On a sold-out Sunday night at the Newmark Theatre, in the final show of the 10th anniversary of the Portland Jazz Festival, ACS 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.