Michael Beling & MBG
Saturday - October, 05 @ 6:00pm
is a faculty member at Bates College, Michael performs regularly with some of the best jazz musicians in Maine and New Hampshire. Michael graduated summa cum laude with a degree in Piano Performance (Jazz Concentration), from the University of Southern Maine, where he was named Presser Scholar. He studied with many acclaimed musicians including Thomas Snow, Laura Kargul, Ben Waltzer, and Vardan Ovsepian.
Jazz, with some rock and funk influence. From the irreverently joyful to the serious, the sensibilities of the blues always shine through. Originals and re-imagined pieces from artists as diverse as Thelonious Monk, Stevie Wonder and Neil Young.
Michael Beling- organ, electric piano, and bass pedals
Barry Saunders- woodwinds
Gary Gemmiti- drums
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.