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Blind from birth, Mac has been playing piano since he could reach the keys. He took classical lessons for almost 15 years, but even before that was over, he began studying blues/boogie/stride piano.
Mac has never had any formal jazz lessons, although, he did get some coaching on how to accompany jazz vocalists. "The best teachers I had in jazz music were listening and jamming. I could never understand the method of thinking about what scale to play when learning how to solo. I know my scales and modes, but they don't mean anything when the jazz piece is flying by you a mile a minute at a live show. Ha!" Mac's jazz playing incorporates a lot of Blues and soul, as well as old stride and ragtime. He also sings, plays saxophone, drums, and harmonica, along with a few other instruments for fun.
Potts has been a featured performer at Michael Allen Harrison's Christmas at the Old Church concert series and has played at the coveted annual Portland Ten Grands benefit show at "the Schnitz" for SRO crowds.
Additional band members Dave Captein (bass) and Jeff Frankel (drums) are seasoned and stalwart jazz performers with solid track records in the great Northwest. Don't miss this fabulous get-together compliments of Ivories in the Pearl. For dinner reservations call 503-241-6514. Happy hour begins at five sharp.
The legendary duo of Dave Frishberg and Rebecca Kilgore welcomes sax great Lee Wuthenow for the evening. Lee is one of Portland's tenor sax legends and has worked often with Dave Frishberg.
Dave and Rebecca provide the makings for a perfect night out. Their stage performance is a mesmerizing elixer of humor, romance, effervesence and expression with refreshing interpretations of America's most recognized and captivating lyrical masterpieces. Dave Frishberg; author of Peel Me A Grape, My Attorney Bernie and many other jazz standards accompanies PDX icon Rebecca Kilgore, recently inducted into the Oregon Music Hall of Fame. Dave even boasts a Grammy for his extensive work in the music industry.
"Rebecca is simply one of the best interpreters of The Great American Songbook. She has a gorgeous voice and has a deep connection with every song she touches. In a world of pretenders, she's absolutely the real thing. I love what she does!"
- Michael Feinstein
With a great show like this, why not make it a dinner date? Phone 503-241-6514 for reservations and we'll make you feel welcome! This delightful trio begins at 7:00 pm and tonight's cover is $10.
Order now through December 7th and save $30 per couple!
Tue Dec 10 6:30 pm - 9:30 pmMAC POTTS TRIO $7
Wed Dec 11 7:00 pm - 10:00 pmREBECCA KILGORE, LEE WUTHENOW, & DAVE FRISHBERG $8
Thu Dec 12 7:30 pm - 10:30 pmTOM GRANT Vocal Showcase w/DAVID WATSON & Singer's Jam $8
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