Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra
July 7 @ 7:30 pm
Formed in January of 2004, the Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra, a 16 piece big band, features top Northwest musicians performing original compositions written by band members and Northwest composers, along with classic material from bands lead by Stan Kenton, Buddy Rich, Maynard Ferguson and others. Since its inception, the band has played over 600 shows to upwards of 18,000 fans. Over that time hundreds of musicians have played with the ensemble, including guest artists such as Brian Lynch, Pete Olstad, and Seattle’s very own Greta Matassa. Local composers featured on a regular basis include Jim Cutler, Daniel Barry, Robert Beasley, Matso Limtiaco and James DeJoie.