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George Colligan's Homecoming

George Colligan's Homecoming

Join George Colligan for his homecoming concert at An die Musik Live with a legendary group of musicians! Two sets at 7pm and 9pm! Student tickets and livestream passes available.

George Colligan, piano
Gary Thomas, saxophone
Eric Kennedy, drums
Blake Meister, bass

George Colligan is not only one of the great jazz pianists of his generation, but he has earned an international reputation as a multi-instrumentalist (drums, trumpet, organ, keyboards), composer, accompanist, teacher, and bandleader, as well as popular blogger( Winner of the 2015 DownBeat magazine Critics Poll (Keyboard), he has had a long association with living jazz legend Jack DeJohnette; recent touring took Colligan around the U.S. with “An Evening with Jack DeJohnette and Savion Glover.” He has also recently toured the U.S. and Canada as a leader with his trio featuring legends Buster Williams and Lenny White. With over 130 albums to date as an accompanist, Colligan has worked with a long list of jazz greats, including John Scofield, Buster Williams, Cassandra Wilson, Don Byron, Ravi Coltrane, Chris Botti, and many others. His latest album, “The Phyllis Wheatley Project” (PJCE Records 2023) is his 37th as a bandleader. Colligan, a New York resident for 15 years, now resides in Portland, Oregon where he is a Full Professor at Portland State University. He has recently won two Region Arts and Culture Council grants, A South Arts Jazz Road grant, and a PSU Faculty Development grant. Colligan recently won the PSU College of The Arts Dean’s Council Award for Research, Scholarship and Creativity (2020), and also won the Researcher of the Year Award from the PSU College Of The Arts(2021).

In-person seats: $25 / $10 full-time students with valid ID
In-person attendees receive a link to the recording to view for one week.

Streaming Cost: $15
The link will be sent out 15 minutes before the show and will remain active through April 6

Donations welcome!

Event Contact

An die Musik

Event Details

Saturday, March 30, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Saturday, March 30, 2024, 9:00 PM – 11:00 PM


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