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.
Roughly one year ago, the parents of Nima Gibba, the Eugene girl killed in one of the city's deadliest car crashes, sought to create a charity foundation in her name.
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,
“We’ve been hurting for two and a half years. So to carry that on for her gives us a sense of peace.”
"We've been hurting for two and a half years. So to carry that on for her gives us a sense of peace."
"We've done 160 projects in 60 countries all over the world. This is a global organization."