Skerik: A Hint of Revolution

Skerik: A Hint of Revolution

Skerik photo by Michael Weintrob By Andrew Luthringer “One of the biggest differences between contemporary jazz musicians and the people that created this music – Thelonious Monk, Charlie Parker, and people like that – is that the contemporary people aren’t rebelling...
Billy Strayhorn, Who Made Ellington Far Greater

Billy Strayhorn, Who Made Ellington Far Greater

Billy Strayhorn photo by Carl Van Vechten “If it’s a big success, I have the tremendous responsibility of having to bow,” Duke Ellington wisecracked about music he had at his disposal thanks to his prodigious songwriter and arranger of 30 years, Billy Strayhorn. David...
Festival Previews, Week Four

Festival Previews, Week Four

Gregory Uhlmann, Mitch Lyon, Riley Mulherkar, Andy Clausen, Gregg Belisle- Chi photo by Sasha Arutyunova Andy Clausen’s Shutter Project Sunday, November 1, 8pm | Seattle Art Museum, Plestcheeff Auditorium $20 general | $18 members & seniors | $11 students &...
Festival Previews, Week Five

Festival Previews, Week Five

Ed Reed photo courtesy of artist Ed Reed & Anton Schwartz Play Hartman & Coltrane Friday, November 6 & Saturday, November 7, 7:30pm | Tula’s Restaurant & Jazz Club $18 general | $16 members & seniors | $9 students & military Last year, with I’m...
Festival Previews, Week Six

Festival Previews, Week Six

Brad Mehldau Trio (Larry Grenadier, Brad Mehldau, Jeff Ballard) photo courtesy of International Music Network Brad Mehldau Trio Friday, November 13, 8pm | Town Hall Seattle $26 general | $24 members & seniors | $13 students & military | $36 preferred seating...