Caity Gyorgy & Bryn Roberts Duo at the 1905
Two Shows - 6:00p and 8:00p
Caity Gyorgy, Vocals Bryn Roberts, Piano Vocalist Caity Gyorgy and pianist Bryn Roberts come together to perform music from Caity’s repertoire of swinging original music, as well as a collection of the duo’s favorite jazz standards. After meeting in Montréal while pursuing their masters degrees, Roberts and Gyorgy began to perform and record together, developing a musical relationship that is tight-knit and intimate. Caity Gyorgy (pronounced George) is 2 time JUNO award winning Canadian vocalist who is known for singing bebop and swing music. She has performed at popular clubs and jazz festivals across Canada, Mexico, Japan and the USA and has worked and recorded with incredible musicians and groups including Christine Jensen, Pat LaBarbera, Jocelyn Gould, Ira Coleman, Joe LaBarbera, Allison Au, and Bryn Roberts, to name a few. In addition to performing, Caity is also an avid writer and composes songs in the style of the Great American Songbook. Her compositions have been sung by other vocalists around the world, and she was recently named the Grand Prize Winner of the 2021 John Lennon Songwriting Contest in the Jazz category for her song "Secret Safe”. She has released several albums of original and standard music. On July 9th, 2021 she released “Now Pronouncing”, an EP of original music arranged for large ensemble on Brooklyn based label La Reserve which won the JUNO for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year at the 2022 JUNO Awards. She received the 2023 JUNO Award for Vocal Jazz Album of the Year for her debut full length LP "Featuring” which was released on November 4th, 2022. Her next album "You’re Alike, You Two”, a collection of Jerome Kern songs performed with pianist Mark Limacher, will be released on July 21st, 2023.
Late Show - Ron Steen Jam - 10:00p
- George Mitchell, Piano
- Dave Captein, Bass
- Ron Steen, Drums
No cover charge for jam participants. Food & beverage minimums still apply.
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.