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Article: Out and About: The Super Fans

Meet Jacob Cartwright

Read "Meet Jacob Cartwright" reviewed by Tessa Souter and Andrea Wolper


Our August Super Fan is a visual artist with a special affinity for improvisational music, which has spilled over into his jazz-themed painting series. In jazz, as in art, Jacob Cartwright values the past while embracing the forward momentum of the new. Plus he's really “down with the jazz cats"--read on to see what we mean! ...

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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 ...

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Article: Live Review

Portland Jazz Festival 2011 - A Look Back

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


Portland Jazz FestivalPortland, OregonFebruary 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 ...

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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 ...

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Article: Live Review

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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Article: Live Review

Portland Jazz Festival 2008

Read "Portland Jazz Festival 2008" reviewed by AAJ Staff


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 ...


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