Alex Dugdale: Wrapped Up in the Music of It

Alex Dugdale: Wrapped Up in the Music of It

Alex Dugdale photo by Daniel Sheehan. By Paul Rauch The Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra (SRJO) performs the Sacred Music of Duke Ellington each year during the holiday season, in the historic confines of Town Hall, or most recently, in St. Mark’s Episcopal Cathedral...
Randy Halberstadt’s Winding Road

Randy Halberstadt’s Winding Road

Randy Halberstadt photo by Steve Korn. Randy Halberstadt’s path through music has zigged and zagged. In his 2001 book Metaphors for the Musician: Perspectives from a Jazz Pianist, Halberstadt wrote, “As I review the past thirty years, it occurs to me that my musical...
Seattle Heads East for Winter Jazzfest 2019

Seattle Heads East for Winter Jazzfest 2019

Kassa Overall photo by Michael Craft. Over the course of January 4–12, Lower Manhattan hosted the 15th-annual Winter Jazzfest. The idea of a January migration from the freeze of Seattle to the even gustier New York City did not sound appealing, initially. Still,...
Here, by Ear: The 34th Annual Seattle Improvised Music Festival

Here, by Ear: The 34th Annual Seattle Improvised Music Festival

Andria Nicodemou photo by Rob Miller. Saturday, February 23, 8pm Chapel Performance Space 4649 Sunnyside Ave N Nonsequitur, Seattle’s beloved nonprofit dedicated to promoting experimental music, presents the 34th Annual Seattle Improvised Music Festival (SIMF), with...