Portland Woodshed Jazz Orchestra


17 piece Jazz Big Band for Adults

The Portland Woodshed Jazz Orchestra is a local community based group that meets every Thursday night throughout the year (8-10 week sessions -fall, winter, spring, and summer). This band has performed at many different venues around the Portland area including Jimmy Mak’s Jazz Club, summer outdoor concerts, Oregon Duck Football games (including the 2009 Civil War Game), and fundraisers for local charities. The band, created in the fall of 2007, is conducted by local jazz trumpet player and Director of M.U.S.E, Bryant Allard. The band plays a variety of music from early swing to more contemporary swing, Bossa Nova, Latin Jazz, and Latin Rock.

There are openings from time to time. If you are interested in being a part of this band, please contact Bryant at Bryant@bryantallard.com  Tuition is $185 per 10 week term.  This includes concert performance for each term.

The band is available for private corporate functions, fundraisers, and other performance opportunities.  For more information about the band, please contact Bryant at 503-330-4157  We can also be reached by email at: bryant@bryantallard.com  You can also visit us on Facebook

Woodshed Band at Jimmy Mak’s