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Brent Jensen and Chris Symer
February 23 @ 3:00 pm5:00 pmFree
Brent Jensen has performed & recorded with a wide range of jazz artists including Gene Harris, Bobby Shew, Bill Anschell, Jeff Johnson, John Bishop, John Stowell, Jamie Findlay and others. His recording, “The Sound of a Dry Martini: Remembering Paul Desmond” charted at the #1 position on jazz radio stations across the country and was featured on JazzWeek’s Top 100 and NPR’s JazzWorks’ Top 25 lists. Brent’s duo recording with pianist Bill Anschell, “We Couldn’t Agree More” was named a “Critic’s Choice” pick by Jazziz magazine and one of Jim Wilke’s “Best Northwest Jazz CDs. His recordings are available on iTunes, Amazon, Spotify & Pandora and other online music streaming services.
Born and raised in Southern California, bassist Chris Symer relocated to Seattle in 2002 where he makes his living as a freelance musician. Equally comfortable in the classroom, stage or recording studio, Chris has stayed busy doing everything from teaching to playing on feature films. Notable projects have included recordings with Bill Anschell (“Rumbler” 2017), Johnaye Kendrick (“Here” 2014), James Knapp (“Scrape” 2013), and Nelda Swiggett (“Stingtet” 2014) as well as tours to South America with Anschell (2012, 2014) and Kendrick (2013).