First Thursday Jazz & Jam
August 1 @ 5:00 pm9:00 pmFree
Join us as we launch our inaugural First Thursday Art Walk Pioneer Square event in The Knife Room at Nordo! We’re doubling down with ART + LIVE MUSIC downstairs.
- Art with Emmett Montgomery
- Jazz Jam led by Michael Van Bebber
- First Thursday Art Walk = No Cover!
- Mac & Cheese Bar
- Cocktails Bar
——— ABOUT THE ARTISTS ———-
Paper Puppetry with Emmett Montgomery
*** Emmett will have “Build-Your-Own” puppets available for purchase! Prices will range $10-30 on average.
Jazz Jam with Musician, Bandleader, and Teacher: Michael Van Bebber
Michael Van Bebber is a trumpeter, teacher and composer based in Seattle. He has performed with many notable jazz artists including: Meschiya Lake, Lee Konitz, Branford Marsalis, Walt Weiskopf, John Pizzarelli, the Woody Herman Band, Johnny Mathis, The Four Tops and many others. Van Bebber leads the Careless Lovers and is a regular member of the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, The Jay Thomas/Michael Van Bebber Quintet and the 5th Avenue Theatre pit orchestra, among other ensembles.
*** Jazz Jam will run 6pm-9pm. Artists are encouraged to bring their instruments and join in for the 2nd and 3rd sets of the night!
Michael’s house band will also feature Nathan (bass) and Julian MacDonough (drums)
The Knife Room at Nordo is a historic underground venue that is only accessible by a staircase. We are working on options to make it more accessible, (this is costly and difficult in a 125 year old building,) and in the meantime apologize to those who cannot attend Knife Room events.