Pacific Northwest Experience

Touring & Engagements – Pacific Northwest

Bobby Torres Ensemble continuous engagements in Oregon since 1995.
(Opened for Tito Puente’s last Oregon appearance, Crystal Ballroom, 1998
Saturday evening headliner for 3 Cathedral Park Jazz Festivals)

Pa’lante continuous engagements in Oregon since 1991, Played 1992 Mt Hood Jazz Festival

McMenamins Marching Band, since 1996

Carlton Jackson Big Band, since 1996

Robert Hicks, since 1997

Craig Carothers, 1990

Curtis Salgado & The Stilettos, 1991

Conjunto Alegre, 1992

Dale Van Wormer, 1992

Lloyd Jones Struggle, 1993-1997

Alyssa Schwary Band, 1995-1997

Art Abrams Swing Machine, 1996

Swingline Cubs, 1996

Reverend Gary Small & The Deacons, 1996-1997

Dan Reed Network, 1997-1998

NW Music Festivals

Cathedral Park Jazz Festivals – Headliner: 2001, 2005, 2010

Cathedral Park Jazz Festival, July 1998: Showcase of Jazz

Portland Jazz Festivals annually

Taste of Beaverton, June: 1996, 1997, 1998

Portland Rose Festivals, June: 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996

Oregon State Fair, August 1996

Latin American Film Festivals

Silverton Arts Festivals

Silverton Wine & Jazz Festival

Streets of Tanasbourne Food Festival

Tanner Creek Summer Concert Series

Lake Oswego Chamber of Commerce Summer Concert Series

Tualatin Parks & Recreation Summer Concert Series

Vancouver Arts & Music Festivals

Jamison Square Summer Concert Series

Waterfront Blues Festival

Music on Main Street

Portland Parks & Recreation Summer Concerts Series

Columbia Crossing Summer Concerts Series

Newport Wine & Jazz Festival

Community Service

United Parcel Service – Cultural Diversity Events: 2015

Metropolitan Family Service Classic Wines – Auctions & Events

Morrison Child & Family Services

Self Enhancement, Inc.

Adelante Mujeres

Oregon Big Beat

Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Portland State University Dance Department Benefit: “Tiempo Caribe” 1991 & 1994 / Oregon Ballet Theater 1993 Benefit

KKJZ Artquake 1995 Main Stage: “Global Quakin’ & Shakin”, conceived with Toni DiMecoli, organized, directed, showcase

KKJZ Artquake 1995 Activity: “Streetscape”, talent reviewer, coordinator and organizer

Artquake 1993: student performance

NOSH 1996, Benefit for Robinson Jewish Home

City of Vancouver & Columbia Business Community for the Arts”1996 Showcase of Music & Art”

United Way / Nordstrom Community Service Awards, October 1996: “Salute to Cultural Diversity”

Basic Rights Of Oregon Benefit, April 1996: “Samba Bamba Extrava Gamba”

Portland Art Museum Fund-raisers: March 1995, March 1997, December 1998 “Museum After Hours”

Hazeldale Elementary, January: 1996, 1997, 1998 Martin Luther King Jr Day Celebrations

Library Foundation Multnomah County Library Fund-raisers: 1997, 1998, 1999, including Library Grand Re-opening 2014

Ecumenical Ministries of Oregon 1997 Benefit for Hopewell House “Tournament of Hope”

Volunteers of America 1998 Benefit “Dance With Me” Movie Premiere and Latin Jazz Review

KMHD Fund-raiser at Cooper Mountain, August 1998

Mercy Corps International, December 1998 Fund-raiser”Pueblo a Pueblo: Portland Responds” (for the victims of Hurricane Mitch)

Art in the Park, June 1998 “Palette of Voices”, conceived, organized and directed showcase of singers

Tri-Met Light Rail Openings, various 1998, 2015 events

Native American Benefit: “Wisdom of the Elders” 1998 & 1999

“Tenor Madness” 1997 Portland State University Music Department Benefit Concert

“Latin Madness” 1998 & 1999 Portland State University Music Department Benefit Concerts

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