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.
Save Our StagesChris Young - May 6, 2020
We need numerous independently owned venues and festivals to sustain our robust music ecosystem in Oregon. As the first to close but the last to reopen, these incubators of artistry are vital to...
Musician Loading Zones Launch In PortlandChris Young - Mar 13, 2019
Working musicians can now apply for and receive a free permit to use select commercial loading zones at 16 Portland venues thanks to the advocacy of MusicPortland and Fair Trade Music PDX as well...
Labels to Watch: PJCE, Dazzleships, Infinite Companion and Fluff & Gravy RecordsRobert Ham, Katey Trnka, Chris Young - Feb 22, 2019
Whether on cassette, vinyl or streaming online, Portland’s best sonic curators provide a diverse snapshot of what our city sounds like—from all sorts of jazz, to authentic singer-songwriters...
Korgy & Bass: 'The Toy Is Not The Piano' [Video Premiere]Chris Young - Feb 20, 2019
Delve into the weird, beat-sampling minds of the eclectic duo now and then don't miss them rocking this year's PDX Jazz Festival as part of the "Not Exactly Jazz" series at the White Eagle on...