Within/Earshot: BIMA


Jacqueline Tabor photo by Daniel Sheehan.

BIMA and Earshot Jazz are excited to partner for the fourth year in a row to present Within/Earshot, an all-digital, three-week long festival celebrating jazz and the diverse talent of the region through concerts and conversations. All events are online and free. For information, visit biartmuseum.org


Jacqueline Tabor Jazz Band
Friday, October 9, 7:30pm

Kicking of the series is the Jacqueline Tabor Jazz Band. Two-time winner of the Earshot Jazz award for Northwest Vocalist of the Year, Jacqueline Tabor is one of Seattle’s most sought-after performers. A fearless frontwoman, Tabor’s luscious and polished interpretations of jazz standards are in high demand for good reason—she’s a bold and tender performer who irresistibly draws her listeners in.

En Canto
Friday, October 16, 7:30pm

Anchored in Brazilian classics and contemporaries of their genre, En Canto brings the Pacific Northwest a rare link to Brazil. A multi-ethnic female-led group, En Canto is Seattle’s only Forró band. Members of the ensemble include Adriana Giordano, Jaimie Maschler, Gabe Hall-Rodrigues, Mike Catts, Meese Tonkin, Mike Withey, and Adam Kozie. Their talent is showcased through exuberant, danceable music.

Jean Chaumont Group
Friday, October 23, 7:30pm

“Exquisite and enchanting”(WJTU), French guitarist Jean Chaumont’s music is intentional, candid, and filled with layers of beautiful complexity. His acclaimed 2018 release The Beauty of Differences was named one of DownBeat’s Best Albums of 2018. One of the freshest jazz voices and players in Seattle, Chaumont brings his stunning quintet to BIMA this fall.

Evan Flory-Barnes
Friday, October 30, 7:30pm

Seattle’s own Evan Flory-Barnes merges his breadth of musical experiences to create an elegant, honest, approachable and magical sound. With deep influences in hip-hop’s boom-bap, classical music’s delicacies, and rock ‘n’ roll’s power, Flory-Barnes’ current Avant-Soul Pop Music features a deep love of classic soul and experimental pop, featuring talents as a bassist, composer/arranger, and singer-songwriter.


A Conversation with Rob Perry
Thursday, October 15, 7pm

BIMA will visit legendary jazz club, Jazz Alley, for an online conversation with long-time general manager, Rob Perry, who will share anecdotes, unforgettable moments, and favorite performances spanning his 34-year career managing this iconic Seattle jazz venue.

The Future of Jazz Panel Discussion
Tuesday, October 20, 7pm

Washington Hall is home to Seattle’s first reported jazz concert, and this historic venue will host BIMA’s second live-streamed conversation on The Future of Jazz. Moderated by Brian Kirk (Seattle Central College Professor of Jazz), with panelists John Bishop (Founder of Origin Records), Carol Handley (Music Director, KNKX), and more!


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September 28, 2020