Oregon’s Bluesman: Norman SylvesterJory Farr - May 7, 2020
In 1987, B.B. King told a 42-year-old Norman Sylvester to devote himself full time to music. The Boogie Cat heeded that advice and became his own ambassador of blues: "Musicians are messengers. We...
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From jazz in pop culture to the essential PDX jazz records to where you can experience it live, here's a crash course in local jazz.
The Sounds of Portland JazzNathan Rizzo - Feb 2, 2016
In a city that prides itself on its music scene, why has some of its very best talent been overlooked? Photos by Jason Quigley
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