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‘The Holler Sessions’ preview: jazz rant

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Podcast interview by DOUGLAS DETRICK

Editor’s note: Staged as a live jazz radio broadcast, Seattle-based actor/writer Frank Boyd’s one-maniac show The Holler Sessions is a portrait of a jazz-head(case) / radio DJ who evangelizes for the music in uproarious, often profane riffs. The show originated at Seattle’s On the Boards and went on to well-received performances in New York and beyond. In this podcast, ArtsWatch contributing writer Douglas Detrick, who’s executive director of Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble, interviews Boyd about this production, which even includes some live music. Click on the embedded player below to hear the conversation.

Frank Boyd created and stars in “The Holler Sessions” at Artists Repertory Theatre.

The Holler Sessions runs at Artist’s Repertory Theatre this week only, March 8-11. Use the discount code HOLLER20 for $5 off your ticket at www.artistsrep.org/ or by calling 503.241.1278.

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