Westerlies Fest 2020

Westerlies Fest 2020

The Westerlies, featuring Chloe Rowlands, Riley Mulherkar, Willem de Koch, and Andy Clausen photo by Daniel Sheehan. February 6–9Various Venues, Seattle Shake off the winter blues, a wind is blowing in on brass. The Westerlies, a Seattle-grown, New York-based brass...
Seattle Jazz and Culture Festival

Seattle Jazz and Culture Festival

Folks Project, featuring Darrius Willrich, D’Vonne Lewis, and Evan Flory-Barnes, photo by Daniel Sheehan. February 8–March 1Triple Door & Frye Art Museum Jazz in the City takes a giant leap for­ward in presenting the inaugural Se­attle Jazz and Culture...
Tim Berne and Matt Mitchell

Tim Berne and Matt Mitchell

Matt Mitchell and Tim Berne photo by Robert Lewis. Thursday, February 13, 7:30pmRoyal Room5000 Rainier Ave S Both virtuoso instrumentalists, com­posers, and bandleaders in their own right, saxophonist Tim Berne and like-minded pianist Matt Mitchell have been...
Jaimie Branch: Fly or Die

Jaimie Branch: Fly or Die

Jaimie Branch photo by Dawid Laskowski. Tuesday, February 18, 7:30pmRoyal Room5000 Rainier Ave S The modern era of jazz and impro­vised music has ushered in a new generation of prophetic voices and community-driven sounds that are quick to dispel any question that the...
188 Sullivan: Charlie Parker’s New York in the 50’s

188 Sullivan: Charlie Parker’s New York in the 50’s

Charlie Parker photo by William Gottlieb. Monday, February 24, 7:30pmRoyal Room5000 Rainier Ave S It’s hard to overestimate the impor­tance of Charlie “Bird” Parker, the co-inventor of bebop whose extravagant skill as a composer and alto-saxophon­ist shaped the very...