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,...
Letter From The Director

Letter from the Director

New Jazz/New City When Earshot Jazz co-founder Gary Bannister coined the title “New Jazz/New City” back in 1986, he was working specifically on Earshot’s initial foray into concert producing; a series featuring original music to be performed on the stage of the New...
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...