DOORS OPEN: 7:55 pm
EVENT BEGINS: 8:10 pm
Montavilla Jazz Festival 2019
Saturday Headliner: Ezra Weiss Big Band-We Limit Not the Truth of God
The Ezra Weiss Big Band celebrates the release of their new album on Origin Records with this original suite of the composer's personal reflections on the troubled world we live in.
Saturday, August 17th, 2019
Doors open: 7:55 PM
Event begins: 8:10 PM
Festival link: montavillajazzfest.com
Artist Bio: Composer/pianist Ezra Weiss has released six albums as a leader, most recently Before You Know It. Additionally, he wrote the music for the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble’s From Maxville To Vanport, and the big band arrangements for Derek Hines’ The Long Journey Home. Weiss currently leads his own big band and sextet, performing at major jazz festivals and clubs throughout the U.S., including Dizzy’s in NYC, the Triple Door in Seattle, and the Catalina Bar and Grill in Los Angeles. Weiss won the ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award three times, and has been listed in DownBeat Critics Polls as a Rising Star Arranger. He currently lives with his wife and two sons in Portland, and teaches at Portland State University.
About Montavilla Jazz Festival:
The mission of Montavilla Jazz Festival is not only to bolster Portland’s dynamic jazz culture, but also to enrich the local community. Like the neighborhood that serves as its home, MJF is a progressive, diverse, locally minded event that offers Montavilla residents an opportunity to come together, form connections and plug into Portland jazz.
Montavilla Jazz Festival earmarks a portion of each ticket sold to support jazz education programming in Montavilla public schools. Montavilla Jazz Festival is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization.
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ALL TICKETS AND PASSES ARE NON-REFUNDABLE.