July 5th

Driveway Jazz Series

a live-streamed summer jazz series held in front of a SE Portland bungalow. If you’re interested in attending in person, please message us – space is limited.

https://drivewayjazz.com/ 

July 20th

Summer Berkeley Place Creekside Concert

Location: Grassy area at the cul-de-sac at SE Berkeley Place street.
Suggested donation: $20.00 cash. 
Bring chair or blanket.


Meet our band

Gabriela Gimenes  

Flute

Doctor of Musical Arts from University of North Texas, Master of Music from University of Central Arkansas, and Bachelor of Music from Sao Paulo State University.  She has played with Sao Paulo Youth Wind Symphony, Conway Symphony Orchestra, Orquestra Academica do Estado de São Paulo, Fiddler on the Roof Production in São Paulo Brazil, as well as flute substitute for Arkansas Symphony Orchestra, USP Symphony Orquestra, and Theatro São Pedro Symphony Orchestra.

Ben Graves 

7 String Guitar

Born and raised in Tennessee, close to the musical cities of Nashville and Memphis, where he discovered his love of blues, rock, and jazz. Influenced by Wes Montgomery, Grant Green and John Coltrane at an early age; Ben has developed a style blended with not only jazz elements, but Latin, classical and world music as well.  

Peter Fung 

Cavaquinho

  Peter Fung has been happily obsessed with samba and choro for the last 3 decades. He has been a performing member of the Manhattan Samba School, the Lions of Batucada, and Samba do Coraçao. Peter has studied music in Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo, and Salvador, Brazil. Among his teachers are Arnaldinho do Cavaco and Alexandre Lora. Peter is founder of Portland's annual Dia do Choro PDX, and an integral member of Portland's thriving Brazilian music community. He is an original member of both Choro da Alegria and Sambacana band.

Esteban Diaz 

Percussion

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