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Bennie Maupin and Terell Stafford to Headline Sept. 5 AMP Benefit Concert

The American Music Program (AMP) will hold a benefit concert on Friday, September 5, 2014, at Portland’s Winningstad Theater. The show, entitled “Giants of Jazz and Blues”, will feature Thara Memory’s Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra alongside jazz icons Bennie Maupin

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AMP Director Thara Memory to be honored twice this spring

Thara Memory, director of the American Music Program, will receive two major honors this spring. First, he will be named a 2014 “Jazz Hero” by the national Jazz Journalists Association. The presentation ceremony for this award will occur on Monday,

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AMP Combo playing at Oregon Art Beat Exhibition, Saturday afternoon, April 19, 2014

Oregon Public Broadcasting’s program “Oregon Art Beat” is celebrating 15 years on the air with a free exhibition at Pioneer Place in downtown Portland, and an AMP combo will be playing on the main stage at the kickoff event at

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