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Beyond Category

Nov 20, 2015

Marilyn Keller is one of Portland's favorite singers and storytellers in the jazz and gospel scenes. She shares her experience learning to express her heritage through music, and getting in touch with the strength of her ancestors.

Nov 12, 2015

The third installment of a special podcast series produced in partnership with Portland Center Stage and their production of Ain't Misbehavin'. Paul Knauls was the owner of one of North Portland's favorite nightclubs, the Cotton Club. He shares stories about the club's role in Portland jazz scene.

Nov 6, 2015

Writer, historian, and performer Lynn Darroch tells stories of the history and culture of jazz in the Pacific Northwest during the time of Fats Waller. This episode was produced by Andrew Oliver, recorded by Branic Howard, and features original music by Christopher Brown.

Nov 6, 2015

Pianist and composer Darrell Grant talks about his PJCE Records release "The Territory." How do you make it to the end of a big project? How will you recognize the end when you get there? This accomplished and creative composer shares what he's learned about making music in the Oregon territory.