April 2014 Jazz Calendar 

(Last Update 04/01/2014)

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JAZZ IN CLUBS AND AROUND TOWN

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Tuesday, April 1
Andina Restaurant: JB Butler
Camellia Lounge: Steve Christofferson Band (David Evans, Tom Wakeling, Todd Strait) $6, 7 pm
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam,” Laura Cunard, Dan Wilensky, sax, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, $6, 8 pm, minors until 9:30 pm
Portland State University, Lincoln Hall: “PSU Jazz Series,” Guitar Heroes, 5-7 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8:30 pm
Wednesday, April 2
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, $5, 7:30-9 pm; “Rewind and Unwind 80’s Pop Hits in a Jazz World” – Christopher Brown Quartet, $5, 9:30-11 pm
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright Duo, 7-9 pm
Orenco Station, Hillsboro: Haley Horsfall and Mike Horsfall, no cover, 6:30-9:30 pm
Revival Drum Shop: “Creative Music Guild Presents: Outset Series” -Elliot Ross Trio, Amazon, all ages, $5-$15 sliding scale, 8 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Ron Steen’s Vocal Showcase” – Paula Byrne, Joe Millward, piano; $7, all ages, 7:30-10:30 pm
Thursday, April 3
Camellia Lounge: Linda Lee Michelet & Joe Millward, $3, 5-7 pm; Thomas Barber Quintet, $7, 8 pm
Christos Lounge, Salem: Tim Willcox Quartet (Tim Willcox, sax, Ed Bennett, bass, David Goldblatt, piano, Michael Raynor, drums) $12 advance tickets
Daily Café: Anson Wright Duo, 6-8 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, Steve Christofferson, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown B3 Organ Group, $6, 8 pm
Tony Starlight’s Supperclub Lounge: “Sing for Your Supperclub,” All-Star Horns, $12, 7:30 pm
Friday, April 4
Andina Restaurant: JB Butler Trio (Glen Moore, Luciana Proano)
Bijou Café: “Supper Jazz” Nancy King & Friends (Steve Christofferson, Scott Steed, Todd Strait, Cheryl Alex) $5, 7-10 pm
Camellia Lounge: Tom Goicoechea’s Eugetet, $5, 8 pm
Cinetopia, Mill Plain, Vancouver: Mark Simon, 6-10 pm
Jacqua Concert Hall, The Shedd, Eugene: Siri Vik: Siri Mix, $16-$32, 7:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Patrick Lamb Band, Darren Rahn, $15 guaranteed seating/$12 general admission, at Tickettomato.com, 7:30 pm & 10 pm
Portland Piano Company: Kerry Politzer Ensemble “CD Release Party” 7-9 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Jof Lee, Mel Brown Trio, 7 pm
Shaker & Vine: “First Friday,” John Dover & Marti Mendenhall, $5, 8-10:30 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Tony Starlight’s Supperclub Lounge: “Signatures,” $15, 8 pm

