Alongside Pharoah Sanders, Ravi Coltrane presented Universal Consciousness: A Tribute to Alice Coltrane at the Newmark Theatre on Saturday, February 27 for the PDX Jazz Festival featuring Coltrane and Sanders on sax, Geri Allen on piano, Reggie Workman on bass, Andrew Cyrille on drums, Brandee Younger on harp, and Michael Stirling on tambura.
All for One, One for All: Dave Holland in ConversationNathan Rizzo - Apr 4, 2017
The talismanic jazz bassist speaks with Vortex in advance of his can’t-miss April 7 performance at Portland’s Revolution Hall.
Walking the Lost Highway: A Conversation with John ScofieldNathan Rizzo - Feb 21, 2017
The Grammy-winning composer and guitarist talks ‘Country For Old Men,’ simple playing, and Paul Desmond ahead of his appearance at the PDX Jazz Festival on February 24 at Revolution Hall.
The Voice of a Village: A Conversation with Brian BladeNathan Rizzo - Feb 24, 2016
The virtuosic jazz drummer returns to Portland for the 2016 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival on February 25 at Revolution Hall.
A Portlander’s Guide To JazzChris Young - Feb 4, 2016
From jazz in pop culture to the essential PDX jazz records to where you can experience it live, here's a crash course in local jazz.