Events

DEC

14

7:30 pm

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10:00 pm

Alchemy. The face of jazz to come

A musical series at Teutonic every Friday night, in partnership with the Alan Jones Academy of Music (AJAM).

Portland native James Powers is starting to make waves as a talented trombonist, composer and bandleader in the Portland jazz scene. At twenty three, he has already begun to form his own disparate artistic voice with over a hundred compositions to his name. In addition to leading his own band, James is an demand-freelance and session musician who currently plays with Portland’s own March Fourth Marching Band, Cloud Six, Buddy Jay’s Jamaican Jazz Band and Andy Fuller and has toured across the US and in Japan.

James Powers Win-tet includes James Powers on trombone, Adam Rea on guitar, Eric Marks on bass, Demetrius Frank on drums.

We offer a small plate dinner menu (5 to 9 pm). Tonight’s menu includes:

Small Plate Options on Jazz Nites (menu varies weekly) served 5 to 9 pm

Friday Dec. 14 menu for James Powers Win-tet show

Jazz sliders (beef) – $6 (1) or $10 (2)

Hummus & pita – $7

Winehouse Lasanga – $12

Mac & Cheese – $9

Warm flourless chocolate cake – $6

The music starts at 7:30 pm. No reservation required. No cover. 21+ only.

This event is presented in partnership with AJAM.

DEC

15

7:00 pm

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9:00 pm

Escape the holidaze with comedy, trivia and booze… because, duh! Trash Amp Productions returns with the second installation of Sex and the Pity! Start off by proving your fangirl status during Sex and the City trivia. Win cool and amazing prizes from local female-owned businesses! Then, enjoy comedy from award-winning female comics from the Pacific Northwest. Here’s the line up:

ELIZABETH TEETS is a Portland-based writer, comedian and fashionista. She is the host of Queens of Hollywood on X-ray FM and producer of the women-in-comedy series Isn’t She Great at the Hollywood Theater. She strives every day to make Elle Woods and Alaska Thunderfuck 5000 equally proud. You can follow her on twitter @elizabethteets, but you should really try @elteets on Instagram because that’s where you find the killer outfits.

TIFFANY GREYSON is a standup comedian and writer from Portland-ish, Oregon. Tiffany writes for several humor publications, including Savage Henry Independent Times, and Portland’s Exotic magazine. Performing all over the West Coast, her comedy is part advice column, and part parenting guide… neither of which should be followed. You can find her on Twitter as @TiffanyGreysen or on Facebook by name.

ERIN CROUCH runs a monthly show called Laughing Mater at Alma Mater in downtown Tacoma. She has been on the All Jane Comedy Festival and the NW Women’s Comedy Festival. She performs regularly in Portland, Seattle and Tacoma.

Headliner CORINA LUCAS, a rising Portland star whose charming jokes and killer timing has earned her star credits Willamette Weekly’s Funniest Five, third place in Helium Comedy Club’s Portland Funniest Competition and a spot on Wanda Syke’s recent EPIX show Unprotected Sets. In addition to performing around the country, Corina hosts The Alliance at Alberta Street Pub, among others.

Come early for music by DJ WILDCHILD, the resident DJ for all Dirty Angel Entertainment Productions including The Real Comedy Spot Open Mics and the NWBCF. She also co-hosts the Portland Radio Project show Soulful Saturdays.

We offer a small-plate dinner menu 5 to 9 pm. Seating is general admission so we recommend coming early!

To purchase your tickets ($15) click here.

This is a 21+ event.

DEC

16

1:30 pm

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4:00 pm

Every Sunday is AJAM led by Jon Lakey. This is a great time to sit back and listen to local jazz musicians, some young and new to the scene and some established, jam together and change up the players. If you are a musican, then grab your instrument and come jam with us.

Wine and small bite menu served all day 1 to 7 pm.

DEC

19

7:30 pm

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10:00 pm

Join us for a holiday-spirited performance by Taylor John Williams. Taylor is a Los Angeles based singer songwriter and guitar player who has performed at places like the venerable Hotel Café for a two-month stint before releasing his debut album “El Dorado” last year. His diverse talents allows him to perform in various styles ranging from pop to indy rock and even jazz and standards (thanks to his step-dad Alan Jones). He will incorporate all of these genres that will send you off with a warm and energized feeling for the Christmas holiday!Taylor will be accompanied by Alan Jones on drums and Jon Lakey on bass.

Join us for dinner! We offer a small plate dinner 5 to 9 pm. Parties of four or more, we recommend making a severation.

Friday Dec. 19 menu 

Meatloaf (beef & pork), creamy mashed potatoes & brussel sprouts – $14

Hummus & pita – $7

Winehouse Lasanga – $12

Mac & Cheese – $9

Warm flourless chocolate cake – $6

The music starts at 7:30 pm. No reservation required. No cover. 21+ only.