Saturday, April 5
Camellia Lounge: Dan Wilensky Quartet, $8, 8 pm
Cinetopia, Beaverton: Mark Simon, 6-10 pm
Five-0-Three Restaurant, West Linn: Ron Steen Band (Toni Lincoln, Joe Millward) no cover, 6:30-9:30 pm
Heathman Hotel: Tom Grant, Shelly Rudolph, 8 pm-midnight
Information Warehouse: Doug Wieselman & Battle Hymns and Gardens, $8-$10, 7 pm
Jacqua Concert Hall, The Shedd, Eugene: Siri Vik: Siri Mix, $16-$32, 7:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Linda Hornbuckle Band & Arnold Brothers Reunion, $12
Living Room Theaters: Heather Keizur & Vincent Frates, 8pm-midnight
Melody Ballroom: “Inner City Blues Festival” Norman Sylvester Band, Lloyd Jones & Jim Mesi, Tool Loose Cajun & Zydeco Band w/Reggie Houston, Duffy Bishop Band, Strange Tones w/Volcano Vixens, Chata Addy, Steve Cheeseborough, Tevis Hodge Jr., more, $15 advance at www.tickettomato.com, Music Millennium; $20 at the door, 7 pm
Orenco Station, Hillsboro: Mike Winkle, 6:30-9 pm
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini, piano, Ed Bennett, bass) 7:30-11:30 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: H Quartet (Haley Horsfall, Mike Horsfall, Kevin Deitz, Mark Griffith) $8, 7:30-11:30 pm
Sunday, April 6
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet, with Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen; 6-7:30 pm
Cinetopia, Beaverton: JB Butler
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” - Bill Beach, piano, Phil Baker, bass; no cover, 8:30-11:30 pm
EaT, An Oyster Bar: “New Orleans Brunch” Box of Chocolates (Reggie Houston, sax & vocals, Janice Scroggins, piano, Tim Acott, upright bass) 11 am -2 pm
Elks Lodge, Springfield: “Traditional Jazz Society of Oregon” - Marilyn Keller, vocals; Rick Holzgrafe, cornet; Ron Leach, drums; John Bennett, piano; Steve Matthes, clarinet; Don Stone, trombone; Alan Phillips, banjo; and Kit Johnson, tuba, 1-5 pm
Happy Valley: “David & Duncan‘s Jazz Home Party” Jessie Marquez, vocals, Clay Giberson, piano, David Jay White, bass, Duncan Brandom, drums, & special guest musician, $20 cover includes refreshments, $15 if you bring food, 2-4:30 pm, reservations call 503-956-0029
Jacqua Concert Hall, The Shedd, Eugene: Siri Vik: Siri Mix, $16-$32, 1:30 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, 6:30-9:30 pm
Monday, April 7
Amalfi’s Restaurant: “Fundraiser,” Michal Angela, vocals, JB Butler, guitar, Nick Saumé, drums, 6-10 pm
Camellia Lounge: “Vocal Jam with Joe Millward” - all ages until 9:30pm, $5, 7 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “PDX Jazz at Jimmy Mak’s” – Donny McCaslin, $20 guaranteed seating/$17 general admission, at pdxjazz.com, 7:30 pm & 9 pm
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass); no cover, 9-11 pm
Portland State University, Lincoln Hall: “PSU Jazz Series,” Donny McCaslin, 5-7 pm
Tuesday, April 8
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam,” Laura Cunard, Nancy Curtin, vocals, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “PDX Jazz at Jimmy Mak’s” – Rene Marie: A Tribute to Eartha Kitt, $25 guaranteed seating/$20 general admission, at pdxjazz.com, 7 pm & 9:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Heather Keizur & Steve Christofferson, no cover, 6:30-9:30 pm
Portland State University, Lincoln Hall: “PSU Jazz Series,” Park Avenue (student jazz ensemble) 5-7 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8:30 pm
Wednesday, April 9
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Kat Cogswell, vocals, Craig Snazelle, bass, Mike Horsfall, piano, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, $5, 7:30-9 pm; “Rewind and Unwind 80’s Pop Hits in a Jazz World” – Christopher Brown Quartet, $5, 9:30-11 pm
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright Duo, 7-9 pm
Mississippi Studios: “PDX Jazz at Mississippi Studios” – Kneebody, $17 advance/$20 door, 8 pm
Portland State University, Lincoln Hall: “PSU Jazz Series,” Kneebody (clinic) 5-7 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Ron Steen’s Vocal Showcase” – Adlai Alexander, Joe Millward, piano; $7, all ages, 7:30-10:30 pm
Thursday, April 10
Camellia Lounge: Paula Byrne Trio, $8, 8 pm
Christos Lounge, Salem: Rebecca Kilgore and LA Drummer/singer David Tull with Tom Wakeling on bass and Randy Porter on piano  $14, advance tickets
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, Steve Christofferson, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown B3 Organ Group, $6, 8 pm
Tony Starlight’s Supperclub Lounge: Cabaret Chanteuse hosted by Gretchen Rumbaugh and Darcy White, $12, 7:30 pm
Friday, April 11
Alberta Street Public House: Midnight Serenaders, $7, 9-11:30 pm
Aloft Hotel: Andre St. James Trio, all ages, no cover, 7:30-10:30 pm
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: Pink Martini, 7:30 pm
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Paul Mazzio Quartet (Paul Mazzio, trumpet, Mike Horsfall, piano, Craig Snazelle, bass, Mark Griffith, drums) 8-11 pm
