3/2/12: Tim Berne's Snakeoil & Blue Cranes

From the Blue Cranes: We are excited to host his group at the Alberta Rose Theater in Portland on Friday, March 2 in a double bill with Blue Cranes.  Snakeoil is comprised of Ches Smith on drums (Xiu Xiu, Mr. Bungle, Marc Ribot, Good for Cows), Oscar Noriega on clarinet (Endangered Blood, Paul Motian, Anthony Braxton), Matt Mitchell on piano (John Hollenbeck, Darius Jones, Rudresh Mahanthappa/Bunky Green), and Tim Berne on alto sax/composition.

Tim Berne's music is amazing to behold live.  His trio at the Portland Jazz Festival several years back with Craig Taborn and Gerald Cleaver left me in awe for months.  I'm excited to experience this group in the Alberta Rose Theater.  Because this show comes on the heels of this year's Portland Jazz Festival the week before, we have decided to forego booking our own show during the festival in order to make this a very special event.

Tim Berne / Snakeoil
Blue Cranes
Friday, March 2
Alberta Rose Theater (3000 NE Alberta St., Portland)
$12 advance here, $15 day of show
Doors 7pm, Show 8pm.
Minors ok w/ parent or guardian.
Sponsored in part by the Creative Music Guild and KMHD.

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