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

The Dillinger Escape Plan, Trash Talk, Retox, Shining

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014
[METALJAZZMATHCORE] It took me a little bit to get into the Dillinger Escape Plan. The mathed-out, seizure-inducing metallic pandemonium that is 1999’s Calculating Infinity was too much for m ...
8 pm. | $20 advance, $25 day of show.
Hawthorne Theatre 1507 SE 39th Ave. Portland Web | Map

Halo Varga, Evan Toutz, Uungh, Demetre Baca, Doc Manny, Clay Watkins, DJ Tracy, DJ Tao, Ollie Vaughn

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014
[HOUSE] Globetrotter Halo Varga has been classing up the West Coast house scene for two decades. “Future,” released in 2000, is undoubtedly one of this millennium’s finest cuts, taking the best ...
10 pm. | $12 advance, $15 day of show.

Switchfoot, the Royal Concept

Sunday, Apr 20, 2014
[ALT-ROCK] Even if you don’t realize it, Switchfoot played a role in your ’90s pop-culture experience. Who could forget Mandy Moore’s tearjerking rendition of the band’s song “Only Hope” d ...
8 pm. | $25 advance, $28 day of show.
Crystal Ballroom 1332 W Burnside St. Portland Web | Map
Also At Jimmy Mak's

Regina Carter

Monday, Apr 28, 2014
[JAZZ VIOLIN] Detroit native Regina Carter has been one of jazz’s top violinists—admittedly, a relatively limited contingent—for a couple decades now, but on her new recording, Southern Comfo ...
7 and 9:30 pm Monday, April 28. | $25 general admission, $30 reserved. Under 21 allowed until 9 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