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Barry Harris Trio at Portland PDX Jazz Festival at Jimmy Mak's


Jimmy Mak's
Portland PDX Jazz Festival

221 N. W. 10th
Portland, OR


Fri, February 15, 2013
7 & 9:30 PM


Chuck Israels
Chuck Israels
bass, acoustic


Barry Harris is an internationally renowned jazz pianist grounded in the bebop tradition. Harris was part of Detroit’s celebrated ‘50’s piano legacy including Hank Jones and Tommy Flanagan. An esteemed composer and educator, Dr. Harris received an Honorary Doctorate from Northwestern University, is an acclaimed NEA Jazz Master and a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award recipient. He founded the Jazz Cultural Theatre in New York, a Chelsea storefront which served as performance space and education center from 1982-87. For over 60 years professionally, the 83 year old Harris has been an exponent of the classic jazz style that was developed by Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie, Bud Powell, and Thelonious Monk...

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Matthew Jurasek uploaded this event on October 15, 2012