Win Tickets ($36): Jazz Concert to Benefit Friends of the Children @ Portland First Unitarian Church | One Night Only

We have tickets for two premium seats for the jazz concert to benefit Friends of the Children, Portland taking place Saturday. To win, comment on this post why you would like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Friday, October 28.

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Jazz Concert to Benefit Friends of the Children, Portland at First Unitarian ChurchJazz Concert to Benefit Friends of the Children
October 29th, 2011 | 7:30pm
Tickets $12 – $18

First Unitarian Church
1211 SW Main St Portland, OR
More info/Tickets: Event Webpage

Local jazz chanteuse Marti Mendenhall raises her powerful and sultry voice in song performing classic jazz all while raising awareness and funds for at-risk youth. Her one-night-only concert, which benefits Friends of the Children, Portland, is at 7:30 PM on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at the First Unitarian Church in downtown Portland. The concert also features musicians pianist George Mitchell, Scott Steed on bass and Todd Strait on percussion.

¬Å“Friends of the Children demonstrates a deep understanding and commitment to create long-term, enriching relationships with children in challenging circumstances,¬Â commented Miss Mendenhall. A former school teacher herself, she adds, ¬Å“Friends of the Children mentoring program is essential to at-risk youth, it fosters confidence, creates opportunity from uncertainty, nurtures growth and inspires connection through community.¬Â

Marti’s silky vocals seamlessly weave together in jazz, standards, be-bop, vocal improvisation and swing styles. She is joined on stage by renowned jazz musicians George Mitchell, who tours with Diana Ross, Scott Steed who plays for Diane Schuur and Todd Strait who has performed with Karrin Allyson and the New York Voices. The audience will feel the rhythmic spontaneity of Ella Fitzgerald, the deep warmth of Nat King Cole and the twilight swing of Mel Tormé through Marti’s rich vocals.

The First Unitarian Church of Portland is located at 1211 SW Main Street, will be converted into an intimate theatrical space with a state-of-the-art concert sound system tuned specifically to highlight jazz music.

Tickets, priced at $18, $14, and $12 are available online or by calling (800) 838-3006. Tickets will be sold at the door beginning approximately one hour before the concert.

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6 Responses to Win Tickets ($36): Jazz Concert to Benefit Friends of the Children @ Portland First Unitarian Church | One Night Only

  1. Stephanie October 24, 2011 at 4:53 pm #

    I would love to win these tickets for my bf and my self! we’ve been looking for something to do for halloween weekend! :)

  2. Stephanie October 24, 2011 at 4:59 pm #

    I would like to say a little more Honestly, first I like the cause. I feel children today have it so difficult.. I feel a lot of adults don’t under stand children and that makes it even more difficult. Have we forgotten what it is like to be a kid? I haven’t!
    Second, the economy is killing my boy friend and I. we’re really short on cash and it be nice to have something we can do together.
    third, we love jazz. We rarely agree on music but jazz is one syle we both love :)

  3. Jeremy October 26, 2011 at 9:11 am #

    I don’t know much about Jazz, but I hear great things about the pianist, George Mitchell and would like an opportunity to check him out live.

  4. Mark October 27, 2011 at 5:51 pm #

    I am a big supporter of Friends of the Children, love jazz, and Marti Mendenhall and her trio will definitely put on an amazing performance. I would love to be able to attend. Thank you.

  5. Donald October 28, 2011 at 12:15 am #

    This sounds like a great concert and all for a great cause. I’d love to go hear some jazz on a Saturday night. Thanks for all you do.

  6. Denise October 28, 2011 at 9:05 am #

    I love love to win tickets to this wonderful event. Friends of the Children is a great organization. I’m a jazz lover and would love to take my girlfriend to this event.

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