1/22/11: Rich Halley Quartet plus Dan Raphael

Rich Halley Quartet plus poet Dan Raphael Saturday January 22 at TaborSpace

Saxophonist/Composer Rich Halley and his quartet with trombonist Michael Vlatkovich, bassist Clyde Reed and drummer Carson Halley will perform at 7:00 PM on Saturday, January 22 at TaborSpace, 5441 SE Belmont.  The group will be performing material from their new CD “Requiem for a Pit Viper” which will be released in April on Pine Eagle Records.  Poet Dan Raphael will also perform with Rich and Carson as a preview to their soon to be released CD “Children of the Blue Supermarket”.  Admission is sliding scale $10-15.

“Live at the Penofin Jazz Festival”, the recent release by the Rich Halley Quartet featuring Bobby Bradford, has been getting great reviews. 

For more information please call (503) 244-2070.

1/21/11: Blue Cranes, Gulls, Castelton, JP Jenkins, Doug Theriault


The Secret Society (115 NE Russel)

Portland jazz group Blue Cranes will release two new albums: Oversea Orbits: Observatories Remixed, and the Cantus Firmus EP at the Secret Society Ballroom in Portland. The band will be joined for this show by four of the remix artists involved in the making of Oversea Orbits: Gulls, Gavin Castleton, JP Jenkins, and Doug Theriault.