May 2015 Jazz Calendar 

(Last Update 05/01/2015)

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Friday, May 1
Andina Restaurant: JB Butler Trio
Bijou Café: Nancy King & Friends (George Mitchell, Dave Captein, Todd Strait, Cheryl Alex) $10, 7-10 pm
Blue Diamond: Franco Paletta & the Stingers, 9 pm
Clyde’s Prime Rib: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Duff’s Garage: Midnight Serenaders, $8, 9-11:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Eddie Martinez, 8 pm
Langdon’s Grill, Aloha: “Jazz at the Grill” -Rebecca Hardiman & Friends, 6-8:30 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown & Jof Lee, 7-10 pm
Wine Up on Williams: Chris Brown Trio, no cover, 8-11 pm
Saturday, May 2
Allison Inn, Newberg: Marilyn Keller, 6:30-10:30 pm
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Kat Cogswell, with Mike Horsfall, piano, Craig Snazelle, bass, and Mark Griffith, drums, 8-11 pm
Disjecta: “A Taste of Our City” - The PJCE Sextet +1 celebrates food through music with new music by George Colligan, Andrew Durkin, and Ryan Meagher, and a set by the PSU Jazz Combo, $15 general/$5 students, 8 pm
Gira Sole: George Colligan and Theoretical Planets, 7-9 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “J-Fell Presents” – Metts, Ryan & Collins, 8 pm
Mazza’s: “Piano Bar” Mont Chris Hubbard, 10:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Ghosts Like Us
Portland Farmer’s Market: Jonathan Smith Trio, Laura Cunard, 11 am-2 pm
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini & Ed Bennett) 7:30-11 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
Spare Room: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: Nancy Curtin Band (Tom Grant, Dave Captein, Ron Steen) featuring Shira! $10, 7-10:30 pm
Woodstock Wine & Deli: David Friesen, bass, Ted Clifford piano, Charlie Doggett, drums, 7 pm
Sunday, May 3
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 & Dennis Caiazza, 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
Pacific Crest Community School: “Portland Jazz Singers’ Foundation - Second Annual Splash & Splendor Sale and Concert” - Tom Grant, Laura Cunard, Grant Johnson and Ben Graves, suggested donation $5, 1-5 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, $5 minimum, 6:30-9:30 pm
Monday, May 4
Jimmy Mak’s: Dan Balmer Trio, 8 pm: Rules of Motion, 6:30 pm
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass), no cover, 9-11 pm
The Waypost: Rich Halley 4 with Michael Vlatkovich, Clyde Reed and Carson Halley, 8 pm
Tuesday, May 5
40 et 8 Bingo Parlor, Vancouver: “Cinco de Mayo with the Stars” – Norman Sylvester and Sarah Billings are guests of the Ricky Lee Jackson Band in the Clark County WA Veterans Board event benefitting the Veterans Community Garden, 6 pm
Andina Restaurant: JB Butler
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard, Dan Wilensky, sax, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “Creative Music Guild Presents” -Tim Berne-Snakeoil, Blue Cranes, $15, 8 pm
Tapalaya Restaurant: Reggie Houston, 6-9 pm
Wednesday, May 6
Corkscrew Wine Bar, Sellwood: Mike Winkle & Craig Snazelle, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, 8 pm; “80’s Rewind & Unwind” – Christopher Brown Quartet, 9:30-11 pm, $5
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright/Tim Gilson, 7-9 pm
Mazza’s: “Piano Bar” Bo Ayars, 6:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Mike Horsfall & Haley Horsfall, 6:30-9 pm
Papa Haydn West, Jo Bar: Terry Robb, no cover, 6:30 pm
Turn, Turn, Turn: “Creative Music Guild Presents – Outset Series” - Daniel Menche, John Haughm, sliding scale $5-$15, 8 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station:  “Ron Steen’s Vocal Showcase” – Alyssa Schwary, vocals, Joe Millward, piano, Ron Steen, drums, $10, 7 pm
