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Darka Dusty: Has Ukrainian music ever meant as much? Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #360

11/25/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Singer/composer/accordionist, etc...Darka Dusty has been known for her Ukrainian songs. Even moreso since the war began. She's got a lot to say yet somehow remains delightful.

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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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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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Khruangbin at Edgefield on July 9, 2022 / Photos

07/16/2022 | 0 comments

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

06/30/2022 | 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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Ramsey Embick: Adventures in the music trade / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #339

06/02/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Ramsey Embick is a keyboardist, composer, producer/engineer who is fluent in just about every genre of music ever invented. He talks about working with Michael Jackson, the Pointer Sisters, ...

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Sarah Tiedemann: Third Angle's Artistic Director's new season / Coffeeshop Conversatons @ Artihoke Music C#338

05/26/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Third Angle New Music's Artistic Director Sarah Tiedemann is in the Cafe to tell us all about their new and exciting 2022-23 season.

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Mac Gollehon: Experimental Musical Dimensions - An Interview

05/04/2022 | 0 comments

By MIKE LEWIS // For decades Mac Golllehon has been recording and performing with some of the biggest names in the business. The trumpeter has found himself working alongside artists including Duran ...

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Evan Shlaes: Rising from the ashes, literally. / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #332

04/11/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // As if the pandemic weren't enough, Evan Shlaes' store burned down. The store has reopened at a different location and his bands are gigging again.

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Shawn Levy: A great new book on female comedians / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #331

03/31/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Another new book by Shawn Levy, the former Oregonian movie critic. This time it's In On the Joke on the lives of the early female standup comedians, from Moms Mabley to Joan ...

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Rachel Brashear on her upcoming Twin Peaks show / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #327

02/25/2022 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI // Rachel Brashear goes Lynchian at Alberta Abbey on Saturday, March 5 with her band doing music from Twin Peaks. Special solo video preview included.

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Best of 2021: Stephanie Schneiderman and Tony Furtado: Video episode / Coffeeshop Conversations @ Artichoke Music #301

01/11/2022 | 0 comments

Everybody is doing their best-of 2021’s and why should we be any different? We’re not. We’re as exhausted at the twists and turns doled out by 2021 as anyone, and gearing up for more ...

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