Here’s what some of the artists who’ve performed at the PDX Jazz Festival have to say about our annual event.
“(The Portland Jazz Festival) is a magnificent festival that treats jazz musicians like royalty and the whose tremendous fan reception and appreciation of jazz is spectacular! It’s a great pleasure to play in Portland!”
– Lou Donaldson
“It was such an honor to be a part of the opening night of Portland Jazz Fest alongside Bebel Gilberto. That was my very first time performing in Portland and I was thrilled to have been received with so much warmth.”
“I have nothing but praise for the Portland Jazz Festival. The audiences are the best. I was shown so much love and appreciation from just about everyone I encountered.”
– Freda Payne
“The Portland Jazz Festival is as hip as anything that’s happening in Europe.”