Representation Matters: The #JazzGirl Movement Goes National

Representation Matters: The #JazzGirl Movement Goes National

JazzED Girls Ellington Project photo by Michael Craft. By Tara Peters Nestled in the back corner of the MLK FAME Community Center sits the Seattle JazzED classroom, abuzz with the chatter of voices and instruments. It’s 5pm in the middle of spring break and the Girls...
In Memoriam

In Memoriam

Willie Thomas photo courtesy of Wendy Thomas. Willie Thomas Willie Thomas, internationally recognized jazz artist, educator and preacher of the gospel of bebop, died in his cabin, surrounded by family on Orcas Island February 16, three days after his birthday. He was...
Café Nordo’s Culinarium and Knife Room

Café Nordo’s Culinarium and Knife Room

Mara Palma and Brian Puchea photo by Bruce Tom. By Lucienne Aggarwal Café Nordo’s Culinarium and new jazz lounge, the Knife Room, located in the heart of Pioneer Square provide an enticing atmosphere to imbibe live music, art, and theater. The two venues under one...
Satoko Fujii’s Kira Kira

Satoko Fujii’s Kira Kira

Satoko Fujii photo by Bryan Murray. Tuesday, May 7, 7pmRoyal Room5000 Rainier Ave S A truly distinctive pianist, Satoko Fujii works in a vast array of settings, from solo to large ensembles, and is all the more ear-opening due to the elements of Japanese traditional...
Thiefs

Thiefs

David Frazier Jr., Christophe Panzani, Keith Witty photo courtesy of the artist Friday, May 17, 8pmTimbre Room1809 Minor Ave Thiefs is a mix of jazz, hip-hop, electronica, and spoken word that is “transcending the concept of idiom altogether” (JazzTimes). If you ask...