PDX Large Ensemble Concert

The PDX LARGE ENSEMBLE is a new collaborative effort from a community of Portland area improvising/jazz/avant/noise musicians (Mary Sutton, John Savage, Tim DuRoche, Andrew Oliver, Scott Brazieal, Mary-Sue Tobin, Jonathan Sielaff, Todd Dickerson, Kevin Van Geem, Gregg Skloff, Brandon Conway, J Morales, and many more). The group will feature avant compositions, free improvisation and work with touring avant musicians as a residential “house” ensemble. The concerts will be sponsored by the CMG (Creative Music Guild) and take place on bi monthly basis. The initial group was part of a concert in June with Urs Leimgruber (also CMG sponsored).

This concert will feature new works by: Andrew Oliver, Sarah Ann Phillips (L.A.), Ken Ollis, Tom Garcia, Scott Brazieal, Heather Vertigos and others.

Concert date is: Thursday, September 10th. 8-10PM.

@ Redeemer Lutheran Church
5431 NE 20th Ave (@Killingsworth)
Portland, 97211

All Ages. Sliding Scale at the door.

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Jay Derderian, Hanna Benn and Jeff Aaron Bryant in Portland

From Portland Eye and Ear Control:

Sunday, August 16th
8pm, $5 suggested donation (no one turned away)
@ Enterbeing
1603 NE Alberta

Hanna Benn & Jeff Aaron Bryant (Seattle) Composer(s) and visual artist collaboration
Jay Derderian: Portland State Composition Graduate shares recent Chamber Music featuring Scott Brazieal on piano and more.

Hanna Benn is a performer and composer from Seattle. She writes vocal music for ensembles as well as performing in groups such as Pollens.

Jeff Aaron Bryant is a sound and video artist from Seattle. He Pollinates as well.

Jay Derderian is a recent Graduate of Portland State University’s music composition program. He writes music for all you all.

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Derek M. Johnson, Abusive Delay / Branpappy & And in Portland

From Portland Eye and Ear Control:

Portland New Music Society Presents:

Derek M. Johnson (Olympia)-cello for the wild at heart
Abusive Delay and Branpappy
*a first time collaboration: electronics, synths, feedback mixer, etc
And-is a rock band which consists of non-rock musicians. Please be kind.
(Scott Brazieal, Drew Adams, Kelvin Pittman)

Thursday May 7th @ 8pm
Free (donations gladly accepted)

1603 NE Alberta St. @ NE 16th
Portland, OR 97211

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