Sunday, September 3, 2023 - 2:00pm

Domo Branch and Branchin’ Out

Sunday, September 3, 2023, 2:00 PM - Portland Metro Arts

Branch and company are on a mission to heal, motivate, and inspire through the trance of original and arranged music.

  • Domo Branch, drums
  • Imani Rousselle, voice
  • Abdias Armenteros, saxophone
  • Noah Simpson, trumpet 
  • Sean Mason, piano
  • Garrett Baxter, bass

Tim Willcox Quartet featuring Chuck Israels

Sunday, September 3, 2023, 5:00 PM - Portland Metro Arts

Tim Willcox’s saxophone “sings and, at times, broods passionately and inventively” into the original works of his ensemble of local heavyweights.

  • Tim Willcox, saxophone
  • Chuck Israels, bass
  • Bryn Roberts, piano
  • George Colligan, drums

Alan Jones Quartet featuring Tivon Pennicott, Kevin Hays, and Joe Martin

Sunday, September 3, 2023, 8:00 PM - Alberta Rose Theatre

Festival headliner Alan Jones assembles a dream team of award-winning talent for a concert of original music designed to inspire and challenge. 

  • Alan Jones, drums
  • Tivon Pennicott, tenor saxophone
  • Kevin Hays, piano
  • + other artists to be announced


Frank Irwin's Aurora Septet

Sunday, September 3, 2023, 11:00 PM - The 1905

Blending chamber orchestration with improvisation and modal groove, Aurora Septet paints a beautiful landscape of self-discovery.

  • Chris Frank, double and electric Bass, compositions, artwork, and stories
  • Nicole McCabe, alto saxophone
  • Jessie Smith, tenor and soprano saxophones, flute
  • Molly Keller, trumpet
  • James Powers, trombone
  • Corey Heppner, guitar
  • Alexander Thomas, drums



September 3, 2023
2:00 pm