Friday, November 7, 7:30 p.m. Sounds of Brazil ~ A joint concert with Choro da Alegria (www.eclecticacoustica.com) This wonderful group will present the beautiful music of choro! My set will be with talented guitarist Ben Graves and Brazilian percussionist Pyata Peneda. Classic Pianos, 3003 SE Milwaukie Ave., (503) 239-9969. $15.00 Tickets available at http://www.brownpapertickets.com. A very exciting night! Don’t miss it!
Saturday, January 17, 7:30 p.m. A gorgeous evening of music (mostly Brazilian but you know we like to sneak in some Beatles and some American jazz and… and…) With “Brazilian at the core,” pianist Tom Grant and fabulous sax and flute player Tim Jensen. Add master bassist Dave Captein and you know it will be a special night! At Wilf’s Restaurant and Bar, still one of Portland’s premier listening rooms (700 NW 6th Ave. www.wilfsrestaurant.com); $10/cover.
Venues Played Art in the Pearl Festival, Portland Jazz Festival, Jimmy Mak’s, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall, Aladdin Theater, Arrivederci Wine, Wilf’s Restaurant, The Heathman Hotel, Old Church Jazz Concerts, Tony Starlight’s, The Bite (Portland), Bumbershoot (Seattle), Andina Restaurant, The Allison Hotel, Duck Pond Cellars, Oregon Zoo Concerts ,The Marriott Hotel, Pistol River Concert Series, The Riverplace Hotel, Multnomah Athletic Club, Jazz at Cannon Beach, Museum After Hours (Portland Art Museum), University Club, Persimmon Country Club, Oswego Lake House, Jazz at Joe’s (Bend), Blue Heron Arts (Vashon Island, WA), King County Concerts in the Park ,Touche Restaurant ,The Ivories Jazz, Club Portland State University