Oregon Art Beat

Blues Musician Norman Sylvester

Clip: Season 10 | 8m 55s

Norman Sylvester was born in Louisiana, and learned the blues by listening to jukeboxes in cafes. He grew up in Portland, and became a fixture in Portland's blues scene, known for his dapper outfits. He calls himself the Northwest Boogie Cat.

Aired: 11/01/12

Rating: TV-G

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