Thursday, May 7
Camellia Lounge: “Intown Jazz - Intimate jazz concert and art exhibition coinciding with First Thursday Art in The Pearl” - Pianist/vibraphonist Mike Horsfall, bassist Shao Way Wu, vocalist Annie Averre, painter LaRae Zawodney, $7, 7-9 pm
Christo's Lounge @ Christo's Pizzeria and Restaurant, Salem: American Metropole Orchestra's Big Band directed by Keller Coker, 15 piece group featuring vocalist Sherry Alves and saxophonist Tom Bergeron, $12, 7 pm
Halibut’s: Terry Robb & Albert Reda, 8 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Ed Pierce, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, 8 pm; “80’s Rewind & Unwind” – Christopher Brown Quartet, 9:30-11 pm, $5
Mazza’s: “First Thursday Sessions” hosted by John Dover, Marti Mendenhall, vocals, $10, 7:30 pm
Tabor Space: Gavin Templeton Quartet, Ryan Meagher, $10, 6:30 - 9 pm
Tapalaya Restaurant: Milneburg Jazz Band 6-9 pm
The Shedd, Eugene: The Jazz Kings - Why Don’t You Do Right - the classic female vocalists, 7:30 pm
Wine Up on Williams: Christopher Brown “Jazz Jam Session” no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8 pm
Friday, May 8
Aloft Hotel: Andre St. James Trio (Andre, bass, John Keyser, guitar and Nick Saume, drums) no cover, 7:30-10:30 pm
Bijou Café: Graham Covington Trio (Dennis Caiazza & Ron Steen) $5, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: John Nemeth- “Memphis Grease Tour” 8 pm
La Sells Stewart Center, Corvallis: The Jazz Kings - Why Don’t You Do Right - the classic female vocalists, 7:30 pm
Langdon’s Grill, Aloha: “Jazz at the Grill” -Rebecca Hardiman & Friends, 6-8:30 pm
Living Room Theater: Café Jazz:  Larry Nobori, Larry Munson, Mark Alexander, Rick Homer, 8 pm
Rogue Pub, North Plains: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown & Jof Lee, 7-10 pm
Solae’s Lounge: Christopher Brown Quartet, no cover, 9 pm-midnight
Wilf’s at Union Station: The H Quartet, with Haley Horsfall, vocals & percussion, Mike Horsfall, piano, Andrea Niemiec, bass, and Jason Palmer, drums, $8, 7-10:30 pm
Saturday, May 9
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: “Sax and the Symphony” with James Carter, 7:30 pm
Camellia Lounge: Paula Byrne, vocals, George Mitchell, piano, Dan Presley, bass, $10, 6:30-9:30 pm
Christo's Lounge @ Christo's Pizzeria and Restaurant, Salem: The Alves/Kohler Trio, featuring Eugene guitarist Olem Alves and LA bassist Rob Kohler, $10, 9 pm
Five-0-Three Restaurant, West Linn: Mary Kadderly & Dan Gildea, 7-10 pm
Florence Events Center, Florence: The Jazz Kings - Why Don’t You Do Right - the classic female vocalists, 1:30 pm
Gemini Pub, Lake Oswego: Norman Sylvester Band, 9 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Bobby Torres Ensemble, 8 pm
Mazza’s: Pranksters Big Band, Claudia Knauer, vocals, $10, 8 pm; “Piano Bar” Mont Chris Hubbard, 10:30 pm
Multnomah County Main Library, Collins Library: Hot Club of Hawthorne, 2-3 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Ghosts Like Us
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini & Ed Bennett) no cover, 7:30-11 pm
Ringside Fish House Downtown: Owen James/Matt Schiff guitar duo, 6-11 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Tribute to Icons: The Music of Peggy Lee and George Shearing” – Linda Lee Michelet with Mike Horsfall, $10, 7-10:30
Wine Up on Williams: Alan Hager/Dave Fleschner Duo, no cover, 8-11 pm
Sunday, May 10
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: “Sax and the Symphony” with James Carter, 7:30 pm
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet (Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen), 6-7:30 pm
Aurora Colony Vineyards: “Mother’s Day Brunch” – Tom Grant & Rebecca Hardiman (reservations required) 11 am- 2 pm
