Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble Honors Jazz Innovator with Hip Hop and Jazz

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Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble Honors Jazz Innovator with Hip Hop and Jazz

May 18 @ 8:00 pm

$5 – $30

Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble (PJCE) honors the music and creative process of Oregon-born saxophonist Jim Pepper (Kaw/Creek) with a concert of new music on Saturday, May 18th at 8 pm at The Old Church. Going far beyond Pepper’s chart-topping hit “Witchi Tai To,” PJCE showcases how Native artists have been and are a vital part of to Portland’s creative music scene in new Pepper-inspired compositions by Gordon Lee and Clay Giberson and arrangements by Farnell Newton and Stephanie Kitson of songs by guest hip hop artist 2 8 Tha Native. Hip hop artist Kunu will be a special guest.

Doors at 7:00 p.m.

Advanced Tickets: $25 Premium GA, $20 GA, $15 senior, $10 Youth 25 and under, $5 Arts for All.

Day of Show Tickets: $30 Premium GA, $25 GA, $20 senior, $15 Youth 25 and under, $5 Arts for All.

Purchase  online at http://pjce.org/event/water-spirit-a-tribute-to-jim-pepper/

Details

Date:
May 18
Time:
8:00 pm
Cost:
$5 – $30

Venue

The Old Church
1422 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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Phone:
503.222.2031
Website:
http://theoldchurch.org/

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