Sunday, December 30
Charlie Porter Quartet plays the Music of Donald Byrd
Teutonic Wine Company
3303 SE 20th Ave., Portland, OR 97202
The Charlie Porter Quartet featuring David Goldblatt on piano, Bill Athens on bass and Alan Jones on drums, will be performing the music of Donal Byrd. His full name is Donaldson Toussaint L’Ourverture Byrd II, born in Detroit Michigan in 1932. He was an iconic jazz and rhythm & blues trumpeter. A sideman for many other jazz musicians of his generation, Byrd was known as one of the only bebop jazz musicians who successfully pioneered the funk and soul genres while remaining a jazz artist. He was extremely influential to younger musicians as he continued his education in music earning a masterss degree from the Manhattan School of Music and later earning a PhD at Teacher’s College at Columbia University. Donald Byrd passed away in 2013.
Music beings at 7:30 pm and we will offer a small-plate dinner menu 5 to 9 pm. There will be a $5 cover at the door. This is a 21+ event.