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1422 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97201 United States
503.222.2031 http://theoldchurch.org/

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February 2020

Ektah: The Unity Project

February 26 @ 8:00 pm
The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$5 – $30

Jasnam Daya Singh plays piano and leads PJCE in a performance of his Ektah: The Unity Project, an evening-length piece dedicated to cultivating a collective sense of belonging. Presented in cooperation with PDX Jazz. Singh's Ektah, commissioned by PJCE for the Montavilla Jazz Festival in 2017, is a multi-movement suite that incorporates a wide-range of tributaries of the jazz stylistic river—Brazilian choro and samba of Singh's country of birth, expansive European jazz and classical styles, and high-energy straight-ahead jazz. The…

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Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble presents Album Release Concert of Brazilian-born pianist Jasnam Daya Singh’s Ektah: The Unity Project.

February 26 @ 8:00 pm
The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$5 – $30

Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble (PJCE) performs Singh's Ektah: The Unity Project a multi-movement suite that incorporates a wide-range of tributaries of the jazz stylistic river—Brazilian choro and samba of Singh's country of birth, expansive European jazz and classical styles, and intricately rhythmic straight-ahead jazz. Commissioned by PJCE for the Montavilla Jazz Festival in 2017, the piece embodies Singh's musical range and expresses personal truths drawn from his journey as an immigrant, eventual citizen of the United States, and his conversion…

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June 2020

Transgression and Transcendence

June 12 @ 8:00 pm
The Old Church, 1422 SW 11th Ave.
Portland, OR 97201 United States
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$5 – $30

With “a voice like a beacon of hope” (Seattle Times) vocalist and composer Jimmie Herrod sings a collection of his own songs that acknowledge abuse he experienced as a child and discuss the transcendence from and consequence of such experiences for himself and survivors of abuse more broadly.   Jimmie Herrod is known increasingly around the world as a larger-than-life vocalist, having performed internationally with Pink Martini and having recently appeared with the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center.…

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