Don Pride Quartet
Saturday - May, 05 @ 7:00pm
Don has played at Blue with such groups as the Mark Tipton Quartet, Tracy Ullman, and Zapion among many others. The Don Pride Band will perform a mix of their original compositions, music by Monk, Brubeck, Ellington, Miles Davis, Frank Zappa and John Abercrombie as well as some jazz standards done with a twist. Their music is hard to categorize, but is a mix of jazz, rock, funk, and classical. If you mixed Jimi Hendrix, John Coltrane, John Abercrombie, Frank Zappa, Joni Mitchell, Igor Stravinsky, John Adams, and Phil Keaggy in a blender, you might get the Don Pride band.
The members of the DPB are:
Jon Schomaker- saxes, flute, vocals and percussion
Don Pride - guitars and vocals
Steve Footer - bass
Carl Menard - drums and percussion”
650A Congress Street, Portland ME
- Mon: 5PM-11PM
- Tues: 6PM-12AM
- Wed: 5PM-12AM
- Thurs: 5PM-12AM
- Fri & Sat: 5PM-1AM
- Sun: 4PM-10PM
Blue has won Portland’s Best Jazz Venue for several years in a row and dedicates every Saturday night to Jazz at Blue.
We are a DONATION BASED venue. Please show your support to the musicians by donating to the basket by the stage. Because we don’t charge a cover and 100% of your donations go to the musicians we respectfully ask that each person make a ONE PURCHASE MINIMUM of food/beverage to help support the room. All seats are first come, first served (feel free to share a table). We do not take reservations.