PRIVATE PARTY

2/12/2017     6 - 10 pm
Portland Art Museum, 1219 SW Park Ave, Portland, OR 97205, United States

My band is playing another cool event in Downtown Portland. Contact me if you’d like to have us perform at YOUR event!

FUNKY FRIDAY

2/17/2017     10 - 12 pm
Jo Bar & Rotisserie, Northwest 23rd Avenue, Portland, OR, United States
jobarpdx.com
No cover.

Our first Funky Friday at Jo Bar! Come on out and groove to some seriously soulful sounds featuring Laura Cunard (vocals), Ben Jones (electric bass), and Tim Rap (drums). We’ll be playing some classic R & B, funk, and blues ’til midnight. Be there or be square!

JAZZ CLINIC AT WEST LINN HIGH SCHOOL

2/21/2017     7:30 am
West Linn High School, West A Street, West Linn, OR, United States

Corrupting yet another generation of fledgling superstars!

SAXOPHONE SECTIONAL AT ROSEMONT MIDDLE SCHOOL

2/22/2017     8 am
Rosemont Ridge Middle School, Salamo Road, West Linn, OR, United States

Gonna get these offspring in primo shape!

SCANDALS

2/26/2017     2 - 4 pm
Scandals, Southwest Stark Street, Portland, OR, United States
scandalspdx.com
No cover.

Sunday afternoon at SCANDALS, the swinginest bar in Portland with the Laurent Nichols Group. This joint jumps! By far the best Bloody Marys in town.

BALMER, CAPTEIN, RAYNOR, WILENSKY

3/1/2017     7 - 9:30 pm
Jo Bar & Rotisserie, Northwest 23rd Avenue, Portland, OR, United States
jobarpdx.com
No Cover!

A true supergroup! If you only show up at one gig this year, this is the one! We’ll explore new horizons and old shoes, debut a few new originals and generally jam up a storm. Jazz at it’s finest.

RELEASE DATE FOR NEW VIDEO

3/8/2017     9am
youtube.com

21st Century Blues – a blues for our planet. Timed to coincide with the impending catastrophic environmental policies, my new video will be another voice against the wave of ignorance that has taken over the world.

MRW ORGAN TRIO

3/17/2017     10 - midnight
jobarpdx.com
No Cover!

Back by popular demand, the MRW Organ Trio is George Mitchell slaying the organ, Michael Raynor manhandling the drums, and yours truly enjoying the ride! We’ll focus on the soul jazz that made this format so popular in the 50s and 60s.

THE DAN WILENSKY GROUP

3/30/2017     7 -10 pm
The 1905, 830 North Shaver Street, Portland, OR, United States
the1905.org
No Cover!

My first date at this cool new venue in a hip hood, with killin’ pizza and bar, and best of all . . . MINORS ARE WELCOME! How cool! Finally my students can learn how to hang out properly! With George Mitchell (keys), Kevin Deitz (bass), and Tim Rap (drums).

FUNKY FRIDAYS @ JO BAR

4/14/2017     10 - MIDNIGHT
Jo Bar & Rotisserie, Northwest 23rd Avenue, Portland, OR, United States
jobarpdx.net
No Cover

Join the hang! It’s soul jazz night at Jo Bar. Can you dig it?