Alex Dugdale and the FADE Quartet feat. Cole Schuster, Greg Feingold, Alex Dugdale and Max Holmberg. Photo by Daniel Sheehan
Earshot Jazz is excited to announce a new weekly livestream series: Earshot Jazz Live from the Royal Room. We’ll be presenting music that celebrates some of Seattle’s most talented ensembles. March lineup is below and April lineup will be announced soon. Concerts are offered free of charge. Check earshot.org for streaming details and more info.
Friday, March 5, 7:30PM PST
D’Vonne Lewis Limited Edition
World-class drummer D’Vonne Lewis, who burns the stew of jazz, funk, and R&B, leads Limited Edition—an extraordinary ensemble of Seattle talents, featuring saxophonist Cliff Colón, bassist Farko Dosumov, and vibist Jacques Willis. Expect deep grooves, lots of love, and a scintillating ride.
Friday, March 12, 7:30PM PST
Golden Ear Awards Party w/ Alex Dugdale FADE Quartet
Come join the party as we celebrate the outstanding achievements of Seattle jazz artists in 2020. Acknowledging the difficult circumstances that artists and community organizers have been struggling under, we thank everyone for their contributions to the Seattle jazz community this past year.
Helping us to celebrate is the super-charged, hard-driving sound of the Alex Dugdale FADE Quartet featuring the multi-talented composer, instrumentalist, and tap-dancer Dugdale, along with his solid crew—bassist Greg Feingold, guitarist Cole Schuster, and drummer Max Holmberg. The FADE Quartet’s livestream performance will bookend the Golden Ear Awards ceremony. Golden Ear and Seattle Hall of Fame recipients will be accepting their awards in a pre-recorded video segment.
Friday, March 19, 7:30PM PST
Elnah Jordan and Eric Verlinde
Powerful soul and blues vocalist Elnah Jordan and one of the most in-demand Seattle pianists Eric Verlinde were festival favorites—don’t miss their upcoming performance. Longtime musical partners, they’ve honed their deep musical connection, seamlessly melding jazz, gospel, and rhythm and blues. This night promises to be extra special as Jordan celebrates her birthday and Verlinde celebrates his wedding anniversary.
Friday, March 26, 7:30PM PST
Bassist Abbey Rae Blackwell has been a bright, emerging force on Seattle’s creative jazz scene for several years. Working here with drummer Evan Woodle and keyboardist, Matt Williams, her music seamlessly combines lyrical melody with unexpected harmonies, creating an avant-garde undercurrent that is focused yet laid back.