Canby Wedding Chapel: “Mother’s Day Concert” – Michael Allen Harrison, 3 pm
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” – Bill Beach & Dennis Caiazza, 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
Hawthorne area: “Spring 2015 PDX JAZZ Singing Workshop with Nancy King and Mary Kadderly” also on 5/17, for registration and information, please e-mail mary@marykadderly.com or call 503-222-7310, 2-5 pm
Heathman Lodge, Vancouver: “Mother’s Day Brunch” - Mike Horsfall, 8:30 am-2:30 pm
Hilton Hotel, Hop City Tavern: “Mother’s Day Brunch” – Ron Steen, Tony Pacini, Dennis Caiazza, 10 am-3 pm
Holiday Inn, Wilsonville: “Mother’s Day Brunch” – Ray Hardiman, 10:30 am-2 pm
Papa Haydn’s West, Jo Bar: Rebecca Kilgore with Christopher Woitach and John Moak, 6:30-9 pm
The Shedd, Eugene: The Jazz Kings - Why Don’t You Do Right - the classic female vocalists, 1:30 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, $5 minimum, 6:30-9:30 pm
Vie de Boheme: “Mother’s Day Concert” Anandi & Dan Balmer, $10, 6:30-8:30 pm
Monday, May 11
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: “Sax and the Symphony” with James Carter, 7:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Jane Bunnett & Maqueque, 7:30 pm
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass), no cover, 9-11 pm
Tuesday, May 12
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard, Eddie Parente, violin, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, 8 pm; "Minds Matter Jazz Soiree" - Graham Covington Trio (Dennis Caiazza, Ron Steen) 5-7:30 pm
Mississippi Studios: “Creative Music Guild Presents” - Peter Brötzmann, William Parker, Hamid Drake, Not Bitter opens,  $12 advance/$15 door, 8 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Heather Keizur
Tapalaya Restaurant: Reggie Houston, 6-9 pm
Wednesday, May 13
Jimmy Mak’s: Avishai Cohen’s Triveni, 8 pm
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright/Jasnam Daya Singh (Weber Iago), 7-9 pm
Mazza’s: “Piano Bar” Bo Ayars, 6:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Bylines Duo
Wilf’s at Union Station:  “Ron Steen’s Vocal Showcase” – John Knowles, vocals, Joe Millward, piano, Ron Steen, drums, $10, 7 pm
Thursday, May 14
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Linda Lee Michelet, Todd Strait, Joe Millard, no cover
Christo's Lounge @ Christo's Pizzeria and Restaurant, Salem: Renato Caranto Trio (Renato Caranto, saxophone," King Louis" Pain, Hammond B3 and Edwin Coleman, drums) $15, 7pm
Corkscrew Wine Bar, Sellwood: Mike Horsfall, vibes and Kevin Deitz, bass, 8-10 pm
Halibut’s: Terry Robb & Albert Reda, 8 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Ed Pierce, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “JSO Hall of Fame Induction Concert” – honoring Devin Phillips, Devin Phillips Quartet performs, 8 pm
No Ho’s Hawaiian Café, Fremont: Circle 3 Trio (David Friesen, bass, Rob Davis, tenor/soprano saxophone, Charlie Doggett, drums) 6:30-9 pm
Tapalaya Restaurant: Milneburg Jazz Band 6-9 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: Toni Lincoln Band (Ray Hardiman, Ron Steen) $7, 7-10 pm
Wine Up on Williams: Christopher Brown “Jazz Jam Session” no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8 pm
Friday, May 15
Benson Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, 8:30 pm-midnight
Bijou Café: Everything's Jake (jazz like Django played it) $10 cover, 7-10 pm
Camellia Lounge: Anandi & John Stowell, $10, 7-9 pm
Finnigan’s Mill, Newberg: Norman Sylvester Band, 8 pm
Heathman Hotel: Bobby Torres Trio, 7-11 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Curtis Salgado Band, 8 pm
Langdon’s Grill, Aloha: “Jazz at the Grill” -Rebecca Hardiman & Friends (Ray Hardiman, Bryant Allard, Dan Presley & Ron Steen) 6-8:30 pm
