Album Review: Portland Cello Project

To E.S. (Virtual Label)

Album Reviews
[POSTMODERN CELLO] Fusing a bastardized concept of chamber music and contemporary forms has always been a hallmark of the Portland Cello Project. On To E.S., its tribute to the late, beloved,    More
Wednesday, December 3, 2014 DAVE CANTOR

Cover Story Update: Harun Mustafa to Play with Portland Cello Project

Portland Cello Project

The subject of a 2010 cover story in WW will play three shows with the Portland Cello Project this month.Harun Mustafa, the now 21-year-old subject of last year's piece, was a promising cello player when a single mistake at age 19 sent him to prison for 18 months. During a fight in North Portland, Mustafa used a pocket knife to defend himself, he says. He later admitted to Portland Police he had used ...   More
Tuesday, May 10, 2011 BETH SLOVIC

Drew Grow Benefit Concert at The Woods, Feb. 19


About a month ago, local singer-songwriter Drew Grow got a whole shitload of bones broken in a car accident. Physically, he's going to be fine. His wallet, however, is taking quite a hit, thanks to hospital fees accrued from the multiple surgeries it took to piece him back together.In a city with a popular basketball team whose players leave the court on stretchers more often than most military units, ...   More
Wednesday, February 9, 2011 MATTHEW SINGER

Jailhouse Classical: Portland Cello Project Plays Pieces Composed by Imprisoned Cellist

Arts & Books
Imprisoned cellist Harun Mustafa, whose dubious imprisonment WW chronicled recently, got to hear the debut of three pieces he composed behind bars when the Portland Cello Project featured his work in a concert on Saturday night. Between collaborations with established local performers at the sold-out Aladdin, the Cello Project showcased three new songs by the 20-year-old Mustafa. Mustafa's former ...   More
Monday, May 24, 2010 Jacob Reingold


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