Montavilla Jazz Festival 2015 to be held at Portland Metro Arts August 15–16

Montavilla Jazz FestivalMontavilla Jazz Festival is back! After a successful inaugural year, Montavilla Jazz Festival will again explore new frontiers in jazz by featuring two days of cutting-edge original jazz performed by Portland-based artists. All 4 Naught, a project of internationally recognized pianist Darrell Grant, will headline. The festival is produced by Montavilla Neighborhood Association and is fiscally sponsored by Southeast Uplift, a coalition of 20 Portland neighborhoods.

New this year: This year the festival is proud to add a new element, the Montavilla Schools Music Fund, an effort dedicated to enriching the lives of children in Montavilla through the power of music education. The fund will earmark a portion of festival revenue for distribution to neighborhood public schools’ music education programs.

Dates and location:
Saturday and Sunday, August 15 and 16, 2015
Portland Metro Arts, 9003 SE Stark, Portland, OR 97216

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