Special Thanks

Montavilla Jazz Festival thanks the following people for their contributions to MJF 2017:

  • Essiet Essiet and all our amazing artists
  • Our volunteers and talented emcees
  • Stephen Rice and Montavilla East Tabor Business Association, Matt Fleeger and KMHD Jazz Radio, and all our generous sponsors and partners
  • All attendees and our many neighborhood friends who have supported MJF 2017
  • Molly Mayo, Jay Derderian, Katy Asher, Anne Dufay, and Kelly Fedderson of Southeast Uplift
  • Christie Lindholm and Meisha Plotzke of Creative Science School
  • Elizabeth Allen and Nancy Yeamans of Portland Metro Arts
  • Rick Gordon of Sound Doctor PDX, and Suzanne Bader of Mosaic Consulting
  • Todd Dennis and Kristen Brown of East Glisan Pizza Lounge
  • Michael and Melissa Kora of Montavilla Brew Works
  • Our friends and families. Without their help, this festival would not be possible.

Thank You!!

Joe Manis
Jessika Smith Big Band
Darrell Grant

Photos by Kathryn Elsesser © Photography