Letter From The Director

Letter From The Director

Jazz Age, 2.0 In the 100 years since 1920’s America ushered in what grew to be called “The Jazz Age,” both the country and the music have grown, and remained the same, in unimaginable ways. Through the years, jazz has become a global language while remaining a solid...
Letter From The Director

Letter From The Director

2020 Vision Given the incredible growth in jazz over the last 10 years—both in global reach and sheer excel­lence—I’m optimistic about what we might see and hear from the art form in the coming decade. In fact, given that Seattle itself was the fastest growing city in...
Letter From The Director

Letter from the Director

We Can’t Do It Without You Thank you for an amazing year! With special thanks, as always, to the musi­cal artists, students, and educators who work so hard to ensure a strong future for jazz here in Seattle. The Earshot Jazz organization is hard at work...
Letter From The Director

Letter from the Director

THANK YOU!!! Coming down the home stretch of this year’s Earshot Jazz Festival, as we are at the time of this writing, we are excited by the incredible vibrancy in today’s jazz and humbled by the depth of this community’s support for it. Thanks to you, jazz is...
Letter From The Director

Letter From The Director

Welcome to Earshot Jazz Feast-ival! The table is set, the flavors are varied and rich, and the music is hot. From the tantalizing appetizer of Brian Blade and Life Cycles, to the satisfyingly sinful desert of Chick Corea with the entire Seattle Symphony Orchestra,...