October 2014 Jazz Calendar 

(Last Update 10/17/2014)

To submit listings for our jazz calendar, please email us here.  Deadline for calendar submissions for the next month's calendar is the 15th of each month.

Jazz on the Radio is listed at the end of this page.

Check out special events and future shows at the Upcoming Events page

Comments and suggestions are always welcome!


JAZZ IN CLUBS AND AROUND TOWN

The Club Locator provides contact information.

Friday, October 17
Bauman Auditorium, George Fox University, Newberg: Matt Wilson with the GFU Jazz Ensemble, 7:30 pm
Benson Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, 8:30 pm
Bijou Café: Shirley Nanette (Steve Christofferson, piano, Ed Bennett, bass), 7-10 pm
Billy Blues, Vancouver: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Bylines Duo
Heathman Hotel: Bobby Torres Ensemble, 7-11 pm
Inn at Harbour Village, IIlwaco, Wa: “Water Music Festival” - Augustana Jazz Quartet with Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz & Ron Steen; all ages, $35, 7-9:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “Highlights of Django Reinhardt” – Shanghai Woolies, Gravy, $12, 8 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown Trio
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Tony Starlight Show Room: “Tony Starlight Salutes the Stars of the Copacabana” – Mike Horsfall Septet & the Copa Girls
Saturday, October 18
Allison Inn & Spa, Newberg: Dan Presley, bass
Benson Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, 8:30 pm
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Zenda Torrey with Mike Doolin
Birk: Norman Sylvester Band, 7 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Torque Libre, 8 pm
Mazza’s: “Sweet Blossom Time: A Tribute to Blossom Dearie” - Rebecca Kilgore & Greta Matassa, featuring Darin Clendenin on piano and Clipper Anderson on bass, $18, 7:30 pm
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini/Ed Bennett), 7:30- 11 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Tony Starlight Show Room: “Tony Starlight Salutes the Stars of the Copacabana” – Mike Horsfall Septet & the Copa Girls
Sunday, October 19
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet (Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen), 6-7:30 pm
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” – Gordon Lee, piano, Dennis Caiazza, bass; no cover, 8:30-11:30 pm
EaT, An Oyster Bar: “New Orleans Brunch” - Box of Chocolates (Reggie Houston, sax & vocals, Tim Acott, upright bass), 11 am-3 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Joe Millward Duo, all ages, no cover, 2-6 pm
St. James Lutheran Church: “Jazz Vespers” - Mike Horsfall Trio and special guest Dan Balmer, guitar, 5-6 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, 6:30-9:30 pm
Monday, October 20
Alberta Rose Theater: Kat Edmonson, 8 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Dan Balmer Trio, 8 pm; “Tom Royer Medical Fund Benefit’ – Ken DeRouchie Band, more
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass), no cover, 9-11 pm
Tuesday, October 21
Andina Restaurant: JB Butler
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard with Ron Steen, drums, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “PDX Jazz at Jimmy Mak’s” – Jacky Terrasson Trio (Burnis Earl Travis, bass, Justin Falkner, drums), 7 pm & 9:30 pm
Tapalaya: Reggie Houston & Louis Pain, 6-9 pm
Troutini’s, Troutdale: The Milneburg Trio, 6-9 pm
Wednesday, October 22
Heathman Hotel: Heather Keizur & Steve Christofferson, 7 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “PDX Jazz at Jimmy Mak’s” – Greg Osby Quartet (Simona Premazz, piano, Desmond White, bass, Adam Arruda, drums,) 7 pm & 9:30 pm
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright Duo, 7-9 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Ron Steen’s Vocal Showcase” – John Knowles with Joe Millward, piano; $7, all ages, 7:30-10:30 pm
Thursday, October 23
Christo’s Lounge, Salem: Roger Woods Trio (Roger Woods, tenor and alto sax, Dan Gaynor, organ, Ed Pierce, drums), $10
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Steve Christofferson, 7-10 pm
Heathman Lodge, Vancouver: Mike Horsfall, 5-9 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “CD Event” – Coco Montoya, 8 pm
Reo’s Ribs: “Jazz Jam” - Laura Cunard/Ron Steen, all ages, no cover, 7-10 pm
Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8:30 pm
Tabor Space: Karla Lara, all ages, $8-$15, 7 pm
Friday, October 24
Benson Hotel: Linda Lee Michelet, 8:30 pm-midnight
Bijou Cafe: Melao de Cuba, 7 pm
Bipartisan Café: Circle 3 Trio (David Friesen, bass, Dan Gaynor, piano, Charlie Doggett, drums), 7-10 pm
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Zenda Torrey with Erick Hailstone
Embassy Inn Suites, Portland Airport: “UCP Big Band Benefit” – Chuck Par-Due, Mike Curtis Jazz Project, vocalist Cheryl Morris, $15 single, $25 couple, $10 conference attendees, all
ages, 7-9 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Lloyd Jones & the Atlas Horns, 8 pm
Oxford Hotel, Bend: "BendBroadband’s Jazz at the Oxford" - King Louie’s Portland Blues Review III, with LaRhonda Steele, Andy Stokes, Lisa Mann and trombonist Danny Armstrong, $42, 8 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown Trio
