Gail Pettis: Cultivating Creative Freedom

Gail Pettis: Cultivating Creative Freedom

Photo by Daniel Sheehan By Edan Krolewicz On a recent December evening, in a cozy corner of Ayutthaya Thai in Capitol Hill, Gail Pettis and I discussed her ascent from swing dancing orthodontist to one of the most sought-after jazz vocalists in the Pacific Northwest....
KUOW to Purchase KPLU

KUOW to Purchase KPLU

Protestors hold a demonstration at Pacific Lutheran University on December 3. Photo by Dave Ellgen. By Andrew Luthringer When the announcement went out in mid-November that KUOW (94.9 FM) was in the process of purchasing KPLU (88.5 FM), it sent shockwaves through a...
Cry & Roar 6: A Festival Celebrating Six Years of Racer Sessions

Cry & Roar 6: A Festival Celebrating Six Years of Racer Sessions

Christian Pincock photo courtesy of artist January 22-24 Café Racer, 5828 Roosevelt Wy NE Suggested donation at door The late Andrew Carrico, a Seattle baritone saxophone player, often described the sound of his instrument as a noise between a “cry and a roar.” This...
Ray Larsen: Modern Achievements

Ray Larsen: Modern Achievements

Ray Larsen photo by Daniel Sheehan Thursday, January 21, 8pm Chapel Performance Space Suggested donation $30-40 (includes admission & two albums) Over the past several years, Raymond Larsen has surfaced as one of the most in-demand young trumpet players in the...
Recurring Jazz Series

Recurring Jazz Series

Kim Nazarian photo by Peter Blum From DIY home-based performances, collaborations between city institutions, or inspirational concerts in stunning aural environments, here’s just a few of the abundant annual recurring series of jazz programming around Puget Sound....