Darrell Grant

Projects

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Truth & Reconciliation Project

Darrell’s latest CD, Truth and Reconciliation, is helping foster positive change in our community and the world. In partnership with non-profits, Darrell is using this album to bring people together to make our world better. You can be a part of the Truth and R­econciliation project: Read more >>



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Grant & Matheny Duo

"Grant & Matheny are intense listeners, sometimes anticipating and instantly echoing ideas, yet always weaving one fabric" - Stereophile

Since their debut at the Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in 1996, Grant & Matheny have been taking listeners on an inspired musical journey exploring the lyricism, swing, and soul of songs from the jazz tradition and recasting music from the classical tradition. Read more >>



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Education

Darrell is passionate about music education. A professor at Portland State University, Darrell believe music is meant to be enjoyed, and that the pursuit of music should be fun. He is actively involved in a range of educational programs that share his commitment to and enthusiasm for jazz. Read more >>



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Leroy Vinnegar Jazz Institute (LVJI)

In 2002 Darrell started the Leroy Vinnegar Jazz Institute at Portland State University. The institute offers innovative education and outreach programs including “A Great Day in Portland" and The NW Jazz Oral Histories Project. Read more>>



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LV’s Uptown

Darrell has the privilege of managing a working jazz club on campus. LV's Uptown is a unique endeavor gaining a national reputation for presenting the best in Northwest jazz, and is providing a vehicle to educate the next generation of jazz musicians. Read more >>

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Featured Project

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Darrell'­s latest CD, Truth and Reconciliation, is helping foster positive change in our community and throughout the world. In partnership with non-profits, Darrell is using this album to bring people together to make our world better. Discover how you can be a part of the Truth and Reconciliation project: Read more >>

Featured Downloads

Check out the following featured free drum tracks from Brian Blade. All files are MP3s.

Tight drum track

Blues for the Masters drum track

Algo Bueno drum track