Montavilla Station: Franco Paletta & the Stingers, 9 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown & Jof Lee, 7-10 pm
Solae’s Lounge: Christopher Brown Quartet, no cover, 9 pm-midnight
Saturday, May 16
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: Cherry Poppin’ Daddies, 7:30 pm
Benson Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, 8:30 pm-midnight
Heathman Hotel: Tom Grant & Shelly Rudolph, 7-11 pm
Holocene: “PDX Jazz Presents” – David Torn, 7 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Curtis Salgado Band, 8 pm
Mazza’s: “Piano Bar” Mont Chris Hubbard, 10:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Catarina New Trio
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini & Ed Bennett) no cover, 7:30-11 pm
Sweet Basil’s, Cannon Beach: Rick Homer and Matt Schiff, 7-10 pm
Trail’s End: Franco Paletta & the Stingers, 9 pm
Sunday, May 17
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 & Kevin Deitz, 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
Hawthorne area: “Spring 2015 PDX JAZZ Singing Workshop with Nancy King and Mary Kadderly” begins 5/10, for registration and information, please e-mail mary@marykadderly.com or call 503-222-7310, 2-5 pm
Milwaukie Farmer’s Market: Jonathan Smith Trio, 10 am-1 pm
Redeemer Lutheran Church: “The Creative Music Guild Presents” - The return of Instant Composers Pool Orchestra” - Guus Janssen, piano, Michael Moore, clarinet, alto sax, Ab Baars, clarinet/tenor sax, Tobias Delius, clarinet/tenor sax, Wolter Wierbos, trombone, Thomas Heberer, cornet, Tristan Honsinger, cello, Mary Oliver, violin, Ernst Glerum, bass, Han Bennink, drums, $15, 8 pm
St. James Lutheran Church: “Jazz Vespers” - Mike Horsfall Trio, featuring John Moak, trombone, 4:45-6 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, $5 minimum, 6:30-9:30 pm
Vie de Boheme: Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra, $10, 6:30 pm
Monday, May 18
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
Portland Building, 2nd Floor Auditorium: Bellevue College Jazz Band, directed by Jim Sisko, (Thomas Marriott, trumpet, Rob Scheps, tenor saxophone) 7:30 pm
Tuesday, May 19
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard, JB Butler, guitar, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, 8 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Mike Winkle, vocals and Mike Horsfall, piano, 6:30-9 pm
Tapalaya Restaurant: Reggie Houston, 6-9 pm
Wednesday, May 20
Grant House, Officer’s Row, Vancouver: Terry Robb & Albert Reda, 6 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, 8 pm; “80’s Rewind & Unwind” – Christopher Brown Quartet, 9:30-11 pm, $5
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright/Tim Gilson, 7-9 pm
Mazza’s: “Piano Bar” Bo Ayars, 6:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Bylines Duo
Turn, Turn, Turn: “Creative Music Guild Presents – Outset Series” - Thandiwe Shiphrah/Daniel Arite, John & Claudia Savage, sliding scale $5-$15, 8 pm
West Café: “Spring 2015 PDX JAZZ Singing Workshop with Nancy King and Mary Kadderly Performance” 7 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Ron Steen’s Vocal Showcase” – Lorna Bracken Baxter, vocals, Joe Millward, piano, Ron Steen, drums, $10, 7 pm
Thursday, May 21
Andina Restaurant: JB Butler
Corkscrew Wine Bar, Sellwood: Laura Cunard Trio (Laura, piano and vocals, Laurent Nickel, bass, Nick Saume, drums, 8-10 pm
Halibut’s: Terry Robb & Albert Reda, 8 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Ed Pierce, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, 8 pm; “80’s Rewind & Unwind” – Christopher Brown Quartet, 9:30-11 pm, $5
Tapalaya Restaurant: Milneburg Jazz Band 6-9 pm
Wine Up on Williams: Christopher Brown “Jazz Jam Session” no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8 pm