Benson Hotel Lobby: Mirage Jazz Ensemble (Sammy Epstein, Dennis Plies, Dave Captein) no cover, 8-11:30 pm
Bijou Café: “Supper Jazz” After Six Trio (Graham Covington, Dennis Caiazza, Ron Steen) $5, 7-10 pm
Camellia Lounge: Dave Tull & Rebecca Kilgore, $17.50, 8 pm
Camellia Lounge: Dave Tull, vocals, drums, Rebecca Kilgore, Randy Porter, Tom Wakeling; $17.50, 7:30 pm
Cinetopia, Mill Plain, Vancouver: Mark Simon, 6-10 pm
Duff’s Garage: Bill Rhoades & the Party Kings
Jimmy Mak’s: Karen Lovely CD Release, $15 guaranteed seating/$12 general admission, at Tickettomato.com, 8 pm
Rogue Pub: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Jof Lee, Mel Brown Trio, 7 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Walters Cultural Arts Center: Ron Steen Band, Shirley Nanette, 6:30-8:30 pm
Wilf's at Union Station: Ezra Weiss Quartet (Devin Phillips, Eric Gruber, Tim Rap) 7:30 pm
Saturday, April 12
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: Pink Martini, 7:30 pm
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Heather Keizur, Steve Christofferson, Dennis Caiazza & Ron Steen, 8-11 pm
Benson Hotel: Shirley Nanette with Vincent Frates, piano, 8-11:30 pm
Camellia Lounge: Anandi & Robert Moore (Robert Moore, vocals & trumpet, Anandi, vocals, Matt Tabor, piano, Bill Athens, bass Charlie Doggett, drums) $8, 8 pm
Cinetopia, Mill Plain, Vancouver: JB Butler (theater)
Cinetopia, Mill Plain, Vancouver: Mark Simon Trio, 6-10 pm
Greenwood Playhouse, Bend: “Jazz at Joe’s,” Dave Tull, Rebecca Kilgore, Randy Porter, & Tom Wakeling, $25
Heathman Hotel: Tom Grant, Nancy Curtin, 8 pm-midnight
Jimmy Mak’s: Soulmates, $10
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini, piano, Ed Bennett, bass) 7:30-11:30 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Spare Room: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Tony Starlight’s Supperclub Lounge: Prankster Big Band, $12, 8 pm
Sunday, April 13
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: Pink Martini, 7:30 pm
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Mike Winkle
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet, with Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen; 6-7:30 pm
Blue Monk: Joe Manis Trio (George Colligan, organ, Damian Erskine, electric bas, Todd Strait, drums) all ages until 9:30 pm, show 8-11 pm
Cinetopia, Beaverton: JB Butler
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” – Steve Christofferson, piano, Dennis Caiazza, bass; no cover, 8:30-11:30 pm
Eagles Club, Salem: “Willamette Valley Jazz Society Concert Series,” Midnight Serenaders, $8, 1-5 pm
EaT, An Oyster Bar: “New Orleans Brunch” Box of Chocolates (Reggie Houston, sax & vocals, Janice Scroggins, piano, Tim Acott, upright bass) 11 am-2 pm
St. James Lutheran Church: Mike Horsfall & Friends, guest, Mary-Sue Tobin, saxes; 5 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, 6:30-9:30 pm
Monday, April 14
Camellia Lounge: “Vocal Jam with Joe Millward,” all ages until 9:30pm, $5, 7 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Dan Balmer Band, no cover, 8 pm
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass); no cover, 9-11 pm
Tuesday, April 15
Andina Restaurant: JB Butler
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: Diana Krall
Camellia Lounge: Steve Christofferson Band (David Evans, Tom Wakeling, Todd Strait) $6, 7 pm
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam,” Laura Cunard, Evin McHill, drums 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, $6, 8 pm, minors until 9:30 pm; “Partners In Jazz” – The Blueprints Trio CD Release (or $6 both shows) 6:30-7:30 pm
Portland State University, Lincoln Hall: “PSU Jazz Series,” Heppner/Colligan Men, 5-7 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8:30 pm
Wednesday, April 16
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, $5, 7:30-9 pm; “Rewind and Unwind 80’s Pop Hits in a Jazz World” – Christopher Brown Quartet, $5, 9:30-11 pm
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright Duo, 7-9 pm
Mississippi Studios: Chris Speed Trio (Dave King, Chris Tordini), Blue Cranes, +21, $12 advance, $15 day of show, doors 7 pm, show 8 pm
Revival Drum Shop: “Outset Series,” Not Bitter, Brumes, $5-$15, sliding scale, 8 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Ron Steen’s Vocal Showcase” – Nancy King, Joe Millward, piano; $7, all ages, 7:30-10:30 pm
Thursday, April 17
Camellia Lounge: “Camellia Lounge Vocal Showcase,” $7, 7:30 pm
Christos Lounge, Salem: Mel Brown B3 Quartet “CD Release Party,” Mel Brown, Dan Balmer, Renato Caranto, Louis Pain $14.00 advance tickets
Doug Fir: Shirley Nanette, Ural Thomas and the Pain Band, 10-11 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, Steve Christofferson, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown B3 Organ Group, $6, 8 pm
