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Special Purpose at Jack London Revue

Posted by Ticketmaster on April 12, 2022


Jack London Revue
529 Sw 4th Ave
Portland, OR
(866) 777-8932


Fri, July 8, 2022
9:00 pm

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With songs influenced by 1970s jazz-funk-fusion and psychedelic rock, Special Purpose brings an updated vintage vibe to their music. Their instrumental compositions evoke different moods, from mysterious and atmospheric to aggressive and energetic. After traversing the globe as a cruise ship house band guitarist playing more renditions of Sweet Caroline than he cares to remember, bandleader Lance Vallis returned to Portland and joined forces with groove-master saxophonist Melissa Carroll. After playing in local bands and performing gigs large and small all over the Pacific Northwest, they united as Special Purpose, allowing them to collaborate with a talented cast of characters, including Joshua Slamp on bass and Juan Felipe BZ on drums...

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