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MJF 2019 Performance Schedule

1:30 – Kerry Politzer: Bossa PDX

Lineup: Kerry Politzer, piano; Joe Manis, woodwinds, Dan Balmer, guitar; Phil Baker, bass; George Colligan, drums
Links: Artist page, Facebook event, purchase your Saturday day pass!

2:50 – Bryan Smith: Let Me Take You There

Lineup: Bryan Smith, alto sax; Ryan Meagher, guitar, Matt Tabor, piano; Andrew Jones, bass; Jonas Oglesbee, drums; Matt Spohn, poetry
Links: Artist page, Facebook event, purchase your Saturday day pass!

4:10 – Dana Reason: Torque Songs

Lineup: Dana Reason, composer/piano/computer/fixed media; AJ Layague, text setting; Paris Myers, animation/live visual artist; Holland Andrews, voice; Alissa DeRubeis, synth/computer; Mike Nord, guitar/electronics; John Savage, flute/reeds; Todd Sickafoose, bass; James West, drums/percussion; Paula Josa Jones: choreographer/dancer (images and video from her work: Fluid)
Links: Artist page, Facebook event, purchase your Saturday day pass!

5:30 – Charlie Porter Quintet

Lineup: Charlie Porter, trumpet; Joe Manis, saxophones; Greg Goebel, piano; Jon Lakey, bass; Alan Jones, drums
Links: Artist page, Facebook event, purchase your Saturday day pass!

6:50 – Mel Brown B3 Organ Group

Lineup: Mel Brown, drums; Renato Caranto, tenor sax; Dan Balmer, guitar; Louis Pain, organ
Links: Artist page, Facebook event, purchase your Saturday day pass!

8:10 – Ezra Weiss Big Band: We Limit Not the Truth of God

Ezra Weiss, conductor; John Nastos, John Savage, Renato Caranto, Joe Manis, Tina Richerson, reeds; Greg Garrett, Charlie Porter, Douglas Detrick, Farnell Newton, trumpets; Stan Bock, Jeff Uusitalo, David Bryan, John Ohnstad, trombones; Jasnam Daya Singh, piano; Jon Lakey, bass; Alan Jones, drums; Carlton Jackson, percussion
Links: Artist page, Facebook event, purchase tickets for this concert!

1:30 – Kathleen Hollingsworth: Mad Love

Lineup: Kathleen Hollingsworth, vocals/keys/compositions; Bill Athens, bass: Brent Follis, drums/compositions  
Links: Artist page, Facebook event, purchase your Sunday day pass!

2:50 – Ian Christensen’s Rolling House

Lineup: Ian Christensen, Noah Bernstein, alto sax; Noah Simpson, trumpet; James Powers, trombone; Chris Higgins, bass; Jonas Oglesbee, drums
Links: Artist page, Facebook event, purchase your Sunday day pass!

4:10 – Sherry Alves with George Colligan

Lineup: Sherry Alves, vocals; George Colligan, piano; Jon Lakey, bass; Tyson Stubelek, drums
Links: Artist page, Facebook event, purchase your Sunday day pass!

5:30 – Bobby Torres Ensemble

Lineup: Bobby Torres, congas; Julana Torres, vocals; Dan Gaynor, Piano; Cameron Morgan, guitar; Al Criado, Bass; James Travers, drums 
Links: Artist page, Facebook event, purchase your Sunday day pass!

6:50 – CMG Sound Foundry presents Wayne Horvitz

Lineup: Wayne Horvitz, piano; Mike Gamble, guitar; Todd Sickafoose, bass; Mike Lockwood, drums
Links: Artist page, Facebook event, purchase your Sunday day pass!

8:10 – Mel Brown and Gordon Lee with the PJCE

Lineup: Mel Brown, drums; Gordon Lee, piano and compositions; Lee Elderton, Tim Willcox, alto sax; Renato Caranto and John Gross, tenor sax; Mieke Bruggeman, bari sax; Justin Copeland, Noah Simpson, Douglas Detrick, trumpets; Stan Bock, Denzel Mendoza, and Adriana Wagner, trombones; Ryan Meagher, guitar; Ed Bennett, bass
Links: Artist page, Facebook event, purchase tickets for this concert!

Saturday

2:20 – MHCC Jazz Combo (Mt. Hood Community College)
3:40 – Transplants (Berklee College of Music)
5:00 – PYJO Vanguard Combo (Portland Youth Jazz Orchestra)
6:20 – Jake Khawaja Trio (Alan Jones Academy of Music)
7:40 – dipthong (Clackamas Community College)

Sunday

2:20 – Thomas Tuerff Quartet (Metropolitan Youth Symphony)
3:40 – Elk and Weird Dreams (Lower Columbia College)
5:00 – TOTEM (Alan Jones Academy of Music)
6:20 – Georgiev/Hathaway/Moreno (Portland State University) 
7:40 – Nicole McCabe Trio (Portland State University)

Link to Student Performers

Randy Porter

Venue

Portland Metro Arts
9003 SE Stark St.
Portland, OR, 97216

 

After Hours Jam Session

Hosted by AJAM
Saturday, August 17, 2019
9:00 p.m. to 12:00 a.m.

East Glisan Pizza Lounge
8001 NE Glisan St.
Portland, OR 97213 (map).

Artist Inquiries

Montavilla Jazz Festival features a curated program of Portland-based artists performing new music. For more information about our artist submission process click here.

Oregon Cultural Trust
Regional Arts & Culture Council
The Oregon Community Foundation
KMHD
The Skanner
METBA
Fred Meyer
Catalinbread
Montavilla Sewing Centers
Mr. Plywood
Washman
Business Works
East Side Printing Company
Kathryn Elsesser Photography
KBOO
PJCE
Portland Piano Company
Sound Dcotor
Vespertine Works
Vortex Magazine