September 2015 Jazz Calendar 

(Last Update 09/02/2015)

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Tuesday, September 1
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam & Laura’s Birthday Party” – Laura Cunard, Dan Wilensky, sax, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Terrence Blanchard E-Collective, 7 pm & 9:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Nancy Hamilton Trio
Tapalaya Restaurant: Reggie Houston, all ages, no cover, 6-9pm
Wednesday, September 2
Clackamas Community College, Red Soils Campus: “King” Louie& LaRhonda Steele, noon-2 pm
Gayle’s Italian Market & Delicatessen, Salem: “Wine Wednesdays”- Rebecca Hardiman Duo, 5-8 pm
Grant House, Vancouver: Terry Robb, 6 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, 7:30 pm; Chris Brown Quartet,9:30 pm
Jo Bar & Rotisserie: Tasha Miller, 7-9:30 pm
Main St. by the Schnitz: “Noontime Showcase” – Beacock MusicSwing Band; no cover. 11 am-2 pm; Jujuba, no cover, 5-7pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Horsfall Duo (Mike Horsfall &Haley Horsfall), 6:30-9 pm
Turn, Turn, Turn: Creative Music Guild, “Outset Series” – Panting;Waver Clamor Bellow, $5-$15, sliding scale, 8 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Vocal Jazz Showcase – Sinatra Night” - John Gilmore & Jon Singer, vocals, Ron Steen, percussion; $7 cover, 7- 10 pm
Thursday, September 3
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Graham Covington Trio (Dennis Caiazza, Ron Steen), $3, 7-10 pm
Aurora Colony Vineyards: “Jazz on the Patio” - Rebecca Hardiman, vocals, Mike Horsfall, piano, 6-8 pm
Christo’s Lounge & Pizzeria, Salem: Trio Subtonic, $10, 7 pm
Classic Pianos: Gordon Lee, 8 pm
Five-0-Three Restaurant, West Linn: Tom Grant Band with Shelly Rudolph, 7-10 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Steve Christofferson
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown’s B3 Organ Group (Dan Balmer, “King” Louie Pain, Renato Caranto, Curtis Craft), 8 pm
Mazza’s: “First Thursday Sessions” – John Dover, 7:30 pm;
“Piano Bar” - Bo Ayars, no cover, 6:30 pm
Tapalaya Restaurant: Milneburg Jazz Band, all ages, no cover, 6-9 pm
Wine Up on Williams: Christopher Brown’s Jazz Jam Session, no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8 pm
Friday, September 4
Camellia Lounge: Mitzi Zilka & Tom Grant, 7-9 pm
Clyde’s Prime Rib: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Jazz Station, Eugene: Richardo Cardenas, 5:30-7 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Industrial Revelation, Farnell Newton Band, 8 pm
Jo Bar & Rotisserie: Mario Sandoval & Friends, 10 pm-midnight
Langdon Farms, Aurora: “Jazz at the Grill” - Rebecca Hardiman, vocals, Ray Hardiman, piano, Dan Presley, bass, Ron
Steen, drums; 6-8:30 pm
Mazza’s: “Re-Birthing the Cool” – David “Doc” Watson Jazz Ensemble, 8 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown & Jof Lee, 7-10 pm
Secret Society Ballroom: Bridgetown Sextet’s Third Album Release - Stomp, Defined - Bridgetown Sextet and the Midnight Serenaders, $12, The Secret Society, 9 pm-midnight
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, 6-10 pm
Saturday, September 5
Blue Lake Park: “International Festival” - Inka Jam
Camellia Lounge: Thomas Barber, 7-9 pm
Farmer’s Pantry: Bill Coones & Daniel Noland, noon-2 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Ants in the Kitchen, 8 pm
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini & Ed Bennett), no cover, 7:30-11 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, 6-10 pm
Smoky Hearth Restaurant, Bar & Grill, Sandy: Linda Daiber Jazz Quartet (Stephen Blackman, guitar, Stephen Maliszewski, bass, Mark Daiber, percussion); no cover, 7-9 pm
Troon Winery: Kacy Colleen & Gordon Lee
Sunday, September 6
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” – Steve Christofferson, 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
