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Donate to help produce AMP “Nothin’ But the Blues” CD

AMP is raising money to produce a CD of last year’s “Nothin’ But the Blues” benefit concert (some photos here), which included the AMP Pacific Crest Jazz Orchestra alongside such AMP alumni notables as Esperanza Spalding and Hailey Niswanger plus

Posted in Fundraisers, News

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,

Posted in Events, News

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

Posted in Events, News

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