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Binah: Portland Cello Project Presents “Purple Reign”

Tarina Westlund

The Pacific Northwest’s premier alt-classical ensemble Portland Cello Project returns to the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco to celebrate the musical genius and artistry of Prince.

Tune in to Portland Cello Project on Binah, today at noon.Portland Cello Project’s tribute “Purple Reign” includes music from Prince’s diverse catalog as well as music influenced by the Purple One. The program features vocalist Saeeda Wright and drummer Tyrone Hendrix, musicians who have worked with Prince, and vocalist JANE. The ensemble is led by artistic director and principal arranger Douglas Jenkins.

David Kwan is the editor and producer of Binah, featuring remarkable artists and thinkers who’ve come to speak at the Jewish Community Center of San Francisco as part of their Arts & Ideas program.