Celebrating the Legacy of Geri Allen: Esperanza Spalding and Ravi Coltrane at Newmark Theatre

Newmark TheatreAntoinette Hatfield Hall 1111 SW BroadwayPortlandOR97205

Thursday, February 22, 2018 - 7pm show
all ages
$39 advance, $39 day of show
Also featuring Teri Lyne Carrington and Darrell Grant. Tickets are $39-69.

Jazz is often unfairly maligned for being stuck in the past. The new jazz sounds coming out of London are getting most of the credit for taking jazz into the future, but in reality, the path was already being cleared well before now. Take Geri Allen, for example. The late jazz pianist reconciled jazz’s far-flung styles for decades. She was able to do this by toggling between different jazz artistic styles—whether by... read more

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