The following description was submitted by the event organizer.
Montavilla Jazz Festival 2022 showcases the vibrant new sound of locally-based jazz August 19–21.
Pianist/composer Kerry Politzer headlines the festival with LA-based guest trumpeter Alex Norris joining her Quintet on Sunday, August 21, and Saturday night saxophonist Rich Halley is joined by NYC’s Matthew Shipp Trio. New this year: Montavilla Jazz Festival includes two late-night sets at The 1905 and presents at Alberta Rose Theatre, kicking off the festival with The Heroine’s Journey, a double-bill of new works from adventurous singer-songwriter Rebecca Sanborn and powerhouse duo Marilyn Keller and Darrell Grant performing with Portland Jazz Composer Ensemble. Additional concerts by Barra Brown Quintet, George Colligan and Jazz Millenium, James Powers Relativity Ensemble, Idit Shner and Mhondoro, Noah Simpson Quartet, Tunnel Six, and more!
Upcoming Dates & Times
- Aug. 19
- Aug. 20
- Aug. 21