What’s Coming Up

West Cafe is a sponsor of the Portland Jazz Festival and will be hosting performances on Fridays and Saturdays during the festival as well as a vocal workshop on Tuesday, February 24th. Please visit PortlandJazzFestival.org for details.

Feb
13
Sat
Live Jazz Saturday, February 13th, “The Originals” 6-9 PM
Feb 13 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

The Originals are a jazz trio in the traditions of Ahmad Jamal, Hank Jones, and Red Garland. The Originals play jazz standards of the 40′s, 50′s, and 60′s. The repertoire is drawn from what is known as the “Great American Songbook”, featuring composers such as Gershwin, Ellington, Rodgers, Hart, and more. Featured are Don McFarlane on piano, Klaus Ferguson on drums, and Jules Auger on string bass.The group has been together for more than three years

Feb
18
Thu
Featured Guest Portland Jazz Festival, Jesse Marquez and Clay Giberson
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Jessie Marquez and Clay Giberson
February 18 | 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm – Free
West Cafe

Latin jazz vocalist Jessie Marquez blends Cuban, Brazilian, jazz and pop sounds for music with lush harmonies and cool grooves. She has recorded with members of the Afro Cuban All-Stars and she has appeared on Cuban television and radio as well as having performed throughout that country. She will be teamed up with pianist, composer and Origin Records’ recording artist Clay Giberson, an innovative voice in the contemporary jazz scene of the Pacific Northwest that is helping redefine jazz.

www.jessiemarquez.com/

Feb
19
Fri
Featured Artist, Portland Jazz Festival, David Brothers Combo
Feb 19 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

David Brothers, Rob Busey, Bass, John Dover, Trumpet

Feb
20
Sat
Featured Artist, Portland Jazz Festival, Mary Kadderly & Dan Gildea
Feb 20 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Keyboard and Vocalist Mary Kadderly and Dan Gildea, Bass Guitar

Feb
25
Thu
Featured Artist, Portland Jazz Festival, Jesse Marquez and Clay Giberson
Feb 25 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

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Latin jazz vocalist Jessie Marquez blends Cuban, Brazilian, jazz and pop sounds for music with lush harmonies and cool grooves. She has recorded with members of the Afro Cuban All-Stars and she has appeared on Cuban television and radio as well as having performed throughout that country. She will be teamed up with pianist, composer and Origin Records’ recording artist Clay Giberson, an innovative voice in the contemporary jazz scene of the Pacific Northwest that is helping redefine jazz. http://www.jessiemarquez.com/

Feb
26
Fri
Featured Artist, Portland Jazz Festival, David Brothers Combo
Feb 26 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

David Brothers, Rob Busey, Bass, John, Dover, Trumpet

Feb
27
Sat
Featured Artist, Portland Jazz Festival, Mary Kadderly & Dan Gildea
Feb 27 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Keyboard and Vocalist Mary Kadderly and Bass Guitarist Dan Gildea

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