Earshot Jazz is Hiring

Earshot Jazz is seeking a Program Manager. This position includes day-to-day administrative work (answering phone, getting mail, filing, etc.),  helping the production and distribution of the Earshot Jazz magazine, event production and promotion, marketing, grantwork, and more. Interested candidates should e-mail their resume, brief letter of interest, and three references to caitlin@earshot.org by 5pm on April 14. Learn more here.

Mark Your Calendars for GiveBIG!

The Seattle Foundation’s seventh annual GiveBIG day is May 10. On this day of giving, maximize your gift to Earshot by participating in this community giving event. You can help with a donation at any level. Each donation made between midnight and midnight PDT will receive a prorated portion of the matching funds. Find more information at givebigseattle.org.

North City Jazz Walk Accepting Submissions

The North City Jazz Walk Committee is accepting submissions for jazz musicians for the 2017 event, which will be held Tuesday, August 15, in Shoreline. Artists should send an email, with links to their website, Facebook page, or other samples of their music, to Ray Bloom at musicdirector@northcityjazzwalk.com, by May 15.

Volunteer at the Ballard Jazz Festival

The Ballard Jazz Festival (May 17-20) is seeking volunteers for the annual event. Interested volunteers should fill out the online form at http://ballardjazzfestival.com/volunteer.php, or contact Volunteer Coordinator Paul Rauch at volunteer@ballardjazzfestival.com.

5th Annual Jazz Contest for Women Composers

Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra (SWOJO) is now seeking submissions for its fifth annual composition contest, this year a drum feature. The winning compositions will be performed and recorded live by SWOJO with special guest Sherrie Maricle of DIVA. Submission deadline is June 18.

The contest was created to encourage the composition and performance of the highest quality jazz ensemble literature. This project is supported in part by Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, 4Culture, and the Seattle Foundation.

Visit swojo.org for contest details and online application.

Write Earshot Jazz

The Earshot Jazz magazine reflects and shares the many ways that jazz intersects with lives in the Northwest. Earshot Jazz is seeking submissions from writers: Please email story pitches, comments, news and announcements to editor@earshot.org.

Help the Jazz Around the Sound Calendar

Please email news and announcements about jazz gigs, concerts and community events to jazzcalendar@earshot.org.


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March 28, 2017