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December 2017
$35 - $65

Dianne Reeves

Christmas Time is Here

December 5 | 7:30 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States

PDX Jazz Members: Email info@pdxjazz.com for promo code to receive $5 off per ticket to offset the venue’s ticket fees. Dianne Reeves’ Grammy® history tells it all. Reeves has won the Grammy®-Award for Best Vocal Jazz Performance for three consecutive recordings and is the first to do this in any vocal category.  Her unmistakable vocal prowess, improvisational virtuosity, and vocal style has led her to record and perform with the likes of Wynton Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, the Chicago Symphony, the Berlin Philharmonic, and has become the first creative chair for the Los Angeles Philharmonic.  Her latest album, Beautiful Life, which was the latest to win a Grammy, only furthers Reeves’ influence on vocal jazz and cements her legacy in the genre.  Reeves was a…

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$40 - $75

John McLaughlin & The 4th Dimension + Jimmy Herring & The Invisible Whip (SOLD OUT)

A joint presentation with Soul'd Out Productions

December 6 | 7:30 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States

Presented by Soul’d Out Productions in conjunction with PDX Jazz. In a career that spans over five decades, John McLaughlin, one of music’s most influential and prolific guitarists, composers, and bandleaders, will begin his farewell U.S. tour on November 1 in Buffalo, NY. McLaughlin will be joined by Jimmy Herring, who has been in the creative forefront of the American rock-jam movement for 25 years. The Meeting of the Spirits tour will hit 23 cities before ending in Los Angeles on December 9. Highlighting this musical adventure will be John McLaughlin revisiting the pioneering music he introduced with his genre-defying Mahavishnu Orchestra. In addition, McLaughlin is expected to release a new album just before the tour launches. More details to be announced. McLaughlin’s first extensive…

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February 2018
$ 19 - $ 49

Portland Jazz Master Art Abrams & His Swing Machine Big Band

West Coasting

February 15, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States
For Portland Only   Portland Jazz Master Art Abrams will harness his life-long passion for the swinging sound of west coast cool with two exemplary Los Angeles based living jazz icons, Ernie Andrews and Barbara Morrison. They’ll recast arrangements by Lenny Niehaus, Terry Gibbs, Bill Holman, Lou Levy and the Capp Pierce Juggernaut Big Band. Section leaders and long-time Abrams band soloists Paul Mazzio, John Nastos, and Dave Parker who were on hand for the previous Sinatra and Kenton festival programs will be featured. “I heard Ernie sing in 1946 in Los Angeles doing h “Don’t Let the Sun Catch You Crying” which was his first hit. Having Barbara and Ernie together recalls a vivid experience when I saw Joe Williams and Ella Fitzgerald together at… Buy Tickets | Find out more »
$35 - $65

Kurt Elling & Friends

Swings Jon Hendricks

February 16, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States

For Portland Only  Kurt Elling lives and breathes Jon Hendricks, just check out their masterful 1999 Green Mill performance. They have recorded, scatted, and soulfully swung audiences worldwide with a hipness factor of unparalleled heights. And what better way to thank his mentor by having his two daughters on stage while their 95 year-old dad is in the audience taking it all in. Nancy King who last appeared at the festival with Kurt a decade ago will be reunited on two songs. The PSU Jazz Vocal Ensemble under the direction of Sherry Alves will perform a segment of Hendricks songs expressly arranged for this program.

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$29 - $49

Luciana Souza & The Dave King Trio

(DOUBLE BILL)

February 17, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States

Grammy winner, Brazilian Jazz singer, and composer Luciana Souza returns to the stage with Word Strings, her new project on words and poetry, featuring guitarist Chico Pinheiro and bassist Scott Colley.

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$29 - $59

Regina Carter & Bill Frisell and Thomas Morgan

(DOUBLE BILL)

February 18, 2018 | 7:30 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States

Regina Carter’s Accentuate the Positive is the end result of Carter’s daily communion with and lifelong devotion to the music of Ella Fitzgerald. In her heartfelt and deeply personal interpretations of these songs we can hear the same degree of warmth, feeling and elegance that imbued the legendary singer’s work as filtered through Carter’s singular voice. And that’s nothing but positive.

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$25 - $55

Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton

Tahirah Memory Trio

February 20, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States

Ms. Lisa Fischer and her band Grand Baton first set out on tour in 2014, with no product to sell, no recordings or video to help book or promote shows, no t-shirts. Despite all that, based on Lisa’s reputation alone, they were invited to play in clubs, at the Newport and Monterey Jazz Festivals, and at concert halls all over the globe, winning accolades from critics, devotion from fans, and — always – invitations to return, soon.

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$29 - $59

An Evening with Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya

February 21, 2018 | 8:00 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States

The world and Africa, in particular, have changed since the founding of pianist/composer Abdullah Ibrahim’s Ekaya ensemble in 1983. The septet, whose name means “home,” presented Ibrahim’s most powerful musical statements during an important time of protest against Apartheid in his native South Africa. Founded in 1983, Ekaya enjoyed an enduring and celebrated bi-annual residence at New York’s famed Sweet Basil for nearly two decades. The “Voice of Africa” has an imposing discography that transcends the cosmopolitan and spiritual musical connections between South Africa and New York City.

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$25 - $55

Miles Electric Band

February 24, 2018 | 7:30 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States

Produced by Miles Davis Properties LLC, Miles Electric Band is up to an eleven-member, all-star live set featuring Miles Davis alumni revisiting repertoire from Davis’ electric period, which many consider captures Miles at his iconoclastic best. 

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$29 - $59

Jazz by 5

Domo's Delight - Domo Branch Quintet

February 25, 2018 | 7:00 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark Street
Portland, OR 97214 United States

Jazz By 5 is a musical collaboration that celebrates the eras of swing, bebop, avant-garde jazz and beyond. The performance includes a mixture of classic jazz standards coupled with original material from the members of the ensemble, who have performed with legends like Miles Davis, Dizzy Gillespie, and Art Blakey.

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