Jo Bar & Rotisserie: “Latin Jazz Brunch” – Mario Sandoval Trio, 11 am-1 pm; Robert Moore, 6:30-9 pm
Maryhill Winery, Goldendale: Signatures, no cover, 1-5 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, $5 minimum, 6:30-9:30 pm
Monday, September 7
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass), no cover, 9-11 pm
Oak’s Park: “AFL-CIO Labor Day Celebration” - Norman Sylvester Band, 11 am
Tuesday, September 8
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard with Marilyn Keller, vocals, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, 8 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Heather Keizur Duo
Tapalaya Restaurant: Reggie Houston, all ages, no cover, 6-9 pm
Wednesday, September 9
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, 8 pm; “80’s Rewind & Unwind”
– Christopher Brown Quartet, 9:30-11 pm, $5
Jo Bar & Rotisserie: Shelly Rudolph, 7-9:30 pm
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright & Tim Gilson, 7-9 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Bylines Duo
Thursday, September 10
Aurora Colony Vineyards: “Jazz on the Patio” - Rebecca Hardiman, vocals, Ray Hardiman, piano, Craig Snazelle, bass,
Dave Averre, drums, 6-8 pm
Christo’s Lounge & Pizzeria, Salem: Andre St. James/Larry Natwick Quartet, $12, 7 pm
Five-0-Three Restaurant, West Linn: Tom Grant Band with Shelly Rudolph, 7-10 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Steve Christofferson
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown’s B3 Organ Group (Dan Balmer, “King” Louie Pain, Renato Caranto, Curtis Craft), 8 pm
Mazza’s: “Piano Bar” - Bo Ayars, no cover, 6:30 pm
Tapalaya Restaurant: Milneburg Jazz Band, all ages, no cover, 6-9 pm
Wilf's at Union Station: Mitzi Zilka and the PCC showcase, 7 to 10 pm
Wine Up on Williams: Christopher Brown’s Jazz Jam Session,  no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8 pm
Friday, September 11
Aloft Hotel, Cascade Station: Andre St. James Trio (Andre St. James, bass, John Keyser, guitar, Nick Saume, drums), no cover, all ages, 7:30-10:30 pm
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Paul Mazzio Quartet (Mike Horsfall, piano, Craig Snazelle, bass, Tim Rap, drums), 8-11 pm
Bijou Café: Graham Covington Trio (Dennis Caiazza, Ron Steen), $5, 7-10 pm
Billy Blues Bar & Grill, Hazel Dell: Franco Paletta & the Stingers, 9 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mac Potts Band, Too Loose Cajun Band, 8 pm
Jo Bar & Rotisserie: Dan Wilensky Group (Karen Maria Capo, Dave Captein, Michael Raynor), 10 pm-midnight
Lair Hill Bistro: Lorna Bracken Baxter Quartet. 5:30- 9 pm
Langdon Farms, Aurora: “Jazz at the Grill” - Rebecca Hardiman, vocals, Kevin Karrick, guitar, 6-8:30 pm
Redeemer Lutheran Church: Creative Music Guild, “Confluence Series” - Ken Vandermark/Paal Nilssen - Love Duo with The Optic Nerve Trio (Dan Duval, Lee Elderton & Stephen Pancerev)
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown & Jof Lee, 7-10 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, 6-10 pm
Spare Room: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Vie de Boheme: Ken DeRouchie Band
Saturday, September 12
Birch Street Lounge: Mitzi Zilka & Mike Doolin, 7:30 to 10:30, no cover
Camellia Lounge: Paula Byrne, vocals, Randy Porter, piano, $10, 6-9 pm
Carlton, Or: “Carlton Crush” - Franco Paletta & the Stingers, 6:30-9 pm
Farmer’s Pantry: Bill Coones & Daniel Noland, noon-2 pm
Heathman Hotel: Tom Grant & Shelly Rudolph, 7-11 pm
Jazz Station, Eugene: Andre St. James/Larry Natwick Quartet (David Monsch, tenor & soprano saxophone, Stu cook, drums), $12/$9, members, students, 8-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Yachtsmen, 8 pm
Park Avenue Station: “Orange Line Light Rail Grand Opening” - Pa’lante, 4-5 pm
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini & Ed Bennett), no cover, 7:30-11 pm
