Special Thanks

Please stay tuned for our special thanks page. The MJF 2018 special thanks and details about this year’s festival will be posted in May when we launch ticket sales! Thank you for your patience.

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