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MC Shoehorn: Links

kickstarter- Shoehorn

I have a kickstarter campaign active this month, January 2015, to raise funds to record a new CD and DVD.

cdbaby.com

My cdbaby page- Go here to buy my CDs on line.

Willamette Week
Best of Portland 2014 Best People includes Shoehorn!
Oregon Music News
cdbaby
Get the new Christmas tunes here! cdbaby is a very successful independent music distributor based in Portland, OR.
kurumiconley.com
Original glass artwork by Kurumi Conley. She did the artwork featured on the cover of the Trio Calzador CD, among other works.
FairTradeMusicPDX
Fair Trade Music is a new initiative being spearheaded by American Federation of Musicians Local 99. Shoehorn is a long-time member.
Kurumi's blog!
Well-known glass artist Kurumi Conley's new blog in Japanese and English.
jugglemania.com
Find out more about Shoehorn's work with Jugglemaniac Rys Thomas. Exciting Variety Theater for all ages!
youtube
My DEMO video from Moisture Festival 2007: (about 8 minutes)
Fools in Paradise Marimba Band
Shoehorn is the new sax player in this band which plays marimba and mbira music from Africa. The group plays at schools, functions and festivals in the Portland area.
Portland Community Wind Band
Shoehorn is the bass clarinetist for this adult concert band. Check the link for performance schedule and more information.
youtube.com
Jump Start is a saxophone-themed comedy short film starring Shoehorn and the great tenor man Renato Caranto
bertwilson.com

The late Bert Wilson (1939-2013) was a master of the saxophone who taught me much and inspired me as well. He was a fountain of information and a musical giant. Almost any time with him could be considered a lesson. I had the honor of performing at his memorial in Olympia. One of his long-time musical partners remarked after one tune that he thought I had "channeled" Bert in my solo, which I was thrilled to hear. I would stop and see him on my way to and from Seattle to perform and we would just pick up where we left off. I miss calling him up and visiting and hearing his horns.

Casa Valdez Studios
My good friend David Valdez, a fellow saxophonist, offers a wealth of information about the music and saxophone topics especially. There is a wealth of knowledge for the student and the professional alike, as well as profiles of great players. I am honored to be topic of a recent post.
Dan Gaynor, piano man
Dan Gaynor plays on my records and gigs with me around Portland. He is a busy guy who plays with many other artists as well.
stevechristofferson.com
Jazz piano man Steve Christofferson.
www.kurumiconley.30art.com/
I love this artist. Check out her original ideas and execution and high level of skill. Kurumi makes a wide range of work from art objects to gift items and ornaments and jewelry.
International Tap Association Website
The International Tap Association is a great resource for tap dancers and publishes OnTap magazine, for which I have authored a number of articles.
bostonstiltwalker.com
Boston area variety professionals are ready to take your order!
Artis the Spoonman
My friend and a musical partner since 1988. I call him the Sultan of Silverware.
Baby Gramps site.
I have been performing with Gramps for a number of years now and he has recorded two CDs with me on them. He is eccentric and eclectic yet highly accomplished on guitar and vocals.
www.skylarktappers.org
Local Portland Tap Company hosts Lind Sohl Ellison this week.
www.schuhloeffel.com
This extra long and very stable built shoehorn connects traditional Swiss precision with unique design.
Zippy the Pinhead.com
The great Zippy! One of the best comic book and strip characters I have ever seen or read.