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Jazz Society of Oregon

Check out this site to find original articles on local clubs, musicians, and events, as well as, reviews of Jazz recordings, a great calendar and information about Jazz Society activities in the Pacific Northwest.  (

Portland Swing Dance Club

Looking for a place to swing dance?  Check out the Portland Swing Dance Club website.  This site provides information on west coast swing, dance instruction, and venues for great dancing. (

Portland Dancing Calendar

This site is a no-nonsense calendar of dates and locations for dancing in the Portland metropolitan area.  Links provide more detailed information for each event.  (

Claudia’s Gift of Song

Customized, personalized, acapella singing telegrams. Vocalist Claudia Knauer performs for you, your friends, your family, and anyone who is in need of some instant cheer. You can hire this awesome energetic talented vocalist to provide a personalized singing telegram for your gift giving needs. (

Portland Lindy Society

Another site where you can find local and regional dance venues, calendars, instruction, and information on lindyhop, west coast swing, and more. (

If you are planning a wedding, this local edition of a national wedding site will help provide you with all the information you need; including your personalized wedding site, wedding registries, email notifications, and vendor lists.  Jumptown Big Band advertises on this site. (

Marcinkiewicz Co. Inc.

Joe Marcinkiewicz is a world renowned maker of trumpets and brass instrument mouthpieces. Joe is also a fantastic jazz trumpet player with an extensive history of playing with many great jazz legends.  His company is located locally in Canby, Oregon.  If you are looking for the finest quality handmade trumpet or mouthpiece, Marcinkiewicz is the place to find it. (

Beacock Music

Located in Vancouver Washington, Beacock Music is the largest independent music store in the Pacific Northwest.  If you are a musician new to the Northwest, you will find Beacock Music to be “the” source for all your music needs.  If you are a musician who has been living in the area for any length of time, no more needs to be said.  (