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NEWS: RADIO

John Coltrane Radio on SiriusXM, hosted by Carlos Santana

John Coltrane Radio on SiriusXM, hosted by Carlos Santana

In celebration of the legendary jazz saxophonist and composer's 85th birthday, John Coltrane Radio airs on Real Jazz from Thursday, September 22, the day before Coltrane's 85th birthday, at 9 am ET through Sunday, September 25 on channel 67. John Coltrane Radio will be hosted by Grammy Award-winning musician and Coltrane aficionado, Carlos Santana, as well as his ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Portland Jazz Festival 2011 - A Look Back

Read "Portland Jazz Festival 2011 - A Look Back" reviewed by Lloyd N. Peterson Jr.

Portland Jazz Festival
Portland, Oregon
February 18-27, 2011
Promoter Bill Royston and general manager Don Lucoff have once again pulled off a hat trick of significant proportions. With the arrival and guest appearance of perhaps the greatest “star" that jazz has welcomed since Wynton Marsalis, this year's Portland Jazz Festival had the makings to ...

NEWS: FESTIVAL

Portland Jazz Festival Announces Bridges And Boundaries: Jewish & African Americans Playing Jazz Together

Portland Jazz Festival Announces Bridges And Boundaries: Jewish & African Americans Playing Jazz Together

FESTIVAL HEADLINERS INCLUDE: ESPERANZA SPALDING, SFJAZZ COLLECTIVE, REGINA CARTER, AND JOSHUA REDMAN Past, present and future collaboration between African Americans and Jewish Americans is the message behind Bridges and Boundaries: Jewish & African Americans Playing Jazz Together, the theme of the 2011 Alaska Airlines/Horizon Air Portland Jazz Festival presented by US Bank. The festival, which annually selects a compelling musical and programming ...

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2010 Portland Jazz Festival

Read "2010 Portland Jazz Festival" reviewed by Lloyd N. Peterson Jr.

The Portland Jazz Festival is now in its 7th year under the artistic direction of Bill Royston. And at this point, it's pretty safe to say that this is a festival that has earned it's due as one of the most creative festivals that has not only survived the current economic downturn but has done so ...

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Portland Jazz Festival 2008

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Portland Jazz Festival
Portland, Oregon
February 15-24, 2008

The Portland Jazz Festival (PDX Jazz) in its fifth year has already joined the ranks of world-class jazz festivals. More than 35,000 attended shows at over 25 venues, ranging from Arlene Schnitzer Hall (the “Schnitz," with its capacity of 2,700 consistently housed nearly ...