Catching Up With: James Falzone

Catching Up With: James Falzone

James Falzone photo by William Frederking By Halynn Blanchard Newly appointed Chair of Music at Cornish College of the Arts, multi-genre clarinetist, and award-winning composer James Falzone wears all the hats, all the time. Falzone feels it’s essential to invest...
Wayne Horvitz, In Three Parts

Wayne Horvitz, In Three Parts

Wayne Horvitz photo by Tom Chargin Earlier this year, Seattle’s prolific pianist/composer Wayne Horvitz was named a Doris Duke Performing Artist, alongside the likes of Dave Douglas, Wadada Leo Smith, Henry Threadgill, and others. The award, which grants artists...
Festival Spotlight: D’Vonne Lewis

Festival Spotlight: D’Vonne Lewis

D’Vonne Lewis photo by Daniel Sheehan D’Vonne Lewis: 2016 Earshot Jazz Festival Resident Artist Over the recent years, D’Vonne Lewis has become one of the most frequently seen and widely respected artists on Seattle’s music scene. Like jazz itself, Lewis’ legacy...
Catching Up With: Paul Rucker’s Interactive Activism

Catching Up With: Paul Rucker’s Interactive Activism

Paul Rucker photo by Wendy Johnson By Andrew Luthringer The act of creating music is often thought of as a social art. For musicians and composers of instrumental music, however, the process can be an oddly insular one: music often refers to other music, and time...