I am honored to be named Portland's JJA Jazz Hero for 2017. You can read more about the 20 heroes across the nation, and how they are championing jazz in their communities in the thoughtful bios here.
On Saturday, about 60 peopled joined me in the Elliott State Forest to make a stand for keeping the 82,000 acres of trees public. Today, I will be on OPB's Think Out Loud radio program to talk about our adventure. You can also see a few pictures from the event online here.
Darrell's MJ New Quartet will be on the road April 30- May 13, 2017.
Darrell will be giving a special performance on February 27, 2017 at the Newmark Theatre as part of the August Wilson Red Door Project's Monologue Competition.