Jazz at the Oxford series passes on sale in Bend

Diane Schuur (Norman Seeff/Submitted photo)

Jazz at the Oxford will celebrate its 10th season with some favorites from past years.

Series passes are on sale now for the long-running jazz (and more) concerts, which take place from October through March. Shows start at 7 p.m. Fridays and 5 and 8 p.m. on Saturdays, and take place in The Oxford Hotel’s ballroom.

Four of the artists return from previous years, including the season opener, vocalist Diane Schuur, Oct. 18 and 19; Brubeck Brothers Quartet (featuring the sons of jazz giant Dave Brubeck) Nov. 15 and 16; Western bebop group Cow Bop on Feb. 7 and 8; and Portland saxophonist (and Jazz at the Oxford’s longtime producer and curator) Patrick Lamb on March 13 and 14. Eldon “T” Jones & N Touch is the season’s newcomer, performing a tribute to Grover Washington Jr. on Jan. 10 and 11.

Local musician and educator Georges Bouhey will once again host workshops with the performing musicians at 11:15 a.m. Saturday of every performance weekend in the lower level of the hotel, a news release said.

Series passes cost $221 plus fees and are available at jazzattheoxford.com through Sept. 19, the release said. Single-show tickets go on sale Sept. 23. Visit jazzattheoxford.com for more information.

Oct. 18-19 — Diane Schuur (vocal jazz)

Nov. 15-16 — Brubeck Brothers Quartet (post-bop)

Jan. 10-11 — Eldon “T” Jones & N Touch (Grover Washington Jr. tribute)

Feb. 7-8 — Cow Bop (Western bebop/swing)

March 13-14 — Patrick Lamb (soul/jazz)

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