December 2014 Jazz Calendar 

(Last Update 12/02/2014)

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JAZZ IN CLUBS AND AROUND TOWN

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Tuesday, December 2
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard, Kevin Karrick, guitar/vocals, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, $6 (covers both shows), 8 pm, minors until 9:30 pm; CCC Faculty (Kathleen Hollingsworth, vocals, Charlie Doggett, drums, Clay Giberson, keys, Lars Campbell, trombone, Gary Harris, saxes, Kevin Dietz, bass) 6:30-7:30 pm
Wednesday, December 3
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Kat Cogswell, vocals, Mike Horsfall, piano, Craig Snazelle, bass, 8-11 pm
Bar Carlo on Foster: True North (Kathy James, piano, Eric Austin, saxophone, Brad McMillan, trombone, Steve Morgan, bass, Steve Turmell, drums) no cover, 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “PDX Jazz at Jimmy Mak’s” – Steel House (Edward Simon, piano, Scott Colley, acoustic bass, Brian Blade on drums), $25 reserved/$20 general 7 pm show; $22 reserved/$18, 9:30 show
Justa Pasta, Anson Wright and Tim Gilson, 7-10 pm
O’Connor’s Vault, Multnomah: Midnight Suns, Evan Shlaes, vibes, no cover, 8 pm
Tapalaya: Reggie Houston & Louis Pain, 6-9 pm
Thursday, December 4
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Margie Gibson, John Gilmore, piano/vocals, Dan Presley, bass, 7:30-10:30 pm
Christo’s Lounge & Pizzeria, Salem: David Friesen, bass, Tim Wilcox, tenor, Rob Davis, tenor, soprano, Dan Gaynor, piano, Charlie Doggett, drums, 7 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio (Steve Christofferson) 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown B3 Organ Group, $5, 8 pm
Northside Community Church, Newberg: “Holiday Show” – Michael Allen Harrison & Julianne Johnson, 7 pm
Reo’s Ribs on Powell: Laura Cunard/Ron Steen Jam, no cover, 7-10 pm
Starday Tavern: “Dan Duval Presents:
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8:30 pm
Friday, December 5
Andina Restaurant: JB Butler Trio
Bijou Café: Bill Beach, Becky Kilgore & her Western Swing Band, featuring James Mason on fiddle, $5, 7 pm
Bipartisan Café: David Friesen-bass, John Gross, tenor, Rob Davis, tenor, soprano, Dan Balmer, guitar, Charlie Doggett, drums, 7-10 pm
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Eric Hailstone
Ringside Fish House, Portland: Tom Wakeling & Storm Nilson, 6-10 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Umpqua Bank NE Fremont: Nick Saume’, drums, Laurent Nickel, bass, 4-7 pm
Saturday, December 6
Abernathy Chapel, Oregon City: “Oregon City High School Christmas Show” - Michael Allen Harrison, 5 pm
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Zenda Torrey & Mike Doolin
Cinetopia Mill Plain, Vancouver: JB Butler
Fenders Moto Café, Woodstock: Marti Mendenhall “’Tis the Season” – no cover, 7:30-10 pm
Liberty Theater, Ridgefield, Wa: Acoustic Guitar Summit “20th Anniversary Concert” - (Mark Hanson, Terry Robb, Doug Smith) 7:30 pm
Little Chapel of the Chimes: “Holiday Memorial” - Michael Allen Harrison
PCC Rock Creek Auditorium: “Holiday Concert” – Marilyn Keller, 7:30 pm
Portland Prime: Mel Brown Trio (Tony Pacini, Ed Bennett) 7:30-11 pm
Revival Drum Shop: “Creative Music Guild Presents” - Rich Halley/Carson Halley Duo, 8 pm
Ringside Fish House: Owen James/Matt Schiff Guitar Duo
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Sunday, December 7
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, Ed Bennett, 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
Ellis, Springfield: “Traditional Jazz Society of Oregon” - Black Swan Classic Jazz Band, Marilyn Keller, 1 pm