Mission Theater: “PDX Jazz at the Mission” – Michael Moore Quartet, $15, 7 pm
Tillicum Club: David Watson “The Doctor of Bebop” with Joe Millward, Pete Petersen & Ron Steen, no cover, 8-11 pm
Vie de Boheme:  Sellwood Jazz (8 member ensemble) - an all Gershwin/Ellington show, $5, 7 pm
Friday, April 18
Benson Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, 8 pm
Bijou Café: “Supper Jazz” Rebecca Kilgore’s Western Swing Band with James Mason, $5, 7-10 pm
Camellia Lounge: Weber Iago, David Valdez Quartet, $10, 8 pm
Cinetopia, Beaverton: JB Butler
Finnigan’s: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Stolen Sweets, Casey MacGill, $12,
Living Room Theaters: Café Jazz (Larry Nobori, Larry Munson, Mark Alexander) 8 pm-midnight
Salty’s on the Columbia: Jof Lee, Mel Brown Trio, 7 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Tony Starlight’s Supperclub Lounge: Terry Robb, Doug Chasman, Lauren Sheehan, $15, 8 pm
Saturday, April 19
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: “Ten Grands,” Tom Grant, more, 7 pm
Benson Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, 8 pm
Camellia Lounge: Nancy King & Steve Christofferson, $10, 8 pm
Cinetopia, Beaverton: Mark Simon, 6-10 pm
Five-0-Three Restaurant, West Linn: Mike Winkle, George Mitchell, 6:30-9:30 pm
Halibut’s: Norman Sylvester Band, 8 pm
Heathman Hotel: Shirley Nanette (Vince Frates, piano, Bill Athens, bass); 8 pm-midnight
Jimmy Mak’s: Tell Mama! Etta James Tribute, $15 guaranteed seating/$12 general admission, at Tickettomato.com, 8 pm
Living Room Theaters: Mark Schulte with Julie Collura, vocals, Neil Mattson, guitar, 8-midnight
Melody Ballroom: “Blues Harmonica Summit,” Bill Rhoades, Dave Mathis, Johnny Ward, Lynnann Hyde,  $10, 8pm- midnight
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini, piano, Ed Bennett, bass) 7:30-11:30 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Tony Starlight’s Supperclub Lounge: Jessica Fichot at 7:30 pm, Jenny Finn Orchestra, $15, 9 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: Margie Gibson, Phil Goldberg & Dennis Caiazza, $8, 7:30-11:30 pm
Sunday, April 20
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet, with Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen; 6-7:30 pm
Bistro 921, Hilton Hotel: “Easter Brunch” – Ron Steen Trio (Tony Pacini, Dennis Caiazza) 10:30 am-3 pm
Cinetopia, Mill Plain, Vancouver: JB Butler
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” – Greg Goebel, piano, Kevin Deitz, bass; no cover, 8:30-11:30 pm
EaT, An Oyster Bar: “New Orleans Brunch” Box of Chocolates (Reggie Houston, sax & vocals, Janice Scroggins, piano, Tim Acott, upright bass); 11 am -2 pm
Elks Lodge, Milwaukie: Portland Dixieland Society All-Stars, featuring pianist John Bennett’s All-Stars, 1-5 pm
Sheraton Inn at the Portland Airport: “Easter Brunch,” Mike Horsfall, piano, 10 am-3 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, 6:30-9:30 pm
Vie de Boheme: “Easter Sunday Jazz Celebration,” Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra, $10, 7 pm
Monday, April 21
Camellia Lounge: “Vocal Jam with Joe Millward,” all ages until 9:30pm, $5, 7 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Dan Balmer Band, no cover, 8 pm; Canby HS Jazz Ensemble, 6:30-7:30
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass); no cover, 9-11 pm
Mission Theater: “PSU Jazz Series,” George Colligan, Tom Guarna, Damian Erskine, Reinhard Melz, $8, $10 day of show, 5-8 pm
Tuesday, April 22
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam,” Laura Cunard, Matt Schiff, guitar, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, $6, 8 pm, minors until 9:30 pm; “Partners In Jazz” – Reed College Jazz Ensemble (or $6 both shows) 6:30-7:30 pm
Multnomah County Library, Albina Branch: 2jazzguitars, 6:30-7:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Heather Keizur & Steve Christofferson, no cover, 6:30-9:30 pm
Portland State University, Lincoln Hall: “PSU Jazz Series,” Tom Guarna, 5-7 pm, Justin Nielsen, 7-9 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8:30 pm
Wednesday, April 23
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, $5, 7:30-9 pm; “Rewind and Unwind 80’s Pop Hits in a Jazz World” – Christopher Brown Quartet, $5, 9:30-11 pm
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright Duo, 7-9 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Ron Steen’s Vocal Showcase” – Linda Lee Michelet, Joe Millward, piano; $7, all ages, 7:30-10:30 pm
Thursday, April 24
Camellia Lounge: Margie Gibson & John Gilmore “Duets” $7, 8 pm
Corkscrew: Mike Winkle, 7:30-10 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, Steve Christofferson, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown B3 Organ Group, $6, 8 pm
O’Connor’s Vault Multnomah Village: True North (Kathy James, piano, Eric Austin, saxophone, Brad McMillan, trombone, Steve Morgan, bass, Steve Turmell, drums, Dan Murphy, vocals) $5, 7-10 pm
