“A rising force in the Portland Jazz scene.”

“Rita Marquez, in rhythm with many of Portland’s finest Jazz and Bossa performers, always sets the standard for a fine night of music and entertainment” – Arrivederci Wine and Jazz

“Rita Marquez is a favorite here at Wilf’s and in the Portland jazz scene. A classy lady with a beautiful voice,she lights up every room that she is in before she even sings a note! Her style can be soulful and sultry, but always elegantly playful. Do not miss her show! The best.” – Wilf’s restaurant November 2019

“I have long been a fan of Rita Marquez. She brings a joy to her performances that truly engages her audience. Rita’s voice evokes the spirit of the classic nightclub singers of the jazz age. She makes me very happy as a club owner because I was frequently asked, ‘When is Rita coming back?'” – Tony Starlight – Owner Tony Starlight Showroom / Tony Starlight’s Supperclub & Lounge

“Every time Rita Marquez comes to the mic, whether in a show or at Piano Bar, I know her performance will be really great, unique, a new, inventive vocal styling of whatever the piece might be. She’s the kind of singer that, as an accompanist, just makes you smile.” – Bo Ayars, arranger, Conductor, and music director for numerous superstars from Streisand to Liberace

Upcoming Shows

Wed., Dec. 28th, 2022 7-9:00 pm
Wilf’s Restaurant 800 NW 6th ave by Union Station

Call for reservations 503 223-0070
Rita Marquez jazz vocals
Vince Frates Piano
Dennis Caizza bass
Ron Steen drums

$11 cover charge and $20 minimum
……..2023 gigs coming up: March 25th at Arrivederci & more….