Press Kit - The Purple Herons


Press Kit


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With ingredients ranging from punk to funk to show tunes to classical, The Purple Herons create jazz that is accessible, fresh, and eclectic. Their playful and joyous spirit is infectious, bringing smiles, laughter, and toe-tapping fun to listeners of all ages.


Freeform Jazz Fun

We recently had the pleasure of listening to the Purple Herons live and they were killin’ it! Their talents were clicking so well that a great time was had by all!

Sean M.
Portland Scottish Rite

The icing on the cake!

A magical Friday evening, a celebrity chef, a local winery, and a great group of people. The occasion – the annual fundraising dinner for the YWCA. The event was held at our home, and we… Read more “The icing on the cake!”

Ryan M.

We love The Purple Herons!

The Purple Herons played at our recent fundraiser – the Speakeasy Spectacular! Not only is their music amazing, but they were SO awesome to work with. I was blown away with their flexibility and how… Read more “We love The Purple Herons!”

Lindsay Jensen

Jazz that moves you!

Jazz has the power to generate many emotions and The Purple Herons don’t disappoint. In just a two-hour set they evoked happiness, nostalgia, and even a little “amour” for the couples in the audience…and all… Read more “Jazz that moves you!”

Randy Hetherington
University of Portland