The Purple Herons

Combining classic soul and R&B grooves with a generous infusion of cool jazz, funk, and Latin influences, The Purple Herons have a truly original sound that is accessible, fresh, and eclectic. Their creative & joyous spirit is infectious, bringing smiles, laughter, and toe-tapping fun to listeners of all ages.


Laura Barsalou - Keyboard, vocals
Jim Dorman - Bass, percussion
Julie Or - Vocals, flute, percussion
Rick Berman - Drums, percussion

Official Website

Next Event

Heron of the Green
Sat May 21, 2022 - 8:00 PM
T.C. O’Leary’s
Portland, OR


  1. Valerie (live)

  2. Chain of Fools (live)

  3. If I Ain't Got You (live)

  4. What I Got (live)

  5. B4UQzMe (live) (Before You Accuse Me)

  6. Dock of the Bay (live)

  7. Sunny (live)