Tyrone Hendrix has rhythm in his blood. It wasn't until later in his career that Mr. Hendrix turned that innate time keeping ability to jazz. The drummer, who now makes his home in the City of Roses (Portland, Or), is currently at work on his latest album. The young musician is constantly honing his craft and wants to achieve the same level to his craft as Tony Williams, a man Mr. Hendrix admires because of his large vocabulary in the field of jazz
This year is a speical celebration for the annual Portland Jazz Festival. For ten days, February 18th to the 28th, the festival is proud to honor legendary saxophonist John Coltrane on his 90th birthday. With a full slate of honored guests in 100 plus events at a dozen different venues, the organizers will pay tribute to one of Jazz's greatest innovators, with the help of Mr. Coltrane's son Ravi as well.