28th Annual Earshot Jazz Festival

28th Annual Earshot Jazz Festival

Rudresh Mahanthappa photo by Jimmy Katz October 7-November 11 Various venues, Seattle Save the date(s)! The 2016 Earshot Jazz Festival is right around the corner. The Earshot Jazz Festival, “Seattle’s most important annual jazz event” (DownBeat), brings established...
Nathan Breedlove: Recluse on the Loose

Nathan Breedlove: Recluse on the Loose

Nathan Breedlove photo by Daniel Sheehan By Steve Griggs Trumpeter Nathan Breedlove, like all musicians, has collected stories his entire life. His story. Jazz stories. Stories about famous musicians Art Blakey, Lionel Hampton, and Wynton Marsalis. Stories about...
Jazz by the Bay: SPSCC Jazz Ensemble Summer Concert

Jazz by the Bay: SPSCC Jazz Ensemble Summer Concert

SPSCC Summer Jazz Ensemble photo by Richard Lopez Saturday, August 20, 6pm Port Plaza, 701 Columbia St NW, Olympia Free to the public The summer edition of the South Puget Sound Community College Jazz Ensemble class performs a variety of jazz tunes at Olympia’s Port...
Jazz Travels: Big Cities

Jazz Travels: Big Cities

Edan Krolewicz photo by Kristyn Harder By Edan Krolewicz “Give me the bright lights, big cities for me.” – Cannonball Adderley, “Big City” I pushed my bag through the turnstile as crowds of men in black suits brushed swiftly past me. Emerging from the multi-level...