Review by Tree Palmedo The instrumental jazz concept album can be a tricky undertaking. With no lyrical content to make the music’s meanings clear, the message...
Feb 14, 2020
CD Review by Tree Palmedo —  Now in its third decade, the quartet Echoes of Swing has made a trademark of lending a spare, swinging approach to 1950s-style...
Dec 11, 2019
CD Review by Tree Palmedo —  Australia has produced a number of formidable musicians, especially in recent years, and yet the massive country still remains a...
Oct 30, 2019
North Willamette Valley Friends of Music presentsFriends of Music Jazz Festival September 15th, 12 pm – 6 pmVilla Catalana Cellars, Oregon City$25, Free for...
Sep 13, 2019
What is jazz? More importantly, where is it headed? At the Montavilla Jazz Festival (MJF), the future of the art form is at the forefront of the experience....
Aug 08, 2019
Jack London Revue | 8:00pm$25 Advance, $30 Day of ShowPurchase Tickets Online Now! “Kendrick Scott has become the Art Blakey, Elvin Jones, and Tony Williams of...
May 01, 2019
24 years ago, Oregon State Senator Margaret Carter and the late Senator Bill McCoy co-sponsored House Joint Memorial 10 which honors jazz master bassist, Leroy...
Apr 18, 2019
Randy Brecker and the NDR Bigband - Rocks by Tree Palmedo While Randy Brecker’s most enduring legacy in the public eye may always be his work as co-leader (...
Apr 10, 2019
PORTLAND, February 26, 2019 - Kerry Politzer, a pianist on the adjunct jazz faculty at Portland State University, has received a Regional Arts & Culture...
Feb 28, 2019
PJCE Records announces new showcase series at Portland jazz club, the 1905. Original Portland Jazz. First Sundays. No Cover. 6 pm to 9 pm. (PORTLAND, OR) -...
Dec 14, 2018
Tonight! Ezra Weiss Big Band - We Limit Not the Truth of God December 8 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm World Premiere and Live Recording - Ezra Weiss Big Band! Don't...
Nov 17, 2018
You might not expect a group of college administrators to produce an exploratory, freely improvised record like this self-titled record by Oregon's Trio Untold...
Sep 17, 2018