The Beat Goes On 

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The Beat Goes On is a documentary film celebrating the life and legacy of Derek Rieth and his contribution to the diversely talented Portland music scene. On August 20, 2014, Derek Rieth's ... See full summary »

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Joanie Fox

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Updated: 10 September 2020
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China Forbes ... Self
Gavin Bondy Gavin Bondy ... Self
Tadimdia Bridges Tadimdia Bridges ... Self
Thomas M. Lauderdale Thomas M. Lauderdale ... Self
Brad Boynton Brad Boynton ... Self
Martín Zarzar Martín Zarzar ... Self
Dan Faehnle Dan Faehnle ... Self
Jackson Coffey Jackson Coffey ... Self
Scott Wardinsky Scott Wardinsky ... Self
Drew Danin Drew Danin ... Self
Gabriel Martinez Gabriel Martinez ... Self
Michael Conley Michael Conley ... Self
Tony Ozier Tony Ozier ... Self
Miguel Bernal Miguel Bernal ... Self
Phil Baker Phil Baker ... Self
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The Beat Goes On is a documentary film celebrating the life and legacy of Derek Rieth and his contribution to the diversely talented Portland music scene. On August 20, 2014, Derek Rieth's long struggle with bipolar disorder ended when he died from suicide at the age of 43. To the outside world, Derek was best known for his 18 years of percussion work with the internationally acclaimed band, Pink Martini. But in Portland, Oregon he was deeply loved by the music community and always there to help others fulfill their dreams. Aside from his work with Pink Martini, his musical collaboration with other Portland bands was revered. He loved all genres of music, especially world music. Derek's musical career took him from Afro-Caribbean to Brazilian folkloric and popular drumming styles. His studies took him to Cuba, Brazil, New Orleans, and New York. Despite Derek's long struggle with mental illness, he deeply believed in the power of community and had an insatiable appetite for discovering... Written by The Beat Goes On

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English

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Portland, Oregon, USA

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