Kerry Politzer: Bossa PDX

Portland Metro Arts – Saturday, August 17 – 1:30 p.m.
Kerry Politzer: Bossa PDX

Kerry Politzer: Bossa PDX

Saturday, August 17, doors open: 1:00 p.m., set begins: 1:30 p.m.
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Brazilian jazz inspired by the masters of Bossa Nova.

Pianist and composer Kerry Politzer is a native East Coaster who has resided in Portland since 2011. Her Brazilian jazz project, Bossa PDX, received RACC Project Grant funding to explore the works of Rio-born guitarist/composer Durval Ferreira. This set will feature Politzer’s compositions inspired by Ferreira’s work. She is a graduate of the New England Conservatory of Music and a disciple of late jazz guru, Charlie Banacos. Politzer has served as adjunct music faculty at Portland State University since 2013.

Lineup: Kerry, Politzer, piano; Joe Manis, woodwinds, Dan Balmer, guitar; Phil Baker, bass; George Colligan, drums


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Kerry Politzer – piano
Joe Manis – woodwinds
Dan Balmer – guitar
Phil Baker – bass
George Colligan – drums