He talks about changing oneself during “Buddhist Blues,” swings on an uptempo blues (“Mama’s Meat Pies”) and creates a fantasy about Picasso playing trumpet in his off hours (“Picasso At Midnite”).
A brief instrumental (“To Bop Or Not To Be”) has the trio of alto, trumpet, and drums paying homage to Charlie Parker, Dizzy Gillespie and Max Roach.
Rental of the main first floor dining room and entire restaurant may also be available for larger functions.
The first floor dining room accommodates up to 55 guests seated. 2 beef sliders or 5 oysters or mac cheeseonly each! choice of select small plates daily wine or beer - featured sunday thru friday from 5-7pmonly available at the bar and lounge (happy hour specials are not available on holidays special occasions)Point 5 Lounge at Five Fifty-Five"I just returned from Maine last night.
We could not have been more pleased with our choice of having Carol's 60th Birthday celebration at Five Fifty-Five.
It was great to have the privacy of the mezzanine for our group, the menu and food was absolutely delicious, the wine was enjoyed by the participants and the service was A .
This elegant—and brand new—room is located on the third floor of the restaurant, affording guests a unique bird’s eye view of Portland’s historic Arts District.Just around the corner, the main dining room will impress you with its exciting open kitchen and distinctive architecture, dating back to its days as a 19th century firehouse.There are two levels of seating, including second floor balcony tables that allow you to observe the sights of the restaurant and kitchen below.Throughout the set, Harrison, Ouimette and Wolff are in top form during their many solos while the rhythm section is tight and swinging.Among the subjects that Adamo discusses are the obscure but talented trumpeter Eddie Gale (“Gale Blowing High”), New York City (“City Swings”) and Eddie Harris (“Listen Here Listen Up”).