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Joel Harrison's Spirit House and Brian Blade, Blue Cranes

BRETT CAMPBELL
8 pm., Wednesday April 03 | $15.
Mississippi Studios
3939 N Mississippi Ave.
 
[CHAMBER JAZZ] A bassoon in a jazz band? Paul Hanson’s unusual electric axe certainly signals the classical music influences that pervade guitarist-composer Harrison’s new project, but true jazzers fearing pallid Third Stream crossover can find reassurance in the presence of one of contemporary jazz’s greatest drummers, Brian Blade; Seattle trumpeter Cuong Vu; and Guggenheim fellow (and erstwhile West Coaster) Harrison’s own distinguished 14-CD-strong jazz-rock résumé. This show will feature originals for the ensemble by Harrison, Vu and Blade. Portland’s own accessible progressive jazzers, Blue Cranes, makes an appropriate opener. 



Where: Mississippi Studios
Phone: 288-3895
Address: 3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Website: www.mississippistudios.com

 
 

Mississippi Studios

3939 N Mississippi Ave.
Portland, OR
 
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