17th Annual Biamp PDX Festival

17th Annual Biamp PDX Festival

Omar Sosa and Yilian Cañizares photo by Frank Socha. February 19–March 1Various Venues, Portland OR The 2020 Biamp PDX Jazz Festival charges into its 17th year filled with powerful, grooving, soul shaking tal­ent from all over the PNW and be­yond. In celebration of...
Miguel Zenón Quartet

Miguel Zenón Quartet

Henry Cole, Miguel Zenón, Hans Glawischnig, and Luis Perdomo photo courtesy of the artists. Saturday, February 29, 8pmTown Hall Forum1119 8th Ave Alto saxophonist Miguel Zenón ar­rives for a February 29th date in Se­attle. Zenón possesses the usual acco­lades...
Cry & Roar: 10 Years of Racer Sessions

Cry & Roar: 10 Years of Racer Sessions

Ray Larsen photo by Daniel Sheehan. In this industrious city where cultur­al erosion is becoming the norm, and every year it feels more pronounced than the last, Café Racer is a treasured oasis that feels like an almost perfectly jarring juxtaposition with Seattle’s...
Duke Ellington’s Sacred Music in Concert

Duke Ellington’s Sacred Music in Concert

Sidney Hauser photo by Daniel Sheehan. Saturday, December 28, 7:30pmTown Hall Seattle1119 8th Ave On December 26, 1965, Duke Ellington presented his first concert of Sacred Music at Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church in New York City. Ellington’s extraordinary, operatic...
Flat Earth Society

Flat Earth Society

Flat Earth Society photo by Phile Deprez. Friday, November 1Town Hall Forum, 8PM The mammoth15-piece Belgian juggernaut unleashes jazz of unrivaled spirit and verve with staggering chops. Wildly innovative, complex, incendiary, and as tight as a fine classical...