Calendar

American Originals, Local Heroes & Portraits of Portland
An evening of musical tales and instrumental music
March 18 – 7:00 pm – Charbonneau Country Club Theater
Stories by Lynn Darroch with David Evans (saxophone) and Mike Horsfall (piano, vibes)
$15 – includes dessert and coffee or tea at intermission

Encounters/Encuentros-Dreaming the Americas. Alfredo Muro joins me in a joint program w/Cindy Williams-Gutierrez & Gerardo Calderon: stories and poems w/music in a theatrical production of dramatic encounters between peoples of the Americas. Thursday, Sept. 30, 7:30 pm, Miracle Theater, SE 6th & Stark, $10.

Last Tango in Lima
Lynn Darroch & Alfredo Muro reunite for an evening of musical stories from Peru, Argentina and Brazil

July 16 – 8 pm

Community Music Center (3350 S.E. Francis St.)
Suggested donation – $10

Every Friday, 1-4 pm, on KMHD 89.1 FM (streaming @ kmhd.org). Recorded music plus interviews with musicians performing live in the studio and joining Lynn for musical stories.

Sitting in with the Alfredo Muro Trio
December 5 — 9 pm

Benson Hotel Lobby Lounge
No cover.

We Live Here! An evening of music, words, images and stories with Darrell Grant’s On the Territory, Kabir Green Quartet and Lynn Darroch’s musical Tales of the Oregon Country with accompanying photos.
November 20 8-11 pm

Airplay Cafe 701 E Burnside 503-808-7908
$10

Sitting in
with Darrell Grant’s On the Territory.
October 2, 2009 — 10 pm

Jimmy Mak’s — 221 N.W. 10th — 503-295-6542
Lynn performs “The Ballad of North Bonneville” and “Rivers” with new music composed by Darrell Grant.

Crossings/Encrucijadas
Poet Cindy Williams Gutiérrez with pre-Columbian instrumentalist Gerardo Calderón, and writer/storyteller Lynn Darroch with guitarist Alfredo Muro, present a two-part program of Aztec-styled poetry and contemporary Mexican stories.
September 17, 2009 7:30 pm

Miracle Theatre Group’s Festival Luna Nueva celebrating National Hispanic Heritage month
Miracle Theater/Teatro Milagro 525 SE Stark St. 503-236-7253
$10

An Evening of Jazz Stories
with Randy Porter (piano) and John Stowell (guitar).
June 19, 2009 — 8-11:00 pm

PDX Jazz @ RiverPlace series
Three Degrees Lounge @ the RiverPlace Hotel – 1510 SW Harbor Way
No cover, no minimum

Sitting in
with John Stowell (guitar) and Randy Porter (piano).
June 6, 2009 — 8-11:00 pm

PDX Jazz @ RiverPlace series
Three Degrees Lounge @ the RiverPlace Hotel – 1510 SW Harbor Way
No cover, no minimum, just beautifully inventive music all evening and a couple of jazz stories to boot.

Mike Winkle’s tribute to Chet Baker show
sitting in to perform “Falling in Amsterdam with Chet Baker.”
May 13, 2009 — 7:30-10:30 p.m.
Tony Starlight’s Supperclub and Lounge (3728 N.E. Sandy Blvd.)
$8

NEW Jazz Stories – Local Heroes/American Originals CD Release Show
with Randy Porter (piano) and David Evans (saxophone).
April 14, 2009 — 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Jimmy Mak’s (221 N.W. 10th)
$3

NEW Jazz Stories – Local Heroes and Other American Originals
with Randy Porter (piano) and David Evans (saxophone).
February 11, 2009 — 6:30 p.m.
Northwest Library (2300 N.W. Thurman St.)
Free

NEW Jazz Stories – Local Heroes and Other American Originals
with Randy Porter (piano) and David Evans (saxophone)
January 25, 2009 — 2:00 p.m.
St. Johns Library (7510 N. Charleston Ave.)
Free

