Douglas Detrick, The Bright and Rushing World-Album Cover-Eric Vitale Photography-6

Douglas Detrick is a composer, songwriter, trumpet player, podcast producer and arts leader whose work in these diverse areas is distinguished by its quiet thoughtfulness and its embrace of good ideas from unconventional sources. He was awarded a 2017 Oregon Arts Commission Individual Artist Fellowship, and has performed throughout the United States with his chamber-jazz quintet Douglas Detrick’s AnyWhen Ensemble, including the Stone, the Phillips Collection and many other venues and universities. As the Executive and Artistic Director of the Portland Jazz Composers Ensemble, a 12-member jazz ensemble and non-profit organization, he is building new opportunity and community for jazz in Portland, Oregon.

Photo by Eric Vitale