Friday, April 25
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Mike Horsfall vibes, Dan Balmer, guitar, Phil Baker, bass, Ron Steen, drums, 8-11 pm
Benson Hotel: Linda Lee Michelet, no cover, 8-11:30 pm
Bijou Café: “Supper Jazz” Brasil Beat (Bill Beach, piano/vocal, Dave Captein, bass, Todd Strait, drums) $5, 7-10 pm
Camellia Lounge: Rich Halley 4, (Michael Vlatkovich, Clyde Reed, Carson Halley) Portland CD Release for "The Wisdom of Rocks" $7, 8 pm
Gemini Pub, Lake Oswego: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, Steve Christofferson, 8 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Shanghai Woolies, Reggie Houston, Janice Scroggins, $12
Melody Ballroom: “Human Solutions Gala Fundraiser,” Tony Starlight & Reece Marshburn Trio
Salty’s on the Columbia: Jof Lee, Mel Brown Trio, 7 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Saturday, April 26
Benson Hotel: Tom Grant, Shelly Rudolph, 8-11:30 pm
Camellia Lounge: Brooks Robertson, $8, 8 pm
Clyde’s Prime Rib: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Heathman Hotel: Linda Lee Michelet, no cover, 8 pm-midnight
Jimmy Mak’s: Andy Stokes Band, $10
Las Primas: “Latin Jam Session,” JB Butler
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini, piano, Ed Bennett, bass) 7:30-11:30 pm
Scandals: Laura Cunard an the Laurant Nickel Quartet, +21, no cover, 2-4 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Sunday, April 27
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet, with Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen; 6-7:30 pm
Cinetopia, Mill Plain, Vancouver: JB Butler
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” – Gordon Lee, piano, Phil Baker, bass; no cover, 8:30-11:30 pm
EaT, An Oyster Bar: “New Orleans Brunch” Box of Chocolates (Reggie Houston, sax & vocals, Janice Scroggins, piano, Tim Acott, upright bass) 11 am -2 pm
Happy Valley: “David & Duncan‘s Jazz Home Party” Nancy King, vocals, David Jay White, bass, Duncan Brandom, drums; $20 cover includes refreshments, $15 if you bring food, 2-4:30 pm, reservations call 503-956-0029
Saturday Market: Johnny Martin Trio, 2-3:30 pm
St. James Lutheran Church: “Jazz Vespers,” Mike Horsfall Trio (Laurent Nickel, bass, Dennis Elmer, bass) special guest Mary Sue Tobin, woodwinds, 4:50-6 pm
St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Salem: Mark Simon “Spring Jazz Service” 9 am & 11 am
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, 6:30-9:30 pm
Monday, April 28
Camellia Lounge: “Vocal Jam with Joe Millward,” all ages until 9:30pm, $5, 7 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “PDX Jazz at Jimmy Mak’s” – Regina Carter’s Southern Comfort, $30 guaranteed seating/$25 general admission, at pdxjazz.com, 7 pm & 9:30 pm
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass); no cover, 9-11 pm
Portland State University, Lincoln Hall: “PSU Jazz Series,” Geoff Keezer, 7-9 pm
Tuesday, April 29
Andina Restaurant: JB Butler
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam Third Anniversary,” Laura Cunard, Pete Peterson, sax, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, $6, 8 pm, minors until 9:30 pm; “Partners In Jazz” – Rosemont Ridge Jazz Ensemble (or $6 both shows) 6:30-7:30 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8:30 pm
Wednesday, April 30
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Heather Keizur, Steve Christofferson, Dennis Caiazza & Ron Steen, 7-10 pm
Heathman Hotel: Shannon Day, vocals, Mike Horsfall, piano, 6-7:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, $5, 7:30-9 pm; “Rewind and Unwind 80’s Pop Hits in a Jazz World” – Christopher Brown Quartet, $5, 9:30-11 pm
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright Duo, 7-9 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Ron Steen’s Vocal Showcase” – Jan Koenig, Joe Millward, piano; $7, all ages, 7:30-10:30 pm
Thursday, May 1
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, Steve Christofferson, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown B3 Organ Group, $6, 8 pm
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Kat Cogswell Quartet (Mike Horsfall piano, Craig Snazelle, bass, Mark Griffith, drums) 8-11 pm
Bijou Café: “Supper Jazz” Nancy King & Friends (Steve Christofferson, Scott Steed, Todd Strait, Cheryl Alex) $5, 7-10 pm
Friday, May 2
Jimmy Mak’s: Michael Allen Harrison, Renato Caranto, “CD Release Event”
Salty’s on the Columbia: Jof Lee, Mel Brown Trio, 7 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Saturday, May 3
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: Chris Botti
Jimmy Mak’s: Portland Soul All-Stars: Tribute to James Brown
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini, piano, Ed Bennett, bass) 7:30-11:30 pm
Rialto: “Kentucky Derby Party” - Black Swan Classic Jazz Band, 12:15-3:15 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm



