SoulCanvas (D’Vonne Lewis, Whitney Monge, and Elena Maque) photo by Maria Grinchuk

Earshot Jazz Festival Volunteers

Earshot Jazz is seeking volunteers for the 29th annual Earshot Jazz Festival, October 8–November 12.
Please see for more information.

SoulCanvas Event Launch Party

Join local artists on October 13 at Do The Extraordinary in downtown Seattle (1810 6th Ave) to celebrate the recent launch of SoulCanvas.

Founded this past spring by Seattle musicians D’Vonne Lewis and Elena Maque, SoulCanvas provides artists with an opportunity to record and share original work through social media and special events. Learn more about the project at

CMA Presenter Consortium for Jazz Grant

Chamber Music America’s Presenter Consortium program provides support for consortiums of three U.S. presenters to collectively engage up to three professional U.S. jazz ensembles to perform at each presenter’s venue. This grant program is supported by the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation. Applications are due by midnight EST on October 1. For more information, visit

Applications for 2018 Jack Straw Artist Residencies Now Available

The Jack Straw Artist Residency Programs offer established and emerging artists in diverse disciplines an opportunity to explore the creative use of sound in a professional atmosphere through residencies in our recording studios and participation in our various presentation programs. Applications for the 2018 program are now available at, with a deadline of November 1. Artists may apply to only one program per year.

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

Help the Jazz Around the Sound Calendar

Please email news and announcements about jazz gigs, concerts and community events to


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September 30, 2017