Mark Tipton + Carl Dimow + Marita Kennedy-Castro
SPIRIT LIFTER | A stroke afflicted the eclectic Portland musician PHIL JAMES nearly four years ago, more or less sidelining him from all musical pursuits until now. He makes a rather triumphant return, on his 60th birthday, with trumpeter MARK TIPTON, flutist and guitarist CARL DIMOW, and dancer MARITA KENNEDY-CASTRO performing alongside him. A benefit. 8 pm; $10 at Mayo Street Arts, 10 Mayo St. 207.615.3609.
Mark began playing Violin at age 7 and switched to the Trumpet at age 9. An avid?amateur musician who played in jazz, polka and concert...