Catching Up With: Cuong Vu

Catching Up With: Cuong Vu

Cuong Vu photo by Steve Korn By Peter Monaghan In the days when Eastside high schools dominated the Seattle youth-jazz scene, Cuong Vu was a rising trumpet player at Bellevue High, and Holly Palmer was a star vocalist at Lake Washington High. At many high-school jazz...
Syrinx Effect: Finding New & Fresh Narratives

Syrinx Effect: Finding New & Fresh Narratives

Kate Olson and Naomi Moon Siegel Photo by Daniel Sheehan By Paul Rauch Catching up with Kate Olson and Naomi Moon Siegel is like running at a full sprint, finally catching up for a few out of breath words, before blasting off as a projectile of immersed energy. Their...
Keeping Up With Kate Voss

Keeping Up With Kate Voss

Kate Voss photo by Rick Wait By Jean Mishler Keeping up with Seattle jazz singer Kate Voss and all the bands she belongs to is like a trip through an old record collection. With band styles ranging from 1930s jazz, swing, big band, Western swing, country, and, in her...
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...