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Mark Taylor & Dawn Clement Group

October 17, 2015 @ 7:30 pm10:30 pm

Seattle jazz resident artist Dawn Clement

Dawn Clement photo by Daniel Sheehan

For Tula’s reservations (but not advance tickets) call 206-443-4221 or email reservations@tulas.com
$18 general; $16 members & seniors; $9 students & military


Saxophonist Mark Taylor launches a new ensemble with the ebullient pianist and Cornish alumna and adjunct instructor Dawn Clement. The two award-winning Pacific Northwest artists bring listeners a lineup of new work they are composing together. Pieces from previous albums (Taylor’s Spectre and Clement’s Tempest/Cobalt) are also reworked for tonight’s ensemble, including noted NYC trumpeter Russ Johnson and top-shelf Seattleites Phil Sparks (bass) and Byron Vannoy (drums).

Clement began playing piano when she was ten years old, with early lessons with ragtime pianist and church organist Keith Taylor. Eventually settling in Vancouver, Wash., Clement joined the high school jazz band and started sitting in at Portland-area jam sessions. Her career today includes playing at the Mary Lou Williams Piano Competition at Washington DC’s Kennedy Center and Paris’ International Martial Solal Jazz Piano Competition, teaching at Cornish and at Port Townsend’s Centrum Jazz Workshop, and releasing five CDs. Clement is currently working on her Masters of Composition at the Vermont College of Fine Arts.

Seattleite Mark Taylor is a creative improviser and impeccable ensemble player. He performs and records extensively with Matt Jorgensen +451, Jim Knapp Orchestra, Tom Varner, Thomas Marriott, Wayne Horvitz, Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, and the Randy Halberstadt Quintet. Taylor has two acclaimed Origin Records releases: After Hours (2002) and Spectre (2009). He teaches privately and holds a BM from the University of Washington (1994), and MM from the Manhattan School of Music (2000).


Details

Date:
October 17, 2015
Time:
7:30 pm10:30 pm
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Organizer

Earshot Jazz
Phone:
206-547-6763
Email:
info at earshot dot org
Website:
www.earshot.org

Venue

Tula’s
2214 2nd Ave
Seattle, WA 98121 United States
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Phone:
206-443-4221
Website:
www.tulas.com