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The Holden Legacy: Darelle Holden Group / Dave Holden Jr’s Grownfoux

October 23 @ 6:00 pm

Sunday, October 23
6:00pm PDT
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute
In-person* and livestream

Sponsored by BECU. Welcomed by Rainier Avenue Radio.

Earshot and descendants of pianist/clarinetist Oscar Holden, bandmate of Jelly Roll Morton and “Patriarch of Seattle Jazz,” honor the musical heritage of Jackson Street and the Central District. His son, Dave Holden senior, another icon of Seattle jazz and blues, hopes to take the stage as will his daughter, soulful vocalist Darelle Holden. She radiates soul after stints backing Elton John, Stevie Wonder, and for 19 years Tom Jones.Darelle Holden will be joined by Brian Monroney (guitar), Eric Verlinde (piano and keys), Osama Afifi (bass), and D’Vonne Lewis (drums). Bassist and vocalist Dave Holden Jr’s Grownfoux also appears, along with other family members. Dave Holden Jr’s ensemble will include Phyllis Talley (vocals), Jennifer Johnson (vocals), Quianna Holden (vocals), Scott Adams (saxophone), Paul Sowell (guitar), Rob Pastorok (keys) and Andrew Meltzer (drums).

*Earshot Jazz COVID-19 Policy: Earshot recommends that all ticket holders be vaccinated. Masks are strongly encouraged indoors unless actively eating or drinking. Policy subject to change. Full policy here.




October 23
6:00 pm
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