3rd Annual Key Maine Jazz Festival, Portland September 25-29 ALL PROFITS TO CHARITY: Profits provide lessons and instruments for poor kids in Maine! www.MaineJazzFestival.org Among the bands: Friday, September 27 * Whatsisname Marsalis and the Lincoln Center Jazz Orchestra, with Carlos Henriquez on bass Double-Bill for $20: * Rebecca Martin Quintet w/ Ben Monder & Bill McHenry * Dead Cat Bounce Saturday, September 28 Five-Band Afternoon Show -- only $20 * Vardan Ovsepian with the outstanding Chris Van Voorst Van Beest on baas * Jerry Bergonzi & Brooke Sofferman Quintet * Bruce Saunders & Tony Gaboury Quintet w/ Bruno Raberg on bass * Tim O'Dell's Strata w/ Scott Barnum on bass * Post No Bills Saturday Night Double-Bill -- only $20 * Curtis Fuller & Bill Pierce backed by Sam Sherry & Ursa Major. I am a lucky guy. * Bobby Watson backed by Mark Kleinhaut Trio with the highly-skilled Jim Lydon on bass Sunday, September 29 Four-Band Afternoon Show -- only $20 * James Cammack & Chris Neville duo -- Cammach is it. * Herb Pomeroy w/ Ryan Parker's Quartet w/ Chris VVVB on B * Richard Nelson's Quartet -- Up-to-the-minute free and composed jazz w/ Adam Chilenski on bass * Terry White Big Band which plays tunes they write -- how about that? And there's more. And it's cheap. And your money goes to the right place. And you're in Maine for great foliage -- your significant other will be happy while you, o bassist, are happy.