Tim Kennedy: Jazz, Beats & Chasing the Song

Tim Kennedy: Jazz, Beats & Chasing the Song

Tim Kennedy photo by Daniel Sheehan By Andrew Luthringer “I needed a hobby.” That’s Tim Kennedy, describing how it came to be that one of Seattle’s busiest and most versatile pianists and songwriters in any genre decided that the countless sessions, gigs, and bands he...
Earshot Jazz Festival

Earshot Jazz Festival

Bad Plus photo by Josh Goleman The 29th Annual Earshot Jazz Festival October 8–November 12 Various venues, Seattle Save the date(s)! The 2017 Earshot Jazz Festival is just around the corner. Seattle’s eagerly anticipated Earshot Jazz Festival swings into its 29th year...
Jazz for All Ages

Jazz for All Ages

Egan’s Ballard Jam House photo by Jean Mishler Old-time swing. Bebop. Cool school. Bossa nova. Hip-hop fusion. Jazz has a range of different voices around Seattle, and great news, young musicians: there are a plethora of events and opportunities that welcome all ages....
Jim Knapp’s Scrape at the Chapel

Jim Knapp’s Scrape at the Chapel

Scrape photo by Jerry Morrison Wednesday, August 2, 8pm Chapel Performance Space 4649 Sunnyside Ave N Audiences partial to the “third stream” in music – a term coined by composer Gunther Schuller to describe the fusion of jazz sensibility into classical forms – will...
North City Jazz Walk

North City Jazz Walk

EntreMundos photo by Daniel Sheehan North City Jazz Walk Tuesday, August 15, 6pm Various venues, Shoreline The 11th annual North City Jazz Walk (NCJW) takes place on Tuesday, August 15, in Shoreline. The family-friendly event, which promises to entertain with food,...