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From Maxville to Vanport: Vanport Mosaic

Alberta Rose Theatre
3000 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211

A live performance of the The Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble’s (PJCE) “From Maxville to Vanport” featuring poetry by Renee Mitchell, music by Ezra Weiss, and video by Kalimah Abioto.

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Jimmie Herrod Sings Billie Holiday

Portland Center Stage, Ellen Bye Studio
128 NW Eleventh Ave Portland, OR 97209

Portland-based jazz singer and songwriter Jimmie Herrod performs with a sextet of members of the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble. Herrod, who sings with Pink Martini and many others, will perform …

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From Maxville to Vanport

New songs illuminating Oregon’s history.

“Maxville to Vanport” is new multi-media concert of songs and video for the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble featuring vocalist Marilyn Keller that tells the story of two little-known …

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Summer Membership Drive!

Our summer membership drive kicks off today!

A few times every year we ask you to go the extra mile by supporting the PJCE with a tax-deductible donation.

Ticket sales and other …

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Meet the composers of “Oregonophony”

Oregonophony: Works Inspired by the Sounds of Oregon
New music for 12-member jazz ensemble incorporating field recordings

Concert details:
April 13th, 2017 – Willamette University, Rogers Hall, Salem
7 pm — $15 General admission, …

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