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Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center

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4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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November 2015

Torsten Mueller & Phil Minton

November 7, 2015 @ 8:00 pm11:00 pm
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Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Torsten Mueller and Phil Minton

Two giants of the improvising scene, Vancouver-based German bassist Mueller and the inimitable English vocal shaman, as compellingly idiosyncratic as any musician you’re likely to hear.

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February 2016

31st Seattle Improvised Music Festival

February 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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$5 – $15

Photo of Leslie Ross Welcome to the 31st Seattle Improvised Music Festival. February 4-6 2016 at the Chapel Performance Space, Three musicians from the Eastern USA join eleven local improvisors in the first weekend of February. Leslie Ross , Carol Genetti and Matana Roberts are experienced—both in their knowledge/practice of creative music and in their Seattle performance world. Leslie and Matana grace the Chapel, Carol fills Gallery 1412. Years pass—thus the festival invites them to return to a different form.…

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31st Seattle Improvised Music Festival

February 5, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Matana Roberts photo by Paula Court Welcome to the 31st Seattle Improvised Music Festival. February 4-6 2016 at the Chapel Performance Space, Three musicians from the Eastern USA join eleven local improvisors in the first weekend of February. Leslie Ross , Carol Genetti and Matana Roberts are experienced—both in their knowledge/practice of creative music and in their Seattle performance world. Leslie and Matana grace the Chapel, Carol fills Gallery 1412. Years pass—thus the festival invites them to return to a…

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31st Seattle Improvised Music Festival

February 6, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Photo of Carol Genetti Welcome to the 31st Seattle Improvised Music Festival. February 4-6 2016 at the Chapel Performance Space, Three musicians from the Eastern USA join eleven local improvisors in the first weekend of February. Leslie Ross , Carol Genetti and Matana Roberts are experienced—both in their knowledge/practice of creative music and in their Seattle performance world. Leslie and Matana grace the Chapel, Carol fills Gallery 1412. Years pass—thus the festival invites them to return to a different form.…

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May 2016

Project Fukushima! Solo Performance by Otomo Yoshihide

May 3, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Photo by Ryosuke Kikuchi Tohoku Great earthquake and Tsunami 5th year Anniversary Screening & Concert Documentary film Project Fukushima! screening May 2 at Northwest Film Forum Solo Concert with special guest Otomo Yoshihide (founder, musician) May 3 at Chapel Performance Space Buy Now Sliding Scale $5-15 ------------------------------ The events that unfolded in Fukushima in March 2011 still hold important lessons for all of us in the current era of nuclear power and global climate change. The documentary film Project Fukushima!…

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July 2016

Jazz: The 2nd Century Series: Inversion Therapy / Gregg Belisle- Chi

July 7, 2016 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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The Jazz: The 2nd Century program is a juried series that features new music by resident artists.

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Jazz: The 2nd Century Series: The Arsonists / OverPlay w/ Sister Nader

July 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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The Jazz: The 2nd Century program is a juried series that features new music by resident artists.

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Jazz: The 2nd Century Series: ACMD / Hunter Gather

July 21, 2016 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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The Jazz: The 2nd Century program is a juried series that features new music by resident artists.

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Jazz: The 2nd Century Series: A Consecutive Sequence / Hound Dog Taylor’s Hand

July 28, 2016 @ 8:00 pm10:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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The Jazz: The 2nd Century program is a juried series that features new music by resident artists.

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October 2016

Georg Graewe

October 12, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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One of the most gifted improvisers in any kind of music, the remarkable German pianist returns to the pristine Chapel space for an unforgettable solo piano concert.

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Tom Rainey & Ingrid Laubrock

October 14, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Laubrock, DownBeat’s 2015 soprano saxophone rising star, and Rainey, a drummer “who swerves between avant-garde notions and a mainstream sensibility” (L.A. Times), improvise with captivating intuition.

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Frode Gjerstad Trio

October 20, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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The fierce Norwegian saxophonist, much applauded in earlier Seattle appearances, performs with Chicago-based cellist and prolific avant-garde composer Fred Lonberg-Holm and Jon Rune Strøm, a first-call modernist bassist throughout Scandinavia.

