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Charlie Porter Quintet: CD Release Show!
Wed, October 30 @ 7:00 pm
Album release concert! Porter’s new album is titled Immigration Nation and it features a musical storyline paying tribute to our rich immigrant heritage in the United States. It is being released on Origin Records.
Internationally acclaimed, multiple award-winning jazz trumpeter and composer Charlie Porter relocated to the PNW from NYC where he played with, among many others, Paquito D’Rivera, Charli Persip, Joe Zawinul, David Burger’s Sultans of Swing and the Mingus Big Band. Wynton Marsalis describes Charlie’s playing as “fiery and intelligent.” He last played at WJMAC with the Nick Biello Sextet.
Porter is an artist not to be missed.
Lineup: Charlie Porter (composer, trumpet), Nick Biello (tenor sax), Jon Lakey (bass), Alan Jones (drums), John Hansen (piano)
Admission: $15 general, $5 students, WJMAC members FREE
Tickets at the door 6:00pm. Doors at 6:30pm. First come, first seated. Program subject to change.
More details at wjmac.org/events