To the Waltz
September 28 @ 7:30 pm
Ann Merryfield plays classical and jazz piano regularly in Seattle. She has held the piano chair for the Critical Mass Big Band and performs frequently with her jazz piano. She has also played classical chamber music in the San Trio. At a Stage 7performance in 2017 she played Piano 1 in the two-piano version of Gershwin’s American In Paris,with Steve Tanimoto playing Piano 2.
Steve Tanimoto plays jazz piano and occasional classical music. This July, he played a new music track for the movie Casablanca, and in June 2019 performed in a concert featuring the music of Billy Strayhorn. He currently performs with
the Jazz Decree trio and the Colletivo jazz trio.
Dell Wade is a composer, conductor, and bassist living in Seattle. Among his compositions are twelve symphonies. During the last year, he has been performing as part of the Colletivo jazz trio, with Steve Tanimoto and Sandy Walker.
Sandy Walker is a Seattle jazz drummer. She have been a regular participant at the Centrum Jazz Workshops in Port Townsend for approximately the last dozen years. She has played with several Seattle combos including Jazz Connection
and Colletivo. Sandy is also a composer who has written numerous songs.