An Evening George Colligan CD Release and Late Night Jam Session at The 1905

Friday, May 31, 2024

Two shows:


8:15 PM SHOW, 7:30 PM DOORS, 21+

Stay for the late show for only $10 at checkout! 

Artist: George Colligan

Tickets: $30 (includes an autographed CD)

George Colligan is not only one of the great jazz pianists of his generation, but he has earned an international reputation as a multi-instrumentalist (drums, trumpet, organ, keyboards), composer, accompanist, teacher, and bandleader, as well as popular blogger ( 

George Colligan has toured, recorded ,and/or performed as a sideman with Lonnie Plaxico, Gary Bartz, Benny Golson, Gary Thomas, Miguel Zenon, Tom Harrell, Steve Coleman, Eddie Henderson, Ralph Peterson, Vanessa Rubin, Steve Wilson, Dave Weckl, Richard Bona, Jane Monheit, Ravi Coltrane, Lenny White, Michael Brecker, Mike Clark, Nicholas Payton, Sheila Jordan, Janis Siegel, Christian McBride, Billy Hart, Charles Fambrough, Mingus Big Band, Al Foster, Mark Turner, Don Braden, Lew Soloff, Gunther Schuller, Larry Coryell, Victor Bailey, Carl Allen, Rodney Whitaker, Lee Konitz, Jamie Baum, Michal Urbaniak, Ron McClure,DJ Logic, Randy Brecker and Stefon Harris, among others.

Fresh from his tour of Ireland the U.K., Jazz pianist/composer and PSU professor George Colligan celebrate’s the release of his 38th album, “You’ll Hear It, ” his debut for the New York based La Reserve label. The album features a mix of top level New York based and Portland based musicians. The young phenom vocalist Zyanna Melada is heavily featured on the album and joins Colligan at the 1905 as a featured guest for the evening. Rounding out the ensemble is Garrett Baxter on bass and the great Chris Brown on the drums. Don’t miss this special event at the 1905!

Late Show: 10 PM SHOW, 9:45 PM DOORS, 21+

Artist: George Colligan

Tickets: $15

Colligan is an equally deserving torch-carrier of the piano trio tradition… — John Kelman, All About Jazz

One of the best kept secrets in jazz… — Chris Hoven, All About Jazz

As a creative artist, he’s really up there…. In terms of technique, knowledge of music and improvisational creativity, there aren’t a whole lot of cats from his generation that are any better than him. As a matter of fact, I can’t think of any. — Don Braden in a blindfold test for Jazz Times

Pianist George Colligan stole the set with a display of technique that inspired a standing ovation. — Harvey Siders, Jazz Times, in a review of a Ravi Coltrane concert.

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Tickets non-refundable.

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An Evening George Colligan CD Release at The 1905

Date / time Fri, May 31, 2024 Buy Tickets

Venue info The 1905 830 N Shaver St
Portland, OR, 97227
(971) 232-0105

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6 PM SHOW | All Ages | $30.00
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8:15 PM SHOW | 21+ | $30.00
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10 PM LATE SHOW | 21+ | $15.00
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