Bob Dorough

Back from the jazz ether: Dorough+Frishberg and Grace Kelly

Two Portland Jazz Festival shows manage to span jazz eras

Grace Kelly and Phil Woods play at the Hollywood Bowl.

Grace Kelly and Phil Woods play at the Hollywood Bowl.

By TERRY ROSS

Editor’s Note: Due to certain techno-goblins two Portland Jazz Festival reviews were disappeared in the vast ArtsWatch internet apparatus. Having returned to us, they find their place in the sun.

Dave Frishberg & Bob Dorough
Saturday, February 23, 2014
Winningstad Theater

It was a bittersweet afternoon at the Winningstad.

Sweet because ageless singer-pianist-bebopper Bob Dorough (90 years old!) acted like a man 25 years younger and sounded like he did on his records made 50 or 60 years ago.

Bitter because Portland’s Dave Frishberg, now in his eighties, didn’t.

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