Archive for "Artist News"

Jim PepperFest 2013

Artist News, Events Jul 02, 2013 No Comments

Jim Pepper : Back at you.  ”You must not forget me when I’m long gone, for I loved you so dearly…”.  Save the dates for  the 1st annual Jim PepperFest. Expect a lot of amazing music, AND Spirit! Read more »

Songwriting as Process

Artist News, News May 02, 2013 No Comments

Is every one madly recording their new albums right now, or is it just us? Michele Van Kleef is among that group.  Michele  shares  her process, since she is in the very thick of it, right now. Read more »

Brooks Robertson: Natural Born Picker

Artist News, Events, News Apr 23, 2013 No Comments

Charisma and talent overflow at Mountain Air Studios when Brooks plays finger style guitar. What is it. How did he learn it. In a moment of Zen, it seems. Read more »

A Musician’s Life: Lived By the Moment

Artist News, Events, News Apr 18, 2013 No Comments

Naomi LaViolette states she is “feeling lucky” to be an independent singer-songwriter in Portland. But so much more than good luck is packed into a successful singer-songwriter career. Read more »

Laura Ivancie: Not In It For the Wealth

Artist News, Events, News Apr 07, 2013 No Comments

I wonder where Laura will truly end up in her journey. In the brief time she’s been doing her thing, it has included college basketball,fighting fires for the U.S.Forest Service, and teaching English in Buenos Aires. But music was always in the background. Now there’s a coming-out party that puts music front and center. Read more »

Musical Food for Thought

Artist News, Events, News Apr 01, 2013 No Comments

We’ve been showing off the young and talented in these posts recently. Time to hear from a seasoned pro and share his observations through decades long experience as singer/songwriter and bandleader. Read more »

For Savanna Coen, No Limitations

Artist News, News Mar 30, 2013 No Comments

Just as there are no “golden years” and “expiration dates” on creating and playing music, we can arrive into music-making anytime. Savanna Coen is 14 and on a mission. Read more »

All the Sights. All the Sounds

Artist News Mar 22, 2013 No Comments

Redwood Son’s Josh Malm just got back from SXSW. Then did 4 gigs in a row back home in Portland. We catch up with him on day 2 of a wind down and talk SX and what’s next for Josh.  Read more »

How an Album Gets Made

Artist News, Events, News Mar 20, 2013 No Comments

Singer-songwriter Michele Van Kleef and guitarist  Tim Ellis are involved in a wonderful collaboration and partnership. The creative juice is really starting to flow!

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Music Workshop

Artist News, Events, News Mar 15, 2013 1 Comment

The mission is simple: educate, inspire and motivate children through music education by providing public elementary schools with a free, innovative and turnkey supplemental music program. Read more »