Piano Starts Here: Music of Wayne Shorter & Benny Golson
January 19 @ 7:30 pm
Wayne Shorter and Benny Golson were both historically significant saxophonists, but also two of the most important composers of modern Jazz standards. Their compositions have a richness and uniqueness that have been and continue to be explored and revered by pianists.
The Piano Starts Here series highlights the work of some of the most prolific and talented composers and pianists to have ever tackled the instrument. Each of the performances brings together Seattle’s finest pianists to perform the works of the artist selected for that evening on the Royal Room’s Steinway B grand piano. Past PSH performances have highlighted the work of Sonny Clark, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Sun Ra, Annette Peacock, Bill Evans, Mary-Lou Williams, Fats Waller, Herbie Hancock, Alice Coltrane, Herbie Nichols, and countless others.
Curated by Wayne Horvitz and Alex Guilbert. Hosted by Alex Guilbert.