Presented by Earshot Jazz and Town Hall Seattle
Free — Donations Welcome
“A stay-at-home order is in place for all individuals, with the exception of essential workforce, through at least May 4. The full description of essential workforce includes “artists and musicians providing services through streaming.” In light of that allowance, we are pleased to present these livestreamed events. Everyone in these productions have been paid for their time and talent. Donations to Earshot and Town Hall help offset production costs. A tip jar for the band goes straight to artists.”
Remembering Lee Konitz—Seattle saxophonist Brent Jensen, alongside bassist Chris Symer and drummer Stefan Schatz, affirms the legacy of the peerless alto saxophonist, Lee Konitz, who passed away on April 15 from the Coronavirus.
Bill Anschell Standards Trio—One of Seattle’s finest pianists, in a pristine trio with bassist Chris Symer and drummer D’Vonne Lewis, brings invention and discovery to jazz “standards” in the style of the great Keith Jarrett trios.
Folks—Embodying the jazz and blues legacy of Seattle’s historically Black Central District, pianist Darrius Willrich, drummer D’Vonne Lewis, and bassist Evan Flory-Barnes serve up a soulful and welcoming mix of jazz and R&B that calls all folks to the table.
Kareem Kandi Quartet—Tenor saxophonist/educator Kareem Kandi has big sound that recalls the tradition the great Dexter Gordon, and a love of the music that embellishes the Tacoma region with organized concerts and education programs
The SRJO Smalltet Plays Monk – Top-flight members of Seattle’s all-star big band pare down to a nimble smalltet to honor Thelonious Monk. SRJO co-director Michael Brockman appears with pianist Randy Halberstadt, bassist Phil Sparks, and others.