Ballerinas spin from trees, dogs fly through the air, ventriloquist dummies impersonate Lady Gaga, and jazz fills Vancouver. You can do it all!
Portland Monthly Staff
One local group is working to modernize the jazz tradition by incorporating modern influences ranging from postrock to hip-hop.
Hair metal! Cool jazz! The subtle sounds of the Quiet Music Festival! Listen up, 'cause we've got it all.
We ask some of the local masters playing the fest what shows they're most excited about. Feb 15–24
Portland octet has no trouble finding a dirty groove.
Learn more about Portland Jazz Fest’s first big guest.
Next week brings plenty of chances to see Esperanza Spalding, Portland’s own Best New Artist who beat out Bieber.
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The forestation, meadow-larking, and jazz standards edition.
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Chamber Music Society delivers breezy, nuanced summer jazz.