MJF 2020 Headliner Announcement

Teutonic Wines 3303 SE 20th Ave, Portland

Join us on Facebook live as we announce the 2020 Montavilla Jazz Festival headliner.


Metropolitan Youth Symphony: Regina Carter Plays 4 Sisters

Arlene Schnitzer Concert Hall 1037 SW Broadway, Portland

Metropolitan Youth Symphony’s concert on March 8 brings jazz virtuoso Regina Carter to Portland audiences. Carter joins the MYS Symphony Orchestra for the West Coast Premiere of local composer David Schiff’s 4 Sisters jazz violin concerto, hailed by the Detroit Free Press as an “engaging jazz violin concerto…that allow(s) Carter to announce her charismatic presence […]


2020 Season Reveal Fundraiser (POSTPONED)

Mekong Bistro 8200 NE Siskiyou St, Portland

Don't miss the Montavilla Jazz Festival 2020 Season Reveal Fundraiser! It's a chance to see and hear what's in store for MJF 2020, enjoy heavy appetizers by Mekong Bistro find out about Montavilla Jazz jazz education programming and community building projects, win cool raffle prizes, and get a sneak peak performance by our top secret […]


PDX Jazz Incredible Journey of Jazz (CANCELLED)

Franklin High School 5405 SE Woodward St, Portland

The Incredible Journey Of Jazz is a free, 60 minute interactive program designed for students of all ages. It recounts the history of America’s indigenous musical art form. Students learn about jazz from its beginnings in Africa, development in the United States and current role in global culture. Montavilla Jazz makes it possible for students […]

Montavilla Jazz Presents: Take Out Jazz!

Your Front Porch! Portland

Montavilla Jazz Presents: Take Out Jazz! Friday, August 14th, 2020 Montavilla Jazz wants you to experience live jazz and a cold adult beverage from the comfort of your own front stoop! Montavilla Jazz and our community of local artists will brighten your day with a socially distanced in-person visit and live performance at your front […]