Jay Thomas: Festival Resident Artist

Jay Thomas: Festival Resident Artist

Jay Thomas photo by Daniel Sheehan. By Paul de Barros It’s hard to name a musician who might more aptly fill the role of “artist in residence” at this year’s Earshot Jazz Festival than multi-instrumentalist Jay Thomas. One of the few remaining links between our city’s...
2019 Earshot Jazz Festival Schedule

2019 Earshot Jazz Festival Schedule

Cécile Mclorin Salvant photo by Mark Fitton. For information and tickets on individual concerts go here. Friday, September 27 Town Hall Forum, 8pmFestival Warm-Up – Brian Blade & Life Cycles Friday, October 4,Seattle Art Museum, 8pmKris Davis’ Diatom Ribbons w/...
Brian Blade & Life Cycles

Brian Blade & Life Cycles

Brian Blade photo by Daniel Sheehan. September 27, 8pmTown Hall Forum Brian Blade, one of the greats of modern jazz drumming, sets the mood for the 2019 Earshot Jazz Festival with this much-anticipated festival warmup appearance. Originally formed in 2001 as...
Tula’s Restaurant & Jazz Club Set to Close

Tula’s Restaurant & Jazz Club Set to Close

Mack Waldron photo by Daniel Sheehan. It’s no secret that brick-and-mortar Seattle is vanishing and a new, glass-and-steel city is rising up to take its place, but somehow, some way, jazz lovers believed their beloved Belltown jazz mecca, Tula’s, would survive the...
Town Hall Seattle Comes Home

Town Hall Seattle Comes Home

Town Hall photo by Steve Dubinsky. By Whitney Bashaw For two years, one of Seattle’s beloved cultural institutions was closed for renovations. Town Hall Seattle’s programming returns home to the former church on Eighth and Seneca. Built about a century ago as a...