Montavilla Jazz Festival 22

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Portland’s Montavilla Jazz Festival 2022 returns for its ninth season, August 19–21, with concerts by an array of emerging and established local artists at Portland Metro Arts and expands its footprint to four venues across the city. Pianist/composer Kerry Politzer headlines the festival with LA-based guest trumpeter, Alex Norris, joining her Quintet Sunday, August 21. Saturday night adventurous saxophonist, Rich Halley, is joined by NYC’s Matthew Shipp Trio.

This year, Montavilla Jazz Festival includes two late-night sets at The 1905 and presents at Alberta Rose Theatre, kicking off the festival with Portland Jazz Composer Ensemble’s, The Heroine’s Journey, a double-bill of newly commissioned works from veteran vocalist Marilyn Keller and alt-jazz singer-songwriter Rebecca Sanborn.


You can purchase tickets to the shows at the other venues by clicking on the links provided below. Please note, with a purchase of a Festival Pass, you receive admission to every single show at every single venue. Limited quantities of the Festival Pass are available.


ADDITIONAL SHOWS at The 1905 and Alberta Rose Theatre:

PJCE’s The Heroine’s Journey Feat. Marilyn Keller with Darrell Grant and Rebecca Sanborn
Lyricists and songwriters Sanborn and Keller each debut their new songs honoring the power of dreams to change our waking lives, performed with the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble.
Friday, August 19, 2022, 8 pm - Tickets $5-$35
Alberta Rose Theatre (3000 NE Alberta St, Portland, OR 97211)
George Colligan and Jazz Millenium
Virtuoso multi-instrumentalist and mentor George Colligan showcases four young Portland jazz artists.
Friday, August 19, 2022, 11:30 pm - Tickets $15-$20
The 1905 (830 N Shaver St, Portland, OR 97227)
Barra Brown Quintet
A rare performance by drummer/composer Barra Brown’s melody-driven improvisational ensemble of inventive original music.
Saturday, August 20, 2022, 11:30PM - Tickets $15-$20
The 1905 (830 N Shaver St, Portland, OR 97227)

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