Thursday, September 21, 2023 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm

Sherry Alves Quartet performs at the 1905

  • Sherry Alves, Vocals
  • Bryn Roberts, Piano
  • Tim Gilson, Bass
  • Jason Palmer, Drums

Sherry Alves’s performances are an exploration of the great songwriters and storytellers of the past and present. Her clear tone and improvisatory vocal approach create fresh and nuanced musical experiences. Her debut album You Can Have Him was released in 2011 on Teal Creek Records. She is also the featured vocalist on Brazilian composer and pianist Cassio Vianna’s 2013 record Letters to Grace: A Song Cycle. Sherry performs regularly in the Portland area, sharing the bandstand with Mel Brown, George Colligan, Christopher Woitach, Keller Coker, Dan Balmer, and many more. As a founding member of the American Metropole Orchestra, she arranged for and performed with the likes of Allen Toussaint, Lizz Wright, Martha Reeves, Jose James, Kurt Elling, Dave Frishberg, and Lynn Anderson. At the University of Northern Colorado, she shared the stage with the New York Voices and Aubrey Logan as a member of the Downbeat Award-winning vocal ensemble Vocal Lab, under the direction of Kerry Marsh. In 2018, she was a backup singer for Sara Bareilles at the Kennedy Center for the Arts in Washington, D.C. Sherry Alves is the Zina and Edna Professor of Jazz Voice at Portland State University.

Early Show - Rebecca Kilgore Trio - 5:30p

  • Rebecca Kilgore, Vocals
  • Randy Porter, Piano
  • Tom Wakeling, Bass



September 21, 2023
5:30 pm to 7:00 pm
15 - 20


(503) 460-3333
830 N Shaver St
Portland, OR 97227

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.