Bryson Wallace

for vinyl lovers

Records we love: ‘Jazz Is Dead’ volume 018, by Tony Allen

Captivating the world with the beat of his own drum for more than half a century is no easy feat by any means, and when it comes to the 18th rendition of “Jazz Is Dead” featuring Tony Allen, there is no amount of words that can really explain how delicious this album is.

Kai Regan / Courtesy of the artist

no bars

André 3000 opens up about ‘New Blue Sun' 

Out now, the Gemini half of OutKast talks about his first album in 17 years, his wild ayahuasca trip and why he gets so many requests to play flute at funerals.

The Oregon Symphony

the scene

Introducing ... Yawa

Yawa, aka Amenta Abioto, is a singer, songwriter, producer and performance artist originally from Memphis, Tennessee. Her songs are spiritual love letters that begin with rich vocal loops that are layered over atmospheric sounds. She caught up with KMHD to talk about the records that inspired her growing up and her artistic journey through the pandemic and beyond.  

  • “Sunday Jazz Series” King Louie & Renato Caranto w/ Jason Palmer

    At The Garages Live Music Venue Eatery & Taphouse, 17880 SW McEwan Rd, Lake Oswego, OR 97035, USA

  • Ron Steen Jazz Jam

    Clyde's Prime Rib Restaurant and Bar, 5474 NE Sandy Blvd, Portland, OR 97213, USA

  • Rivkah Ross Quartet

    Alberta Street Pub, 1036 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211, USA

  • Soul'd Out Presents Robert Glasper

    Roseland Theater, 8 NW 6th Ave, Portland, OR 97209, USA

  • The Session at Keys Lounge, hosted by Pablo Rivarola

    Keys Lounge, 533 NE Killingsworth St, Portland, OR 97211, USA