PDX Jazz: The Soul Rebels / Nate Smith + KINFOLK

Fri. Feb 25, 2022 at 9:00pm PST
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Price: $40.00
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Price: $40.00
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2022 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival: 


The Soul Rebels w/ Nate Smith + KINFOLK.


Presented by PDX Jazz.  PDX Jazz Members: use code for discount! 


Proof of vaccination or negative test from within 48 hours prior to the event will be required for entry!


Doors: 8:00pm  //  Show: 9:00pm  //  Ages 21+. 

The Soul Rebels

The Soul Rebels (also Soul Rebels Brass Band, Soul Rebels or The Rebels) are an eight-piece New Orleans based brass ensemble that incorporate elements of soul, jazz, funk, hip-hop, rock and pop music within a contemporary brass band framework.

Starting out as a local New Orleans favorite, The Soul Rebels have evolved into collaborating live with major artists in all worlds of music including Metallica, Green Day, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Nas, Rakim, Marilyn Manson, Slick Rick, Joey Badass, Trombone Shorty, Talib Kweli, Pharoahe Monch, Robert Glasper, GZA, Raekwon, Black Thought of The Roots, Prodigy (rapper), Currensy, Mobb Deep, Big Freedia, The String Cheese Incident, Melle Mel, Styles P of The Lox, Umphrey's McGee, Pete Rock, Maceo Parker, Galactic, Suzanne Vega, David A. Stewart of the Eurythmics, Eric Krasno, Lettuce (band), Gov't Mule, Branford Marsalis, Smif-n-Wessun, Buckshot (rapper), Roy Hargrove, John Medeski and many others, as well as being billed on concerts with Lauryn Hill, Kanye West, Bruno Mars, Snoop Dogg, Alabama Shakes, Estelle, Cee Lo Green, The Allman Brothers Band, Arcade Fire, Disclosure, Ice Cube, George Clinton, John Mayer, Jack White and others. The band has built its career around an eclectic live show that harnesses the power of horns and percussion in a funky party-like atmosphere. The Soul Rebels have performed on CBS, Travel Channel, Discovery Channel, HBO, TBS, NBC, NPR, ESPN, BBC Two, The CW and in major movies, and on national and international stages. The band routinely plays over 250 shows a year.

The Soul Rebels have been described by the Village Voice as "the missing link between Public Enemy and Louis Armstrong. "

The Soul Rebels consist of percussionists and founding members Lumar LeBlanc and Derrick Moss, trumpet players Julian Gosin and Marcus Hubbard, trombonists Corey Peyton and Paul Robertson, saxophonist Erion Williams, and sousaphonist Manuel Perkins Jr.

Nate Smith

Ira Nathaniel "Nate" Smith (born December 14, 1974) is an American drummer, songwriter, producer and three time Grammy nominee.

Smith was born in Chesapeake, Virginia, and started playing drums at age 11, initially influenced by rock and funk music. At 16, he developed an interest in jazz after listening to Album of the Year by Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers. Smith studied media art and design at James Madison University. While at James Madison, he performed at the Conference of the International Association for Jazz Education in Atlanta, where he met Betty Carter, who invited him to joint performances at the Blue Note in New York City. Smith went to graduate school at Virginia Commonwealth University, where he met Dave Holland and joined Holland's quintet in 2003. Smith appears on the albums Critical Mass (2005) and Pathways (2009). In 2017, he released his first album as leader, Kinfolk: Postcards from Everywhere on Ropeadope Records.

Smith has composed soundtracks for broadcast documentaries on Discovery Channel and The Learning Channel. He produced the Michael Jackson song "Heaven Can Wait".

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Stage 722 722 Southeast 10th Avenue
Portland, OR 97214
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