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From Maxville to Vanport


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Join the Portland Jazz Composers' Ensemble for a wonderful evening of original jazz and sharing the rich and remarkable shared history of Oregon. This FREE event will be held in Groth Recital Hall in collaboration with the EOU School of Music.

From Maxville to Vanport includes original songs by Ezra Weiss with lyrics by S. Renee Mithcell and short films by Kalimah Abioto inspired by the African-American experience in Oregon featuring PJCE's 12-piece jazz ensemble with Marilyn Keller, vocals.

Find more details at pjce.org/events.

PJCE lineup:
Lee Elderton – soprano sax, clarinet
John Savage – alto sax, flute
Rob Davis – tenor sax, clarinet
Mieke Bruggeman – bari sax, bass clarinet
Douglas Detrick and Farnell Newton – trumpet, flugelhorn
John Moak and Denzel Mendoza – trombone
Ryan Meagher– guitar
Jasnam Daya Singh - piano
Bill Athens – bass
Ken Ollis – drums