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5:00 pm
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PSU Student Duos

February 21 | 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University Place Hotel,
310 SW Lincoln Street
Portland, 97201 United States
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Over the past five years, Portland State University has developed a nationally recognized program in Jazz & Contemporary Voice! The young vocalists in the program have been featured in tv commercials, multiple live performances and last year, became the first jazz students in PSU’s history to be named finalists to the Monterey Jazz Festival ‘Next Generation’ Competition. Because of the unique relationship with PDX Jazz, each year a select group of these students are featured at the Portland Jazz Festival in one of musics most compelling and intimate settings, the piano/voice duo.   Find out more »
7:00 pm
$25 - $30

Alan Jones Sextet (Early Show)

February 21 | 7:00 pm
Fremont Theater,
2393 NE Fremont Street
Portland, 97212
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NOTE: Show is now taking place at The Fremont Theater. All tickets previously purchased for this performance at Jimmy Mak’s will be honored.  Celebrating Buddy Rich’s 100th birthday means a celebration of the drummer’s overt, exciting style and also his boundless energy. There’s no one better to execute that plan than Portland native Alan Jones. Known for his frequent touring in the US and Europe with jazz heavyweights such as Cecil Taylor, Randy Brecker, Esperanza Spalding, John Abercrombie, Ralph Towner and countless others, as well as his dedicated education of the upcoming generation of jazz through the AJAM music academy, Alan has put together an evening of music arranged for his own sextet plus three of Portland’s most important and significant drummers: Mel Brown, the undisputed godfather of Portland jazz; Chris Brown, active band leader and next generation jazz ambassador; and Carlton Jackson, celebrated multi-genre drummer, vmusic historian and influential KMHD radio host. The […] Buy Tickets | Find out more »
Free

Levis Dragulin & Noah Simpson: “Chet Baker vs Dizzy Gillespie”

February 21 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Al’s Den,
303 SW 12th Ave
Portland, OR 97205 United States
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Part of the “Dizzy’s Den at Al’s Den” series. Find out more »
$5 - $15

Peter Evans & The Gamble/Jones/Johnedis/Bernstein Quartet

February 21 | 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Beacon Sound,
3626 N. Mississippi Avenue
Portland, OR 97227 United States
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Peter Evans is a trumpet player, and improviser/composer based in New York City since 2003. Evans is part of a broad, hybridized scene of musical experimentation and his work cuts across a wide range of modern musical practices and traditions. Peter is committed to the simultaneously self-determining and collaborative nature of musical improvisation as a compositional tool, and works with an ever-expanding group of musicians and composers in the creation of new music. His primary groups as a leader are the Peter Evans Quintet and the Zebulon trio. In addition, Evans has been performing and recording solo trumpet music since 2002 and is widely recognized as a leading voice in the field, having released several recordings over the past decade. He is a member of the cooperative groups Pulverize the Sound (with Mike Pride and Tim Dahl) and Rocket Science (with Evan Parker, Craig Taborn and Sam Pluta) and is […] Find out more »
9:30 pm
$20 - $25

Alan Jones Sextet (Late Show)

February 21 | 9:30 pm
Fremont Theater,
2393 NE Fremont Street
Portland, 97212
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NOTE: Show is now taking place at The Fremont Theater. All tickets previously purchased for this performance at Jimmy Mak’s will be honored.  Celebrating Buddy Rich’s 100th birthday means a celebration of the drummer’s overt, exciting style and also his boundless energy. There’s no one better to execute that plan than Portland native Alan Jones. Known for his frequent touring in the US and Europe with jazz heavyweights such as Cecil Taylor, Randy Brecker, Esperanza Spalding, John Abercrombie, Ralph Towner and countless others, as well as his dedicated education of the upcoming generation of jazz through the AJAM music academy, Alan has put together an evening of music arranged for his own sextet plus three of Portland’s most important and significant drummers: Mel Brown, the undisputed godfather of Portland jazz; Chris Brown, active band leader and next generation jazz ambassador; and Carlton Jackson, celebrated multi-genre drummer, vmusic historian and influential KMHD radio host. The […] Buy Tickets | Find out more »
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