Saturday, September 10, 2011

If you have a few minutes, turn this up and listen closely to these two post bop jazz masters at the apex of their creative endowment, sharing aspirations with each other (no image video). Artist spotlight tenor saxophonist, Sonny Rollins and gifted pianist, McCoy Tyner measure abundant beauty and tenderness in this conference. HARD CHOICES Saturdays 11am-1pm KMHD 89.1FM -Shawn K

CALENDAR (source: Jazz Society of Oregon)
Saturday, September 10
"11th Annual MusicFest NW" - Concerts in 18 venues (including Jimmy Mak's) and Pioneer Courthouse Square Arrivederci's Wine Bar, Milwaukie: Mike Horsfall & Friends, 8-11 pm Benson Hotel: Mary Kadderly/Dan Gildea/Dan Schulte, 8 pm-midnight Brasserie Montmartre: Al Criado & Tablao, 8-11 pm Cafe Delirium, Gresham: Linda Daiber & Mike Doolin, no cover, 7-9 pm Cinetopia Vancouver, Mill Plain: JB Butler, 6-10 pm (inside theater) Cinetopia, Mill Plain: Mark Simon solo piano, 6-10 pm (in the bar) Jazz Alley, Seattle: Eliane Elias Living Room Theaters: Bre Gregg Trio (Matt Tabor/Eric Gruber), 8 pm-midnight New Phoenix Casino, La Center: Laura Cunard, +21, 8-11 pm Portland Center for the Performing Arts, Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall: Chris Botti with the Oregon Symphony, $30 and up, 7:30 pm Portland Prime: Mel Brown/Ed Bennett/Tony Pacini, 7:30-11 pm Sylvan Steakhouse:"Dinner Jazz w/ Steve Mariman, 6-8 pm; Anson Wright Trio, 8:30 pm Tippy Canoe, Troutdale: Ollie McClay/Craig Bidondo Duo, all ages, 6-10 pm Touche: Kelly Shannon Trio, 8:30 pm West CafÈ: Carol Rossio/Dustin Hunley (French and English vocals); Xavier Tavera (Cuban vocals and percussion), 7-10 pm Wilf's at Union Station: Circle 3 Trio (Cheryl Alex/Greg Goebel/Charlie Doggett), 8 pm


Sonny Rollins was sometimes called "Newk", which was the nickname of Pro baseball player Don Newcombe.

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