Prontobella Italian Kitchen, Clackamas: Sherry Summerville & Jean-Pierre Garau (Jamin Swenson, bass, Michael Braun, drums), no cover, 8-10 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, 6-10 pm
Tillikum Crossing, South Waterfront/SW Moody Max Station: “Orange Line Light Rail Grand Opening” - Norman Sylvester Band, 11 am
Wilf’s at Union Station: Rebecca Hardiman, vocals, Ray Hardiman, piano, Ron Steen, drums; $10, 7-11 pm
Wine Up On Williams: Lorna Bracken Baxter Trio (Billy Hagen & Joey Aloia), 8-11 pm
Sunday, September 13
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet (Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen), 6-7:30 pm; Laura Cunard “Combined Service” 10 am
Camellia Lounge: “Sunday Jazz Brunch” - Mike Doolin, Laura Stilwell & Jan Koenig, 11 am-1 pm
Classic Pianos: Dick Titterington and The 3 Trumpet Band, $10,
brownpapertickets.com or at the door, 4 pm
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” – Mike Horsfall, 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
Jo Bar & Rotisserie: “Latin Jazz Brunch” – Mario Sandoval Trio, 11 am-1 pm; Robert Moore, 6:30-9 pm
Kathken Vineyards, Salem: “St. Thomas Jazz Festival” – Rebecca Hardiman, vocals, Ray Hardiman, piano, Whitney Moulton, bass, Kurt Deutscher, drums; 1-2:30 pm
Portland City Grill: Mike Horsfall, 5-8 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, $5 minimum, 6:30-9:30 pm
Monday, September 14
Jimmy Mak’s: Dan Balmer Trio, 8 pm
Lake Theater, Lake Oswego: “CD Release - Rock Me Baby” - “King” Louie Pain & LaRhonda Steele, 7-10 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, September 15
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard with David Watson, vocals, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, 8 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Mike Winkle & Joe Millard, 6:30- 9 pm
Tapalaya Restaurant: Reggie Houston, all ages, no cover, 6-9 pm
Wednesday, September 16
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, 8 pm; “80’s Rewind & Unwind” – Christopher Brown Quartet, 9:30-11 pm, $5
Jo Bar & Rotisserie: Tasha Miller, 7-9 pm
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright & Bill Athens, 7-9 pm
Old Church: Max Hatt & Edda Glass, with Adlai Alexander, $8 in advance, $10-$12 sliding scale at the door, all ages, 7 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Bylines Duo
Turn, Turn, Turn: Creative Music Guild, “Outset Series” - Rich Halley, Dan Clucas, Carson Halley, Andre
St. James & CATFISH; $5-$15, sliding Scale, 8 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Vocal Jazz Showcase” – Karen Maria Capo, vocals, Ron Steen, percussion, Joe Millward, keyboard/bass, $7 cover, 7- 10 pm
Thursday, September 17
Aurora Colony Vineyards: “Jazz on the Patio” – Rebecca Hardiman, vocals, Ray Hardiman, piano, Dan Presley,
bass, 6-8 pm
Birch St. Uptown Café, Camas: Mike Horsfall, piano, 7:30-9:30 pm
Christo’s Lounge, Salem: Paula Byrne, vocals, Randy Porter, piano & Dennis Caiazza, bass; $12 in advance, $14 at the door, $10 student, 7 pm
Corkscrew Wine Bar, Sellwood: Bass & Face (Mike Winkle & Craig Snazelle) 7:30-10 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Steve Christofferson
Jazz Station, Eugene: Max Hatt & Edda Glass, $10/$8 members, students, 7:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown’s B3 Organ Group (Dan Balmer, “King” Louie Pain, Renato Caranto, Curtis Craft), 8pm
Mazza’s: “Piano Bar” - Bo Ayars, no cover, 6:30 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), $7, 7-10 pm
Pizzario, Hillsboro: Laura Cunard & Marilyn Keller, 7:30-10:30 pm
Tapalaya Restaurant: Milneburg Jazz Band, all ages, no cover, 6-9 pm
Wine Up on Williams: Christopher Brown’s Jazz Jam Session, no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8 pm
Friday, September 18
Aloft Hotel, Cascade Station: Anson Wright Trio (Jasnam Daya Singh, Chris Higgins), 7-10 pm
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Nancy Curtin, vocals, Tom Grant, piano, Kevin Deitz, bass, Jeff Frankel, drums; $5, 7:30 pm
