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May First Thursday with Adriana Wagner Quartet

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The Armory: Main Lobby

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May First Thursday will feature live music by the Adriana Wagner Quartet in the Main Lobby.

Trombonist and composer Adriana Wagner will be joined by Garrett Baxter on bass, Matthew Sazima on piano and Ken Mastrogiovanni on drums as they weave varied musical styles together under a decidedly jazz banner, submerging the listener in visionary storytelling.

Complimentary beer will be provided by our partners at Deschutes Brewery

This event is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

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Meet Adriana Wagner
Meet Adriana Wagner

Trombonist and composer Adriana Wagner draws inspiration from a wide array of influences, combining traditional and modern jazz sounds. Her original compositions weave styles together under a decided jazz banner, submerging the listener in visionary storytelling. As a performer, Wagner uses lyrical elements to create melodies combined with a soft, rich tone that can resonate above or become immersed within the composition’s harmonic structures.

Based in Portland, Oregon, she graduated from the Jazz Program at Portland State University in 2022. She was selected for the Young Jazz Composers program, highlighted by an in-depth article from Oregon Arts Watch. Wagner was recently named one of the inaugural recipients of the Music Oregon Echo Fund grant to help create her debut album, which she is anticipating the release of soon. She performs with Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble, Orquestra Pacifico Tropical, The 1905 Orchestra, The PDX Jazz American Refrain, Pura Vida Orchestra, Brown Branch Big Band, Lily Sheers, and more.

Instagram: @goldie__music

Facebook: Adriana Wagner

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