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THIS PERFORMANCE WILL BE DONE @ JACK LONDON REVUE WITH A LIMITED IN-PERSON AUDIENCE AT 25% CAPACITY. TABLES WILL BE DISTANCED AND PATRONS WILL BE REQUIRED TO WEAR MASKS UNLESS SEATED AT THEIR TABLE. THERE WILL ALSO BE A LIVE-STREAM OPTION THAT PEOPLE WILL BE ABLE TO WATCH FROM HOME. WE ARE THRILLED TO BE BRINGING LIVE MUSIC BACK TO PORTLAND!Join Donna Jones and the Delegation for unique sultry and soulful renditions of jazz classics, new jazz tunes, and some powerful blues. Donna, a Portland native with deep roots in gospel choirs, performed in musical theater productions such as The Wiz and Who I Am Celebrating Me with World Stage Theater. Dr. Angela Freeman complements Donna on vocals, bringing her own years of gospel and jazz vocals musical experience. The Delegations talented life-long keyboardist is Dan Hergert. Dan actively performs for all types of events in a wide range of styles from jazz, blues, soul, and Latin, to pop, rock and contemporary favorites. He honed his traditional jazz chops as the lead pianist with the Vanport Jazz Big Band. As an official musician at Portland International Airport, Dan performs solo piano to over a million travelers every year. Gary Lomprey riffs on guitars for the Delegation, bringing a lifetime of performing and session experience to the band, having played in Brazil for years before coming to Portland. Jeff Davis joins the Delegation on drums and vocals. Jeff began his musical journey early on, first playing the piano at six. Born and raised in Denver, educated in Hawaii, and now here in Portland, Jeff has played with many groups and ensembles from London to Lake Oswego, including Portland favorites Voodoo BBQ. He brings a bright, affecting mood to the rhythm and his own brand of groove, perfectly meshed with the gravelly vocals and unique style of double bass from James Latham. James formed indie band The Frigidaires, studied with Michael Papillo of Three Leg Torso and Don Hermanns of the Oregon Symphony Orchestra, and performed with such notable local musicians as Bre Gregg of Red Bird, Lori Fletcher from Deco Moon Jazz, the No Requests Jazz Trio, Scott Denis Ten String Blues, and now lays down the low notes for Donna Jones and The Delegation.