Jo Bar at Papa Haydn’s West: Rebecca Kilgore & Christopher Woitach, guitar, 7-9:30 pm
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass), no cover, 9-11 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Joe Millward Duo, all ages, no cover, 2-6 pm
Spare Room: “CBA Members Christmas Party”- Ken DeRouchie Band, more
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, $5 minimum, 6:30-9:30 pm
Vie de Boheme: “Twilight Jazz” – Paula Byrne & Friends (Randy Porter, Andrea Niemiec) $5-$15, sliding scale, 6 pm
Warner Pacific College, McGuire Auditorium: Portland Youth Jazz Orchestra Session Concert” 2 pm
Monday, December 8
Eola Hills Winery: “Christmas Show” - Michael Allen Harrison, 7 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Dan Balmer Trio, 8 pm
Tuesday, December 9
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard, Dan Wilensky, sax, 7:30-10:30 pm
Eola Hills Winery: “Christmas Show” - Michael Allen Harrison, 7 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown Septet, $6, 8 pm, minors until 9:30 pm
Wednesday, December 10
Jimmy Mak’s: J-Fell Winter Hang Band, 6:30 pm
Justa Pasta, Anson Wright and Weber Iago, 7-10 pm
Old Church: “PDX Jazz Presents a Tribute to Dexter Gordon” - David Evans, Charlie Porter, George Colligan, Tom Wakeling, & Alan Jones, 7:30 pm
Tapalaya: Reggie Houston & Louis Pain, 6-9 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Holiday Special” – Linda Lee Michelet, Joe Millward, piano, Ron Steen, drums, 7 pm
Thursday, December 11
Camellia Lounge & Tea Zone: “Intown Jazz” – Annie Averre, Shao Way Wu, bass, Christopher Woitach, guitar, $20 (includes enter, and 1 cocktail or tea) 6-8 pm
Christo’s Lounge & Pizzeria: Blueprints Trio + One "Holiday Vibes". Matt Tabor piano, Craig Snazelle bass, Dave Averre drums with special guest Mike Horsfall on vibraphone, $12 in advance
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio (Steve Christofferson) 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown B3 Organ Group, $5, 8 pm
No Ho’s Hawaiian Café, Fremont: David Friesen, bass, Rob Davis, tenor, soprano, Charlie Doggett, drums, 6:30-9:30 pm
Reo’s Ribs on Powell: Laura Cunard/Ron Steen Jam, no cover, 7-10 pm
The Shedd, Eugene: “A Jazz King’s Christmas: Let your Heart Be Light!” – Emerald City Jazz Kings, 7:30 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8:30 pm
Friday, December 12
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: The H Qtet Haley Horsfall, vocals/percussion, Mike Horsfall piano, Bill Athens, bass, Mark Griffith, drums, 8-11 pm
Bijou Café: Bill Beach, After Six Trio (Graham Covington Trio featuring Dennis Caiazza & Ron Steen $5, 7 pm
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Zenda Torrey & Eric Hailstone
Jimmy Mak’s: Tyrone Hendrix & Friends
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 7:30 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
The Lehrer, Beaverton: “Christmas Party & Ugly Sweater Contest” - Ken DeRouchie Band
Walters Cultural Center, Hillsboro, Acoustic Guitar Summit, “20th Anniversary Concert” - (Mark Hanson, Terry Robb, Doug Smith) $15/$20 day of show, 7:30 pm
Wildish Theater, Springfield: Swing Shift Jazz Orchestra - “Holiday Concert w/Duke Ellington’s Nutcracker Suite” no cover (bring a gift for Toys for Tots)
Saturday, December 13
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Mia Nicholson & Vincent Frates
Camellia Lounge & Tea Zone: Mark Simon Quartet (Devin Phillips, Paul Mazzio, Gary Hobbs, Chris Higgins) $10, 8-10 pm
Halibut’s: Bill Rhoades & the Party Kings, 8-11 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Rae Gordon - “Merry at Mak’s”
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 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
