The late Jim Pepper (left) and Sean Cruz (right) who is helping organize the first annual Jim Pepper Native Arts Festival coming Aug. 7-10 to the Performing Arts Center at Parkrose High School. Cruz is pictured outside his Parkrose home, a property that once served as the late jazz great’s boyhood home and a Pepper family residence for 50 years.
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Tribute to great jazz and Native culture
Celebrating Jim Pepper’s Native ethnic heritage and a broader multi culturalism for the Portland area