Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

More about Portland Jazz, Soul’d Out Productions & The Jack Russell Revue & “We Insist! Freedom Now” Suite

Beginning operations in 2003, PDX Jazz is a non-profit cultural arts organization and the presenter of the Portland Jazz Festival. Conceived by former Mt. Hood Festival Artistic Director Bill Royston, the proposed annual event was awarded a three-year city government grant with co-founder and partner Travel Portland (formally POVA). The Festival’s mandate was established as
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

National Sawdust … Rider & a “caramelized” Ticket Link for the Late Show (9pm)

National Sawdust (NS), an unparalleled, artist-led, non-profit venue, is founded with an expansive vision: to provide composers & musicians across genres a home in which they can flourish, a setting where they are given unprecedented support and resources essential to create, and then share, their work; sharing the building with NS … the brainchild of
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Burnt Sugar at National Sawdust

National Sawdust … Rider … and a BSA “caramelized” Ticket Link

National Sawdust (NS), an unparalleled, artist-led, non-profit venue, is founded with an expansive vision: to provide composers & musicians across genres a home in which they can flourish, a setting where they are given unprecedented support and resources essential to create, and then share, their work; sharing the building with NS … the brainchild of
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

More about Nietzsche’s & DJ Milk

Well it’s On like “Bang A Gong”!  BSA & DJ Milk are returning to Nietzsche’s for Round Two!  The first time under the Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center’s banner, with the blessings of Ed Cardoni, Steve Baczkowski and LeRoi Johnson, Rick James’ brother and back-in-the-day manager, BSA brought RJ & The Stone City Band’s swaggadocious music
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

More about Stefanie Batten Bland

Stefanie Batten-Bland is the Artistic Director of Company SBB.  Company SBB creates performances rooted in community. Past awards and honors include the 2016 Jerome Robbins Award, 2015 Kevin Spacey Foundation Artists Choice Award, 2014/15 Alvin Ailey Foundation New Directions Choreography Lab Fellow, 2014 Joffrey Ballet Choreographer of Color.

Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

More about PATIENT(CE) & Jack Shainman Gallery’s The School in Kinderhook

Stefanie Batten Bland’s Company SBB & BSA present PATIENT(CE), an interdisciplinary work inspired by father daughter conversations between Company SBB founder and controversial composer and film maker Ed Bland. This creation examines the structure of jazz with its formal emphasis on the eternal present. Through a collaboration with futuristic jazz ensemble Burnt Sugar the Arkestra
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More about The A.G.O. & The Skyline Concert Series

The Art Gallery of Ontario is located on Dundas Street in the heart of the city of Toronto. Walking distance from Yonge-Dundas Square, the Toronto Eaton Centre and Chinatown, the AGO is easy to plan into your itinerary. As the cultural centre of Canada, the city of Toronto is one of the most diverse and
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Burnt Sugar Arkestra. Photos by Shane Nelson

More about the Hoboken Arts & Music Festival

Presented by Mayor Dawn Zimmer, Geri Fallo & the City of Hoboken this will be the 24th edition of the Hoboken Arts & Music Festival. There will be two stages of live music with Overlake, The Karyn Kuhl Band featuring Syd Straw, The Demolition String Band, Glenn Morrow’s Cry for Help, Mike Daly & The
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We Insist ! Freedom Now – M’Boom, M’Boom, M’Boom – All The Muses of the Drummer ~ Punta Giara Cultural Association Press Release

“On the borders between Sardinia and Jazz” Festival performs the XXXII edition it’s a yet another expression of love, towards the contemporary language of music and, in particular, of jazz. The Festival will have the intact strength and the attitude that has always characterized this event : “the curiosity”. It starts from the past, that
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