“Blackburn and Duthie CD Release Concert – Celebrating 30 years”
Sunday, September 7 at 3pm
James Blackburn and David Duthie have been performing together continuously since 1984. Their music, as well as their partnership, is unique in Portland.
Blackburn & Duthie play the all-time great jazz favorites by such composers as Duke Ellington, George Gershwin, Cole Porter, and Rodgers & Hart, to name a few. Their music is presented in a straight ahead style. Their song treatments are always elegant, sophisticated, and inspired. Theirs is a style of jazz that is timeless.
Blackburn & Duthie are seasoned and polished professionals who have performed in long running nightclub engagements, private gala events, civic celebrations, and public concerts throughout the Northwest and Palm Springs.
Whether performing as a duo, or with almost any combination of instrumentalists to fit the occasion, Blackburn & Duthie have an established reputation as a class act.