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Posts from the 2011 Festival

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Pianist George Colligan To Make Portland Debut PDX Jazz Tuesday, December 13 @ The Mission Theater- 8pm

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PSU Professor, and recent New York Transplant, to Perform
Originals and the Works of Piano Icon Andrew Hill

“As a creative artist, he’s really up there…. In terms of technique, knowledge of music and improvisational creativity, there aren’t a whole lot of cats from his generation that are any better than him. As a matter of fact, I can’t think of any.”
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Miguel Zenón and Quartet @ The Mission Theater November 16 starting at 8pm

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“Zenón’s quartet is, simply, one of the best bands in jazz today. You may feel compelled to dance.” – Doug Ramsey, Arts Journal Continue reading

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Cyrille Aimée and Diego Figueiredo -From Django to Jobim – Thursday January 19, 2012 @ The Mission Theater – NOTE NEW TIME 7:30pm

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Winner of the Montreux Jazz Vocal Competition Runner-Up Thelonious Monk Jazz Vocal Competition    “One of those singers whom non-singing musicians call ‘a musician.’” BEN RATLIFF / New York Times   “Her arranging capabilities show a maturity beyond her years. I … Continue reading

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Trumpeter Cuong Vu and Quartet, Burn List / PDX Jazz @ The Mission Theater / October 26 @ 8pm

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Sideman to the Stars to Make Debut Performance With New Band/
Trumpeter Cuong Vu and Quartet/
PDX Jazz @ The Mission Theater/
October 26 @ 8pm
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PDX Jazz @ The Mission featured in JazzTimes

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PDX Jazz @ The Mission show featured in JazzTimes Continue reading

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