138

Portland Jazz Festival Blue Notes 70th Bash

SOURCE:

Sign in to view read count
The Portland Jazz Festival will present numerous free performances throughout Portland, February 13-22.

Performances will take place at venues that include The Art Bar at the Portland Center for the Performing Arts, Rogue Ales Public House, West Caf and Dragon Fish at the Paramount Hotel. The ongoing PDX Jazz @ RiverPlace series at the RiverPlace Hotel will also present Portland vocalist Rebecca Kilgore, saxophonist Devin Phillips and pianist/vocalist Dave Frishberg.

The festival will also include late-night jam sessions hosted by members of the Portland Jazz Orchestra at various venues. Along with all performances, the jam sessions will be free and open to the public.

In celebration of the 70th anniversary of Blue Note Records, all Portland Jazz Festival ticketed concerts will feature current and past Blue Note artists. A package of Blue Note anniversary events will include performances, plus Jazz Conversations with Blue Note officials and artists, panel discussions with jazz writers and journalists, and archival Blue Note film screenings.

Current Blue Note artists Terence Blanchard, Joe Lovano, Gonzalo Rubalcaba, Cassandra Wilson, Dianne Reeves and Patricia Barber will headline the 10-day event, which will also feature Blue Note heritage artists McCoy Tyner, Bobby Hutcherson, Lou Donaldson and Pat Martino.

This story appears courtesy of All About Jazz Publicity.
Copyright © 2020. All rights reserved.

Visit Website

For interview requests or more information contact .

Post a comment

Tags

Jazz News

All About Jazz needs your support

Donate
All About Jazz & Jazz Near You were built to promote jazz music: both recorded and live events. We rely primarily on venues, festivals and musicians to promote their events through our platform. With club closures, shelter in place and an uncertain future, we've pivoted our platform to collect, promote and broadcast livestream concerts to support our jazz musician friends. This is a significant but neccesary effort that will help musicians now, and in the future. You can help offset the cost of this essential undertaking by making a donation today. In return, we'll deliver an ad-free experience (which includes hiding the bottom right video ad). Thank you.

Get more of a good thing

Our weekly newsletter highlights our top stories and includes your local jazz events calendar.