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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.
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Seven musicians of diverse genres and backgrounds offer their perspectives on the community, culture and business that’s alive in Portland’s music scene today—featuring insight and anecdotes from...
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