May 3, 2014
The Jim Pepper Project
Tune in for special membership edition featuring music of Native American jazz legendÂ Jim PepperÂ in new original show atÂ Triangle Productions.Â Dmae Roberts talks withÂ playwright/director Don Horn about the legacy of Jim Pepper. Â Horn is staging a music and storytelling tribute to this famed musician and features Chochise Anderson as Pepper, Edmo as his grandfather and performers Karen Kitchen and Salim Sanchez. We’ll be giving away tickets for memberships during this show.
We’ll be giving away tickets for memberships during this show. Also available will be a pair of tickets toÂ Portland Center Stage’sÂ The Last Five YearsÂ and two pairs of tickets toÂ Coho Productions’Â Maple and Vine.Â
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More on Jim Pepper: James G. Pepper in Salem, Oregon, June 18, 1941 and died in Portland February 10, 1992Â from lymphoma. He was an American jazz saxophonist, composer.Â His “Witchi Tai To” (derived from aÂ peyote songÂ of theÂ Native American ChurchÂ which he had learned from his grandfather) is the most famous example of this hybrid style; the song has been covered by many other artists.
The Jim Pepper Project Info:
May 8 – 31, 2014
Thursday, Friday, Saturday @ 7:30 pm
Sunday Matinees @ 2 pm (no show Sunday, May 11)
The Sanctuary@Sandy Plaza
1785 NE Sandy Blvd in Portland.
Tickets $15- $35.00.All seats at every show/venue
will be reserved. CallÂ 503-239-5919.
Or visit:Â http://tripro.org/24th-season/jimpepper.php
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