April in the Camellia Lounge
Tues, 4/1: Steve Christofferson Band- with David Evans on tenor sax, and Todd Strait on drums. What a great venue to see musicians of this caliber - these guys are rocking the house with some outstanding jazz that you NEED to hear! 7pm - $6.
Thurs, 4/3: Linda Lee Michelet & Joe Millward, HAPPY HOUR!
with charismatic vocalist, Linda Lee Michelet & stellar pianist, Joe Millward. Relax and unwind at the Camellia Lounge with some swingin’ jazz, and imbibe in some scrumptious Happy Hour goodies and tea inspired cocktails. Catch this dazzling jazz Duo! 5-7pm, $3. BUY TICKETS
Thurs, 4/3: Thomas Barber’s Spiral Road - Spiral Road is a new group from bandleader, trumpeter, and composer Thomas Barber. The ensemble features original music by Barber that aims to explore the use of constant, unpredictable shifts in rhythm and harmony, while drawing from a diverse array of musical styles. While living in NYC, Thomas performed with Paul Simon, Wynton Marsalis, Jimmy Heath, Tom Harrell among others. Thomas will play trumpet and bass. Joining him will be Clay Giberson-piano, Dan Duval-guitar, and Tyson Stubalek-drums. Don’t miss this captivating jazz quintet!
Fri, 4/4: Tom Goicoechea’s Eugetet,–
Jazz drummer Tom Goicoechea plays a unique blend of contemporary jazz, encompassing a broad and eclectic mix of improvisational music, from free jazz to funk - both originals and classics. In New Orleans, Tom played with Aaron Neville, Delfeayo Marsalis, Brian Seeger, Papa Mali among others. Tom has played the House of Blues New Orleans, Tipitinas, Snug Harbor, and at Jimmy Mak’s. Joining Tom will be stellar musicians, Bill Athens-bass, Dan Gaynor-piano, and Tim Wilcox-tenor saxophone. This jazz ensemble is going to COOK! 8pm - $5.
Sat, 4/5: Dan Wilensky Quartet–
Jazz on a Spring Night! Award winning saxophone player and educator, Dan Wilensky, who hails from NYC, quickly captures the audience with his sassy and poetic approach to the instrument. He has toured with Ray Charles, Steve Winwood, and Joan Baez, and has recorded with Santana and James Brown, among others. Joining him will be Gordon Lee-piano, Bill Athens-bass, and Tim Rap-drums. Catch this fiery jazz quartet! 8pm - $8. BUY TICKETS
Mon, 4/7: Vocal Jam with Joe Millward. 7pm - $5. All ages until 9:30pm BUY TICKETS
Thurs, 4/10: Paula Byrne Trio -
Charismatic jazz & blues vocalist Paula Byrne – who sells out the house on a regular basis at the Camellia Lounge, and whose stage presence lights up the whole room, will be joined by pianist Rich Turnoy, and bassist Dennis Caiazza. Paula captivates audiences with her sultry and sassy vocal chops, as she blends beautifully with her stellar musicians. You are in for a memorable evening with this smokin’ Trio! 8pm - $8. BUY TICKETS
Fri, 4/11: Dave Tull & Rebecca Kilgore: DON’T MISS THIS!! Dave Tull & Rebecca Kilgore with Randy Porter and Tom Wakeling - Dave Tull and Rebecca Kilgore join forces to present their stunning talents together on the same stage. L.A.’s own Dave Tull performs with Michael Buble, and on the, “Family Guy” show. He has toured the world as lead vocalist and drummer for Chuck Mangione. He’s played the Hollywood Bowl, the Blue Note in NYC, and Tokyo’s Cotton Club. Rebecca Kilgore, one of America's leading song stylists, finds delight in preserving and interpreting the music of the Great American Songbook. She’s appeared at Carnegie Hall, on Garrison Keilor's "Prarie Home Companion", and on NPR's "Fresh Air with Terry Gross". She performs worldwide, and at Lincoln Center. Joining them will be top notch musicians, Randy Porter-piano, and Tom Wakeling-bass. A rare opportunity to experience these extraordinary Artists! 8pm - $17.50 BUY TICKETS
Sat, 4/12: “Vocalese, If You Please!” An Evening Of Vocalese & Scat With Anandi & Robert Moore -
Robert Moore’s unique sound mixes his Southern roots influences of soul and gospel into his own distinct interpretations of bebop and jazz. George Fendel says of Anandi, “…she's a Portland-based, no nonsense, real deal jazz singer…honest jazz chops!” Joining them will be Matt Tabor–piano, Bill Athens –bass, Charlie Doggett–drums. This gig is going to SIZZLE! 8pm - $8. BUY TICKETS
Mon, 4/14: Vocal Jam with Joe Millward. 7pm - $5. All ages until 9:30pm BUY TICKETS
Tues, 4/15: Steve Christofferson Band-with David Evans on tenor sax, and Todd Strait on drums. What a great venue to see musicians of this caliber - these guys are rocking the house with some outstanding jazz that you NEED to hear! 7pm - $6. BUY TICKETS
Thurs, 4/17: Camellia Lounge Vocal Showcase -
Featuring vocalists, Christie Little, Jeremy Joyce, Julie Hoodenpyl, and Marty McCall. Four intriguing vocalists who perform regularly at the Camellia Lounge Monday night vocal jam, will perform Jazz Standards intermixed with blues and pop. These talented vocalists carry their own distinct style of storytelling, and engage the audience with their soulful, and dazzling performances. The exceptionally talented Joe Millward will be at the helm on piano. Guaranteed to be a FUN filled evening! 7:30pm - $7. BUY TICKETS
Fri, 4/18:The David Valdez/Randy Porter Latin Jazz Quartet --
with Andrea Niemic-bass, and Jason Palmer-drums. This quartet will perform an evening of original jazz tunes combining Brazilian and Afro-Cuban influences. David Valdez has performed with Clark Terry, Matt Otto, Brian Melvin, Heather Bennett, Jay Collins, Peter Appelbaum and Ben Allison, among others. Randy Porter has performed with Freddy Hubbard, Art Farmer, and Benny Golson. He has also performed with the Charles McPherson Quartet throughout the US and in France, Italy, Greece, and China.
Catch this hot and exotic jazz quartet! 8pm - $10. BUY TICKETS
Sat, 4/19: Nancy King & Steve Christofferson - Critically acclaimed, Grammy nominee, Nancy King, has been called ,“the greatest living jazz singer,” (Herb Ellis). Nancy King has, “indefatigable scat chops and a remarkably elastic range.” (The Oregonian). Nancy has toured the globe, and has performed at, Jazz At Lincoln Center in NYC. She has also performed and/or recorded with Ray Brown, Vince Guaraldi, John Handy, Sonny Donaldson among others. Nancy will be joined by stellar pianist and educator, Steve Christofferson. You are in for an unforgettable evening with jazz vocalist, Nancy King! 8pm - $10. BUY TICKETS