2010 Portland Jazz Festival Sells OutMarch 1, 2010
2010 Portland Jazz Festival Sells Out Seven Of Eight Featured Concerts Including Pharoah Sanders, Mingus Big Band, Luciana Souza, Dave Holland,and Three Acclaimed Groups From Norway
Devin Phillips, the young saxophonist who evacuated Hurricane Katrina with the NOLA2PDX program in 2005, took the stage at the Newmark Theater and showed the audience in his adopted hometown that he has the chops to share thestage with the legendary Pharoah Sanders, who welcomed him with open arms. At one point Phillips introduced Pharoah as “my idol”. It was a fitting moment for a festival that encourages the development of young players and Portland jazz musicians.
Beginning with a sold out show featuring Luciana Souza… Read the releaseThis entry was posted in Portland Jazz Festival, Press. Bookmark the permalink. ← 2010 Portland Jazz Festival Reviews and News THANK YOU FOR A FABULOUS AND SUCCESSFUL FESTIVAL →