Wednesday, February 11, 7:30 pm I’m very excited to be reunited with two of my favorite musicians – pianist Steve Christofferson and basisst Dennis Caiazza! They both bring something special to the music of Brazil. American jazz standards too! We’ll be at the always wonderful Arrivederci ~ home of fantastic food and wine and quality jazz. (17023 SE McGloughlin Blvd. www.arrivederciwine.com). Reservations recommended!
Saturday, March 14, 3:00 pm I have a wonderful opportunity to be part of a family concert series at Cedar Hills United Church of Christ (11695 SW Park Way, Portland, 503-644-3838). I’ll be joined by a stellar band – pianist Tom Grant, bassist Dave Captein and percussionist Pyata Penedo. We’ll even include a few Brazilian children’s songs!
Saturday, March 14, 7:00 pm Yes another concert on this musical day! This is a yearly event that I’m thrilled to have been invited to join. It’s the 7th Annual Dia do Choro Brazilian Music Festival at The Old Church (1422 SW 11th Ave., Portland, 503-222-2031). I’ll be singing with guitarist Ben Graves and Brazilian percussionist Pyata Penedo. The line-up also includes these wonderful bands: Rio con Brio, Allen Matthews, and Tom Bergeron’s Brasil Band. It will be a blast – don’t miss it! (Details re ticket sales ASAP).
Saturday, May 2, 7:30 pm With my fabulous song-sister, Shira, and other bright lights TBA! At Wilf’s (www.wilfsrestaurant.com)
June News! Two concerts with the great guitarist Alfredo Muro! Friday, June 19 at Classic Pianos and Saturday, June 20 TBA. Please check back for details.
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, The Town Club, 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