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A video Interview with Sabaton's Joakim Brodén

01/15/2022 | 0 comments

By MIKE LEWIS // Talking with Joakim Brodén of the Swedish metal band Sabaton. First in a series.


Trina Davidian: King Henry's Snacks, Cranberry Delight Cookies, Bear In The Pool / New episode of Marti's Music Kitchen

11/16/2021 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL //  Trina Davidian, owner of King Henry’s, a family-owned company that delivers custom trail mixes, nuts, candy, and other sweet snacks to stores all across North America. ...


In New Orleans! Chris Hannah: Marti's Music Kitchen / Cooking Bone Marrow Cream, Caviar, and Madeleines

10/26/2021 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Chris Hannah is a master bartender and owner of the Jewel of the South restaurant in New Orleans. Cooking Bone Marrow Cream, Caviar, and Madeleines, Chris takes over the ...


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Stephanie Schneiderman's latest solo album Crossfire out now

10/01/2021 | 0 comments

By ANA AMMANN // On Crossfire, Stephanie Schneiderman takes matters into her own hands as an artist and first time producer on her own album.


Mike Collins of Rooftop Screamers : A new album / Q&A

09/21/2021 | 1 comments

BY ANA AMMANN // Portland, OR-based drummer and songwriter Mike Collins took socially distancing to the “Next Level” this past year, releasing an album’s worth of new material for his ...


Ms Sophie Lee: Marti's Music Kitchen in New Orleans' Three Muses / Bulgogi Bowl Cooking With Family

09/13/2021 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // Straight from Frenchmen Street, New Orleans Marti joins Miss Sophie Lee, owner of the Three Muses restaurant, as well as singer/songwriter for her own band. Sophie cooks Ms. ...


Bruce Conte with Lydia Pense / Photo by Tina Abbaszadeh

Bruce Conte Tower of Power guitarist remembered by his friend Louis Pain

08/16/2021 | 8 comments

By LOUIS PAIN // Remembering Bruce Conte


Jason Fellman Marti's Music Kitchen EP34: / Stone Fruit Glazed Chicken Harefest J-Fell Presents Band Fanbase Secrets

07/16/2021 | 0 comments

By MARITI MENDENHALL // Jason Fellman owner and ambassador of Good Times at J-Fell Presents joins Marti to cook Stone Fruit Glazed Chicken    


Kris Deelane: The return of Marti's Music Kitchen!

06/25/2021 | 0 comments

By MARTI MENDENHALL // A big Welcome Home to Marti's Music Kitchen the Fun Music and Food Podcast, where anything can happen! She makes kale, tempeh and black bean street tacos, and a batch of out-of-this-world ...


Davell Crawford: The Piano Prince of New Orleans / audio

02/14/2021 | 0 comments

By TOM D'ANTONI// Happy Mari Gras from OMN. Meet Davell Crawford the grandson of the man who wrote Jock-a-Mo (AKA Iko Iko). He is known as the piano prince of New Orleans. It's a Mardi Gras Day lagniapppe.


Eric Stern's Jukebox Radio Episode 9: Purple Haze on the accordion

02/07/2021 | 0 comments

by ERIC STERN / Jukebox Radio Episode 9: Purple Haze on the accordion. They said it couldn't be done. Plus a piano accordion primer.


Eric Stern Plays Sunny Side of the Street: Jukebox Radio Episode 8 / Stride piano Part 2

01/22/2021 | 0 comments

By ERIC STERN // As there is so much already out there on YouTube for this genre, this is just a short intro lesson for seasoned pianists, with an initial performance, of course.


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George Colligan's Jazz Truth: Play-along videos and other means to deal with the situation / Q&A

01/15/2021 | 0 comments

By MICHAEL "SHOEHORN" CONLEY //  George Colligan has recently moved his jazztruth series from the blog format to a video platform featuring locally-sourced, artisanal play-along videos of ...


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 ...


June Millington // Photo by Per Grandin

Fanny Celebrates Fifty: Q&A with June Millington / OMN Best-of 2020

01/01/2021 | 1 comments

By ANA AMMANN // Before the Go-Go's or Sleater-Kinney, Fanny was the first all-female band to release an album on a major label. We checked in with band founder, June Millington, on the 50th anniversary ...


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 ...


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 ...


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. 


Photo by Lynne Duddy

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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Jerry Joiner aka Girlfriends: After 10 years of silence, the multi-instrumentalist teases hopeful new content

11/07/2020 | 0 comments

By GAVIN MAJESKI // Will Jerry Joiner/Girlfriends' new album drop in December? Maybe. Maybe not.


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