United Church of Christ, Cedar Hills: “Concert” - Rebecca Kilgore, David Evans, Tom Wakeling and Randy Porter, 3-4 pm
Sunday, December 14
Augustana Church: “Jazz Service” - Augustana Jazz Quartet (Marilyn Keller, George Mitchell, Kevin Deitz, Ron Steen), 6-7:30 pm
Cinetopia, Progress Ridge, Beaverton: Mark Simon, 4:30-8:30 pm
Clyde’s Prime Rib: “Ron Steen Jam” – George Mitchell, piano, Phil Baker, bass; no cover, 8:30-11:30 pm
Corkscrew Wine Bar: “Bass & Face” – Mike Winkle, Craig Snazelle, 7-9 pm
EaT, An Oyster Bar: “New Orleans Brunch” Box of Chocolates (Reggie Houston, sax & vocals, Tim Acott, upright bass), 11 am-3 pm
House Party, Camas: David Friesen, bass, Tim Wilcox, tenor, Rob Davis, tenor, soprano, Dan Gaynor, piano, Charlie Doggett, drums, call 360-833-1353, 5 pm
Jo Bar at Papa Haydn’s West: Rebecca Kilgore & Christopher Woitach, guitar, 7-9:30 pm
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass), no cover, 9-11 pm
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 2 pm, 5 pm, 8 pm
Oregon Zoo: “Zoo Lights” - Chuck Par-Due and The Mike Curtis Jazz Project, 6:30 pm & 7:15 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Joe Millward Duo, all ages, no cover, 2-6 pm
The Shedd, Eugene: “A Jazz King’s Christmas: Let your Heart Be Light!” – Emerald City Jazz Kings, 1:30 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, $5 minimum, 6:30-9:30 pm
Monday, December 15
Allison Inn, Newberg: Tom Grant Band
Jimmy Mak’s: Dan Balmer Trio, 8 pm
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 7:30 pm
Tuesday, December 16
Andina Restaurant: JB Butler
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard, Michael “Shoehorn” sax, 7:30-10:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: George Colligan Quartet
(George Colligan, keyboards,
Tom Guarna, guitar,
Damian Erskine, bass,
Reinhardt Melz, drums, 8 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: George Colligan, 8 pm
LaSells Stewart Center, Corvallis: “A Jazz King’s Christmas: Let your Heart Be Light!” – Emerald City Jazz Kings, 7:30 pm
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 7:30 pm
Orenco Station Grill, Hillsboro: Mike Winkle, 6:30-9 pm
Wednesday, December 17
Bar Carlo on Foster: True North (Kathy James, piano, Eric Austin, saxophone, Brad McMillan, trombone, Steve Morgan, bass, Steve Turmell, drums) no cover, 7-10 pm
Florence Events Center, Florence: “A Jazz King’s Christmas: Let your Heart Be Light!” – Emerald City Jazz Kings, 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 and Chris Higgins, 7-10 pm
O’Connor’s Vault: “Christmas Concert” - David Friesen-bass, Tim Wilcox, tenor, Rob Davis, tenor, soprano, Dan Gaynor, piano, Charlie Doggett, drums, 8 pm
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 7:30 pm
Tapalaya: Reggie Houston & Louis Pain, 6-9 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: Jan Koenig, Joe Millward, piano, Ron Steen, drums, 7 pm
Thursday, December 18
Arrivederci! Wine Bar, Milwaukie: “A Jazzy Christmas” - Marilyn Keller, vocals, Mike Horsfall, vibes, Blueprints Trio, 8-11 pm
Christo’s Lounge & Pizzeria, Salem: “Rebecca Kilgore’s Christmas at Christo’s” - Randy Porter, David Evans, Tom Wakeling, advance tickets$20/$18 students, $22 at the door, 7 pm
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio (Steve Christofferson) 7-10 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown B3 Organ Group, $5, 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
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 7:30 pm
Reo’s Ribs on Powell: Laura Cunard/Ron Steen Jam, no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8:30 pm
Friday, December 19
Allison Inn, Newberg: Marilyn Keller, vocal, George Mitchell, piano, Dan Presley, bass, 6:30 pm
