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Friday, December 14

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*KMHD DJ Event: The Morning Session's Derek Smith*

WHERE: Aalto Lounge, Portland
WHEN: Dec. 14, 2018, 8 p.m.

Holiday music lovers, rejoice! Catch Derek (on KMHD every weekday from 7-10am) at Aalto Lounge in SE Portland for a special late-night spin sesh from 8pm to midnight. Jazz, funk and soul, downtempo, dreamy indie rock, favorites and rarities — it's a perfect holiday mix! Read More »


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The True Loves

WHERE: Jack London Revue, Portland
WHEN: Dec. 14, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

The heavy-hitting 8-piece instrumental soul ensemble, based in Seattle, makes a stop at Portland's Jack London Revue. Read More »

Friday, December 21

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Sun Ra at the Portland Art Museum: Brown Calvin & Omari Jazz

WHERE: Portland Art Museum, Portland
WHEN: Dec. 21, 2018, 5 p.m.

Brown Calvin, 1/2 of the Portland-based alt-R&B duo Brown Calculus, plays the Portland Art Museum as part of a series of events surrounding their Sun Ra exhibit (on display Oct. 27-Jan. 25). Experimental electronic group Omari Jazz rounds out the proceedings. Read More »


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Frank Irwin Quintet Plays Fiddler On The Roof

WHERE: Mississippi Pizza, Portland
WHEN: Dec. 21, 2018, 6 p.m.

The Portland-based jazz / fusion quintet celebrates the holidays at Mississippi Pizza with six pieces from Fiddler On The Roof, arranged especially for them. Read More »

Saturday, December 22

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Ed Bennett Trio

WHERE: Perlot, Portland
WHEN: Dec. 22, 2018, 7 p.m.

Local jazz trio hits Southern restaurant Perlot, in NE Portland. Read More »

Monday, December 31

Arts | Music | Performing Arts

*KMHD DJ Event: The Morning Session's Derek Smith*

WHERE: Secret Society, Portland
WHEN: Dec. 31, 2018, 9 p.m.

A New Year's Eve for the books! The Morning Session's DJ Derek Smith hits Secret Society in NE Portland to DJ a set to perfectly accompany Portland's Tezeta Band — who who always bring it with soulful, danceable music that's one part jazz, one part Ethiopian melody, and one part early R&B. Read More »

Saturday, January 5

Arts | Music | Performing Arts

Ed Bennett Trio

WHERE: Perlot, Portland
WHEN: Jan. 5, 2019, 7 p.m.

Local jazz trio hits Southern restaurant Perlot, in NE Portland. Read More »

Saturday, January 12

Arts | Music | Performing Arts

Ed Bennett Trio

WHERE: Perlot, Portland
WHEN: Jan. 12, 2019, 7 p.m.

Local jazz trio hits Southern restaurant Perlot, in NE Portland. Read More »

Saturday, January 19

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Ed Bennett Trio

WHERE: Perlot, Portland
WHEN: Jan. 19, 2019, 7 p.m.

Local jazz trio hits Southern restaurant Perlot, in NE Portland. Read More »

Friday, January 25

Arts | Music | Performing Arts

Sun Ra at the Portland Art Museum: Closing Ceremony w/ Brown Calculus & Friends

WHERE: Portland Art Museum, Portland
WHEN: Jan. 25, 2019, 5 p.m.

Closing night of the Portland Art Museum's Sun Ra exhibit, featuring performances from Portland-based alt-R&B group Brown Calculus and friends. Read More »

Saturday, January 26

Arts | Music | Performing Arts

Ed Bennett Trio

WHERE: Perlot, Portland
WHEN: Jan. 26, 2019, 7 p.m.

Local jazz trio hits Southern restaurant Perlot, in NE Portland. Read More »

Saturday, February 9

Arts | Music | Performing Arts

West Salem Jazz Festival

WHERE: West Salem High School, Salem
WHEN: February 9, 2019

Join middle and high school jazz students from across the state for this annual celebration of jazz in schools — featuring guest artist Wycliffe Gordon of the Jazz at Lincoln Orchestra. Read More »