2015 Montavilla Jazz Festival

Montavilla Jazz Festival 2015

The second annual Montavilla Jazz Festival tool place on August 15 and 16, 2015. Once again, the festival focused entirely on showcasing the vibrant new sound of Portland’s originally composed, progressive jazz scene. The festival was curated by the Portland Jazz Composers’ Ensemble and presented by the Montavilla Neighborhood Association with fiscal sponsorship and other support from Southeast Uplift. The festival took place at Portland Metro Arts in the Montavilla neighborhood and featured 13 bands; over 600 individuals attended.

Darrell Grant - all 4 naught
Darrell Grant was the 2015 Montavilla Jazz Festival headliner

Participating Artists

George Colligan Quartet

Portland Jazz Composers’ Ensemble

David Friesen Circle 3 Trio

John Gross Trio

Alan Jones Sextet

Rich Halley 4

Tim Willcox’s Superjazzers

Ryan Meagher

Joe Manis Trio

Ed Bennett Quintet

Machete Order

Ian Christensen Quartet

2015 Festival Details

When it Went Down:
August 15-16

Where it Went Down:
Portland Metro Arts
Portland, Oregon

Number of Acts: 13

Number of Attendees