Friday, May 22
Aloft Hotel: Andre St. James Trio (Andre, bass, John Keyser, guitar and Nick Saume, drums) no cover, 7:30-10:30 pm
Benson Hotel: Linda Lee Michelet, Joe Millward, no cover, 8:30- midnight
Christo's Lounge @ Christo's Pizzeria and Restaurant, Salem: The Superjazzers (Tim Willcox, saxophone, Bill Athens, bass, David Goldblatt, piano and Charlie Doggett, drums) $12, 7 pm
Halibuts: Norman Sylvester Band, 8 pm
Heathman Hotel: Tom Grant & Toni Lincoln, 7-11 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Johnny Boyd, 8 pm
Langdon’s Grill, Aloha: “Jazz at the Grill” -Rebecca Hardiman & Friends featuring Ray Hardiman, Bryant Allard, Dan Presley & Ron Steen, 6-8:30 pm
Michelle’s Pianos: “Presented by the Portland Jazz Workshop” - Ezra Weiss Sextet (Farnell Newton, John Nastos, Devin Phillips, Jon Shaw, and Christopher Brown) 8 pm
Portland State University, Room 75: George Colligan and vocalist Sinne Eeg, 5-7 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown & Jof Lee, 7-10 pm
Spirit Mt. Casino, Grand Rhonde: Franco Paletta & the Stingers, 9:30 pm
Saturday, May 23
Benson Hotel: Tom Grant & Toni Lincoln, 8-11:30 pm
Heathman Hotel: Linda Lee Michelet, Neal Grandstaff and Joe Millward, no cover, 7-11 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Paul Creighton Project,
Mazza’s: “Piano Bar” Mont Chris Hubbard, 10:30 pm
Nehalem Bay: “Nehalem Bay Blues Festival” - Norman Sylvester Band, 6 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Belinda Underwood
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini & Ed Bennett) no cover, 7:30-11 pm
Secret Society Ballroom: Shanghai Woolies & the Midnight Serenaders, $10 advance/$12 at the door, 9-11:30 pm
Spirit Mt. Casino, Grand Rhonde: Franco Paletta & the Stingers, 9:30 pm
Sunday, May 24
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” – Greg Goebel & Phil Baker, 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
Papa Haydn’s West, Jo Bar: Rebecca Kilgore with Christopher Woitach and John Moak, 6:30-9 pm
St. Gabriel’s Episcopal Church: "Jazz Pentecost Service, featuring the sacred music of Duke Ellington” - The Chuck Israels Jazz Orchestra, Jessica Israels, Director, 10 am
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, $5 minimum, 6:30-9:30 pm
Monday, May 25
Five-0-Three Restaurant, West Linn: Mike Winkle & George Mitchell, 6:30-9:30 pm
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, May 26
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard, David Watson, vocals, 7:30-10:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Heather Keizur
Tapalaya Restaurant: Reggie Houston, 6-9 pm
Wednesday, May 27
Hawthorne Lobster House: Norman Sylvester Duo, 6 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, 8 pm; “80’s Rewind & Unwind” – Christopher Brown Quartet, 9:30-11 pm, $5
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright/Bill Athens, 7-9 pm
Mazza’s: “Piano Bar” Bo Ayars, 6:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Bylines Duo
Vinetopia, Forest Park: JB Butler, 6-9 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station:  “Ron Steen’s Vocal Showcase” – Carolyn Joyce, vocals, Joe Millward, piano, Ron Steen, drums, $10, 7 pm
Thursday, May 28
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: John Fresk, piano, Mike Horsfall, vibes, Dave Captein, bass, and Todd Strait, drums, 7-10 pm
Christo's Lounge @ Christo's Pizzeria and Restaurant, Salem: The CCC Faculty Ensemble. Featuring original music from artist/ educators at Clackamas Community College - Kathleen Hollingsworth, vocals& compositions, Clay Giberson, piano & compositions, Charlie Doggett drums, Kevin Deitz, bass & compositions, Lars Campbell, trombone & compositions, Gary Harris, saxes, $12, 7 pm
