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Monday, July 13

Arts | Performing Arts | Music

Machado Mijiga - Live from The 1905

WHERE: Online
WHEN: July 13, 2020, 6 p.m.

Multi-instrumentalist and 1905 artist-in-residence Machado Mijiga brings his contemporary jazz trio, affectionately dubbed "Dingus", to the stage for a refreshing livestream concert featuring a full catalog of original jazz compositions from its members, spanning the wide expanse of aesthetics within the world of modern jazz, and bringing myriad of diverse musical influences to an instrumental discourse tailored for the eyes and ears of the internet. Read More »

Friday, July 17

Arts | Performing Arts | Music

40th Annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival

WHERE: Online
WHEN: July 17, 2020

Like jazz, life in the time of the pandemic is about improvisation. For the first time since its inception in 1980, the swinging sounds of the 40th annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival 2020 will – as so many festivals and performances these days - be virtual, streaming live online at https://www.twitch.tv/cathedralparkjazz Friday through Sunday, July 17-19, 2020. Highlights of this year’s three-day festival celebrating jazz, blues, R&B, and funk: pianist and vocalist Steve Kerin and the Bayou Boyz, originally from Louisiana but now calling Portland home; violinist Eddie Parente, channelling the great jazz violinists like Stephane Grappelli, Stuff Smith, and Joe Venuto; and soulful vocalist Saeeda Wright and her nine-piece orchestra. Saeeda has sung backup for Prince, Lalah Hathaway, Live Warfield and others. Read More »

Saturday, July 25

Arts | Performing Arts | Music

Michael Allen Harrison's Play It Forward Supper Club

WHERE: Online
WHEN: July 25, 2020, 7 p.m.

Featuring live music and dinner and wine pairings, Play It Forward’s virtual fundraiser supports no-cost music lessons and instruments for Portland youth. Read More »

Sunday, November 15

Arts | Performing Arts | Music

RESCHEDULED: Ten Grands Celebrates 20 Years of Supporting Music Education

WHERE: Keller Auditorium, Portland
WHEN: Nov. 15, 2020, 5 p.m.

The performance is a feat in itself: 10 grand pianos on one stage, showcasing individual performers and masterfully-arranged pieces in styles that range from classical and jazz to New Age and contemporary pop. To date, it remains the only such show of its kind in terms of piano count, but also longevity. What began as a seed of an idea on a napkin 20 years ago between pianist, composer, and co-producer Michael Allen Harrison and co-producer, stage director Greg Tamblyn is now an iconic Portland tradition. And this year promises to be its best yet with some of the Pacific Northwest’s biggest piano icons and freshest talent coming together in one place, including Michael Allen Harrison, Tom Grant, William Chapman Nyaho, Mac Potts, Hailey Potts – with special guests Thomas Lauderdale and Hunter Noack. Read More »