2016 Montavilla Jazz Festival Artists
“George Colligan has been enjoying an increasingly visible profile and continually takes giant leaps forward.” – JazzTimes
Called “…one of the best male vocalists in the jazz world today” by WCLK in Atlanta, Jeff Baker has quickly become one of the most significant talents in the next generation of jazz vocalists. The 2016 Montavilla Jazz Festival will mark the world premier of Phrases.
A new suite of music penned exclusively for this performance with one of Portland’s most exciting large jazz ensembles.
“This exploratory trio belongs to a social network of musicians who filter jazz protocols through an indie-rock lens.” – Nate Chinen New York Times;
“The Inbetweens are dangerous in the best way. Check out their newest and mightiest salvo NOW!” – Nels Cline, guitarist (WILCO, Nels Cline Singers)