, Soul ...

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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 ...

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Santana; RV Inn Style Resorts, . June 24, 2022 / Photos

07/16/2022 | 0 comments

By ANTHONY PIDGEON //

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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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Margaret Slovak: The guitarist's saga continues with a new album / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #342

07/15/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Former Portland/now Austin guitarist, composer's long saga to her return to health, her career, a move to Austin, a husband and a new album dedicated to him.

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Bobby Smith: On Summer of Sound and what's up at XRAY / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music

07/07/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Bobby Smith is Archivist/Producer at Albina Music Trust. They're having a "Summer of Sound" festival. He's also a DJ at XRAY and he has some news about that.

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