RADIO JAZZ HIGHLIGHTS

KMHD Portland, 89.1fm - all jazz 24/7 (blues on Friday nights): listen on the web at www.kmhd.org
KBOO Portland, 90.7fm: Corvallis 100.7fm; Hood River 91.9fm; listen on the web at www.kboo.fm
KPSU Portland, 98.1 fm, 1450am
KLCC Eugene, 89.7fm; Cottage Grove/Oakridge, 91.5fm; Riddle, 103.9fm; Sisters, 90.3fm: listen on the web at www.klcc.org
KLBR Bend, 88.1fm
KLFO Florence, 88.1fm
KLCO Newport, 90.5fm
KLFR Reedspoprt, 89.1fm
KMPQ Roseburg, 88.1fm

Sundays
KMHD -"Art Abrams' Jazz Summit", 11am-2pm; "High Standards" with host George Fendel, 2-6pm
KLCC - "Jazz Sunday," host Jeffrey Ogburn, 6-8pm

Mondays
KPSU -"NW Jazz & More!"-host Noah Peterson, 10am - 12pm
KBOO - "Noontime Jamboree" Retta Christie, 9/19 special guest is Dave Frishberg, noon-2 pm; "Blue Monday," host Bill Rhoades, 2-4pm

Wednesdays
KBOO - "Jazz Lives," host Nick Gefroh, 12-2pm; "A Jazz World," host David Lifton alternates with "Jazz in the Afternoon," host Bob Riddle, 2-4pm
KLCC - "The Soul of Jazz," host Carl Woideck, 7:30-10pm

Thursdays
KLCC - "Jazz Inside and Out," host Ethel Weltman, 7:30-10pm; "Night Jazz," host David Gizara, 10pm-1am

Fridays
KMHD - blues shows, 4pm-2am

Saturdays
KMHD -"Bossa Nova" host Krishna, 9-11am; Jukebox Saturday Night, with host Art Abrams, 6-7pm 
KBOO - "Blues Junction",host Tom Wendt, 2 pm-4 pm; "Jazz Rap II," host Yugen Rashad, 4 pm-7 pm