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Ezra Weiss

Rank #61 US Portland, OR Jazz

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Label: Jazz Em Up

Bio: Composer/pianist Ezra Weiss has released five CD's as a leader: The Five A.M. Strut (2003), Persephone (2005), Get Happy (2007), Alice in Wonderland (2009), and The Shirley Horn Suite (2011). All of these CD's have received national and international acclaim from press and radio.

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“Portland, Ore.-based pianist Ezra Weiss plays and writes with such remarkable forethought and reach on The Five A.M. Strut, its sobering to think that this was recorded just a year after he finished school.”
—  Greg Buium, Downbeat
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  • 2014

    Feb 15


    Portland, OR, US | 8:00pm
    Sat Feb 15 8:00pm

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    With Noah Bernstein on alto saxophone; Farnell Newton on trumpet; Devin Phillips on tenor sax; Ezra Weiss on piano; Jon Shaw on bass and Chris Brown on drums. Internationally acclaimed composer/pianist Ezra Weiss continues his monthly residency at Ivories with this incredible sextet, comprised of some of the finest musicians in the world. The group of jazz visionaries perform Weiss's original compositions and arrangements with high energy and beautiful depth.

  • 2014

    Jan 25


    Portland, OR, US | 8:00pm
    Sat Jan 25 8:00pm

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    8:00pm The EZRA WEISS Sextet $10 The evening will be featuring internationally acclaimed composer/pianist Ezra Weiss and his incredible sextet, as they continue their monthly residency at Ivories. This band, comprised of some of the finest musicians in the world, includes Farnell Newton (Jill Scott, Bootsie Collins), John Nastos (Diane Schuur, Chuck Israels), Devin Phillips (Wynton Marsalis, Eddie Palmieri), Jon Shaw (Blue Cranes, Art Resnick), and Chris Brown (Roy Hargrove, Benny Golson). They perform Weiss's original compositions and arrangements with high energy and beautiful depth.

  • 2013

    Apr 20


    Portland, OR, US | 6:00pm
    Sat Apr 20, 2013 6:00pm

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    6-7:30pm Pianist Jim Templeton (no cover) 8-11pm EZRA WEISS SEXTET! Internationally acclaimed composer/pianist Ezra Weiss continues his monthly residency at Ivories with this incredible sextet, comprised of some of the finest musicians in the world. Farnell Newton (George Duke, Bootsie Collins), John Nastos (Diane Schuur, Chuck Israels), Devin Phillips (Wynton Marsalis, Eddie Palmieri), Jon Shaw (Andrew Oliver, Tim DuRoche), and Chris Brown (Roy Hargrove, Benny Golson) perform Weiss's original compositions and arrangements with high energy and beautiful depth. "A bold, inspired figure in the contemporary jazz arranging scene." -Josef Woodard, DownBeat

  • 2012

    Nov 17


    Portland, OR, US | 8:00pm
    Sat Nov 17, 2012 8:00pm

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    Internationally acclaimed composer/pianist Ezra Weiss continues his monthly residency at Ivories with this incredible sextet, comprised of some of the finest musicians in the world. Farnell Newton (George Duke, Bootsie Collins), John Nastos (Diane Schuur, Chuck Israels), Devin Phillips (Wynton Marsalis, Eddie Palmieri), Jon Shaw (Andrew Oliver, Tim DuRoche), and Chris Brown (Roy Hargrove, Benny Golson) perform Weiss's original compositions and arrangements with high energy and beautiful depth. "A bold, inspired figure in the contemporary jazz arranging scene." -Josef Woodard, DownBeat

  • 2012

    Feb 25


    Portland, OR, US | 11:59pm

    Portland, OR, US
    Sat Feb 25, 2012 11:59pm

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    Portland Jazz Festival Jam Session

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