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Raphael Wressnig & Igor Prado

The Soul Connection Pepper Cake Austrian-based Hammond B3 organist Raphael Wressnig is an extremely versatile player who was influenced by people like Jimmy Smith, Booker T Jones, Joe Zawinul, Jimmy McGriff, and Jack McDuff. With twenty discs under his belt, …

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What’s on Tap for December’s General Membership Meeting …

Melody Ballroom, 615 SE Alder Street, Portland Wednesday, December 7 – 7:00 pm Members always Free – Non-members $3.00 (NOTE: THIS WILL INCREASE TO $5.00 IN JANUARY 2017) Opening Acoustic Set – David Brothers Second Electric Set – The Pining …

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Bandstand: December 2016

Lloyd Jones Yes, it’s holiday season and I’m delighted to spend it with special friends (like you) at Jimmy Mak’s  Saturday, December, 17. Santa may drop in for a minute to sing with his sweet angels: Teresa James, LaRhonda Steele, and …

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Award-Winning Performer Ruthie Foster Back In Portland: Sept. 7th

From houses of worship to houses of blues, Ruthie Foster has always been a rafter-rattler. And with a soul-filled voice honed in Texas churches, she can move audiences to tears or to ecstasy, sometimes during the same song. Foster is …

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2016 Journey To Memphis Begins At The Rose Room In June

Have you ever wondered just what kind of attention participating in the International Blues Challenge can draw? Just take a look at this year’s Blues Music Awards. Four acts who have participated in the IBC combined to win six of …

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