ACS Live @Portland Jazz Festival

Brent Wojahn, The OregonianOn a sold-out Sunday night at the Newmark Theatre, in the final show of the 10th anniversary of the Portland Jazz FestivalACS is a trio featuring Esperanza Spalding on bass, Geri Allen on piano, and Terri Lyne Carrington on drums. the three took the stage and began a nearly two hour act of hypnosis. They playfully chased each other around songs, flashing grins, and nods. Carrington laying down a foundation for Spalding to dance on while Allen’s flourishes sparkled like the stars. It was the group’s West Coast debut, and another chance for Spalding to show off for an appreciative hometown crowd. Learn more here.

2 comments to ACS Live @Portland Jazz Festival

  • Philip J. Malebranche

    Geri, Teri and Esperanza: This is to greet you — even before hearing a note of A.C.S. Congrats on bringing these letters together. I’m sure the sound is great. Someday, it may be easier tohear you, and, as Geri knows, I’d love to meet you, Teri and Esperanza. My art is writing. My druthers is to write to produce something that pleases you, to have the honor and pleasure of meeting you. Peace and grace…

    Philip

  • Philip J. Malebranche

    If you think such an effort is worthy, please consider my request to meet you. The pleasure will be a major slice of recompense for this journey of creation.

    Sincerely,

    Philip

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