"Vitchev's sophisticated and adventurous work is imbued with shimmering harmonies and lyrical improvisations." Jazz Times Magazine
Recently, Eugene Daily News got a chance to speak with Matrisha Armitage, the drummer for Bajuana Tea. Matrisha is also the head of Grrrlz Rock, a local group dedicated to encouraging children to participate in music and the arts. In this interview, she discusses Bajuana Tea's background, as well as the ins and outs of being married to your musical collaborator.
A Conversation with Tim McLaughlin from Eleven Eyes Nate Gartrell, EDN Eleven Eyes is a local band that plays upbeat, jazz, and also incorporates a modern electronic sound. The Portland Tribune called them “impossible to categorize,” and the six of them combined know how to play at least 20 different instruments. On May 3rd, 2012,
This Eugene-based psychedelic jam band formed in 2011 through a chance encounter at the Oregon Country Fair.
Eleven Eyes Afro-beat / Funk / Nu-Jazz Tim McLaughlin – trumpet, samples, percussion, laptop, keys, guitar, EFX, conch shell Matt Calkins – sax, percussion, EFX Joe Freuen – trombone, percussion Ben Scharf – keyboards Merlin Showalter – drums Sean Peterson – bass guitar The Eugene-based band, Eleven Eyes has been together since 2003. With two
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