2016 Northwest Summer Festivals

2016 Northwest Summer Festivals

Etienne Charles performs at the Bellevue Jazz Festival on Friday, June 3, 7:30pm, at the Meydenbauer Center. Photo courtesy of artist. Bellevue Jazz & Blues Festival June 1-5 Various venues, Bellevue, WA McTuff, Lee Oskar & Special Guests, Etienne Charles,...
For the Record: Choice Recent, Local Releases

For the Record: Choice Recent, Local Releases

Naomi Moon Siegel photo by Daniel Sheehan Naomi Moon Siegel Shoebox View Break Open Records Naomi Moon Siegel is a composer and trombonist of intuitive conception and thoughtfully focused execution, whose skillful presence has graced the bandstand with a wide variety...
In One Ear

In One Ear

Wayne Horvitz photo by Daniel Sheehan Wayne Horvitz Named 2016 Doris Duke Performing Artist Seattle’s prolific pianist/composer Wayne Horvitz recently earned the prestigious Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, alongside the likes of Dave Douglas, Wadada Leo Smith,...
Notes

Notes

Student performers during the 2014 STG Songwriters Lab photo from YouTube. 4th Annual Jazz Contest for Women Composers Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra (SWOJO) is now seeking submissions for its fourth annual composition contest. The winner of the contest will receive a...
Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

Jazz is _________ Word. Jazz is… so many things, to so many people, that it all has to be right. This month, we’re kicking off a new campaign to affirm the breadth of creative expansion that the word JAZZ conjures. And we want to hear your solo. We’ll be collecting...