Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

One Foot in the Future The latest edition of the Earshot Jazz Festival is right around a couple of corners and it promises to be another thriller. Building on a well-deserved reputation for capturing the progression of the artform at home and around the world, this...
Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

Hotel on the Corner of Art and Commerce Seattle’s population boom is classic “Good News/Bad News.” Even though the density of 737’s parked along Marginal Way is beginning to rival that of the new condominium buildings springing up around the city, there is no...
Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

This month we affirm the great good health of jazz at home and around the world. First off, we extend massive congratulations to Scott Brown, the Roosevelt Jazz Band, and everyone who is a part of their brilliant and dedicated support system, for their stunning...
Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

History Doesn’t Stop I’ve often wondered about history’s memory. Clearly, a major event that impacts our solid cultural icons, like the recent fire at Notre Dame, will stop us in our tracks and remind us that we don’t often get to witness historical events in a...
Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

A Celebration of Acknowledgements As you can see by Daniel Sheehan’s photo on this month’s cover, the recent Golden Ear awards party at the Royal Room was a huge success. Riffing on the title from Evan Flory-Barnes’ earlier creative opus, Acknowledgement of a...