NEW Jazz Stories – Local Heroes and Other American Originals
with Randy Porter (piano) and David Evans (saxophone).
January 18, 2009 — 2:00 p.m.
Sellwood-Moreland Library (7860 S.E. 13th Ave.)
Free

Beyond the Border 2009 – New Stories of the Latin World
with Alfredo Muro (guitar), Carlton Jackson (percussion) and Reed Wallsmith (alto sax)
January 13, 2009 — 6:00 p.m.
Midland Library (805 S.E. 122nd Ave.)
Free

NEW Jazz Stories – Local Heroes and Other American Originals
with Randy Porter (piano) and David Evans (saxophone).
January 11, 2009 — 2:00 p.m.
Woodstock Library (6008 S.E. 49th Ave.)
Free

NEW Jazz Stories – Local Heroes and Other American Originals
with Randy Porter (piano) and David Evans (saxophone).
PLUS – Latin Stories ’08 set with Alfredo Muro (guitar) and Carlton Jackson (percussion)
Friday, December 5 8-11 p.m. (minors welcome until 9:30 p.m.)
The Cave at the Green Onion Restaurant (636 S.W. Jackson St.‎)
$5

Beyond the Border ’08 – NEW Stories of the Latin World
with Alfredo Muro (guitar) and Gary Hobbs (percussion)
Monday, September 15, 6-7:30 p.m.
Midland Library
Free

Beyond the Border ’08 – NEW Stories of the Latin World
with Alfredo Muro, Carlton Jackson, and special guest Reed Wallsmith
Saturday, August 16 8-11 p.m. (minors welcome until 9:30 p.m.)
PDXJazz @ RiverPlace Three Degrees Lounge at the RiverPlace Hotel (1510 S.W. Harbor Way, 503-228-3233‎)
no cover, no minimum

Beyond the Border ’08 – NEW Stories of the Latin World
with Alfredo Muro and Gary Hobbs
Saturday, August 16 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Mt. Hood Jazz Festival — Visual Arts Center Theater
Free

Beyond the Border 2008 – NEW Stories of the Latin World
with Alfredo Muro and Carlton Jackson
Tuesday, May 6
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Partnerships in Jazz Showcase at
Jimmy Mak’s — 321 N.W. 10th Ave.
$3 cover
(Mel Brown Sextet at 8 p.m.; minors welcome until 9 p.m.)

Portland Jazz Festival and Diatic Records present … Urban Textures — Music and Literature
Jazz Stories
Lynn Darroch with Paxselin Quartet
Friday, February 22, 2008
Design Counsel — 1020 N.W. 18th St., Portland
8:00 p.m. — cover charge
(30-minute performance; program also includes Dan Raphael and Daniel Flessas as well as Dusty York Trio)

Mountain Writers Present
Beyond the Border – Stories of the Latin World
with Alfredo Muro and Gary Hobbs
Wednesday, December 19
The Press Club — 2621 S.E. Clinton St.

Beyond the Border – Stories of the Latin World
with Alfredo Muro and Gary Hobbs
Saturday, December 1
Live Broadcast on KMHD – 89.1 FM – Homegrown Live
2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

Beyond the Border – Stories of the Latin World
with Alfredo Muro and Gary Hobbs
Friday, November 30
Beaverton Borders Books and Music — 2605 S.W. Cedar Hills Blvd.
7:00 – 9:00 p.m.

Jazz Stories
with The Portland Jazz Singers Revue
Friday, November 23
Jimmy Mak’s — 300 N.W. 10th
8:00 p.m. — cover charge
(one story only with singers and house band)

Beyond the Border – Stories of the Latin World
with Alfredo Muro and Gary Hobbs
Saturday, October 27
Belmont Library — 1038 S.E. 39th Ave.
3:30 – 4:30 p.m. Free

Turn the Radio On
Fridays 1:00-4:00 p.m.
All Roads Lead to the Blues
with Lynn Darroch
on KMHD — 89.1 FM
(Outside the Portland Metro area? Listen via live streaming – type KMHD.FM in your browser.)