Faith Angelina piano creations series

Faith Angelina’s captivating story – A series on young artist Faith Angelina

  Faith Angelina's captivating story Her story is a very captivating tale, but her musical talent at such a young age (she was 12 when...
Steve Bentley Ensemble Great Northwest jazz treasure

Steve Bentley Ensemble Great Northwest jazz supreme Steve Bentley Ensemble at Rhythm & Rye...

Steve Bentley Ensemble Great Northwest jazz treasure STEVE BENTLEY ENSEMBLE AT RHYTHM & RYE LIVE SHOW REVIEW:  It was only a month or so...

A Tribute to John Keeslar LIVE SHOW review by Dick Metcalf

  It's been a whole host of years since the gang of players featured during the BENEFIT SHOW reviewed here had opportunity to get back...
Part 4 Sound vs. Style

Jeremy Shaskus new article series Jeremy Shaskus – How To Survive Being A Musician...

Jeremy Shaskus new article series Jeremy Shaskus - HOW TO SURVIVE BEING A MUSICIAN IN THE NEW MILLENNIUM:   My name is Jeremy Shaskus. I...
Rob Scheps supercharged dynamic quintet

Rob Scheps supercharged dynamic quintet Rob Scheps – Gil Evans Legacy Quintet – Olympia,...

Tenor / soprano saxophonist Rob Scheps has performed with Gil Evans Band, Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, John Scofield, George Russell, Bob Moses, Terumasa Hino, Al...
Breaks and Swells Olympia fall arts walk

Breaks and Swells Olympia fall arts walk Breaks and Swells LIVE SHOW review, Rhythm...

Breaks and Swells Olympia fall arts walk BREAKS AND SWELLS LIVE SHOW REVIEW, RHYTHM AND RYE, OLYMPIA, WA:  I've been following my sax-playing pal...
Montavilla Jazz Festival

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 3 – PJCE with Jasnam Daya Singh

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 3 - PJCE (PORTLAND JAZZ COMPOSERS ENSEMBLE) WITH JASNAM DAYA SINGH:  Jasnam Daya Singh is one of the...
From Background Music to Orchestral Pieces

From Background Music to Orchestral Pieces: How Musicians Have Elevated Video Game Music

From Background Music to Orchestral Pieces To compose the soundtrack for the action role playing-game God of War, Emmy award-winning composer Bear McCreary went on...
True jazz stars

True jazz stars I-5 Allstars at ArtHouse Designs in Olympia, Washington

True jazz stars I-5 ALLSTARS AT ARTHOUSE DESIGNS IN OLYMPIA, WASHINGTON:  I hadn't been to Arthouse Designs in several years, mostly because I was...
Montavilla jazz festival forefront creative expression

Montavilla jazz festival forefront creative expression Montavilla Jazz Festival 2017

Montavilla jazz festival forefront creative expression The Montavilla Jazz Festival (in the Montavilla area of Portland, Oregon) is in it's fourth year (unbeknownst to...