Clarence Acox: Committed to Community

Clarence Acox: Committed to Community

Clarence Acox photo by Daniel Sheehan. By Paul de Barros “We had a good year,” says Clarence Acox, director of the Garfield High School Jazz Band, sitting in the piano lab at the school where he has built a jazz program admired across the nation. Sure, Garfield’s...
NW Summer Festivals

NW Summer Festivals

Anat Cohen photo by Shervin Lainez. Chateau Ste. Michelle Concert SeriesJune 13–September 21Chateau Ste. Michelle, Woodinville, WA Rodrigo Y Gabriela, Chicago, Michael McDonald and Chaka Khan, Norah Jones, Gipsy Kings featuring Nicolas Reyes and Tonino Baliardo, Elvis...
Jazz: The Second Century

Jazz: The Second Century

July 11, 18, 25, 7pmChapel Performance Space4649 Sunnyside Ave N Earshot’s annual juried series, Jazz: The Second Century, returns this July at the Chapel Performance Space with three evenings of innovative music. 33 years ago, the newly founded Earshot Jazz...
The 2019 Seattle Lindy Extravaganza

The 2019 Seattle Lindy Extravaganza

Lindy Extravaganza photo courtesy of the Savoy Swing Club. July 19-21Various venues, Seattle From July 19 through 21, the Savoy Swing Club, Seattle’s vintage dance non-profit organization, presents the 2019 Seattle Lindy Extravaganza(SLX): a swing dance event...
Jazz Under the Stars

Jazz Under the Stars

Nancy Erickson photo courtesy of the artist. Thursdays, July 11–August 15, 7–9pmMary Baker Russell Outdoor AmphitheaterPacific Lutheran University,Tacoma, WA Now in its 21st year, the cherished Jazz Under the Stars concert series launches on July 11, to be continued...