Sunday, February 25, 2024 - 7:00pm

PDX Jazz Festival at various venues

Colescott & His Red Hots 2007 Southeast Powell Boulevard Portland, OR, 97202 - 7:00p - Free

Colescott Rubin is an award winning bassist/tubist/vocalist, vaudevillian circus entertainer, songwriter, dancer, and educator. He has performed around the world, including Argentina, Spain, Iceland, Mexico, & Russia, and with Grammy-winning artists Esperanza Spalding, Patrice Rushen, Catherine Russell, and John Legend, among others. He’s currently on staff at Berklee College of Music, where he and teaches master classes and graduated on a Presidential Scholarship. His band “Colescott & His Red Hots”, named after his grandfather’s 1940s swing band, takes musical inspiration from his great-grandfather, a New Orleans musician who played with Louis Armstrong over 100 years ago. He also tours with his musical family variety act, The Rubin Brothers, who just released their first record in 2023 with their San Diego Quartet. He co-directs the eight piece Rubin Bros Brass Band for the major league rugby team of New England, just made his circus debut in NYC as a musical unicyclist clown, and you can see him on American Idol February 2024.



February 25, 2024
7:00 pm