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Lucian Ban & Mat Maneri: Transylvanian Concert

October 21, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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The Romanian pianist has impressed on the New York scene with his Third Stream-oriented explorations. His brilliant collaborations with violist Mat Maneri, long a leading jazz innovator, have become legendary.

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Renée Baker

October 28, 2016 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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This principal violinist of the Chicago Sinfonietta and leader of AACM-inspired collective-improvisation ensembles appears with 10 top-flight Seattle improvisers. She is renowned for her “plethora of string techniques, from ghostly glissandos and crystallizing harmonics to sinewy double stops and pneumatic pizzicato” (All About Jazz). (Presented by Nonsequitur.)

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January 2017

Battle Trance

January 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Photo by Daniel Sheehan Buy Now This tenor saxophone quartet, who also played in the 2014 Earshot Festival, weaves together complex and ethereal sonic landscapes. Their most recent album, Blade of Love, is a three-part composition devoted to the "physical and spiritual intersection of the saxophone and the human body," with the quartet boldly experimenting with conventions to make their instruments extensions of their inner selves. Blade of Love by Battle Trance

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July 2017

Matthew Muntz & Astrid Kuljanic

July 6, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Photo by Francesco Moretti Buy Now Bassist Mat Muntz and vocalist Astrid Kuljanic seek to create a new kind of concert experience within the jazz idiom. Through their careful curation of standard repertoire and the implementation of live electronic performance, Muntz and Kuljanic transform conventional jazz sets into immersive soundscapes. Kuljanic’s command of musical software allows the duo to manipulate sounds made in the moment – with no prerecorded samples – into arrangements and improvisations. The band grew out of…

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Some’tet

July 13, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Photo by Shelley Hanna Buy Now Back in April 2013, guitarist and composer Michael Whitmore began a weekly residency at the Snapdragon Café on Vashon Island. Over the next couple of years, this Sunday night jam grew into a full-blown ensemble. Since then, Some’tet has been gigging around the Puget Sound, mostly as a sextet, sometimes as a quartet, as a trio, but always Some’tet. The music is both composed and improvised; the overall sound is mellow, almost West Coast…

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Ramen Trio

July 20, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Photo by Ellis Kenady Buy Now Ramen Trio uses the combination of composition and improvisation in order to make music in the moment and hopefully capture the listener’s imagination. Comprised of veteran Seattle musicians Jay Weaver (drums), Doug Lilla (bass), and James DeJoie (clarinet, bass clarinet), the Ramen Trio blurs the line between the written and improvised material. The trio sometimes improvises on forms, but also relishes making up a form as they go along. Their interplay depends on focused…

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Gregg Belisle- Chi

July 27, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Photo courtesy of artist Buy Now Guitarist/composer and third-time Second Century artist Gregg Belisle- Chi’s “Book of Hours” project began three years ago, during his first year of graduate school at the University of Washington. With a goal to learn and explore as much as he could in the realm of composition, Belisle- Chi took it upon himself to compose a whole set of music for one of the ensembles he played in, under the direction of his mentor Cuong…

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October 2017

Pandit Debi Prasad Chatterjee & Neil Welch

October 21, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Pandit performs at the 2017 Earshot Jazz Festival

Pandit Debi Prasad Chatterjee photo courtesy of artist. Buy Now $20 adults, $18 Earshot members and seniors, $10 students and military From Calcutta, Pandit Chatterjee is a distinguished sitarist, highly regarded for his command and systematic exploration of ragas. He performs with outstanding Seattle-based saxophonist Neil Welch, of Bad Luck.

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Matt Mitchell: Music of Tim Berne / Dawn Clement Duos

October 24, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Matt Mitchell performs at the 2017 Earshot Jazz Festival

Matt Mitchell photo by Robert Lewis. Buy Now $18 adults, $16 Earshot members and seniors, $10 students and military Playing solo, the much-in-demand Mitchell (Tim Berne’s Snakeoil, Dave Douglas Quintet)—“an indispensable fixture of the contemporary vanguard” (NY Times)—performs the music of saxophonist/composer Tim Berne. Opening: Resident Artist, pianist Dawn Clement in a series of duo settings.

