Stuart MacDonald: Tension with Convention

Stuart MacDonald: Tension with Convention

Photo by Daniel Sheehan By Steve Griggs Over tall gin and tonics in the afternoon at the Wedgwood Broiler, Stuart MacDonald slowly relayed his story. He is trying to manage the elusive balance between a creative and conventional life. His current activity centers...
Earshot Jazz Wraps Up Spring Series with Two Celebrated Pianists

Earshot Jazz Wraps Up Spring Series with Two Celebrated Pianists

Helen Sung photo courtesy of artist / Gerald Clayton photo by Devin Dehaven Gerald Clayton Tributary Tales Trio w/ Kendrick Scott & Joe Sanders Tuesday, May 2, 8pm PONCHO Concert Hall $10-24 The four-time Grammy-nominated pianist/composer brings his Tributary...
SWOJO Performs World Premiere with Christine Jensen

SWOJO Performs World Premiere with Christine Jensen

Christine Jensen photo by Mathieu Rivard Saturday, May 6, 7:30pm Shorewood Performing Arts Center 17300 Fremont Ave N Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra proudly presents special guest Christine Jensen and the world premiere of her newest composition Cascadian Fragments on...
UW’s IMPFest IX

UW’s IMPFest IX

Andrew Cyrille photo by Dominik Huber / Ben Monder photo by John Rogers May 12 & 13, 7:30pm Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center & Theatre 3940 Brooklyn Ave NE Inspired by student-driven vision, the Improvised Music Project has charted new territory in...
Ballard Jazz Festival Returns for its 15th Year

Ballard Jazz Festival Returns for its 15th Year

Chico Freeman photo by Lois Gilbert May 17-20 Various venues, Ballard The 15th annual Ballard Jazz Festival returns to downtown Ballard Wednesday, May 17, through Saturday, May 20. Featuring live modern American music across 11 venues, the favorite four-day event is a...