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John Nilsen Christmas Concert
December 14, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pmCost: $5 – $7
On December 14th, please join us in the tasting room for our annual John Nilsen Christmas Concert.
John Nilsen was born in Seattle, Washington in 1956. The Nilsen family moved to Portland, Oregon in 1960. Nilsen began studying classical piano from his mother at age six. Continuing his musical education, he began playing guitar at age fourteen. John moved to Ashland, Oregon in 1974 to attend Southern Oregon College (Southern Oregon University). Nilsen graduated in 1979 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and was honored by the institution in 1995 in recognition of his outstanding achievements and dedication in the field of the performing arts with the Distinguished Alumnus Award, the most prestigious award bestowed upon Southern Oregon University graduates.
Nilsen founded the Magic Wing recording label in 1987. The label has a catalog of fifteen successful titles, each with international distribution. Before founding Magic Wing, John recorded three successful solo piano records on LA’s, Eagle Records (1983-1985), has recorded 15 on his own Magic Wing label and has had fifteen other CDs licensed in countries including Germany, Great Britain, The Philippines, Canada, Taiwan, Singapore bringing reported total record sales to over one million copies sold. For nearly three decades John Nilsen has had two hundred compositions and musical arrangements receiving radio, TV royalties worldwide.
In 2013 John Nilsen released his 18th recording, WILD ROSE, and played 250 performances throughout the USA and Great Britain. A solo tour of Ireland is scheduled for fall, 2015. Sessions for the 19th Nilsen recording began in late fall, 2014.
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Wine Club Members can reserve a table inside the tasting room. Minimum 4 people per table. Please call the Tasting Room at (541) 776-2315 then press 1 to make a reservation.
Please note: due to our Friday night music series, we are not able to do a tasting after 5 pm