Benson Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, 8:30 pm
Bijou Café: Bill Beach, Rebecca Hardiman Duo, $5, 7 pm
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Heather Keizur & Steve Christofferson
Classic Pianos: “3rd Annual Rebecca Kilgore Holiday Concert” - with Randy Porter, David Evans, Tom Wakeling; tickets are $25 and include wine, light hors d’oeuvres and pastries, 7:30 pm, doors 7 pm
Grant House, Officer’s Row, Vancouver: Eddie Parente, violin, Matt Schiff, guitar
Heathman Hotel: Bobby Torres Ensemble, 7-11 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Soulmates salute Stevie Wonder
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 7:30 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Wilf’s at Union Station: “Ed Bennett Quintet / Birthday Celebration” - Paul Mazzio, Tim Wilcox, George Mitchell, and Jason Palmer, 7:30-11:30 pm
Wine Up on Williams: George Colligan Trio
(George Colligan, piano/trumpet,
Chris Higgins, bass,
Chris Brown, drums, 8 pm
Saturday, December 20
Benson Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio, 8:30 pm
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Zenda Torrey & Mike Doolin
Heathman Hotel: Tom Grant & Shelly Rudolph
Jazz Station, Eugene: “Rebecca Kilgore’s Christmas Show” - with Randy Porter, David Evans, Tom Wakeling; tickets $30/$16, 7 pm & 9 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Soul Vaccination - “Holiday Party”
Living Room Theater: “Café Jazz” – Larry Nobori, Larry Munson, Mark Alexander, 8 pm-midnight
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 2 pm, 5 pm, 8 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
Vie de Boheme: “Christmas Party” - Ken DeRouchie Band
Woodstock Wine & Deli: “Christmas Concert” - David Friesen-bass, Tim Wilcox, tenor, Rob Davis, tenor, soprano, Dan Gaynor, piano, Charlie Doggett, drums, 8 pm
Sunday, December 21
3 Doors Down: Mia Nicholson & Steve Christofferson, 6-9 pm
Aloft Hotel: Andre St. James Trio (Andre St. James, bass, John Keyser, guitar Nick Saume’, drums, 7:30-10:30 pm
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, 4:30-8:30 pm
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, Tim Acott, upright bass), 11 am-3 pm
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass), no cover, 9-11 pm
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 7:30 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
St. James Lutheran Church: “Jazz Vespers” - Cheryl Alex, flute, Mike Horsfall Trio, 4:50-6 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, December 22
Jimmy Mak’s: Dan Balmer Trio, 8 pm
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 7:30 pm
Sheraton Portland Airport: “Christmas Party” – Andre St. James, bass, Julie Homi, piano, Nick Saume’, drums, 6-7 pm
Tuesday, December 23
Andina Restaurant: JB Butler
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
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 7:30 pm
Wednesday, December 24
Allison Inn, Newberg: Tom Grant & Toni Lincoln
Heathman Lodge, Vancouver: “Christmas Buffet” – Mike Horsfall, piano, 4:30-9:30 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
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 5 pm, 8 pm
Tapalaya: Reggie Houston & Louis Pain, 6-9 pm
Thursday, December 25
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio (Steve Christofferson) 7-10 pm
Hilton Hotel, Skyline Level: “Christmas Brunch” – Ron Steen Trio (Tony Pacini, Dennis Caiazza) 10 am-2:30 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mel Brown B3 Organ Group, $5, 8 pm
Reo’s Ribs on Powell: Laura Cunard/Ron Steen Jam, no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8:30 pm
Friday, December 26