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Robin Holcomb Trio / Mikolaj Trzaska

October 26, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Robin Holcomb performs at the 2017 Earshot Jazz Festival

Robin Holcomb photo by Peter Gannushkin / DOWNTOWNMUSIC.NET. Buy Now $18 adults, $16 Earshot members and seniors, $10 students and military Celebrated pianist, vocalist, songwriter, composer, and librettist Robin Holcomb joins with two of British Columbia’s finest: trumpet player JP Carter and drummer Dylan van der Schyff. Opening: saxophonist Mikolaj Trzaska from Gdansk, Poland, where he has distinguished himself in performances and film-score composition. With support from Polestar and the Polish Film Festival.

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November 2017

Jovino Santos Neto & Martin Kuuskmann

November 2, 2017 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Jovino Santos performs at the 2017 Earshot Jazz Festival

Jovino Santos Neto photo by Daniel Sheehan. Buy Now $5-$15 sliding scale Presented by Nonsequitur Seattle-based, three-time Latin Grammy nominee Jovino Santos Neto blends energetic grooves, deep harmonies, and lyrical Brazilian melodies. He teams with Grammy-nominated, Estonian-born Martin Kuuskmann, an “amazing bassoonist” (NY Times) who pushes the instrument’s possibilities.

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Gato Libre

November 8, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Satoko Fujii performs at Earshot Jazz Festival 2017

Satoko Fujii photo by Bryan Murray. Buy Now $16 adults, $14 Earshot members and seniors, $8 students and military Featuring pianist Satoko Fujii on accordion, this “tranquil, European-flavored” group (AllAboutJazz) from Japan performs with subtle, adventurous grace. The lineup includes Kappa Maki (trumpet) and Neko Jaras (trombone).

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Lori Goldston & Judith Hamann

November 9, 2017 @ 7:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Lori Goldston performs at the 2017 Earshot Jazz Festival

Lori Goldston photo by Kelly O. Buy Now $16 adults, $14 Earshot members and seniors, $8 students and military Two improvising cellists, plus special guests. Lori Goldston is a longtime force in Seattle improvised music. Through electroacoustic and other innovation, Judith Hamann, from Melbourne via San Diego, transcends such genres as improvised, experimental, and popular music. In support of the Seattle Improvised Music Festival.

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March 2018

Darius Jones, Solo Saxophone

March 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Buy Now $10-$15 One of the strongest and deepest improvisers on the New York scene, Darius Jones is an alto saxophonist who follows a thread from Johnny Hodges to today’s avant garde.

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June 2018

Ken Vandermark & Nate Wooley

June 13, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Presented by Earshot Jazz & Nonsequitur Sliding Scale: $5-$15 Buy Tickets Chicago saxophonist/composer Ken Vandermark and New York trumpet stalwart Nate Wooley had been operating in each other’s orbits for several years- having worked together with Paul Lytton, Joe Morris, Agusti Fernandez, and Terrie Ex- before putting together their duo project in October 2013, when they toured the United States for the first time. Vandermark and Wooley have worked together to create an organic combination of the jazz tradition, free…

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July 2018

Jazz: The Second Century – Chris McCarthy’s Sonder / KO Electric

July 5, 2018 @ 8:00 pm10:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Chris McCarthy photo by Zach Lanque. Kate Olson photo by Ernie Sapiro. Buy Now Sliding scale - $5 - $15 Chris McCarthy’s Sonder Chris McCarthy - Piano Thomas Campbell – Drums Greg Feingold - Bass Seattle native Chris McCarthy has compiled a rock-solid trio for his project Sonder, featuring , Greg Feingold (bass), and Thomas Campbell (drums). While the musicians are no strangers to the Seattle jazz scene, the Sonder project stretches their talents into new territory as they reimagine…

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Jazz: The Second Century – Cathedral of Trees / Fig

