Letter from the Editor

Letter from the Editor

Vijay Iyer & Wadada Leo Smith at the 2016 Earshot Jazz Festival photo by Daniel Sheehan. The NEA is a supporter of the Earshot Jazz Festival. America Cannot Afford to Lose the National Endowment for the Arts The current president recently unveiled his proposed...
Humor: Ask a Jazz Musician with Tarik Abouzied

Humor: Ask a Jazz Musician with Tarik Abouzied

Dear Tarik, I’m struggling. My peers are enjoying lives that are progressing while I’m stuck with the mediocre existence I’ve lived for years. Their careers and relationships are flourishing while I linger in a dead-end job, forever single. I want to be supportive but...
How To: Grant Seeking Tips for Seattle Jazz Artists

How To: Grant Seeking Tips for Seattle Jazz Artists

Steve Griggs photo by Daniel Sheehan By Steve Griggs When I wrote an article for Earshot Jazz about grant seeking in the January 2013 issue, I had no clue that in the following three years my ideas would attract $80,000 to create and produce 50 free concerts in...
Q&A: Ask a Jazz Musician with Tarik Abouzied

Q&A: Ask a Jazz Musician with Tarik Abouzied

Tarik Abouzied photo courtesy of artist Though there has never been a better time to be alive, we must all still navigate the challenges of our shared existence. We at Earshot want to help. This New Year, we’re offering our readers the opportunity to have life’s...