Batida Diferente

Brazilian jazz standards and originals with an exciting jazz twist.

A fruitful collaboration between Kerry Politzer and Laura Dreyer, two cutting edge jazz composers and instrumentalists who share a passion for the Brazilian jazz idiom. Politzer and Dreyer will be accompanied by a stellar Portland based rhythm section that includes the 2016 Montavilla Jazz Festival headliner, George Colligan on drums, guitarist/composer Ryan Meagher, and bassist Chris Higgins. Get ready for an enticing blend of global jazz fusion.

Sunday 8/21 5:40 p.m.

Kerry Politzer – piano, compositions
Laura Dreyer – alto saxophone, flute, compositions
Ryan Meagher – guitar
Chris Higgins – bass
George Colligan – drums