JULY 23, 2019 | 7:30pm
Lan Su Chinese Garden
239 NW Everett St
Lan Su Chinese Garden and PDX Jazz present Mike Horsfall and Tjaderade: A Tribute to Cal Tjader
Join us in celebrating the music of Latin Jazz great Cal Tjader!
Mike Horsfall has enjoyed a successful and diverse musical career for over 35 years, serving as a performer, educator, composer, arranger, recording artist and concert soloist on both piano and vibraphone. He has performed and recorded with a large number of world class musicians, including Bud Shank, Bobby Shew, Leroy Vinegar, Chuck Redd, Holly Hofman, and Rebecca Kilgore, and has worked with such notable groups as Pink Martini, the Nu Shooz Orchestra, and the Portland Chamber Orchestra. In 1989 Mike co-founded the trio Tall Jazz, which went to perform, record, and educate for over 20 years. They became the first ensemble to be voted into the Jazz Society of Oregon’s Hall of Fame. Mike currently serves on the music faculty at Willamette University, Mt. Hood Community College, and Oregon Episcopal School.
Mike Horsfall / vibraphone
Cheryl Alex / flute & vocals
Dan Gaynor / piano
Bill Athens / bass
Charlie Doggett / drums
Bobby Torres / congas
Callen Radcliffe Tjader, Jr.
Born 16 July 1925, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Died 05 May 1982, Manila, Philipines.
Renowned American Latin jazz musician from the 1950s onwards until his death. Most renowned for his talents on the vibraphone, but also accomplished on drums and bongos.