Blue Diamond: Franco Paletta & the Stingers, 9 pm
Camellia Lounge: Anandi with Randy Porter, piano & Tom Wakeling, bass, $10, 7-8:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Shanghai Woolies and The Gravy $12, 8 pm
Langdon Farms, Aurora: “Jazz at the Grill” - Rebecca Hardiman, vocals, Ray Hardiman, piano, Kurt Deutscher, drums, 6-8:30 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown & Jof Lee, 7-10 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, 6-10 pm
Trail’s End Saloon, Oregon City: “BB King Tribute” – Sonny Hess, Ken DeRouchie, Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: Mia Nicholson Trio, $8, 7-10:30 pm
Saturday, September 19
Christo’s Lounge & Pizzeria, Salem: Renato Caranto Trio with special guest La Rhonda Steele, $15, 8 pm
Jazz Station, Eugene: David Valdez & Weber Iago, 7:30-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Ty Curtis Band, featuring “King” Louis Pain, 8 pm
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini & Ed Bennett), no cover, 7:30-11 pm
Ringside Fish House: Matt Schiff & Al Criado, 6-11 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, 6-10 pm
Wine Up on Williams: Her Trio, 8-11 pm
Sunday, September 20
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet (Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen), 6-7:30 pm
Camellia Lounge: “Sunday Jazz Brunch” – Lorna Bracken Baxter Trio (Billy Hagen & Joey Aloia), $8, all ages, 11 am-1 pm; “Vocal Jam,” 4-6:30 pm
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” – Bill Beach, piano, Scott Steed, 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
Elk’s Lodge, Milwaukie: Portland Dixieland Jazz Society – Black Swan Classic Jazz Band, 12:30 pm
Jo Bar & Rotisserie: “Latin Jazz Brunch” – Mario Sandoval Trio, 11 am-1 pm; Tasha Miller, 6:30-9 pm
Spare Room: “Norman’s 70th Birthday Party” - Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
St. James Lutheran Church: “Jazz Vespers” - Mike Horsfall Trio (Lee Wuthenow, tenor sax), 4:50-6 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, $5 minimum, 6:30-9:30 pm
Vie de Boheme: Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra, $10 (all ages until 8 pm), 6:30 pm
Monday, September 21
Jimmy Mak’s: Janis Mann Band featuring George Colligan, Dave Captein and Ron Steen
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass), no cover, 9-11 pm
Tuesday, September 22
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard with Jeff Steinbock, sax, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, 8 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Heather Keizur Duo
Tapalaya Restaurant: Reggie Houston, all ages, no cover, 6-9 pm
Wednesday, September 23
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Kate & The Crocodiles, all ages, no cover, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Javon Jackson Band with Les McCann, 7:30 pm & 9:30 pm
Jo Bar & Rotisserie: Christopher Woitach, 7-9:30 pm
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright & Tim Gilson, 7-9 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Bylines Duo
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Vocal Jazz Showcase” – Marita Aguis, vocals, Ron Steen, percussion, Joe Millward, keyboard/bass; $7 cover, 7- 10 pm
Thursday, September 24
Aurora Colony Vineyards: “Jazz on the Patio” – Crosswinds Big Band, 6-8 pm
Camellia Lounge: Lori Boone, vocals, Matt Tabor, piano, $7, 7-9 pm
Christo’s Lounge & Pizzeria, Salem: Marilyn Keller, $12 advance, 7 pm
Five-0-Three Restaurant, West Linn: Tom Grant Band with Shelly Rudolph, 7-10 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Steve Christofferson
Heathman Lodge, Vancouver: Mike Horsfall, 5-9 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown’s B3 Organ Group (Dan Balmer, “King” Louie Pain, Renato Caranto, Curtis Craft), 8 pm
Mazza’s: “Piano Bar” - Bo Ayars, no cover, 6:30 pm
