Debbie Deane & Tom Guarna (NYC) with George Colligan plays the 1905
- Debbie Deane, Piano & Vocals
- Tom Guarna, Guitar
- George Colligan, Drums & Piano
- Jeff Leonard, Bass
Third-generation Brooklyn, NY pianist/songstress Debbie Deane carries the jazz-infused, piano-fired torch of Carole King and Laura Nyro. A passionate songwriter with a penchant for jazz-flavored chords and soulful vocals, she is back with a new album Red Ruby Stars from ModernIcon/Ropeadope Records.
Grammy-nominated guitarist, composer and arranger Tom Guarna began his musical studies at age fifteen, rapidly demonstrating a natural ability to play and compose. After studying classical guitar and composition at the Brooklyn Conservatory of Music in 1986, he played local gigs in New York and fine-tuned his education with John Abercrombie. He earned a Bachelor Degree from The New School for Jazz and Contemporary Music in 2008, and a Master’s Degree at The Juilliard School in 2010.
Early show - Lisa Forkish "From the Ashes" Album Release - 5:30p - $15
- Lisa Forkish, Solo Voice, Looping, & FX
Join singer, songwriter, artivist and song-healer, Lisa Forkish in the release of their long-awaited new album, "From the Ashes." With themes of destruction, rebirth, justice and love, Lisa imagines a new world through their life-affirming lyrics and uniquely-crafted compositions. Bring your visions and your voice to this interactive event, or simply take in the magic of Lisa's vocal looping - both improvised and arranged.
Every day of the week in the evenings, and often multiple times per day on weekends, The 1905 plays host to the exquisite jazz community that Portland has to offer. In addition to keeping a finger on the pulse of the local scene, The 1905 has hosted internationally recognized musicians such as 5 time Grammy award-winner Antonio Sanchez, and Jazz greats like Ralph Peterson Jr.