About This Event
In compliance with COVID-19 health and safety practices single event tickets will not be sold to the 2021 PDX Jazz Festival. Guest parties will be seated together at their designated table. Tables will be safely distanced and may be purchased for 2 guests, 4 guests, or 6 guests. Each show is limited to 50 guests. Face masks are required for entry into the venue and must be worn when not seated at your table. Everyones temperature will be taken at the door before entry and hand sanitizer will be provided upon request.featuring George Colligan, Marcus Shelby, and Christopher Brown As a musician, Dr. Teodross Avery stands as one who defines live musicbest experienced front row, and full throttle. His commanding presence, on stage and off, reflects his musical ingenuity and skill. With an outstanding pedigree, both professionally and academically, Teodross is a saxophonist to watch, as evidenced by many of todays biggest names in music relying on his wide musical reach.While growing up in Oakland and Vacaville, California, Teodross parents exposed him to a wide range of music including traditional Eastern and Western African music, Soul, Rock, and Jazz. At ten, his father started him with classical guitar lessons. Jolted by the sound of John Coltranes Giant Steps, Teodross switched to the saxophone at thirteen. As a testament to his young promise, the great Wynton Marsalis purchased a saxophone for him. At 17, Teodross eventually won a full music scholarship to attend the prestigious Berklee College of Music in Boston.