Quartette Barbette

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SE Clay Street
Portland, OR 97216 United States

+1 503 232-8862

Quartette Barbette performs wonderful live wedding music!  We are just as beautiful and elegant as a string quartet but far more versatile!  Our extensive playlist contains hundreds of well-known classical, popular and jazz standards.  We transition readily from wedding ceremony to cocktail hour to reception unlike a string quartet that only performs classical music.  We perform jazz AND popular AND classical music!  

We have performed at dozens of weddings over the years and we offer more versatility, professionalism, elegance AND fun than any other wedding ensemble.  Recognize these artists?  Duke Ellington, Frank Sinatra, Ella Fitzgerald, Dizzy Gilliespie, Fred Astaire, Billie Holliday?  The Beatles, Ray Charles, Michael Jackson, Motown, Queen, Scott Joplin ragtime, Latin, 20's and 30's jazz?  We also delve into movie themes music by composers such as John Williams, Danny Elfman, Henry Mancini, and Nino Rota as well as  American, Jewish and Klezmer and European folk music.  Classical composers include:  Bach, Beethoven, Handel, Mendelssohn, Schubert, etc.  You name it, we play it!

Quartette Barbette has performed at a variety of venues including:  Skamania Lodge, Nines Hotel, Hotel Deluxe, Portand City Grill, Oregon Symphony Pops, Cathedral Park Jazz Festival, Resort at the Mountain, Weiden + Kennedy, Arlington Jazz Fesival, Children's Museum, "Good Day Oregon" Marriott Hotel, PGE Park, KMHD 89.1 FM "Home Grown Jazz", Crowne Plaza, Crown Vista, Mer de Lac,Royal Oaks Country Club, Canby Country Club, Hollywood Theater ("Night at the Oscars"), Willamette Valley Vineyards, The Columbia Newspaper, March of Dimes, Epilepsy Foundation, Crystal Springs Rhododendron Gardens, Leach Botanical Gardens  REACH Community Development, Meinig Park, East Fork Country Estates,Acadia Ballroom, Urban Studios, Timberline Lodge, OMSI,Heathman Lodge, Oswego Lake Country Club, Govenor Hotel and any more!

 

Quartette Barbette is elegant, sophisticated, eclectic and fun! Four Fabulous Saxes performing music spanning the generations; 20's, 30's, 40's and 50's jazz, big band and ragtime. Film music, European and American classical music as well as Latin, Celtic, German polkas, and 60's soul, Motown and popular music.