Letter From The Director

Letter From The Director

The Greater Good When Bill Frisell says, “Music is good,” he’s talking about all music, and the greater good. John Coltrane famously said, “I just want to be a force for good.” And Charlie Haden is quoted as saying, “We’re here to bring beauty to the world and make a...
Notes

Notes

Photo by Joe Mabel Call for Artists: Fremont Bridge Composer-in-Residence The Seattle Office of Arts & Culture (ARTS), in partnership with the Seattle Department of Transportation (SDOT), is looking for a composer and/or musician to be an Artist-in Residence in...
Jazz: The Second Century

Jazz: The Second Century

Photo by Hayley Young Call for Artists: Jazz: The Second Century Earshot Jazz seeks submissions from Seattle-area individual artists and ensembles for the 2018 Jazz: The Second Century series. The series brings the progression of jazz into creative motion on the...
In One Ear

In One Ear

Paul Rucker Photo by Wendy Johnson Paul Rucker Named 2018 Arts Innovator Awardee Musician, composer, and visual artist Paul Rucker was recently named a recipient of the 2018 Arts Innovator Award by Artist Trust, along with poet and educator Quenton Baker. Funded by...
Spekulation: A Jazz Hang Crossover

Spekulation: A Jazz Hang Crossover

Matt Watson Photo by Daniel Sheehan By Andrew Luthringer Spekulation is an East Coast-bred, Seattle-based producer/remixer, video artist, political provocateur, and (former) MC. A revered figure on the Northwest hip-hop scene, and well-known to a vibrant cross-section...