fbpx
Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

Feeling the Spirit Welcome to the 2020 edition of the Earshot Jazz Festival. We’re proud to celebrate Seattle’s place in the dynamic world of jazz with a festival that reflects both the circumstances and the spirit of these extraordinary times. Building this year’s...
Letter from the Director

Letter From The Director

Earstream Trailer In the world of film and video, which, in the absence live concerts, has become the primary medium for jazz performance, the word “trailer” is essentially what they used to call “preview of coming attractions.” Next month, Earshot will stream its...
Letter from the Director

Letter From The Director

Black American Music I’m putting the “bottom line” at the top: I can’t imagine life without Black music. This understanding comes after a chain of consecutive thoughts that started with my preparing to write about how this summer marks 30 years since I first showed up...
Letter from the Director

Letter From The Director

Black Lives Matter These are incredible times. I believe they’re historic times. James Baldwin said, “We’ve been locked inside a history of racism that we did not originally create.” Comfort and denial have not helped non-Black folks change that history; but the...
Letter from the Director

Letter From the Director

Gratitude First of all, we hope that you and your loved ones are safe and sound; of body, mind, spirit, and shelter. These are difficult times, to be sure, certainly unprecedented in our life­times. The more overwhelming our worries become, as they continue to stack...

Pin It on Pinterest