Recurring Jazz Series

Recurring Jazz Series

SmackTalk photo by Austin Fields. From the hidden nooks and intimate house concerts to the larger collaborative efforts between community busi­nesses and city arts organizations, jazz is found in abundance all over the Puget Sound. Here is a glimpse into the broad...
Jazz For All Ages

Jazz For All Ages

The Royal Room photo by Daniel Sheehan. Old-time swing. Bebop. Cool school. Bossa nova. Hip-hop fusion. Trad Jazz. Free improv. Jazz has many voices and the full range can be found around Seattle. Great news, young musicians: there are a number of events and...
A Royal Room of Sound

A Royal Room of Sound

Brad Rouda photo by Nico Sophiea By Jean Mishler Calm. Steady. Hard-working. These would be just a few words used to describe the sound engineers at The Royal Room in Columbia City. Together, Brad Rouda, Kari Erickson, Kyle Mooney, and Mack Fisher are the...
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....
Black & Tan Hall: A New Tune Plays in Hillman City

Black & Tan Hall: A New Tune Plays in Hillman City

Ben Hunter & Tarik Abdullah photo by Daniel Sheehan By Andrew Luthringer The impending arrival of a swanky new venue for music and food in an up-and-coming neighborhood often conjures among the area’s residents a sense of dread, and the all-too-familiar feeling of...