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...
Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

Jazz—The One and the Many Seattle jazz legend Floyd Standifer used to say that “jazz is in America’s DNA.” As a core component of Seattle’s fabled jazz roots, Floyd so thoroughly embodied the essence of jazz culture and, in doing so, he also helped to assure that...
Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

New Year’s Revolutions Jazz has always flowed comfortably in the dynamic pocket between evolution and revolution; changing too fast for some, and too slowly for others. People will always love what they love—and that’s a good thing. Jazz is expansive enough to...
Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

Please Support Earshot Jazz The Earshot Jazz organization reflects and embellishes one of the most vibrant, productive, and storied jazz communities in the world. We can only do that with your financial support. We’re coming to you in this issue with a celebration of...
Letter from the Director

Letter from the Director

Falling Up! What an incredible festival!! The music has been so deep and rich, with each day offering a fresh experience, remarkably different than the night before. Thank you all—musicians, audiences, media, funders, educators, and YOU—for making this 30th...