“Her music can be thought of as jazz with a pop sensibility, displaying her roots in rock, pop, cabaret and the theatre while always having the spirit of jazz."    

-Scott Yanow, author of the Jazz Singers and Jazz On Film


"One More Manhattan is a truly delectable listening experience."

 -Andre Avanessian, Jango Radio



Previous events


Celebrating our 50th year as an ensemble, Vashon’s Portage Fill Big Band brings the Big Band Era to life, playing jazz standards and dance tunes from the 30’s, 40’s and 50’s, with an entertaining mix of modern big band arrangements added for variety. Come and enjoy the big band sounds of Vashon Island’s home-grown garage band!

Monday the 4th of July! We are open from 3 to 8 PM with live music by Todd Zimberg Trio with Michael Gotz on piano and Dennis Staskowski on upright bass. Also featuring vocalist Maggie Laird. Come enjoy some jazz, get a drink from the Octopus Bar, and feel free to bring a picnic! Music is from 4-7. Free admission.