The Dmitri Matheny Group ft. Jeff Shoup

The Dmitri Matheny Group ft. Jeff Shoup

Thu, Jun 20

Dmitry Matheny and his all-star band featuring Michigan based drummer Jeff Shoup join forces for a fiery night of jazz highlighting the music of Art Blakey & The Jazz Messengers! Flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny has been lauded as “one of the most emotionally expressive improvisers of his generation” (International Review of Music). An honors graduate of Berklee College of Music, Dmitri Matheny vaulted onto the jazz scene in the 1990s as the protégé of jazz legend Art Farmer. Since then he has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal international following, releasing eleven CDs and touring extensively throughout the United States, Europe and Asia. The San Francisco Chronicle calls Matheny “one of the jazz world’s most talented horn players.” The Dmitri Matheny Group is "an all-star jazz band featuring some of the most accomplished musicians in the western United States" (All About Jazz). Featuring Adam Harris on saxophones, Steve Christofferson on keys, Garrett Baxter on bass and special guest Jeff Shoup on drums. 

Jack Radsliff Trio "Barefoot" Album Release Show

Jack Radsliff Trio "Barefoot" Album Release Show

Thu, Jun 27

The fantastic Jack Radsliff and his trio celebrate the release of his new album entitled "Barefoot." Earnest, Playful, Heart-Forward Music from 4 mainstays of the Portland Jazz Scene! Jack Radsliff is one of the most in demand guitarists in the Portland area, working regularly with his own trio, featuring Michael Raynor and Patrick Golichnik, and as a member of the Cyrus Nabipoor Quintet, Kathleen Hollingsworth's MadLove, the Michael Raynor Quartet, the Clara Baker Band, Ian George + the Well and the Chuck Israels Trio. Jack also frequently plays in bands led by Alan Jones, Ron Steen, Christopher Brown, Kerry Politzer, Galen Clark and a who's who of Oregon's jazz musicians. To date, Jack's playing can be heard on more than a dozen records from bandleaders including Tony Glausi and Martina DaSilva in addition to his own record “Migration Patterns” (available on all streaming platforms). The first single from Jack's forthcoming record "Barefoot," which features Randy Porter, Todd Sickafoose and Alan Jones, released in December 2023. The Jack Radsliff trio will be touring the music from this record throughout the Pacific Northwest. 

Nick Biello/Charlie Porter Quintet

Nick Biello/Charlie Porter Quintet

Wed, Jul 03

On tour from NYC, the Nick Biello/Charlie Porter Quintet! Joined by a tremendous band featuring George Colligan on keys, Alex Tremblay on bass, and Julian MacDonough on drums! Hailed as "a brash new voice to New York's vibrant jazz scene," by ALLAboutlazz.com, saxophonist, keyboardist, multi-instrumentalist and composer Nick Biello is developing a reputation as an exciting and artful musician. Nick has shared the stage with world-class artists, such as Slide Hampton, Cedar Walton, the Jimmy Heath Big Band, Rich Perry, Phil Markowitz, Steve Davis, Orrin Evans and the Captain Black Big Band, Clarence Penn, John Benitez, Henry Cole, Harvie S, Victor Bailey, Jaime Johnson and Butch Trucks of the Allman Brothers. He has performed at the Pescara and Bussi Jazz Festivals in Italy, as well as the Litchfield Jazz Festival, the New Haven Jazz Festival, and the Westchester Jazz Festival. Nick's saxophone has been heard at venues such as the Blue Note, Dizzy's Club Coca-Cola at Lincoln Center, The Iridium, B.B. King's, The House of Blues in Chicago, The Paramount Theater, The Birchmere Theater, Smalls, Smoke, Zinc Bar, The Kitano, Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, Bar Next Door, Rockwood Music Hall, Webster Theater, Infinity Hall, and Toad's Place. In demand as a composer and arranger, Nicholas has written arrangements that have been performed by artists such as Stevie Wonder, Dave Koz, and Kelly Rowland. His work has been televised on networks such as ABC and ESPN, including the nationally aired 70th birthday celebration of Muhammed Ali. 

Chris Stone Band

Chris Stone Band

Sat, Jul 06

The smashing 5 piece Chris Stone Band will be bringing the funk on a Saturday night! Featuring Jose Luis on keys, Mike Renwick on percussion, Johnnie Lyn Russell on drums, Andrew Kallenberger on bass, all led by Chris Stone on sax. It's gonna be a party!