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Portland Jazz Festival slated for Feb. 20 – March 2, 2014

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If you are a Jazz fan now is the time to visit Portland. It is time for the Portland Jazz Festival.

This year’s Portland Jazz Festival (Feb. 20 – March 2) will bring noted masters to town, including Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra (Feb. 28) and Pat Metheny with his recalibrated Unity Group (March 2).

The festival also celebrates the 75th anniversary of Blue Note Records, highlighting artists important to the iconic jazz label’s history, like Schoolhouse Rock alums Bob Dorough and Dave Frishberg performing their 1999 album, “Who’s on First” (Feb. 23), and the reunion of hard bop masters Bobby Watson and Horizon, featuring Victor Lewis, Terell Stafford, Edward Simon and Portland native Essiet Essiet (March 1).

Looking for lodging during the fest? The 2014 PDX Jazz Festival Hotels are Aloft Portland Airport at Cascade Station, The Benson Hotel, Embassy Suites Portland – Downtown, Hilton Portland & Executive Tower, Hotel Rose, Hotel Monaco, the Nines, Portland Marriott Downtown Waterfront and RiverPlace Hotel.

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