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

Where

Jimmy Mak's
Portland PDX Jazz Festival

221 N. W. 10th
Portland, OR
503-295-6542

When

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

Add to Calendar 2013-02-15 7 & 9:30 PM 2013-02-15 Barry Harris Trio at Portland PDX Jazz Festival at Jimmy Mak's 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. Harris has performed with Coleman Hawkins, Max Roach Sonny Stitt, Dexter Gordon, Cannonball Adderley and Illnois Jacquet, among others. Harris will be joined by bassist Chuck Israels and drummer Todd Strait for this performance. Jimmy Mak's, 221 N. W. 10th false MM/DD/YYYY

Musicians

Barry Harris Barry Harris
piano
Chuck Israels Chuck Israels
bass, acoustic
Todd Strait Todd Strait
drums

About

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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