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Cathedral Park Jazz Festival 2018

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Cathedral Park
N Edison St & Pittsburg Ave

July 20, 2018

Cathedral Park, under the historic St. Johns Bridge, Portland
Friday, July 20 from 5pm-10pm
Saturday, July 21 from 1pm-10pm
Sunday July 22 from 1pm-9pm

The 38th year of this volunteer-run, free festival of jazz and R&B. A total of 15 jazz and blue bands will be performing. Youth groups open each day of the festival.

·       Friday afternoon and evening performances feature some of Portland’s top blues artists, including Norman Sylvester, Reggie Houston, Timothy James, and the NW Women Rhythm and Blues.
·       Saturday is a showcase for the women of the Portland jazz community, featuring five female-led groups from the big band of Jessika Smith to the country swing of Becky Kilgore. The lineup also includes Catarina New & Brazilian Touch, the Quadraphonnes, and Tahira Memory.
·       Sunday opens with a young jazz guitar hero and ends with a tribute to Ray Charles,  led by soul singer, Sean Holmes, and backed by Ray Charles sideman, saxophonist Dan Wilensky and organist King Louis . The lineup also includes Under the Lake, the Randy Porter Trio with Nancy King, and the David Evans Quartet.

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