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Quartette Barbette
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QUARTETTE BARBETTE is an extremely versatile and talented saxophone quartet located in Portland, Oregon. Quartette Barbette is just as beautiful and elegant as a string quartet, but far more versatile! The saxophone produces beautiful sounds like no other instrument ranging from elegant, pure tone to searing, soulful sounds. What kind of ensemble can perform everything from J.S Bach to James Brown? The sax quartet!
AND: Quartette Barbette has just been given a RISING STAR award for 2008 and 2010 for top number of bookings and customer satisfaction!

QUARTETTE BARBETTE performs eclectic musical styles including:
-Cool swing,
-Elegant jazz,
-Big Band Tunes
-Classical favorites,
-Upbeat ragtime,
-Rousing klezmer (Jewish jazz),
-Fun and funky oldies (Motown, Beatles, James Brown etc)
-Celtic and Irish melodies
-Polkas and German folk tunes
-Christmas jazz and holiday favorites

Just some of the groups Quartette Barbette's members have performed with:
- Oregon Symphony Pops with Johnny Mathis
- Count Basie Big Band's Joe Williams and Dennis Rowland (vocalists)
- Harry James, Toshiko Akiyoshi Big Bands, Eugene Symphony, Eugene Opera and more!

Just some of the venues and clients of QUARTETTE BARBETTE:

- Portland City Grill
- KPTV Channel 12's 'Good Day Oregon',
- Weiden + Kennedy,
- Benson Hotel,
- PGE PARK - Portland Beavers,
- Children's Museum,
- KMHD 89.1FM - 'Home Grown Jazz' hosted by Mary Burlingame,
- Cathedral Park Jazz Festival,
- Silverton Wine & Jazz Festival,
- Arlington Jazz Festival,
- Portland Marathon,
- Meinig Park Classical Concert Series,
- Timberline Lodge,
- Acadia Ballroom,
- Resort at the Mountain,
- Willamette Falls Hospital,
- Oregon Health Care Foundation,
- KBOO Radio 90.7 FM,
- Willamette Valley Vineyards,
- Jenkins Estate,
- McMenamin's Edgefield,
- Governor Hotel
- East Fork Country Estates
- Heathman Lodge,
- Mt. Hood Festival of Jazz/Gresham Business Association
- Oaks Pioneer Church,
- Night at the Oscars (Hollywood Theatre),
- Crown Vista (near St. Helens),
- Oswego Lake Country Club,
- Canby Country Club,
- Royal Oaks Country Club,
- The Columbian Newspaper
- March of Dimes,
- Epilepsy Foundation,
- Overseas Women's Crisis Hotline
- Crystal Springs Rhododendron Gardens,
- Leach Botanical Gardens,
- Scottish Rite Temple,
- Abernethy Center,
- Elderhostel Association
- Clarion Hotel
- Chamber Music in City Hall,
- LightRail extension celebration(MAX),
- opening of Oregon's first sculpture garden
and many more!

- Other ensembles/instrumentation combinations include:
SAXOPHONE/PIANO "Barbette and Ellen" Jazz, Pop and Classical Duo!

Call us for an elegant and fun musical experience!