Experience The Best Jazz In Maine

The Portland Jazz Orchestra is Maine’s premier jazz ensemble, playing big band classics and original music featuring some of the finest players, composers, and arrangers in the state.

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THE PORTLAND JAZZ ORCHESTRA is MAINE’S PREMIER big band JAZZ ENSEMble, est.  2004.

Pjo’s distinctive big band sound features music of the standard big band jazz era, as well as music composed and arranged  by PJO’s own members!

PJO’s musicians are maine’s top jazz musicians, jazz educators and improvisors!

Your Portland Jazz Orchestra will share the stage with the fabulous South Portland Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of PJO writer/trumpeter, Craig Skeffington on February 16th at One Longfellow Square. Every time SOPO joins PJO, playing a set on PJO's break, they bring a talented and entertaining groups of jazz students.  This year promises to uphold this tradition.  Make your plans now for February 16th at One Longfellow Square with your Portland Jazz Orchestra and our guest band, South Portland High School Jazz Ensemble.

To learn about upcoming PJO performances, email PJO @ Brad.alysonc@gmail.com to be added to our mailing list.

"Generations" by Portland Jazz Orchestra

It’s a Waltz Man // Portland Jazz Orchestra - Nor'easter
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