Courtois, Erdmann, Fincker: Love of Life

Courtois, Erdmann, Fincker: Love of Life

Vincent Courtois photo by Christophe Charpenel. Saturday June 29, 8pmTown Hall1119 8th Ave In their “Love of Life” project, three vaunted European improvisers call on the spirit of Jack London, a famed American novelist, pioneer of commercial magazine fiction and...
Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions

Ilhan Ersahin’s Istanbul Sessions

Ilhan Ersahin photo courtesy of the artist. Sunday, June 30, 7pm & 9:30pmThe Royal Room5000 Rainier Ave S Swedish-Turkish saxophonist Ilhan Ersahin brings the electrifying rhythms of his Istanbul Sessions to the Royal Room. Ersahin grew up in an eclectic musical...
NW Summer Festivals

NW Summer Festivals

Davina Lozier photo by Vern Fisher. The Bad Plus photo by Shervin Lainez. Bellevue Jazz & Blues FestivalMay 29–June 2Various venues, Bellevue, WAThe Bad Plus, Davina and The Vagabonds, Darelle Holden Quartet with special guest Kelly Ash, Kiki Valera with special...
The South Hudson Music Project

The South Hudson Music Project

Wayne Horvitz photo by Daniel Sheehan. The Royal Room opened in 2011 with the goal of presenting great music. We also strived to create a place that served the community—on many, many levels—and create the ambience, affordability, and the programming to achieve that....
Gene Argel

Gene Argel

Throughout the year, Earshot Jazz is proud to share brief excerpts from the forthcoming book, After Jackson Street: Seattle Jazz in the Modern Era (History Press of Charleston, S.C.), by Seattle’s preeminent jazz writer, Paul de Barros. Picking up where Jackson Street...