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Revolution Hall

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1300 SE Stark St #110
Portland, Oregon 97214 United States
(503) 288-3895 www.revolutionhallpdx.com/

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February 2019

Straight from the Heart: Patrice Rushen with special guest Ernie Watts + Steppin’ into Tomorrow: Farnell Newton plays Donald Byrd — 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival

February 23 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St #110
Portland, Oregon 97214 United States
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$29.50 – $49.50

Multi-Grammy nominated artist Patrice Rushen is fashioning her career after the legacy of her long-time friend and mentor, Quincy Jones. Composer…Producer…International Recording Artist…Rushen has definitely earned the respect she has been awarded by her peers in the music industry.  Admired by many for her groundbreaking achievements, Rushen has amassed an impressive list of “firsts”. She was the first woman to serve as Musical Director for the 46th, 47th & 48th Annual Grammy Awards, the first woman in 43 years to serve as…

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The Soul of Africa: Habib Koité & Bassekou Kouyate presented by the 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival, Soul’d Out and Beloved Productions

February 27 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St #110
Portland, Oregon 97214 United States
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$30 – $35

Habib Koité and Bassekou Kouyate exemplify responsibility and shared experience associated with the historical, cultural, and unifying properties of Malian music. One of Africa’s most recognized musicians, Habib Koité is a modern troubadour with extraordinary appeal because Koité‘s musicianship, wit and wisdom translate across cultures. Hailing from the musically prolific West African nation of Mali, the guitarist and composer has been named the biggest pop star of the region by Rolling Stone. In a collaboration that differs from any in today’s industry, Koité will…

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Terence Blanchard E-Collective & 2019 Portland Jazz Master Darrell Grant — 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St #110
Portland, Oregon 97214 United States
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$29.50 – $49.50

Since top-tier jazz and multiple Grammy-winning trumpeter and composer Terence Blanchard embarked on his solo recording career with his eponymous Columbia Records album in 1991, the New Orleans-born and based artist has traveled many paths musically, including delivering adventurous and provocative acoustic jazz outings of original material, composing over 50 soundtracks and even, in 2013, debuting Champion: An Opera in Jazz. He has also, in the spirit of his onetime membership in the jazz school of Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers, mentored several musicians in…

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March 2019

Eldon “T” Jones & N Touch: Let it Flow for Grover Washington Jr. featuring Gerald Veasley and Marcus Strickland + Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio— 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival

March 1 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St #110
Portland, Oregon 97214 United States
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$25.50 – $35.50

As part of a musical family, Eldon “T” Jones developed a love for music at a young age and began playing in his church. He studied music at Thomas Jefferson Performing Arts High School in Portland, Oregon, where he won awards in both classical and jazz. From there, he advanced his education at Mt. Hood Community College, the pinnacle of jazz education in the Pacific Northwest. Saxophonists Grover Washington, Jr., Wilton Felder of the Crusaders, and Kirk Whalum also inspired his playing. In…

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Wide Angles: Remembering Michael Brecker with Guest Soloists Eli Degibri, Marcus Strickland & Maria Grand + Chris Potter Trio w/ Eric Harland & James Francies— 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Revolution Hall, 1300 SE Stark St #110
Portland, Oregon 97214 United States
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$39.50 – $59.50

“Following a Michael Brecker solo is like nothing else that I have ever experienced, and very few musicians on any instrument can do it. It’s because he’s deep! By the time he gets done with an audience, people are standing on their chairs screaming. He gets to people under their skin, and that’s what makes him heavy.” – Pat Metheny (DownBeat Magazine) 2019 will mark what would have been Michael Brecker’s 70th birthday. The late saxophonist is among the most inspiring and often imitated saxophonists in the last…

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