Media Queries

PDX Jazz in the Media

 


WILLAMETTE WEEK

Top Five Shows In the First Week of The Portland Jazz Festival


OREGON ARTSWATCH

Some reflections on the 2015 Portland Jazz Festival by Angela Allen
“Festival curators did a first-class job of mixing up big names and smaller ones, international hotshots with local stars.”


 KOIN 6

What’s working in schools: Jazz music by Elishah Oesch
“Jazz in Schools takes place during art class”


 THE OREGONIAN

Live review: Bebel Gilberto, Somi give the Portland Jazz Festival a lively start by David Greenwald
“If you listen to public radio or have a passion for the music of Brazil, you probably know Bebel Gilberto, the daughter of the legendary João and a talent in her own right with five albums to her name.” 


THE OREGONIAN

Sax great Wayne Shorter relies on improvisation in life and in music by Robert Ham
“The sound of Wayne Shorter’s saxophone has been a sturdy, reliable presence in jazz for six decades now.”


OREGON ARTSWATCH

Portland Jazz Festival preview: Cécile McLorin Salvant by Alex Notman
“Cécile McLorin Salvant has gone from rising to shooting star in the world of jazz. The New York Times has declared her the heir to the legacy of the “Big Three,” Billie Holiday, Sarah Vaughan and Ella Fitzgerald.”