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November 2019

Emmet Cohen Trio — PDX Jazz

November 6 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$25 – $30

Multifaceted American jazz pianist and composer Emmet Cohen is one of his generation’s pivotal figures in music and the related arts. DownBeat praised the “nimble touch, measured stride and warm harmonic vocabulary” he employs to communicate with other musicians and audiences at what he terms “the deepest level of humanity and individuality.” Leader of the Emmet Cohen Trio and creator of the Masters Legacy Series, Cohen is an internationally acclaimed jazz artist and dedicated music educator. Emmet Cohen is the winner of the 2019 American…

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Steel House: Scott Colley, Brian Blade & Edward Simon

November 19 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$25 – $30

          Presented by PDX Jazz. Three well-known instrumentalists are building a new band called Steel House. The foundations of this house are deep and strong, the roof sturdy. Inside is one big, light-filled room occupied by the three leaders: Edward Simon on piano, Scott Colley on acoustic bass, and Brian Blade on drums. Each man is a world-class jazz player with his own robust composing, recording, and performing career. Since meeting in New York in the early 1990s, they have shared stages…

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Dan Balmer and Dan Faehnle: The Imagination of Grant Green

November 23 @ 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm
Jack London Revue, 529 SW 4th Ave
Portland, OR 97204 United States
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$12 – $15

Presented by PDX Jazz From coffee house gigs at fifteen to chart-topping success with the Tom Grant Band in the ’90s, world tours with two-time Grammy Award winner Diane Schuur and contemporary jam-bands, Dan Balmer brings fire and heart every time he plays the guitar. His playing spans nearly one hundred albums, including twelve as a leader from which his original works have appeared internationally in television, film and radio. Dan has performed or toured with Joey DeFrancesco, Dr. Lonnie Smith, Les…

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Calling All Jazz Lovers!

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The Jazz Society of Oregon Needs You!

We’re looking volunteers to help us with a variety of jobs supporting the local jazz community:

  • Fundraising, grant writing
  • Events coordination
  • Sponsor liaison
  • Membership support
  • Education committee
  • Volunteer support

Contact our volunteer coordinator to find out how you can contribute to your local jazz community.