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12/4 – Tony Pacini at Wilfs

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5/8 – Alan Jones Presents at the Cave

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See the original JazzPDX.org post about this gig.
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5/6 – Mel Brown Septet at Jimmy Maks

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Mel Brown’s Septet at Jimmy Mak’s.  Sets at 8 and 10 PM.  $6 cover.  Jimmy Mak’s is located on NW 10th between Davis and Everett
www.jimmymaks.com
 
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Classical Jazz: An Oxymoron? No Way.

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The two most widely studied schools of Western music—classical and jazz—are often regarded as two worlds apart. Last night’s performance by the Classical Jazz Quartet was a successful effort to disprove this common misconception. Playing their own admittedly loose adaptations … Continue reading

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Ornette Coleman Delivers a Paradoxical Performance

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Dissonant, yet harmonious… Chaotic, yet moving, beautiful… Explosive, yet tender… Only such vague terms can describe the legendary sound of Ornette Coleman. Brandishing alto sax, trumpet, and violin, Coleman and his band wooed a full house at the Arlene Schnitzer … Continue reading

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