Montavilla Jazz Festival

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 3 – PJCE with Jasnam Daya Singh

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 3 - PJCE (PORTLAND JAZZ COMPOSERS ENSEMBLE) WITH JASNAM DAYA SINGH:  Jasnam Daya Singh is one of the...
Montavilla Jazz Festival

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 2 – Trio Subtonic with Dan Balmer

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 2 – TRIO SUBTONIC WITH DAN BALMER:  Galen Clark, the keyboardist for this high-talent krew, is the leader...
Montavilla Jazz Festival

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 1 – Ron Steen Quartet

Montavilla Jazz Festival Day 1, Act 1 - RON STEEN QUARTET: I don't think the organizers could have picked a better act to open...
Charlie Saibel Tipsy piano bar

Charlie Saibel Tipsy piano bar Charlie Saibel’s first gig at Tipsy Piano Bar

Charlie Saibel Tipsy piano bar I only go out on the town when there are great musician's playing, and of course my friend Charlie...
Montavilla jazz festival forefront creative expression

Montavilla jazz festival forefront creative expression Montavilla Jazz Festival 2017

Montavilla jazz festival forefront creative expression The Montavilla Jazz Festival (in the Montavilla area of Portland, Oregon) is in it's fourth year (unbeknownst to...
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* jazzcamp portland ryanmeahger * Ryan Meahger’s Jazz Camp 2017

A most sincere thanks to Ryan and Cuong Vu for letting me sit in & observe * jazzcamp portland ryanmeahger * RYAN MEAGHER'S JAZZ CAMP...
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* contemporaryfusionreviews get music reviews * Oh NO! Not another “how to get...

* contemporaryfusionreviews get music reviews *   Hi, I'm Dick Metcalf, editor and publisher of Improvijazzation Nation and Contemporary Fusion Reviews magazines. I'm in...

Smoocho Gusto at Cascadia Grill, 2017/06/21

Just DON'T let me hear you claiming that the Magickland of Olywa "doesn't have anything good to do"... life here is full of great...

A Tribute to John Keeslar LIVE SHOW review by Dick Metcalf

  It's been a whole host of years since the gang of players featured during the BENEFIT SHOW reviewed here had opportunity to get back...
Interview with Tony Roc Adamo

INTERVIEW with Tony Roc Adamo

Interview with Tony Roc Adamo Folks who have been with me for a good while know that I have a special place in my jazz...

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Gabriele Tranchina heavenly jazz vocals Gabriele Tranchina - OF SAILING SHIPS AND THE STARS IN YOUR EYES:  It's been a bit since I last...
Brian Kastan dynamically different jazz rock

Brian Kastan dynamically different jazz rock Brian Kastan – Not So Standard

Brian Kastan dynamically different jazz rock Brian Kastan - NOT SO STANDARD: When I first reviewed Brian's "Roll The Dice On Life" (and gave...
Billy Lester Trio fresh original piano jazz

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Billy Lester Trio fresh original piano jazz Billy Lester Trio - ITALY 2016:  I've reviewed Billy's jazz piano work many times before, most recently...