10/06/11

We Four to Play Coltrane Tribute Show in Portland

Javon Jackson, Mulgrew Miller, Nat Reeves and Jimmy Cobb comprise the group

We Four, featuring Javon Jackson (tenor saxophone), Mulgrew Miller (piano), Nat Reeves (bass) and Jimmy Cobb (drums), will pay tribute to John Coltrane at Jimmy Mak’s in Portland, Ore., on Oct. 25 and 26. The quartet will explore many of these “classic tunes” including “Impressions,” “Giant Steps,” “Mr. PC,” “Naima,” “Central Park West,” “Fifth House,” “Like Sonny,” “Blues to Elvin,” and “Countdown,” in addition to original material inspired by John Coltrane.

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John Coltrane [photo credit: Roy Thompson]
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The collective, organized by Jackson, will be in the midst of a 17-day North American tour as part of the Western Jazz Presenters Network with featured dates as part of SF Jazz and Ear Shot Jazz in Seattle.

For more information, visit Jimmy Mak’s or call 503-295-6542.

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