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Sunday, December 8

Performing Arts | Arts | Music

Kamaal Williams at Doug Fir Lounge

WHERE: Doug Fir Lounge, Portland
WHEN: Dec. 8, 2019, 9 p.m.

London's Kamaal Williams is a gifted keyboardist, DJ, and producer known for combining his love of '70s-style jazz fusion and funk with contemporary hip-hop and electronic dance music influences. An integral part of the vibrant South London scene and one half of the highly influental Yussef Kamaal, he holds a special place among jazzmen, rappers, and DJs for his accessible, easy-grooving style. Featuring an opening set from local beatsmiths Korgy & Bass — Don't miss this one! Read More »

Monday, December 9

Performing Arts | Arts | Music

MHCC: Jazz Combo Showcase

WHERE: Spinella's, Gresham
WHEN: Dec. 9, 2019, 6 p.m.

Come listen to and support the Mt. Hood Community College Jazz Combos as they perform in downtown Gresham! Grab a bite to eat from Spinella’s fantastic menu while you listen. This is free admission and all-ages until 9pm! Read More »

Wednesday, December 11

Performing Arts | Arts | Music

MHCC: Ari Hoenig Masterclass

WHERE: Mt. Hood Community College , Gresham
WHEN: Dec. 11, 2019, 4:30 p.m.

The New York-based trio brings its innovative style to the Visual Arts Theatre at Mt. Hood Community College for a free masterclass! Read More »

Thursday, December 12

Performing Arts | Arts | Music

Live Swing Music at the Billy Webb Elk's Lodge: Stumptown Swing

WHERE: Billy Webb Elk's Lodge, Portland
WHEN: Dec. 12, 2019, 7:15 p.m.

Run by the nonprofit Portland Lindy Society, Billy Webb Elk's Lodge hosts live swing music every Thursday night. Dance lessons included in the ticket! Read More »

Sunday, December 15

Performing Arts | Arts | Music

Ezra Collective at the Jack London Revue

WHERE: Jack London Revue, Portland
WHEN: Dec. 15, 2019, 9 p.m.

London 5-piece Ezra Collective are proving themselves as a harmonious tour de force. Their sound nods respectfully to a classic jazz footprint, celebrating the originators whilst also carving a path solely their own. They marry the delicate technicalities of jazz with afrobeat & hip hop, tied together by a sound that’s unmistakably London. Read More »

Thursday, December 19

Performing Arts | Arts | Music

Live Swing Music at the Billy Webb Elk's Lodge: Cherry Blossom Orchestra

WHERE: Billy Webb Elk's Lodge, Portland
WHEN: Dec. 19, 2019, 7:15 p.m.

Run by the nonprofit Portland Lindy Society, Billy Webb Elk's Lodge hosts live swing music every Thursday night. Dance lessons included in the ticket! Read More »

Friday, December 20

Performing Arts | Arts | Music

Frank Irwin Quintet with Jay Si Proof and James Powers Trio

WHERE: No Fun Bar, Portland
WHEN: Dec. 20, 2019, 9 p.m.

Some of the Portland jazz scene's brightest lights share a stage at No Fun on SE Hawthorne. Don't miss Frank Irwin Quintet, whose newest release "Teleportation & Other Epiphanies" features Nicole McCabe, Alex Meltzer (Korgy & Bass) and Brown Calvin (Brown Calculus). Read More »

Wednesday, February 19

Performing Arts | Arts | Music

2020 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival

WHERE: Multiple Venues, Portland
WHEN: February 19, 2020

The 2020 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival – set for Wednesday, February 19 through Sunday, March 1 – will include an array of artists spanning the full breadth of jazz during the 17th annual edition of the event. Come out to hear musicians, composers and producers who take chances with their art and are moving the genre forward – from Jaime Branch and Mark de Clive-Lowe to Archie Shepp and Kenny Barron. Read More »

Friday, April 24

Performing Arts | Arts | Music

2020 Mt. Hood Jazz Festival

WHERE: Mt. Hood Community College , Gresham
WHEN: April 24, 2020

The historic Mt. Hood Jazz Festival returns to Mt. Hood Community College in 2020, with an amazing lineup of musicians (Wycliffe Gordon, Ben Wendell & more) to welcome it home! Read More »