July 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm10:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Matthew Anderson photo courtesy of the artist. Ronan Delisle photo by Lenaig Delisle. Buy Now Sliding scale - $5 - $15 Cathedral of Trees Matthew Anderson - Guitar Solo guitarist Matthew Anderson draws upon the work of Brazilian jazz master Egberto Gismonti and other post-1960s New World composers. Armed with a 10-string classical guitar, Anderson explores the intersections between jazz, classical, and world music with spontaneity and dynamism. A native to the Northwest, Anderson is a graduate from the Classical…

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Jazz: The Second Century Series – New Series One / Christian Pincock’s Scrambler

July 19, 2018 @ 8:00 pm10:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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New Series One photo by Lily Shababi. Scrambler photo courtesy of the artist. Buy Now Sliding scale - $5 - $15 New Series One Simon Henneman - Guitar Troy Schefelbein - Unamplified acoustic bass Mike Gebhart - Hand drums & hand percussion New Series One takes their name from a reference on Charles Mingus’ record, Mingus Presents Mingus. The trio plays in an uninterrupted flow, comfortably moving between melodies, rhythms, and chord changes. The result harkens to the roots of…

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Jazz: The Second Century – Dialectical Imagination / Jeremy’s Pyramid Scheme

July 26, 2018 @ 8:00 pm10:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Rob Pumpelly courtesy of the artist. Jeremy Shaskus by Sid Fox. Buy Now Sliding scale - $5 - $15 Dialectical Imagination Rob Pumpelly - Percussionist Eli Wallace - Pianist Piano and drum duo Dialectical Imagination integrate the creative spirit of free-improvisation with the emotional expressionism of chamber music, which they call “ecstatic music.” After playing together in a number of other groups, Eli Wallace and Rob Pumpelly formed a tight musical partnership that explores the full spectrum of expression. Nothing…

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October 2018

Helen Sung

October 8, 2018 @ 7:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Helen Sung photo courtesy of artist Buy Tickets $18 adults, $16 Earshot members and seniors, $10 students and military. A classical pianist before converting to jazz at the Thelonious Monk Institute, Sung took the Mary Lou Williams Piano Competition, and has credits with icons like Wynton Marsalis and five albums that exhibit “blistering dynamism.” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=seQpjqcOLTw You might also like... Jovino Santos Neto & Jasnam Daya Singh – Learn More Tigran Hamasyan – Learn More Jakob Bro Trio – Learn More Maria Schneider – Learn More

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Amy Denio

October 10, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Amy Denio photo courtesy of the artist Buy Tickets $18 adults, $16 Earshot members and seniors, $10 students and military Amy Denio, the beloved saxophonist, vocalist, multi-instrumentalist, and co-founder of the singular Tiptons now brings innovative music to the rest of the world. Known as Seattle's Avant Goddess, Denio will share her compositions and improvisations exploring her 4-octave voice colored by electronics. A born improviser, Denio has written and produced over 400 compositions, large and small. Conjuring up a rich blend…

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Subtle Degrees: Travis Laplante & Gerald Cleaver / Wayne Horvitz Snowghost Trio

October 11, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Gerald Cleaver and Travis Laplante photo by Adi Nachman Buy Tickets $22 adults, $20 Earshot members and seniors, $10 students and military. Welcomed by KEXP. The jaw-dropping saxophone and drum performances by these leading new-generation artists embrace all musical styles, from the profane to the sacred; raw, demanding, intimate, emotional. Opening: Keyboardist Wayne Horvitz, a tireless musical seeker essential to Seattle jazz, leads his Snowghost Trio (Geoff Harper, bass; Eric Eagle, drums) with “extraordinary melodic instincts” (The Stranger) and a…

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Marina Albero

October 12, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Marina Albero photo by Daniel Sheehan Buy Tickets $18 adults, $16 Earshot members and seniors, $10 students and military This now-Seattleite master of the piano, vibes, and psalterium (hammered dulcimer) has been touring the world since a child in her Barcelona family band. After conservatory studies, she worked with greats like Pepe Habichuela and Carlos Saura. Joining are Jeff Johnson on bass, D'Vonne Lewis on drums, and Jeff Busch on percussion. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l4vP7jY1pLA You might also like... Helen Sung – Learn More…

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Neil Welch: Concepcion Picciotto

