05-04-1948 18-03-2009

Kent Henry Plischke

Kent Henry Plischke

05-04-1948 18-03-2009

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tplischke

This is a page for family and friends to gather, share their memories, and celebrate the life of Kent Henry Plischke. Please feel free to ...

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  • carlton jackson
    30-04-2009

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    I wanted to post the email response I gave to Tony Conroy, who knew Kent very well, and sent me the note about Kent's passing. I had a few meets with Kent, and only played once with him, but it made an impression. He was a true artisan and had the soul to back it up.


    From: cjackson@teleport.com
    Subject: kent henry story...
    Date: April 30, 2009 7:54:49 AM PDT
    To: xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    yeah, I heard about it a few weeks ago when Kent was going down slow and I think that a benefit was mentioned, but didn't happen.

    I never played with him actively, but knew of him and did one set of rehearsals and a one-off with Robert (Brown) Rude. That was the first time that I really heard Kent live, and he had some great instincts and cool tricks, within a strong framework of sound and grooves.

    We played a great set at the giant gay bar (forget the name, but an infamous lesbian pick up place) up the street from Kung Fu Bakery on Division. Rude was trying to scare up some gigs, and that was the first time I had been in that place. There might have been a recording, and I will look.

    A real loss in PDX music annals.

    thanks for the heads-up and see you tonight (?) at the jam
    cj

  • Scott Reddy
    10-04-2009

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    Thanks for the music Kent!........I never met you, but you laid down some of the greatest riffs in the history of riffing!.........Goldy said you were "without doubt - The best I ever played with!"....He told me that a few years ago, and He's grooved with some pretty cool players!..........May You Rest In Peace Sir!.........My deepest condolences to family and friends!....Scott Reddy.

  • Patty Hill
    08-04-2009

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    08-04-2009

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  • Patty Hill
    08-04-2009

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  • Patty Hill
    08-04-2009

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  • Patty Hill
    08-04-2009

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  • Patty Hill
    06-04-2009

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    You would have been 61 today! You are missed and will always be near my heart!

  • tplischke
    05-04-2009

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    Just wishing you a happy birthday. Love and miss you.

  • tplischke
    03-04-2009

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