Saturday, September 2, 2023 - 2:00pm

George Colligan: The Phyllis Wheatley Project featuring Zyanna

Saturday, September 2, 2023, 2:00 PM - Portland Metro Arts

Phyllis Wheatley was the first African American poet to be published in the United States. George Colligan sets her poetry to music.

  • George Colligan, piano 
  • Zyanna, vocals 
  • Noah Simpson, trumpet 
  • Garrett Baxter, bass 
  • Domo Branch, drums

Ryan Meagher, Ralph Alessi, Peter Epstein, and Mark Ferber

Saturday, September 2, 2023, 5:00 PM - Portland Metro Arts

Prominent Portland guitarist Ryan Meagher assembles a team of eminent improvisers to mine their decade-long creative relationships.

  • Ryan Meagher, guitar
  • Ralph Alessi, trumpet
  • Peter Epstein, saxophone
  • Mark Ferber, drums


Darrell Grant's Piano in the Dark with special guest Billy Childs

Saturday, September 2, 2023, 8:00 PM - Alberta Rose Theatre

Chasing the magic of the unexpected, Darrell Grant curates ephemeral encounters at and beyond the keyboard melding tradition and innovation.

  • Darrell Grant,
  • Billy Childs,
  • Andre Raiah,
  • Rebecca Sanborn,
  • Jasnam Daya Singh,
  • and Yawa, keyboards


Nicole McCabe Quartet

Saturday, September 2, 2023, 11:30 PM - The 1905

McCabe’s Los Angeles-based band plays music from her recent album landscapes released on Spanish label fresh sounds new talent.

  • Nicole McCabe, saxophones
  • Paul Cornish, piano
  • Logan Kane, bass
  • Myles Martin, drums



September 2, 2023
2:00 pm