2021 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival presents: Marcus Shelby Quartet – “Black Music and Freedom” featuring Tiffany Austin, Darrell Grant, and Carlton Jackson *Portland Premiere*
February 26 | 8:00 pm$5
Fri Feb 26 2021
8:00 PM (Watch Online 48 hrs)
Jack London Revue
529 SW 4th Ave.
Portland, OR 97204
Marcus Shelby is an American bass player, composer and educator best known for his major works for jazz orchestra, Port Chicago, Harriet Tubman, Soul of the Movement: Meditations on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and Beyond the Blues: A Prison Oratorio. He has led the Marcus Shelby Jazz Orchestra since 2001 and has recorded with artists as diverse as Ledisi and Tom Waits.
He has contributed numerous musical compositions to works created in collaboration with dance ensembles and theater artists ranging from California Shakespeare Theater to Intersection for the Arts.