Charlie Porter Quintet at the Royal Room


2022-06-27 Hardly Raining

The Charlie Porter Quintet played the Royal Room on June 27, 2022. Porter is a GRAMMY-winning trumpeter and composer. Joining him were Nick Biello (sax), George Colligan (piano), Garrett Baxter (bass), and Alan Jones (drums).

Charlie Porter Quintet at the Royal Room
Charlie Porter Quintet at the Royal Room (photo: Lisa Hagen Glynn).

After completing a Pacific Northwest tour this week, the group will record Porter’s original album Cipher—so named because each tune contains a clue to a (real!) $10,000 prize hidden somewhere in the U.S.

George Colligan on piano
George Colligan on piano (photo: Lisa Hagen Glynn).
Alan Jones on drums
Alan Jones on drums (photo: Lisa Hagen Glynn).
Nick Biello on saxophone
Nick Biello on saxophone (photo: Lisa Hagen Glynn).
Garrett Baxter on bass
Garrett Baxter on bass (photo: Lisa Hagen Glynn).


Charlie Porter Quartet, live at Portland’s 1905 jazz club in 2021.

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