James Miley’s Watershed Suite



In a new suite, renowned composer James Miley honors Oregon’s diverse waterways, from the mighty Columbia to the serenity of Klamath Basin National Wildlife Refuge.

Two performances:

August …

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 …

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, …

Seeking proposals for “Oregonophony”

The Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble is seeking proposals for its spring “Oregonophony” concert from Oregon-resident established and emerging professional composers, and college-level students who aspire to professional careers. Oregonophony will …

Fall Membership Drive

We’ve set a goal: 50 new or returning members by the end of 2016.

The PJCE is growing, and we’re looking for new supporters to help us! With your $50 donation, …