Halibut’s: Terry Robb & Albert Reda, 8 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Ed Pierce, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, 8 pm; “80’s Rewind & Unwind” – Christopher Brown Quartet, 9:30-11 pm, $5
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) $7, 7-10 pm
Tapalaya Restaurant: Milneburg Jazz Band 6-9 pm
Wine Up on Williams: Christopher Brown “Jazz Jam Session” no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8 pm
Friday, May 29
Bijou Café: Becky Kilgore’s Western Swing Band with James Mason on fiddle, 7-10 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Ed Pierce, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Nicole Glover Quartet, 8 pm
Langdon’s Grill, Aloha: “Jazz at the Grill” -Rebecca Hardiman & Friends, 6-8:30 pm
Muddy Rudder: Terry Robb, 8 pm
Rex Putnam High School: “Choralairs Jazz Night” with the Mike Horsfall Trio, 7:30-9:30 pm
Salty’s on the Columbia: Mel Brown & Jof Lee, 7-10 pm
Solae’s Lounge: Christopher Brown Quartet, no cover, 9 pm-midnight
Wildish Theater, Springfield: Swing Shift Jazz Orchestra – Ken Peplowski, $15-$35 family
Saturday, May 30
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Sellwood Jazz, $3, 7:30-11 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Bureau of Standards, 8 pm
Las Primas: “Inka Jam” – JB Butler, 6-9 pm
Mazza’s: Rita Marquez Band (Bo Ayars, Dennis Caiazza & Ron Steen) $10, 8-10:30 pm; “Piano Bar” Mont Chris Hubbard, 10:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Anandi/Chris Woitach, 6:30-9 pm
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini & Ed Bennett) no cover, 7:30-11 pm
Prontobella Italian Kitchen, Clackamas: Rex Putnam Choralairs with the Mike Horsfall Trio, 6 pm
Sunday, May 31
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet (Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen), 6-7:30 pm
Bradford’s: Ed Newman & Norman Sylvester, 8 pm
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” – Phil Goldberg & Phil Baker, 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
Multnomah Arts Center: “Celebrate Sinatra” – Chuck-Par-Due Octet, featuring Cheryl Morris, $12, 6-8 pm
Papa Haydn’s West, Jo Bar: Rebecca Kilgore with Christopher Woitach and John Moak, 6:30-9 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, $5 minimum, 6:30-9:30 pm
Wilsonville: “Wilsonville Arts Festival” - Rebecca Hardiman Quartet, 11:30 am-12:30 pm
Monday, June 1
Jimmy Mak’s: Dan Balmer Trio, 8 pm, Hopkinson High School Jazz Band, 6:30 pm
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass), no cover, 9-11 pm
Tuesday, June 2
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, 8 pm; Mt. Hood Community College Jazz Band, 6:30 pm
Scandals PDX: Laura Cunard and Laurent Nickel Quartet, 2-4 pm
Tapalaya Restaurant: Reggie Houston, 6-9 pm
Wednesday, June 3
Grant House, Officer’s Row, Vancouver: Terry Robb, 6 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, 8 pm; “80’s Rewind & Unwind” – Christopher Brown Quartet, 9:30-11 pm, $5
Justa Pasta: Anson Wright/Tim Gilson, 7-9 pm
Mazza’s: “Piano Bar” Bo Ayars, 6:30 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station:  “Ron Steen’s Vocal Showcase” $10, 7 pm
Thursday, June 4
Disjecta: The Creative Music Guild Presents the “4th Annual Improvisation Summit of Portland” all ages, $15 day pass/$40 for a 3 day pass (runs through 6/6)
Halibut’s: Terry Robb & Albert Reda, 8 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio with Ed Pierce, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Quartet, 8 pm; “80’s Rewind & Unwind” – Christopher Brown Quartet, 9:30-11 pm, $5
Tapalaya Restaurant: Milneburg Jazz Band 6-9 pm
Wine Up on Williams: Christopher Brown “Jazz Jam Session” no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8 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