October 23, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Neil Welch photo courtesy of the artist Buy Tickets $18 adults, $16 Earshot members and seniors, $10 students and military An impassioned tenor player “who combines mysticism with ferocity” (DownBeat) presents a new, large ensemble. “Concepcion Picciotto” is his homage to the late homeless peace activist’s 35-year White House vigil for nuclear disarmament. Welch’s solo work “Puhpohwee” opens. You might also like... Samantha Boshnack: Seismic Belt - Learn More Caroline Davis - Learn More Allos Musica - Learn More Jovino…

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Sarah Manning’s Underworld Alchemy: Transmuting Anger

October 30, 2018 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Sarah Manning photo by Jaime Bley Buy Now Adults $18 Earshot members & seniors $16 Students & veterans/military $10  Transmuting Anger is a series of melodic fragments cued by alchemy symbols and tied together with improvised music, focused on the exploration of women's anger around #metoo, sexism and sexual harassment. Featuring Manning (alto sax), Briggan Krauss (guitar), Ha-Yang Kim (cello) Dylan van der Schyff (drums). Manning’s playing is “like a blade cutting into Viscera” (WBGO).  About the artist: Sarah Manning is a…

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March 2019

Stephan Crump: Rosetta Trio

March 2, 2019 @ 8:00 pm9:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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Liberty Ellman, Stephan Crump, Jamie Fox photo by Nathan James Leatherman Get Tickets $15 Adults, $13 Earshot Members and Seniors, $10 Students and Military Led by Stephan Crump on acoustic bass, the Rosetta Trio is a “string ensemble for the new century” (Donald Elfman, All About Jazz), with Liberty Ellman on acoustic guitar and Jamie Fox on electric guitar. Celebrating their new album, Outliers (February 2019, Papillon Sounds), the trio brings exciting new works to Seattle. https://youtu.be/KwnM6iiJcqY

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April 2019

Persephone/Her Story María Grand

April 23, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States
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María Grand photo by Adrien Tillman. Get Tickets TICKET PRICES: $5, $10, $15 Sliding Scale This performance is supported by the Selvage Fund. Tenor saxophonist María Grand presents her solo project: Persephone / Her Story. A young woman tells her personal story, taking the symbolic figure of Persephone to give her story a universal dimension. María Grand uses the saxophone, her voice, and a gong, which she plays over a soundtrack she created specifically for this version of the piece,…

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July 2019

Jazz: The Second Century – Friends & Heroes / DX-Tet

July 11, 2019 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States

Get Tickets Friends & Heroes Haley Freedlund - trombone James Falzone - clarinet Tom Varner - french horn Abbey Blackwell - acoustic bass Evan Woodle – drums Haley Freedlund is a musician rooted in improvisation and a composer rooted in songwriting. In a musical landscape that she describes as “often dominated by a mix of athleticism, machismo, and perfectionism,” her take on jazz offers something more tender. Her narrative output takes the shape of longer melodic ideas, repetition, and thematic…

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Jazz: The Second Century – FrancescoJAZZ / Kissyface

July 18, 2019 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States

Get Tickets FrancescoJAZZ Francesco Crosara – piano Osama Afifi – acoustic and electric bass Steven Bentley – drums and percussion Pianist Francesco Crosara’s eclectic brand of jazz was born from early classical studies in harmony and composition at the Conservatory of Rome, steeped in the tradition of Italian and European romantic musical heritage, and honed by exposure to mainstream jazz and world music. His style is heavily influenced by improvisation and bouncy lyrical expressions drawn from jazz and Latin vocabularies.…

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Jazz: The 2nd Century – Jeremy’s Pyramid Scheme / Xavier Lecouturier Quartet

July 25, 2019 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States

Jeremy Shaskus by Daniel Sheehan. Xavier Lecouturier by Steve Korn. Get Tickets Jeremy’s Pyramid Scheme Jeremey Shaskus - alto sax Stuart Macdonald - tenor sax Nathan Breedlove - trumpet Marc Smason - trombone Jerome Smith - tuba Ari Joshua - guitar Will Lone - drums Saxophonist and composer Jeremy Shaskus agrees with Wynton Marsalis’ claim that jazz is a “melting pot.” Returning for the second year in a row, Jeremy’s Pyramid Scheme has recruited three more members to grow its…

