Julia Tai: Push and Pull

Julia Tai: Push and Pull

By Bryan Lineberry Julia Tai photo by Daniel Sheehan. “My favorite music is the music I haven’t yet heard.” John Cage The words evoke a spirit of fire shared by those who are ever-inspired to propel themselves forward into the musical worlds of the unexplored and the...
In Memoriam: Walt Tianen

In Memoriam: Walt Tianen

Seattle trumpet player Walt Tianen, who died January 4 at the age of 91, enjoyed a long and lively career that took him across several continents as well as through many of the high points of Seattle jazz history. That included the late-‘40s Jackson Street scene; the...
2019 Golden Ear Awards Ballot

2019 Golden Ear Awards Ballot

2018 Golden Ear Award Recipients photo by Daniel Sheehan. Each year, the Golden Ear Awards recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements of the previous year in Seattle jazz. In the process, Seattle jazz fans and performers take stock of and show gratitude for...
Kassa Overall

Kassa Overall

Kassa Overall photo by Daniel Sheehan. Sunday, March 1, 7:30pmThe Triple Door216 Union St Presented by Jazz in the City Clear your night for a performance you won’t want to miss. Brooklyn-based drummer, producer, rapper, and emcee Kassa Overall returns home to...