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Boone Johnson of Moon and Bike: Ambient meets Americana / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #319

11/11/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // A new duo made up of guys who have been playing together for decades. Moon and Bike combine acoustic and electric guitars. The gigs are starting to happen. Next one is Friday, December ...

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Reed Wallsmith: Blue Cranes make a masterpiece / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #318

11/04/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // After a long wait, the new Blue Cranes album is out and it's magnificent. Individual vocal collaborations. Reed Wallsmith talks about it. Track at the end.

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Music at the 2021 Portland Marathon

10/07/2021 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL CONLEY// An inside look at music at the 2021 Portland Marathon from Michael Conley, aka Shoehorn, a musician who played it.

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Noah Kite: Chamber Folk and a new album / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #307

08/19/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Noah Kite calls what he does "Chamber Folk." Find out what it is and all about his new album, Drunk Lil Guy, our this week.

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Ryan Meagher: All about the 2021 Montavilla Jazz Festival / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #305

08/11/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Everything you want to know about the 2021 Montavilla Jazz Festival, August 20-22 from guitarist/composer/co-curator Ryan Meagher.

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Galen Clark: Outer Orbit to Trio Subtonic / Coffeeshop Conversations at Artichoke Music #303

07/23/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Galen Clark of Outer Orbit, Trio Subtonic and other ensembles talks about juggling multiple bands and emerging from the pandemIc.

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Third Angle Artistic Director Sarah Tiedemann: A new festival and 2021 plans / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #298

06/17/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Artistic Director Sarah Tiedemann, gives us the lowdown on what Third Angle has been up to and the happy rundown of their Fresh Air Fest coming on Sunday, July 11 at Sauvie Island. Extra-added: ...

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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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