 

This show is presented in partnership with AJAM.

You must be at least 21 years old to attend this show.

DEC

21

7:30 pm

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10:00 pm

Alchemy. The face of jazz to come

A musical series at Teutonic every Friday night, in partnership with the Alan Jones Academy of Music (AJAM).

Emerging from Portland’s exciting community of young jazz musicians, Painted Mantis creates music for a social atmosphere of fearless communal exploration. Painted Mantis reaches for the extremes of musical possibilities – combining explosive melodies and primally dance-inducing grooves with serene atmospheric soundscapes. Just as comfortable strapped to a rocket to Mars as they are while meditating peacefully in a canoe, Painted Mantis is here to take you on an adventure through time and space. The destination may sometimes be a little unclear, but the journey is guaranteed to be a unique and fantastical experience!

Small-plate dinner menu available 5 to 9 pm. Music starts at 7:30 pm. No cover. 21+

DEC

23

1:30 pm

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4:00 pm

Every Sunday is AJAM led by Jon Lakey. This is a great time to sit back and listen to local jazz musicians, some young and new to the scene and some established, jam together and change up the players. If you are a musican, then grab your instrument and come jam with us.

Wine and small bite menu served all day 1 to 7 pm.

DEC

24

12:00 pm

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9:00 pm

We will be open on Christmas Eve day be we will close early at 4 pm. We will be closed all day on Christmas and we will re-open on December 26th.

DEC

25

12:00 pm

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9:00 pm

We will be closed on December 25th for Christmas Day and will reopen on December 26th with our regular hours.

We wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!

DEC

26

7:30 pm

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10:00 pm

Bobby Torres has been honing his unique Latin Jazz sound in Portland for the last 25 years. Before that, he was all over the world.

From New York City, to Woodstock with Joe Cocker, through ten years of world-touring with Tom Jones, to forming The Bobby Torres Ensemble – his own Latin Jazz group in Portland – Bobby Torres has been on the music scene for over 45 years. Besides performing as a percussionist, Bobby is a record producer, songwriter, percussion instructor, session musician and band leader.

Bobby and his Quartet featuring his daughter Julana (vocals) and Cameron Morgon (guitar), Dan Gaynor (piano) will perform music by the legendary, soul-embrasing and timeless music of Nina Simone.

We offer a dinner menue 5 to 9 pm. $5 at the door. General seating. This is a 21+ event.

This event is presented in partnership with AJAM.

DEC

27

7:30 pm

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10:00 pm

Jon Lakey Quartet plays The Music of Herbie Hancock with Jon Lakey on bass, David Goldblatt on piano, Austin Ford on trumpet and special guest.

Herbie Hancock is a true icon of modern music. Throughout his explorations, he has transcended limitations and genres while maintaining his unmistakable voice. With an illustrious career spanning five decades and 14 Grammy Awards, including Album of the Year for River: The Joni Letters, he continues to amaze audiences across the globe.

We offer a dinner menu 5 to 9 pm. $5 cover at the door. This is a 21+ event.

DEC

28

7:30 pm

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10:00 pm

Greaterkind featuring Charlie Brown on keyboards, Noah Simpson on trumpet, Cary Miga on bass and Cory Limuaco on drums will be playing the music of legendary Wayne Shorter. Shorter is a noted jazz composer and musician who plays both the soprano and tenor saxophone and a jazz fusion pioneer who received nine Grammy Awards and was named a Jazz Master by the National Endowment for the Arts in 1998. Born in Newark, New Jersey in 1933, Wayne Shorter gained attention for both his skill on the saxophone and his compositions. In his career, he played with greats like John Coltrane, Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, and co-founded Weather Report, a noted jazz fusion group.

We offer a dinner menu 5 to 9 pm. $5 at the door. This is a 21+ event.

DEC

29

7:30 pm

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10:00 pm

Randy Porter Trio featuring Alan Jones on drums and Tom Wakeling on bass and Randy on piano, will perform music by Oscar Peterson.  Peteron was a Canadian jazz pianist and composer and was name the “Maharaja of the keyboard” by Duke Ellington, but simply “O.P.” by his friends. He released over 200 recordings, won eight Grammy Awards and received numerous other awards and honours. He is considered one of the greatest jazz pianists, and played thousands of concerts worldwide in a career lasting more than 60 years. Mr. Peterson passed away in 2007.

We will offer a small-bite menu 5 to 9 pm. There will be a $5 cover charge at the door. This is a 21+ event.

DEC

30

7:30 pm

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10:00 pm

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.

 

DEC

31

12:00 pm

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9:00 pm

We will be closing early at 4 pm on New Year’s Eve so that our staff can celebrate! Have a healthy and safe New Year’s.