Ben Landsverk, Music Director
Ben Landsverk is a well-known Portland musician who’s performed and/or recorded with Holcombe Waller, Rachel Taylor Brown, Alela Diane, Priory, Sean Flinn & the Royal We, The Portland Cello Project, Storm Large, Pink Martini, Smokey Robinson, and many others. He plays in a number of Portland bands, including Wonderly, Blue House and The Heritage. An experienced choir director, Ben’s worked with numerous church choirs. So he’s used to rowdy.
OKC Beverage of choice: IPA.
Kate Sokoloff, Producer
Kate Sokoloff is an experienced creator and producer: she founded and co-created the public radio show, Live Wire! She's also produced story events with Back Fence (where she's a consulting producer) and Mortified. She’s a brand strategist, and creative director. A former theater kid, she likes to sing pop songs in bars with other people, whether they like it or not.
OKC Beverage of Choice: Tall Vodka Soda w/extra lime
Jordan Richter, Guitar
Jordan Richter is a producer and engineer with extensive major and indie record label and touring experience. .In 2006 he moved to Portland, OR where he produced and engineered artists including Need To Breathe, The Gossip, and Band Of Horses. Jordan moved to Brooklyn, NY playing with Resistor (featuring Jacob Slichter of Semisonic), and recording and producing for artists such as Yoko Ono Plastic Ono Band, The creative lure of Portland drew him back in 2015 where he is busy working with local and national talent once again. You know, like us.
Capers Ogletree, cahon
Capers grew up in Atlanta where he blames his love of drum-banging on all the experience he got hitting desktops with pencils. He’s toured with bands like The Rev. Horton Heat. You can also spot him in one of the kitchens at many fine PDX restaurants, where’s he’ freelances as a sous-chef. Because he's that guy-the one who can do pretty much anything he tries. But we like him anyway.
OKC Beverage of Choice: anything gin or whiskey-based