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1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
(503) 248-4335 https://www.portland5.com/winningstad-theatre

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February 2019

The Bad Plus — 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival

February 22 @ 9:30 pm - 11:30 pm
Winningstad Theater, 1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
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$35.50 – $45.50

Since its outset, iconic trio The Bad Plus has dared to be different, challenging all preconceived notions of jazz. Through a provocative style of arrangements and compositions they call “avant-garde populism”, their unique blend of influences, ranging from experimental jazz, indie rock, pop, and classical music has earned this “audacious, rule-breaking jazz trio” (Billboard) a reputation as one of the most universally well-respected bands in jazz today. The intensely collaborative trio has constantly searched for rules to break and boundaries to cross,…

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New York Calling: Eric Alexander Quartet featuring Harold Mabern — 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival

February 23 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm
Winningstad Theater, 1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
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$35.50 – $45.50

Boasting a warm, finely burnished tone and a robust melodic and harmonic imagination, tenor saxophonist  Eric Alexander  has been exploring new musical worlds from the outset. He started out on piano as a six-year-old, took up clarinet at nine, switched to alto sax when he was 12, and converted to tenor when jazz became his obsession during his one year at the University of Indiana, Bloomington (1986-87). At William Paterson College in New Jersey he advanced his studies under the tutelage of…

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Freddy Cole: Celebrating Nat King Cole @ 100 — 2019 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival

February 24 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Winningstad Theater, 1111 SW Broadway
Portland, OR 97205
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$45.50 – $55.50

“Freddy has an impeccable sense of swing… he is, overall, the most maturely expressive male jazz singer of his generation, if not the best alive.” — The New York Times “Gorgeous autumnal baritone, expressive phrasing and pitch-perfect feel for jazz standards, pop tunes and love ballads.”  — People Magazine Lionel Frederick Cole was born on October 15, 1931, the youngest of Edward and Paulina Nancy Cole’s five children. His three elder brothers, Eddie, Ike and Nat (twelve years Freddy’s senior) were all musicians. Though Freddy Cole was born…

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