Home / Events / Music Calendar / The Mel Brown B3 Organ Group

The Mel Brown B3 Organ Group

MITCH LILLIE
8 pm., Thursday January 03 | $5.
Jimmy Mak's
221 NW 10th Ave.
 
[SOUL JAZZ] In the world of music, it’s often only later in their career that excellent session musicians receive the attention they deserve. Mel Brown is one such individual. After drumming for Smokey Robinson, Diana Ross and the Temptations, Brown turned from R&B to jazz, and moved from Motown to Stumptown. Brown and his various bandmates are widely recognized as some of the finest jazz musicians in the Northwest, and their straight-ahead jazz style—4/4 beats, a walking bass and plenty of classic solos—can be heard six nights a week at Jimmy Mak’s. The B3 Organ Group is the most talented and lively of all of Brown’s bands. The music world’s been good to Brown, but if it had been truly just, this musician would be destined for a scale far larger than Portland.  



Where: Jimmy Mak's
Phone: 295-6542
Address: 221 NW 10th Ave.
Website: www.jimmymaks.com

 
 

Jimmy Mak's

221 NW 10th Ave.
Portland, OR
 
Other events in Music Calendar

LVL UP, Upset, Blowout, Snowroller

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

[LOAFER-ROCK] We are running out of band names. The proof is in the all-caps, underscores and purposeful misspellings. But what’s bad for grammar is good for music ...

6:15 pm | $10.
Analog Cafe 720 SE Hawthorne Blvd. Portland Map

Meat Puppets, Soul Asylum

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

[ALT-PRIME] As two bands, each with 30-year histories, embark on a co-headlining tour, it’s easy to wonder what the ensembles still have to offer. New work by Meat ...

7 pm | $26 advance, $30 day of show.
Revolution Hall 1300 SE Stark St., Suite 110 Portland Web | Map

Scott Holt

Thursday, Jul 30, 2015

[BLUES] His name may remind you of something repeatedly shouted on Arrested Development, but 10 years of touring with Buddy Guy as a younger man shaped Scott ...

9 pm | $10.
Duff's Garage 2530 NE 82nd Ave. Portland Map
Also At Jimmy Mak's

Re-Birthing The Cool

Tuesday, Aug 04, 2015

[OLD’S COOL] When The Birth of the Cool was first released in the mid-1950s, Miles Davis and Gil Evans’ brilliantly arranged work for a nine-piece band st ...

8 pm Tuesday, Aug. 4. | $10. Under 21 permitted until 9:30 pm.
Jimmy Mak's 221 NW 10th Ave. Portland Web | Map
  • Currently 3.5/5 Stars.
  • 1
  • 2
  • 3
  • 4
  • 5
comments powered by Disqus
 

Web Design for magazines

Close
Close
Close