Jovino Santos Neto: A New Milepost

Jovino Santos Neto: A New Milepost

Jovino Santos Neto photo by Daniel Sheehan. By Paul Rauch For the past 25 years, Seattle has embraced the music of pianist, composer, and educator Jovino Santos Neto. Whether it is through an association as a student at Cornish College of the Arts, or as a fortunate...
In Memoriam: Bud Young and Ken Pickering

In Memoriam: Bud Young and Ken Pickering

Bud Young standing with James Rasmussen. Photo by Daniel Sheehan. Bud Young: A “Great Booster” of Seattle Jazz Bud Young, one of the most recognized figures in Seattle jazz of the last 35 years, has died. In July 1982, after retiring from Montgomery Ward & Co. in...
Shifting Winds for The Westerlies

Shifting Winds for The Westerlies

Willem De Koch, Chloe Rowlands, Riley Mulherkar, Andy Clausen photo by Shervin Lainez By Tara Peters The past few months have brought shifting winds for The Westerlies, the Seattle-bred, NYC-based brass quartet. Formed in 2011 by childhood friends, trombonists Andy...
Bellhaven Jazz Festival 2018

Bellhaven Jazz Festival 2018

Cliff Colón photo by Chris Davis. Saturday, September 8, 1pm Fairhaven Village Green, Bellingham Free & open to the public Celebrating its 8th anniversary, Jud Sherwood’s Bellingham-based Jazz Project presents the Bellhaven Jazz Festival on September 8, from 1 to...
DjangoFest Northwest 2018

DjangoFest Northwest 2018

Sara L’Abriola photo by Irene Ypenburg. September 18–23 Whidbey Island Center for the Arts Langley, WA Heralding the start of fall is North America’s largest gypsy jazz festival, the 18th annual DjangoFest NW. The festival is both inspired by and celebrates the...