Home / Events / Music Calendar / New West Guitar Group, Spencer Day

New West Guitar Group, Spencer Day

BRETT CAMPBELL
8 pm., Monday July 22 | $10.
Jimmy Mak's
221 NW 10th Ave.
 
[JAZZ MEETS POP] This is a concert of jazz-influenced pop meeting pop-influenced jazz. Erstwhile Oregonian John Storie’s virtuoso New West Guitar Group plays a warm, Metheny-esque blend of various solid- and hollow-body acoustic and electric guitars that appeals to jazz fans appreciative of tight, inventive excursions into pop instrumental territory. NWGG’s upcoming new album, Big City, mixes covers of Simon & Garfunkel, Tears for Fears and Joni Mitchell, with expansive originals. The band makes a seemingly odd pairing with Spencer Day, who made his rep crooning standards on the Bay Area jazz circuit, then somehow hit the pop charts with ’60s-style Bacharachian torch-song originals.

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

Matthew E. White, Wilsen, Chanti Darling

Friday, Mar 27, 2015

[SOFT AND DEEP] Matthew E. White is a little ridiculous. He sings in a voice that's simultaneously soft and deep over orchestral arrangements and groovy beats. He alternat ...

9 pm | $10 advance, $12 day of show.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map

Punch Brothers, Gabriel Kahane

Friday, Mar 27, 2015

[FOLK MEETS CLASSICAL] Gabriel Kahane was born into classical music royalty—his dad, Jeffrey, is a famous classical pianist and orchestra conductor—and the Brook ...

8 pm | $25.
Roseland Theater 8 NW 6th Ave. Portland Web | Map

The Velvet Teen, Slow Bird, Hot Victory

Friday, Mar 27, 2015

[A.D.D. POWER-POP] It’s difficult to find a thread of consistency that ties together Judah Nagler’s work as the Velvet Teen, but it’s more his lack of output o ...

10 pm | $10.
Bunk Bar 1028 SE Water Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Jimmy Mak's

The Alan Jones Sextet

Friday, Mar 27, 2015

[NEW LOCAL JAZZ] Six of Portland’s finest instrumental storytellers take the stage, performing intimate scenes with spine-tingling musical honesty. At times, drumm ...

8 pm | $15. Under 21 permitted until 9:30 pm.
Jimmy Mak's 221 NW 10th Ave. Portland Web | Map

The Patrick Lamb Band

Saturday, Mar 28, 2015

[SAXY SOUL] Portland's best gel-headed multi-saxophonist, Patrick Lamb, puts his Tower of Power-inspired group through the paces, using the virtuosity of his band in ...

8 pm Saturday, March 28. | $12 advance, $15 day of show. Under 21 permitted until 9:30 pm.
Jimmy Mak's 221 NW 10th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Dr. Lonnie Smith Trio, Mel Brown Organ Group

Thursday, Apr 02, 2015

[ORGAN IN OREGON] Seventy-two-year-old jazz organist Dr. Lonnie Smith is one of the more recognizable legends in jazz—literally, as the musician’s flowi ...

8 pm Thursday, April 2. | $20 advance, $25 day of show. 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