ax and clarinet virtuoso has brought such diverse projects to Portland as Bug Music, celebrating the early music of Raymond Scott; Ivey Divey Trio, paying tribute to Lester Young; and Do the Boomerang, the soul of Junior Walker & The All Stars. Now the African American musician and activist brings Plays Mickey Katz, the groundbreaking and virtuosic ensemble that spearheaded the Klezmer revival that is dedicated to the great Mickey Katz, musical pioneer, humorist, and musical director for Spike Jones.
Calling Don Byron a jazz musician is like calling the Pacific Ocean wet-it just doesn't begin to describe it... Byron has carpentered a remarkable career precisely by obliterating the very idea of category. --TIME Magazine
Thu, Feb 24th:
Time: 7:30 p.m.
Official Website: http://www.pcpa.com/events/event.php?event=5756
Added by snowwhiter18 on February 15, 2011