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Tiffany Center: “Potluck in the Park - Piano Madness” – Tom Grant & Michael Allen Harrison with Shelly Rudolph, Toni Lincoln & Halye Johnson, vocals, $45-$75; tickettomato.com, 6:30-10:30 pm
Tony Starlight Show Room: “Sinatra by Request” – Tony Starlight & John Gilmore
Saturday, October 25
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Erick Hailstone
Clyde’s Prime Rib: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Coleman-Scott House: “Home Party” – Tom Grant & Shelly Rudolph, contact carolhess501@gmail.com
Five-0-Three Restaurant, West Linn: Mike Winkle, 6:30-9:30 pm
Heathman Hotel: Linda Lee Michelet, 7-11 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Thara Memory, 8 pm
Las Primas: “Latin Night” - JB Butler, 8-11 pm
Oxford Hotel, Bend: "BendBroadband’s Jazz at the Oxford" - King Louie’s Portland Blues Review III, with LaRhonda Steele, Andy Stokes, Lisa Mann and trombonist Danny Armstrong, $42, 5 pm and 8:15 pm
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini/Ed Bennett), 7:30- 11 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Tony Starlight Show Room: “Sinatra by Starlight” – Mike Horsfall Septet conducted by Reece Marshburn
Sunday, October 26
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet
(Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen), 6-7:30 pm
Cinetopia, Progress Ridge, Beaverton: JB Butler
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” – Phil Goldberg, piano, Dennis Caiazza, bass; no cover, 8:30-11:30 pm
EaT, An Oyster Bar: “New Orleans Brunch” - Box of Chocolates (Reggie Houston, sax & vocals, Tim Acott, upright bass), 11 am-3 pm
Portland Saturday Market: Johnny Martin Trio, 2 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Joe Millward Duo, all ages, no cover, 2-6 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, 6:30-9:30 pm
Monday, October 27
Jimmy Mak’s: Dan Balmer Trio, 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, October 28
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard with Jeff Steinbock, sax, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, $6, 8 pm; “CD Release for Working Out the Kinks” - John Dover Quintet, 6:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Heather Keizur & Steve Christofferson, 6:30-9 pm
Tapalaya: Reggie Houston & Louis Pain, 6-9 pm
Troutini’s, Troutdale: The Milneburg Trio, 6-9 pm
Wednesday, October 29
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Adlai Alexander, guitar & vocals, Mike Horsfall, vibes, Kevin Deitz, bass
Heathman Hotel: Laura Cunard, vocals, Nick Saume’, drums, 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
Lincoln Hall, Room 75, Portland State University: “Master Class” – George Colligan & Ron Steen, all ages, no cover, 5-7 pm, call 646-620-8286
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Ron Steen’s Vocal Showcase” – The Doctor of BeBop, David Watson with Joe Millward, piano; $7, all ages, 7:30-10:30 pm
Thursday, October 30
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Steve Christofferson, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown B3 Organ Group, $5, 8 pm
O’Connor’s Vault Multnomah: True North (Kathy James, piano,
Eric Austin, saxophone, Brad McMillan, trombone, Steve Morgan, bass, Steve Turmell, drums, Dan Murphy, vocals), $5, 7-10 pm
Reo’s Ribs: “Jazz Jam” - Laura Cunard/Ron Steen, all ages, no cover, 7-10 pm
Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8:30 pm
Friday, October 31
Benson Hotel: Shirley Nanette with Vincent Frates, piano, 8:30 pm-midnight
Bijou Café: “Halloween” - Becky Kilgore, Randy Porter, Tom Wakeling, 7 pm
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Heather Keizur with Steve Christofferson
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Steve Christofferson,
8:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Trixie & the Nasties, Rocktarts, 8 pm
Langdon’s Grill, Aloha: Ray Hardiman Trio (Rebecca Hardiman & Ron Steen), no cover, 6-9 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown Trio
Secret Society Ballroom: “5th Annual Halloween Bash” - Midnight
Serenaders, Casey McGill’s Blue 4 Trio, and the Portland Rhythm Shakers, 9 pm-midnight
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Vie de Boheme: “Halloween Party” - Ken DeRouchie Band
Saturday, November 1
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Zenda Torrey with Mike Doolin
Cinetopia, Mill Plain, Vancouver: JB Butler
Jimmy Mak’s: Eddie Martinez, 8 pm
Michael Allen Harrison’s Home: “Concert and Dinner” –mah@teleport.com or 503-2525-0747
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini/Ed Bennett), 7:30-11 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Sunday, November 2
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet
(Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen), 6-7:30 pm
Cinetopia, Progress Ridge, Beaverton: JB Butler
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” – 8:30-11:30 pm
EaT, An Oyster Bar: “New Orleans Brunch” - Box of Chocolates (Reggie Houston, sax & vocals, Tim Acott, upright bass), 11 am-3 pm
Michael Allen Harrison’s Home: “Concert and Dinner” – mah@teleport.com or 503-2525-0747
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Joe Millward Duo, all ages, no cover, 2-6 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, 6:30-9:30 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