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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 welcomes the great Falmouth Jazz Ensemble under the direction of PJO pianist, Jake Sturtevant on Thursday, Feb. 15th at One Longfellow Square. PJO is excited to host Falmouth, and all the great high school bands, during our out reach efforts to bring seasoned PJO musicians and future jazzers (high school students) together for a night of two great jazz bands on Feb. 15th.

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

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