Events & Appearances
We’ll be back at Kezira with more of the really, really fun things we do-some African, Latin, Hip Hop, Straight Ahead, Blues, and even some pop- – but always walking that tightrope! Come down, see what happens! Be sure to avail yourself of the full bar and great Ethiopian/Eritrean menu. It has been too long…
Wednesday July 28th, 4-6PM Poets Khiang Hei, Greg Bem, and Paul Nelson; musicians Jim O’Halloran and Justine Chan. Audience participation encluraged! Here is additional information: https://gregbem.com/wordpress/forthcoming-event-view-point/
Come on down, no cover, all ages, full bar, excellent Ethiopian/Eritrean food courtesy of Nigist. We’ll be ready to play. We believe you will be ready to listen!
We had a great time July 3rd; and the turnout was super impressive. August was even better-plus we had a special guest, the gifted Faiza Sultan who read her poetry with musical accompaniment. We’re Back!!
Finally! A LIVE gig, barring unforseen circumstances! Featuring the sublime talents of Dean Schmidt, (Electric Bass), and D’Vonne Lewis, drums. We’ll be appearing at Kezira Cafe, 5100 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118 on Saturday, July 3rd from 6-9PM. Nigist Kidane will be serving delicious Ethiopian and Eritrean food with full menu and also buffet. …
I appeared with Steve Gausch to talk about this project. Here’s what he said on Facebook. “I’m here with Jim O’Halloran presenting Salsa Music in the Pacific NW: A Collective Memoir; a production of Oswaldo Lucca, Rincon Cultural and Salsaneo Records partially funded with a grant from 4Culture. Jim talks about his song “Soft Light”…
I was happily surprised that we didn’t drift back into greater restrictions in large parts of Washington state this week. Not to cast aspersions, but “many thanks” to the people who are not receiving vaccinations, and masking and distancing appropriately. This could have been in our rearview mirror by now. And, yeah, I know, there…
I am delighted to have a song included on this recent release from Salsaneo records. A book will be published in the near future about Northwest Salsa from its beginnings to the present. I am honored to be included in the recording and in the book!
James Pelletier maintains, pads, adjusts, and overhauls my instruments. He worked with Alex Eppler for decades, and is obsessively dedicated to returning an instrument to its owner in perfect playing condition! You can reach James through the Eppler Flutes website.
I have been fortunate to be able to find some beautiful instruments with which to develop a relationship. It took time, persistence, and luck! Currently, my C flute is a Flutemakers’ Guild inline open hole B foot silver flute which was made about 1982. I use a cocus wood headjoint made by the incredibly talented…
I chose the ever affable and capable David Inness for webite design and maintenance. David allows me the comfort of an optimized, hackproof and high performing website, with great service and deep experience.
Why look farther than a guy with Grammys on his wall? Glenn has a great ear, is intuitive, and knows how to achieve your sonic vision. World class. www.glennsound.com
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