Pizzario, Hillsboro: Laura Cunard with JB Butler, guitar, 7:30- 10:30 pm
Tapalaya Restaurant: Milneburg Jazz Band, all ages, no cover, 6-9 pm
Wine Up on Williams: Christopher Brown’s Jazz Jam Session, no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8 pm
Friday, September 25
Country Inn: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm Five-0-Three Restaurant, West Linn: Mike Horsfall, piano, Paul
Mazzio, trumpet, Craig Snazelle, bass, 6-9 pm
Jazz Station, Eugene: Adam Carlson: Music of Art Blakey & the Jazz Messengers, $10/$7, members, students, 7:30-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Curtis Salgado Band, 8 pm
Jo Bar & Rotisserie: “Late Night Jam,” 10 pm-midnight
Langdon Farms, Aurora: “Jazz at the Grill” - Rebecca Hardiman, vocals, Kevin Deitz, bass, Dave Averre, drums, Ray
Hardiman, piano, 6-8:30 pm
Mazza’s: Quadraphones, 8 pm
Old Church: Musette Explosion (Will Holshouser, accordion, Matt Munisteri, guitar/banjo, Marcus Rojas, tuba)
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown & Jof Lee, 7-10 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, 6-10 pm
Wine Up On Williams: Lorna Bracken Baxter Trio (Billy Hagen & Joey Aloia), 8-11 pm
Saturday, September 26
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Sellwood Jazz, $5
Camellia Lounge: Parfait Bassale, 6-8 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “CD Release” – Karen Lovely Band, 8 pm
Las Primas Peruvian Restaurant: Inka Jam, all ages, no cover
Maryhill Winery, Goldendale: Steve Christofferson & Heather Keizur, no cover, 1-5 pm
Mazza’s: Pranksters Big Band, 8 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Belinda Underwood
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini & Ed Bennett), no cover, 7:30-11 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, 6-10 pm
Sunday, September 27
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet (Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen), 6-7:30 pm
Camellia Lounge: “Sunday Jazz Brunch” – Tom Grant, 11 am-1 pm
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” – Phil Goldberg, 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, Tim Acott, upright bass), 11 am-3 pm
Jo Bar & Rotisserie: “Latin Jazz Brunch” – Mario Sandoval Trio, 11 am-1 pm
Maryhill Winery, Goldendale: Lorna Bracken
Scandals: Laura Cunard Trio (Laura Cunard, vocals and piano, Laurent Nickel, bass, Nick Saume, drums), special guest Dan Balmer, guitar, 2-4 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, $5 minimum, 6:30-9:30 pm
Monday, September 28
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, September 29
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard, Eddie Parente, violin, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, 8 pm
Orenco Station Grill: Lorna Bracken Baxter Trio (Billy Hagen, Don Corey), 6:30-9pm.
Tapalaya Restaurant: Reggie Houston, all ages, no cover, 6-9 pm
Wednesday, September 30
Camellia Lounge: Tom Wakeling & Randy Porter with Todd Strait & David Evans, $7, 7:30 pm
Corkscrew Wine Bar, Sellwood: Kokichi Tagawa Melodica/Piano Trio (Koh, melodica and piano, Jay Jorgensen, bass, Nick Saume, drums), 8-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet with Allan Harris, 8 pm
Jo Bar & Rotisserie: Andrew Endres Collective, 7-9:30 pm
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright & Bill Athens, 7-9 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Bylines Duo
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Vocal Jazz Showcase” – Alyssa Schwary, vocals, Ron Steen, percussion, Joe Millward, keyboard/ bass; $7 cover, 7- 10 pm
Thursday, October 1
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Graham Covington Trio (Dennis Caiazza, Ron Steen), $3, 7-10 pm
Birch St. Uptown Café, Camas: Mike Horsfall, piano, 7:30-9:30 pm
Classic Pianos: “Creative Music Guild – Outset Series” – Marie Black Group
