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.
“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 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 four years