The 2015 Montavilla Jazz Festival (MJF 2015) will feature 13 Portland-based bands performing cutting-edge, original jazz. MJF 2015 is particularly excited to have internationally recognized pianist and educator Darrell Grant featured as headliner. Other performers showcase Portland’s best:

  • Darrell Grant’s All 4 Naught (Headliner)
  • Alan Jones Sextet
  • David Friesen’s Circle 3 Trio
  • Ed Bennett Quintet
  • George Colligan Quartet
  • Ian Christensen Quartet
  • Joe Manis Trio
  • John Gross Trio
  • Machete Order
  • Portland Jazz Composers’ Ensemble
  • Rich Halley 4
  • Ryan Meagher
  • Tim Willcox’s Superjazzers

Dates and location:

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

To schedule interviews or speak to festival organizers, please contact:

The mission of the Montavilla Jazz Festival is to support and strengthen local music culture and to enrich our community by showcasing the best of Portland’s originally composed, progressive jazz. Montavilla Jazz Festival is a project of the Montavilla Neighborhood Association, and is fiscally sponsored by SE Uplift, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit and coalition of 20 Portland neighborhoods.