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Winningstad Theatre

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1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205 United States
http://www.portland5.com/

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February 2017
$30 - $40

Joey Calderazzo Quintet

February 17, 2017 | 9:30 pm
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MEMBERS ONLY PRESALE BEGINS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5 at 12pm! While well known as the go-to pianist for Michael Brecker and Branford Marsalis, Joey Calderazzo is also a bandleader and composer in his own right.  He recorded three albums for Blue Note Records in the early 1990s, In The Door, To Know One, and The Traveler as well as releasing Secrets on Audioquest and Joey Calderazzo on Columbia Records before signing to Branford’s Marsalis Music record label in 2002; working with the company, he released Haiku and Amanecer in 2003 and 2007 respectively. Calderazzo’s co-leader credits include 2011’s duo with Marsalis, Songs of Mirth and Melancholy. Calderazzo later signed to NYC’s Sunnyside Records, who subsequently released 2013’s Live. His diverse sideman recording credits include the likes of Arturo Sandoval, Bob Mintzer, Bob Belden, Vincent Herring, Jeff ‘Tain’ Watts, and Jerry Bergonzi — as well as Marsalis and Brecker. Calderazzo will be performing in support of his…

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$35 - $45

The Cookers

February 18, 2017 | 10:00 pm
The Cookers:
Billy Harper, Cecil McBee, George Cables, Eddie Henderson, Billy Hart, Donald Harrison, David Weiss
April 12, 2016
Sear Sound rooftop
353 W. 48th street NYC
Photography by John Abbott, www.johnabbottphoto.com,
212-765-2342

MEMBERS ONLY PRESALE BEGINS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5 AT 12pm! The Cookers are all-star septet that summons an aggressive mid ‘60s spirit with a potent collection of expansive post-bop originals marked by all the requisite killer instincts and pyrotechnic playing expected of some of the heaviest hitters on the scene today. Core members Billy Harper, Cecil McBee, George Cables, Eddie Henderson and Billy Hart all came up in the heady era of the mid ‘60s. It was a period that found the dimensions of hard bop morphing from their original designs, and each of these guys helped facilitate the process as members of some of the most important bands of the era. Hart and Henderson were members of Herbie Hancock’s groundbreaking Mwandishi group; Cecil McBee anchored Charles Lloyd’s great ’60s quartet alongside Keith Jarrett and Jack DeJohnette; Billy Harper was part of Lee Morgan’s last group, as well as being a member of…

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$35 - $45

John Abercrombie Quartet

February 19, 2017 | 3:00 pm
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MEMBERS ONLY PRESALE BEGINS WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 5 AT 12pm! Over a career spanning more than 40 years, John Abercrombie has established himself as one the masters of jazz guitar. Favoring unusual sounds, Abercrombie is a restless experimenter, working firmly in the jazz tradition while pushing the boundaries of meter and harmony, and his body of work has explored the realms of jazz fusion, post bop, free jazz and avant-garde jazz. A graduate of Berklee College of Music, he became one of New York’s most in-demand session players during the 1960s. In 1974, Abercrombie released his first solo record for ECM Records, Timeless, and has gone on to release nearly 50 albums. Over the years he has recorded and/or performed with top jazz stars such as Gil Evans, McCoy Tyner, John Scofield Gato Barbieri, Chico Hamilton, Billy Cobham, the Brecker Brothers, Jack DeJohnette, Ralph Towner, Joey Baron and Barry Miles. Abercrombie keeps up a heavy touring schedule and…

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