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Alliance at Lincoln Hall, Portland State University

Posted by Kim Gumbel on December 6, 2022

Where

Lincoln Hall, Portland State University
1620 SW Park Ave
portland, OR
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Alliance  at Lincoln Hall, Portland State University

When

Sat, January 28, 2023
7:00 pm

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Musicians

Migiwa Miyajima
composer/conductor
Sam Spear
saxophone, soprano
Jhoely Garay
composer/conductor
Yu Nishiyama
composer/conductor
Eliana Fishbeyn
composer/conductor
Mieke Bruggeman
saxophone, baritone
Mary-Sue Tobin
saxophone, alto
Tim Willcox
saxophone
Adriana Wagner
trombone
Noah Simpson
trumpet
Paul Mazzio
trumpet
Kerry Politzer
piano and vocals

About

Alliance brings together five winners of the International Association for Women in Music’s (IAWM) annual jazz composition prize. The featured composers, all lauded instrumentalists and bandleaders of their own ensembles, include GRAMMY-nominee Migiwa “Miggy” Miyajima, Berklee College of Music faculty member Sam Spear, four-time winner of the Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation scholarship Jhoely Garay, two-time Herb Alpert ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Award-winner Yu Nishiyama, and NYC-based Eliana Fishbeyn. The concert will be followed by a Q&A with three of the guest composers.

The IAWM is the leading global organization devoted to the equity, promotion, and advocacy of women in music across time, cultures, and genres...

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