Allison Inn, Fireplace Room, Newberg: Marilyn Keller, vocal, George Mitchell, piano, Dan Presley, bass, 6 pm
Allison Inn, Newberg: Barbara Lusch Trio (Mike Simon) 6:30-10:30 pm
Benson Hotel: Linda Lee Michelet, 8:30 pm- midnight
Bijou Café: Bill Beach, Rebecca Kilgore Quintet, $5, 7 pm
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Zenda Torrey & Mike Doolin
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio (Steve Christofferson) 7-10 pm
Old Church: “Christmas Show” – Michael Allen Harrison, 7:30 pm
Oxford Hotel, Bend: “Jazz at the Oxford: - Oregon Piano Summit II, Gordon Lee, Tom Grant, Ramsey Embick and Mac Potts, with Phil Baker & Mel Brown, $39, 8 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Saturday, December 27
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Bylines Duo
Heathman Hotel: Linda Lee Michelet, 7-11 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Mike Phillips/Karen Briggs
Oxford Hotel, Bend: “Jazz at the Oxford: - Oregon Piano Summit II, Gordon Lee, Tom Grant, Ramsey Embick and Mac Potts, with Phil Baker & Mel Brown, $39, 5 pm & 8 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
Sunday, December 28
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, 4:30-8:30 pm
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, Tim Acott, upright bass), 11 am-3 pm
Jo Bar at Papa Haydn’s West: Rebecca Kilgore & Christopher Woitach, guitar, 7-9:30 pm
Laurelthirst Pub: Kung Pao Chickens (Jon Neufeld, guitar, Tracy Kim, guitar, Gary Guenther, clarinet, Tim Acott, upright bass), no cover, 9-11 pm
Oxford Hotel, Bend: “Jazz at the Oxford” Mel Brown’s B3 Organ Group-CD Release Party, $39, 4 pm & 7:30 pm
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Joe Millward Duo, all ages, no cover, 2-6 pm
Shrine Auditorium, Wilsonville: “Holiday Dance” - John Bennett Dance Band (John Bennett, piano, Dave Johnson, guitar, Dave Duthie, bass, Jack Dawes, drums, Jim Buchmann, reeds, Wayne Travillion, brass/vocals, Marilyn Keller, vocal, 4 pm
Tommy O’s Pacific Rim Bistro, Vancouver downtown: Tom Grant Band Concert & Jam Session, $5 minimum, 6:30-9:30 pm
Monday, December 29
Jimmy Mak’s: Dan Balmer Trio, 8 pm
Tuesday, December 30
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: Esperanza Spalding, Thara Memory, Tom Grant, Dave Captein & Ron Steen with the Oregon Symphony “Ode to Joy: A New Year’s Celebration” 7 pm
Coyote’s, Hillsboro: “Jazz Jam” – Laura Cunard, JB Butler, guitar, 7:30-10:30 pm
Wednesday, December 31
Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: Esperanza Spalding, Thara Memory, Tom Grant, Dave Captein & Ron Steen with the Oregon Symphony “Ode to Joy: A New Year’s Celebration” 7 pm
Birch Street Lounge, Camas: Dawid Voster
Cinetopia, Progress Ridge, Beaverton: Mark Simon Trio, 8:15 pm-12:15 am
Hotel Monaco: Johnny Martin Trio (Steve Christofferson) 9 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: “New Year’s Eve” - Mel Brown, 7:30 pm & 10 pm
Jo Bar at Papa Haydn’s West: Rebecca Kilgore & Christopher Woitach, guitar, Andrea Niemiec, bass, 9 pm- midnight
Tapalaya: Reggie Houston & Louis Pain, 6-9 pm
Vie de Boheme: “New Year’s Eve Bash”- Ken DeRouchie Band
Thursday, January 1
Heathman Hotel: Johnny Martin Trio (Steve Christofferson) 7-10 pm
Reo’s Ribs on Powell: Laura Cunard/Ron Steen Jam, no cover, 7-10 pm
Yoshida Riverview Restaurant, Troutdale: Matt Schiff, 5-8:30 pm
Friday, January 2
Bijou Café: Son Cubano Quartet, $5, 7 pm
Jimmy Mak’s: Bureau of Standards – “Post NYE Bash”
Shirley’s Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, no cover, 6-10 pm
Saturday, January 3
Jimmy Mak’s: Sabroso
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



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