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Steve Christofferson
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown’s B3 Organ Group (Dan Balmer, “King” Louie Pain, Renato Caranto, Curtis Craft), 8 pm
Mazza’s: “First Thursday Sessions” – John Dover, 8 pm; “Piano Bar” - Bo Ayars, no cover, 6:30 pm
Pizzario, Hillsboro: Laura Cunard Duo, 7:30-10:30 pm
Tapalaya Restaurant: Milneburg Jazz Band, all ages, no cover, 6-9 pm
Wine Up on Williams: Christopher Brown’s Jazz Jam Session, no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8 pm
Friday, October 2
Duff’s Garage: Midnight Serenaders, $10, 9-11:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Paul Creighton Project, 8 pm
Langdon’s Grill, Aurora: Rebecca Hardiman & Friends (Ray Hardiman, Dan Presley, Ron Steen), no cover, 6-8:30 pm
Newport: “Oregon Coast Jazz Party, Session 1: The Welcome Sets” - Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz Performance Ensemble, Class of 2016, 3 pm, “Especially for Early Birds” - OCJP Music Director Holly Hofmann, Mike Wofford, John Clayton, Alvester Garnett, 4 pm, “Session 2: The Stars Come Out” - Mary Stallings, Larry Fuller, John Clayton, Alan Jones, Rickey Woodard, 7:15 pm, Bill Mays Inventions Trio á la Jazz: Bill Mays, Alisa Horn, Marvin Stamm, 8:15 pm, The Chet Baker/ Gerry Mulligan Tribute Quartet (Gilbert Castellanos, Gary Smulyan, John Clayton, Alvester Garnett, 9:15 pm, Session 3: Friday Nightcap At The Shilo, Frank Potenza, Katie Thiroux, Alan Jones, Rickey Woodard, 10:30 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown & Jof Lee, 7-10 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, 6-10 pm
Saturday, October 3
Jimmy Mak’s: Andy Stokes Band, 8 pm
Newport: “Oregon Coast Jazz Party Session 4: Solos, Duo, Trio” - All Solo Set: Larry Fuller, Gary Smulyan, Alisa Horn, Bill Mays, Frank Potenza, 10:30 am, The Two-Bass Hit: John Clayton and Katie Thiroux, 11 am, Bill Mays Inventions Trio á la Classical: Bill Mays, Alisa Horn, Marvin Stamm, 11:30 am, Session 5: Jazz In The Afternoon, Frank Potenza’s Joe Pass Tribute with Frank Potenza, Larry Fuller, Tom Wakeling, and Alan Jones, 2 pm, OCJP Composers Forum: The Art of Composition with Ryan Meagher and special guest composer John Clayton, with Mike Wofford, and Alan Jones, 3 pm, Mary Stallings’ Great Ladies of Jazz Tribute: Mary Stallings, Mike Wofford, Katie Thiroux, Alvester Garnett, Gary Smulyan, Session 6: Classic Jazz Sets, Ray Brown Tribute: Larry Fuller, John Clayton, Alvester Garnett, 7:15 pm, The Classic Jazz Quintet: Gary Smulyan, Gilbert Castellanos, Mike Wofford, Katie Thiroux, Alan Jones, 8:15 pm, Nothin’ But The Blues: Rickey Woodard, Larry Fuller, John Clayton, Alvester Garnett, 9:15 pm, Session 7: Saturday Nightcap At The Shilo, Frank Potenza, Tom Wakeling, Carlton Jackson with Katie Thiroux, Gilbert Castellanos and Rickey Woodard, 10:30 pm
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini & Ed Bennett), no cover, 7:30-11 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, 6-10 pm
Volcanic Theater, Bend: Ken DeRouchie Band
Winningstad Theatre: Cuba Libre (Music by Tiempo Libre, Book by Carlos Lacámara, Music & Lyrics by Jorge Gómez, Directed by Dámaso Rodriguez, Choreography by Maija Garcia) through Nov. 8; 7:30 pm
Sunday, October 4
Newport: “Oregon Coast Jazz Party, Jazz Breakfast at the Shilo, Mike Horsfall, Ryan Meagher, Tom Wakeling, 9:30 am, Session 8: Sunday Specialties, Gospel Jazz with Marilyn Keller, Mike Horsfall, Katie Thiroux, and Carlton Jackson, 11:15 am, Jazz Panel Discussion: Up Close & Personal with Katie Thiroux, Alvester Garnett, and Frank Potenza. Moderated by Holly Hofmann 12:15 pm, Afro-Cuban Tribute to Dizzy Gillespie: Gilbert Castellanos, Mike Wofford, Tom Wakeling, Carlton Jackson, Bobby Torres, 1:30 pm, Session 9: A Very Special Closing, Bill Charlap / Renée Rosnes Piano Duo, 2:30 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