"The blues was like that problem child that you may have had in the family. You was a little bit ashamed to let anybody see him, but you loved him. You just didn't know how other people would take it." --B.B. King "Metal confronts what we'd rather ignore. It celebrates what we often deny. It indulg ... More >>
Acclaimed Portland bassist kicks off downtown's newest jazz showcase
Despite being entombed in the recent PBS series, Gumbo shows why jazz is very much alive and well with a fine batch of new releases
Gumbo gazes into his crystal ball and tells us what to expect in jazz, blues and heritage as we approach 2001
1949 East Camelback
(and other Valley locations)
Two new sets of reissues document the strange side of a pair of jazz giants
THEIR FATHER DEFECTED IN 1944. BROTHERS ANDREW AND VALENTIN WERE BROUGHT TOGETHER THIS YEAR TRYING TO FIND OUT WHY.