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  • trombone 8
    8 trombones + 3 piece rhythm section

    Trombone 8 brings classic bebop swing to the power of Eight trombonists and a rhythm section. Composer and Director Ben Medler created this band as part of “Trombone Encounters”, a long term project involving the teaching and performing of the Trombone in Portland, OR. T8 presents an exceptional and unique show of Jazz inspired by the big band era, latin music, and classical repertoire. A crowd pleaser at festivals and an unparalleled group for educational performances and clinics. Trombone 8 stirs-up lots of fun energy while showcasing the many colors and styles of the trombone.

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  • medler vintage swing all-stars
    5-7 piece swing era band / Jazz

    The Medler Vintage Swing All-Stars are a small version of the Shanghai Woolies. Great for swing dancing music in a smaller location or on a tighter budget. A jumpin rhythm section, plus horns and hot vocals! Lots of fun!

  • multnomah brass quartet
    4 piece brass quartet / classical music

    The Multnomah Brass Quartet provides high quality ceremonial wedding music from a variety of common selections. This lush brass ensemble is under the direction of trombonist, Ben Medler and is also available for wedding rehearsals or church services.

  • The Medler big band
    16-20 Piece Jazz Big Band / Swing Era - Modern Jazz / Powerful / Swingin!

    Established in Portland in 1993 and made up of top-call musicians and alumni from the the Portland Youth Jazz Orchestra. The Medler Big Band has an extensive repertoire from swing era dance hits to intericate modern works. Song lists can be catered to any occasion.

  • The Portland youth jazz orchestra
    16-22 Piece Big Band Jazz or Small Group Jazz Combos

    Youth Jazz bands of various sizes. PYJO Big Bands (16-22 pieces) work up new music seasonally and therefore may or may not be available during certain seasons. However, small groups available for gigs year-round.

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