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Eric Stern plays "I Can't Give You Anything but Love" (Stride Piano Part 1) / Jukebox Radio #7

01/11/2021 | 0 comments

JUKEBOX RADIO EPISODE 7-STRIDE PIANO Part 1! While it IS all about the bass, to really learn about Stride Piano, you first gotta learn about Ragtime, and to learn about Ragtime you gotta learn about the ...

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Eric Stern Plays Farid al Atrache's Hebbina (Arabic Music Part 2, the Oud) فريد الأطرش - حبينا حبينا / Jukebox Radio episode 6

12/26/2020 | 0 comments

By ERIC STERN//  I play Hebbina, Hebbina by one of the luminaries of Egypt's Golden Age of Music--composer, oudist, singer Farid al Atrache. In this episode I delve further into the structure of Arabic ...

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Eric Stern plays Farid al Atrache's Noura Noura نورة يانورة (Arabic Music Part 1)/ Jukebox Radio #5

12/22/2020 | 0 comments

By ERIC STERN // You'll hear me and my Arabic-tuned accordion play Noura Noura by Farid al-Atrache. Following, I'll give an introduction to Arabic music. Give it a look...who knows maybe you'll find ...

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Eric Stern plays and sings Chanukah Oy Chanukah / Jukebox Radio #4

12/12/2020 | 0 comments

I sing the popular holiday song in Yiddish and then THINGS GET REAL. Watch until the end and you'll get to know the real me. 

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Eric Stern' s Jukebox #3: Django's Minor Swing

12/09/2020 | 0 comments

A new episode of Eric Stern's Jukebox Radio features his  take on Django Reinhardt's Minor Swing. Performance followed by a highly technical explanation. This one is for the accordionists!

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Eric Stern's Jukebox Radio #2: Leoncavallo's La Mattinata

11/30/2020 | 0 comments

Eric Stern plays accordion and sings opera at the same time in this second episode of his new Jukebox Radio series. Specifically Ruggero's Leoncavallo's La Mattinata. Don't worry. Opera is for you. ...

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Eric Stern: Premiere of his new video series Jukebox Radio

11/23/2020 | 0 comments

Eric Stern plays Le Clochard de Paris in the debut episode of the new weekly "Jukebox Radio" series. Look for them every week on OMN.

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greaterkind live-streaming on OMN Live Sunday at a special time - 3pm

09/19/2020 | 0 comments

greaterkind will be spreading love and inclusivity through the medium of music and agriculture as they live-stream On OMN Live Sunday September 20 at 3pm on the OMN Facebook page.

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Skip vonKuske live-streams on OMN Live Sunday September 13 6pm

09/12/2020 | 0 comments

See cellist Skip vonKuske perform live on the OMN Faceook page, Sunday at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page as part of the weekly OMN Live series.

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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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A new video from Toots and the Maytals: "Got To Be Tough"

07/01/2020 | 0 comments

The album won't be out until the end of August but here's a taste from one of Reggae's originators.

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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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See Joe Kye perform on Sunday's OMN Live at 6pm

06/18/2020 | 0 comments

Joe Kye sings, composes, plays violin with and without loops. He'll perform Sunday, June 21 OMN Live on the OMN Facebook page.

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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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See Martin Zarzar on this week's OMN Live - Sunday at 6pm

06/03/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Former member of Pink Martini and our own resident multi-lingual, multi-instrumentalist performs at 6pm on the OMN Facebook page as part of the OMN Live series.

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Tony Starlight: The entertainer no quarantine could hold / Coffeeshop Conversations (Not) @ Artichoke Music #248

05/28/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Think Tony Starlight hasn't been busy during the tribulations? Then you don't know Tony Starlight. Here is his full plate.

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Shelly Rudolph: A new album and worth the wait. / Coffeeshop Conversations (Not) @ Artichoke Music #244

04/27/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Shelly Rudolph's new album has been long in the making, but it's finally here. She talks about it and reads a poem, too. Hear a track at the end.

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Gideon Freudmann (Not A) Coffeeshop Conversation (Not) at Artichoke Music #243 / About his new album

04/22/2020 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Remembering a conversation with cellist/composer about his new album Sasquatch with Lord Russ. Just out.

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