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August 2019

Christoph Irniger: Pilgrim

August 10, 2019 @ 8:00 pm9:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States

Photo by Tom Lee Get Tickets "With Crosswinds, Christoph Irniger's quartet Pilgrim offers a scintillating trip into a musical subconscious —a dream state where one opens doors only to find more doors —a spiral staircase where the top is always just beyond reach." –All About Jazz Founded by Zurich based tenor saxophonist Christoph Irniger, Pilgrim has become one of the most exciting ensembles in young European Jazz. Pilgrim is Christoph Irniger: tenor sax; Stefan Aeby: piano; Dave Gisler: guitar; Raffaele…

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October 2019

Darius Jones

October 14, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States

Darius Jones photo by Peter Gannushkin. Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: Adult $18, Senior (60+) $16, Earshot Member $16, Student $10, Military $10 DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES: Adult $23, Senior( 60+) $21, Earshot Member $21, Student $10, Military $10 Welcomed by Rainier Avenue Radio. This event is the first evening in Darius Jones' Earshot Jazz Festival residency. At the Chapel he will reprise his 2018 Earshot solo performance, a phenomenal display of power and imagination. In his youth a devotee…

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Clarice Assad

October 18, 2019 @ 8:00 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States

Clarice Assad photo courtesy of the artist. Get Tickets $5-20 Sliding Scale Presented by Nonsequitur. A “serious triple threat” (SF Chronicle), the virtuoso Brazilian-American pianist/singer/composer bring Brazilian culture, Romanticism, and jazz to her performances, as to commissions for the likes of Evelyn Glennie, Yo-Yo Ma, and Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg. With a polished Seattle jazz– chamber septet.

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Briggan Krauss

October 21, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States

Briggan Krauss photo by Daniel Sheehan Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: $18 Adults, $16 Earshot Members & Seniors, $10 Students & Military DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES: $23 Adults, $21 Earshot Members & Seniors, $10 Students & Military A fixture on the New York scene since relocating from Seattle in 1994, the sax virtuoso has led many bands and loaned his talents to greats like Steven Bernstein (Sexmob), Bill Frisell, Wayne Horvitz… Always riveting, for us he performs solo, showcasing…

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Larry Grenadier / Kelsey Mines & Carlos Snaider

October 23, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States

Larry Grenadier photo by Juan Hitters Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: $22 Adults, $20 Earshot Members & Seniors, $10 Students & Military DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES: $27 Adults, $25 Earshot Members & Seniors, $10 Students & Military Welcomed by KNKX. One of the finest bassists in the business performs solo, “as direct and powerful as it is elegant,” as the NY Times said of his solo album The Gleaners. Acclaimed as “deeply intuitive” for his “fluid sense of melody,” Grenadier…

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Dreamstruck: Marilyn Crispell, Joe Fonda, Harvey Sorgen

October 26, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States

Marilyn Crispell by Claire Stefani. Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: Adult $24, Senior (60+) $22, Earshot Member $22, Student $10, Military $10 DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES: Adult $29, Senior (60+) $27, Earshot Member $27, Student $10, Military $10 The free improvising trio of the acclaimed pianist Marilyn Crispell, bassist Joe Fonda, and drummer Harvey Sorgen create riveting, lyrical free jazz in a highly distinctive illustration of what a modern improvising piano trio can be. Its name is what you’ll…

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November 2019

Travis Laplante

November 4, 2019 @ 7:30 pm
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center, 4649 Sunnyside Avenue North
Seattle, 98103 United States

Travis Laplante photo by Greg Brown. Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: Adult $22, Senior (60+) $20, Earshot Member $20, Student $10, Military $10 DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES: Adult $27, Senior (60+) $25, Earshot Member $25, Student $10, Military $10 His tornado of a performance at last year’s festival was one of the great Earshot shows. Playing solo, the saxophonist works with natural acoustics to create mystifying, transporting effects, music that “should be played and heard with every cell of…

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