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Jazz / Blues

Hanging with the one and only Lloyd Jones / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #336

05/11/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // A fun hang with Lloyd Jones. And he brought his guitar.

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Meg Morrow of the PJCE and Meg Samples of KMHD. It's the same person Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #355

05/04/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Meg Morrow was recently named Executive Director of the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble. She is also KMHD's Meg Samples. Find out her plans for putting her stamp on PJCE and her dream ...

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Booker T Jones, Alberta Rose Theater, 5-1-2022 / Photos

05/03/2022 | 0 comments

By JOHN RUDOFF //

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Buddy Guy at Revolution Hall on 04/21/2022 - Photos

04/23/2022 | 0 comments

By DIANE RUSSELL //

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Catherine Noll: From the Purple Onion to Pizzicato

04/22/2022 | 4 comments

By PAULA M. WALKER // To Oregon classical music enthusiasts, Catherine Noll was the second violinist in the Oregon Symphony for 25 years.  But in her 20s, she sang jazz in San Francisco and New ...

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Peter Dammann on the 2022 Waterfront Blues Festival / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #333

04/15/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // The Waterfront Blues Festival returns to its traditional home on the July 4 weekend...all four stages and lots of music. Artistic Director/Ace guitarist Peter Dammann explains it all.

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Keb Mo at Revolution Hall on 3/30/2022 - Photos

04/01/2022 | 0 comments

By DIANE RUSSELL //

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Remembering Greg Johnson

03/29/2022 | 8 comments

By TERRY CURRIER // Music Millennium's owner remembers the life of Greg Johnson

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Cherie and Greg

Greg "Slim LIvely" Johnson, passes away. Headed up the Cascade Blues Association

03/25/2022 | 1 comments

Greg Johnson was the long-time head of Cascade Blues Association and also a fine photographer. Read what his wife Cherie wrote.

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Maria Muldaur: From Marin with Soul / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #330

03/24/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Soul, Blues, Folk, Jazz....Maria Muldaur can do and has done it all. She's coming to Oregon on April 8 and 9. Look out!

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Photo by Attila Jurecska

Phil Baker: A tribute to McCoy concert while on break from Pink Martini / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music#329

03/10/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Pink Martini's bass player, Phil Baker will lead a concert in tribute to McCoy Tyner on Saturday, March 12 at The Old Chuch with some of our finest Jazz musicians. He'll talk about that ...

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The Cookers at the Alberta Rose Theatre 2-22-2/Sasha Berliner at Jack London Revue 2-23-22

02/28/2022 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL SHOEHORN CONLEY // Two Festival concerts, The Cookers on 2-22-22 at Alberta Rose and Sasha Berliner 2-23-22 at Jack London Review.

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Angel Bat Dawid & Brown Calculus at PDX Jazz Festival at Alberta Abbey 2/26/22 : Dawid stirs things up

02/28/2022 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL SHOEHORN CONLEY // Brown Calculus and Angel Bat Dawid respond to societal trauma at their PDX Jazz Festival 2022 appearance. 

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Photo by Diane Russell

Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah at the Aladdin Theater 2/25/22 / Review

02/27/2022 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL SHOEHOEN CONLEY // This band projected an awesome level of energy, managing to sound both rootsy and futuristic in the same moment, with an utterly modern and relentless polyrhythmic drive.

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Gary Bartz, the 11pm set 2/19/2022 at Jack London Revue / PDX Jazz Festival 2022

02/21/2022 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL SHOEHORN CONLEY // At age 81, Mr. Gary Bartz, the embodiment of old-school hipness, was also on display here, working the mic with the relaxed cadence of an affable beatnik uncle.

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