Gregg Belisle- Chi: From Sideman to Center Stage

Gregg Belisle- Chi: From Sideman to Center Stage

Gregg Belisle- Chi photo by Kyle Turver By Andrew Luthringer Gregg Belisle- Chi is a guitarist and composer of mercurial activity yet grounded focus, a contrast that plays out in his presence on the Seattle jazz and creative music scenes: seemingly ubiquitous, yet...
Catching Up With: Stephanie Porter & Her New Album Radio Theatre

Catching Up With: Stephanie Porter & Her New Album Radio Theatre

Stephanie Porter photo courtesy of artist By Jean Mishler Stephanie Porter’s release party for her new album Radio Theatre was a taste of everything you’d want to see and hear from a jazz singer. Treating Tula’s like her own house, she welcomed us to her art like a...
Preview: Earshot Jazz: Ken Vandermark & Paal Nilssen-Love

Preview: Earshot Jazz: Ken Vandermark & Paal Nilssen-Love

Ken Vandermark & Paal Nilssen-Love photo by Cladio Casanova Thursday, September 10, 8pm PONCHO Concert Hall, 710 E Roy St In the wake of their newly released Extended Duos, Earshot Jazz welcomes Paal Nilssen-Love (drums) and Ken Vandermark (reeds), one of the most...
Preview: Bellhaven Jazz Festival

Preview: Bellhaven Jazz Festival

Gail Pettis photo by Steve Korn Saturday, September 12, 1pm Fairhaven Village Green, Bellingham Summer may be winding down in Washington, but this month’s jazz festival in Bellingham is the perfect way to end the season. Previously known as Bellwether and hosted by...
Preview: DjangoFest NorthWest 2015

Preview: DjangoFest NorthWest 2015

Biréle Langréne by JC Pouget September 23-27 Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Whidbey Island has been awash in sounds as of late. Unfortunately, according to most accounts, the sounds emanating from the island’s Naval Air Station facility have been of the unpleasant...