Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

Please Support Earshot Jazz The Earshot Jazz organization reflects and embellishes one of the most vibrant, productive, and storied jazz communities in the world. We can only do that with your financial support. We’re coming to you in this issue with a celebration of...
In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Ronnie Pierce: 1928–2018 Seattle jazz musician Ronnie Pierce passed away peacefully on Sunday, October 28, surrounded by family and friends. In his career spanning more than seven decades, the beloved reedsman played with icons including Billie Holiday, Ray Charles,...
Delvon Lamarr: The Soul of Jazz to Come

Delvon Lamarr: The Soul of Jazz to Come

Delvon Lamarr photo by Daniel Sheehan. By Paul Rauch It is something we hear all too often in Seattle: A musician who impacts the Seattle scene in such a way as to gain national recognition, leaving for broader horizons in places like New York or Chicago. The long,...
Celebrating the 30th Annual Earshot Jazz Festival

Celebrating the 30th Annual Earshot Jazz Festival

Photo of Xavier Davis, Regina Carter, Chris Lightcap, Alvester Garnett, by Daniel Sheehan. What an incredible series! Thank you all! With close to 70 one-of-a-kind events over 30 days, in venues all around the community, this festival felt sooo good and sounded sooo...
Ellington’s Sacred Music: 30 Years of Spirit & Swing in Seattle

Ellington’s Sacred Music: 30 Years of Spirit & Swing in Seattle

Friday, December 28, 7:30pm St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral 1245 10th Ave E On December 26, 1965, Duke Ellington presented his first concert of Sacred Music at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City. Ellington’s extraordinary, operatic opus, which combined...