Home / Events / Music Calendar / Bernard Purdie

Bernard Purdie

JEFF ROSENBERG
8 pm., Wednesday October 02 | $20 general admission, $25 reserved seating. Under 21 permitted until 9:30 pm.
Jimmy Mak's
221 NW 10th Ave.
 
[DRUM MAJOR] Bernard “Pretty” Purdie is one of the more national musical treasures in Portland’s orbit. He’s a New Yorker, but visits regularly for business and, certainly, pleasure. Watching the legendary jazz and R&B drummer onstage, it’s clear both amount to the same thing for him, even in this sixth decade of his career. His playing is as infectious as his bespoken beat, the so-called “Purdie shuffle,” has been influential. He’s toured with James Brown and Dizzy Gillespie, served as Aretha’s musical director and has—literally—countless other session credits to his name. History aside, though, he’s a brilliant musician in the here and now. 

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

Fashawn, D Future, Manno

Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

[WELL RAPPED] One of the most consistently prolific rappers of the past five years is from Fresno, Calif., of all places. Fashawn, whose forthcoming second full-leng ...

8 pm | $13.50
Peter's Room 8 NW 6th Ave. Map

Kindness, Pell

Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

[BRIT SOUL] Adam Bainbridge definitely ate at the popular kids' table in high school. He has collaborated with just about everybody in the contemporary pop clique, f ...

9 pm | $14 advance, $16 day of show.
Doug Fir Lounge 830 E Burnside St. Portland Web | Map

Naomi Punk, PC Worship, Lithics

Thursday, Mar 05, 2015

[COMBATIVE ROCK] Singer-guitarist Travis Coster had been using the name Naomi Punk as his drag name long before the band came into existence. The Olympia-based ...

9 pm | $10.
Mississippi Studios 3939 N Mississippi Ave. Portland Web | Map
Also At Jimmy Mak's

East Bay Grease Meets the Portland Soul All-Stars

Friday, Mar 06, 2015

[SOUL FOR A CAUSE] Tower of Power guitarist Bruce Conte surrounds himself with friends, family and the finest members of Portland's funk and soul community for a nig ...

7:30 pm and 10 pm. | $12 advance, $15 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