Outreach Programs 2022 Winter Fundraiser at the Jazz Station - Eugene
Join us for an evening of fun while supporting the Willamette Jazz Society's educational outreach programs - House Band In-School Clinics, Jammin with the Pros, One-Set-Wednesdays and First Monday Big Band. Learn more about our programs while enjoying a jam-packed event with friends, wine, hors d'oeuvres, and a silent auction.
The Mel Brown B3 Organ Group perform at the Jack London
Mel Brown - Drums
Dan Balmer - Guitar
Renato Caranto - Sax
Louis "King Louie" Pain - Hammond B3
"If this band appeared in New York City, they'd be a sensation!" That was guitar great--and one-time Mel Brown bandmate--George Benson's reaction after hearing the Mel Brown B-3 Organ Group open for him back in September, 2003 at Oregon's prestigious Britt Festival.
Notes on Seating: The Jack London provides two options for ticket purchasers: Reserved Seating and General Admission. Reserved Seating is purchased on a table-by-table basis in the central part of the venue and is only available for select shows. Both Tables AND General Admission seating is limited on a first come first serve basis
Patrick Lamb presents "A Charlie Brown X-mas" at The Oregon Zoo - Cascade Crest Ballroom
Patrick Lamb brings a family Christmas to you with the legendary music of Vince Guaraldi. Patrick Lamb has been consistently recognized by his community by many awards including The Children’s Cancer Association (Hero Award), Induction into Oregon Music Hall of Fame, Cascade Blues Association ( Three Muddy Awards), Independent Spirit Award by the City of Portland, and the Yolanda Denise King Arts Award by Vancouver Avenue First Baptist Church.
Gunhild Carling Sweden's "Queen of Swing" performs at the Alberta Rose Theatre
Gunhild Carling is Sweden’s “Queen of Swing,” and she brings her family band to the Alberta Rose for a special holiday show.
Gunhild Carling is an internationally acclaimed superstar whose show is a can’t-miss event! Whether she’s singing favorite swinging jazz standards, playing one of many instruments (trumpet, trombone, harmonica, oboe, harp, flute, recorder, or jazz bagpipe!) or juggling and tap dancing, Gunhild’s sublime showmanship shines.
Concert Postponed Again... Please check back regarding the new date for this concert. The culprit this time is COVID and David's problems traveling here safely from Kansas City. The date of this show has been changed to January 15, 2023 - but that's just a placeholder so we can keep the concert in...
“As a creative artist, he’s really up there … In terms of technique, knowledge of music and improvisational creativity, there aren’t a whole lot of cats from his generation that are any better than him. As a matter of fact, I can’t think of any.”- Don Braden in a blindfold test for Jazz Times
ABSENCE: TERENCE BLANCHARD featuring THE E-COLLECTIVE and TURTLE ISLAND QUARTET with the Portland Opera Orchestra
Join us in welcoming jazz great and celebrated opera composer Terence Blanchard (Fire Shut Up in My Bones and Champion) and an incredible line-up to the Portland Opera stage for this one-night-only gala celebration. In collaboration with the Portland Opera Orchestra, we'll hear from guest stars for an unforgettable night of musical fusion and ensemble work.