July 15 is the date for two of the biggest jazz gatherings of the year in Portland.
The Andre St. James memorial concert will take place that afternoon
at the Old Church starting at 2 p.m.
George Colligan's Migrant Children's Legal Aid concert
will be perofrmed that evening at Augustana Lutheran Church
starting at 6 p.m.
Nearly every Portland-area jazz musician can be heard that day.
We'll preview all, and remember trombonist Bill Watrous as well.
The 38th annual Cathedral Park Jazz Festival,
held under the St. John's Bridge, will follow
the weekend of July 20-21-22.