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