In this double-bill concert, Sanborn and Keller step forward as lyricists and songwriters, each contributing a set of new songs about how recognizing and honoring dreams, both literal and figurative, can change lives. Commissioned and performed by Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble.
Personnel: Marilyn Keller, vocalist, lyricist; Darrell Grant, pianist, composer; Rebecca Sanborn, vocalist, lyricist, composer; Douglas Detrick, arranger (songs by Sanborn); Bryn Roberts, Dylan Hayes, Ezra Weiss, arrangers (songs by Keller/Grant); John Savage, alto sax; Mieke Bruggeman, bari sax; Ryan Meagher, guitar; Lee Elderton, soprano sax; Tim Willcox, tenor sax; James Powers, trombone; Chris Shuttleworth, trombone; Eric Gruber, bass; Machado Mijiga, drums.
$29 GA Advance
$34 GA Day of Show
$10 Students with ID
$5 Arts for All (with Oregon Trail Card – available at the door only)
Minors ok with parent/guardian
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The mission of Montavilla Jazz Festival is not only to bolster Portland’s dynamic jazz culture, but also to enrich the local community. Like the neighborhood that serves as its home, MJF is a progressive, diverse, locally minded event that offers Montavilla residents an opportunity to come together, form connections and plug into Portland jazz.
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