Michael Allen Harrison delivers music to the heart. His classical contemporary style carves a distinct niche of timeless music that has connected with so many during his almost three decade career. Michael is known for his piano solo performances and recordings, his upbeat sound with his band , his work with inspiring vocalist Julianne Johnson, his skills producing and creating music for ballet, theater and film, his love for teaching and perhaps mostly known for his giving spirit. He was honored with a star on the walk of fame in front of the Portland Performing Arts Center for his artistic and community contributions to his beloved city of Portland Oregon. Michael’s unique brand of music ranges from movie scores to passionate arrangements for piano, orchestra, ballet, jazz, fusion, Smooth Jazz, Pop, New Age, and Adult Contemporary. Michael Allen Harrison’s CD, “Emotional Connection”, received a NASA Orbiting Certificate for air play in space on the space shuttle Endeavor. His 1994 album “Circle of Influence” went up on the space shuttle Discovery. On January 29, 1999, Michael was invited to perform in NYC at the United Nations premiering “Remembrance”, a tribute song to the 50th Anniversary of Israel’s Independence (which can be heard on his benefit CD “Seasons of Peace”, recorded for the organization “Season of Non-Violence”). Michael performed at The World Peace Conference at the Hague, in the Netherlands on May 14, 1999.
COVER CHARGES apply when Wilfs features live music in our dining room and bar area – Wednesday – Saturday, 7pm.
Quite simply, the cover charge is equity paid directly to the artists that you are enjoying each night at Wilfs. Our new policy includes a $5 charge to all dining in our main dining room. We thank you in advance for your support of insuring equity for all.
When you join us for drinks or dinner and plan on leaving before the 7pm music starts, we won’t ask for a cover charge. That does not mean you can come early and avoid paying the cover – we want to make sure our musicians are paid for their performance. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask your host.