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13 NW 6th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
(503) 248-4700 http://startheaterportland.com/

February 2019

$22 – $25

2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival and Soul’d Out Productions present Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah

February 20, 2019 | 8:00 pm
Star Theater, 13 NW 6th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209 United States
Christian Scott

Two-time Edison Award-winning and Grammy-nominated Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah—trumpeter, composer, producer, and designer of innovative instruments and interactive media—released in 2017 three albums to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the very first jazz recordings. Collectively titled The Centennial Trilogy, the series is at its core a sobering re-evaluation of the social and political realities of the world through sound. It speaks to a litany of issues that continue to plague our collective experiences: slavery in America via the prison–industrial complex, food insecurity, xenophobia, immigration, climate change, sexual orientation, gender equality, fascism, and the return of the demagogue. The first release in the trilogy, Ruler Rebel, vividly depicts Adjuah’s new vision and sound, revealing him to the listener in a way never heard before by way…

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