Portland, OR – 06/24/10 – Wilfs – Black & Blue with Devin Phillips

Black & Blue with Devin Phillips
Thursday, June 24, 2010
7:30pm - All Ages
Wilfs (map)
800 NW 6th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209
Other Info
Saxophonist Devin Phillips, a crescent city native who relocated to Portland in 2005 following the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, carries the torch of New Orleans music with vigor and bright spirit. Black & Blue is a new project and collaboration between Phillips and Portland guitarist Chance Hayden, founded to perform a thorough repertoire of early New Orleans jazz. The tradition is ever present and the history is strongly reinstated with rhythm steeped in early swing, vibrant multi-horn polyphony and a deep connection to the blues.

This performance of Black & Blue with Devin Phillips features

Devin Phillips - saxophones
Paul Mazzio - trumpet
John Moak - trombone
Chance Hayden - acoustic guitar
Eric Gruber - bass
A sustainable company, Wilfs Restaurant is located on the perimeter of Portland’s Pearl and River districts at historic Union Station. Celebrating 35 years in business this year, Wilfs remains a family-owned restaurant built on a legacy of fine dining and personal service. Reservations recommended by calling (503) 223-0070 -- http://www.wilfsrestaurant.com/

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DEVIN PHILLIPS: WADE IN THE WATER is more than a jazz CD; it's also the story of a young jazz musician losing one home, but finding another in the Pacific Northwest.

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