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PDX Jazz @ Hotel Modera Presents

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Three of Portland’s finest guitarists will comprise the Portland Guitar Summit and pay tribute to living jazz icon and NEA Jazz Master, Jim Hall on Sunday, April 17 at Hotel Modera in downtown Portland at 3PM. Tickets are $20 each and available in advance and day of show at Nel Centro or http://www.brownpapertickets.com.
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The 2011 Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Portland Jazz Festival Presented by US Bank has received two NEA grants

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The National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) created the Jazz Masters Live grant to help bring outstanding jazz musicians, writers, producers, and scholars to communities across the nation through NEA Jazz Masters Live. In cooperation with Arts Midwest, these NEA Jazz Masters Live grants support performance and educational activities featuring NEA Jazz Masters, recipients of the nation’s highest honor in jazz. The program celebrates these living legends who have made exceptional contributions to the advancement of jazz and offers audiences the unique opportunity to share the artists’ expertise in performances, master classes, clinics, lectures, and short term residencies. “Live interactions between musicians and audiences are essential to jazz,” said NEA Chairman Rocco Landesman.

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Portland Jazz Festival Announces 2011 Schedule

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BRIDGES AND BOUNDARIES:
JEWISH & AFRICAN AMERICANS PLAYING JAZZ
SFjazz Collective, Regina Carter, Don Byron, The 3 Cohens, Randy Weston, Joshua Redman, And Esperanza Spalding To Headline The 2011 Portland Jazz Festival
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