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1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
206 652 4255

September 2022

Shai Maestro Quartet

September 26 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall – Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Shai Maestro photo by Gabriel Baharlia Monday, September 26 7:30pm PDT Town Hall Seattle, Forum In-person* $10-30 One of the most talented and promising pianists of his generation, Shai Maestro’s strong and unique personal identity has led him to create an incredible musical fluidity, making Maestro and his band one of the most powerful and harmonious groups in jazz today. On his most recent album Human (ECM) (written mostly during the pandemic and released in 2021), Maestro teamed up with…

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October 2022

Esthesis Quartet / Seattle JazzED Messengers

October 9 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall – Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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  Esthesis (meaning "elementary sensations of touch") is a hard-driving, all-women quartet that includes former Seattleite pianist and vocalist, Dawn Clement, now based in Denver. Arrestingly powerful on flute is Elsa Nilsson, with bassist Emma Dayhuff and drummer Tina Raymond. Opening: The Seattle JazzED Messengers’ students and teachers burn a path to the future of Seattle jazz. *Earshot Jazz COVID-19 Policy: Earshot recommends that all ticket holders be vaccinated. Masks are required unless actively eating or drinking. Policy subject to…

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Fellowship ‘Ceptet featuring Johnaye Kendrick

October 13 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall – Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Thursday, October 13 7:30pm PDT Town Hall Seattle, Forum In-person* $10-30 The advocacy and mentorship nonprofit Seattle Jazz Fellowship, founded by Thomas Marriott, presents ’Ceptet, featuring Grammy-nominated vocalist Johnaye Kendrick (säje vocal ensemble), whose several awards include 2020 Earshot Northwest Vocalist of the Year, along with young, up-and-coming standouts on the Seattle scene.The ensemble includes Johnaye Kendrick (vocals), Beserat Tafesse (trombone), D'Vonne Lewis (drums), Mark Taylor (alsto saxophone), Trevor Ford (bass), Jackson Cotugno (Tenor saxophone), Marina Albero (piano), and Thomas Marriott (trumpet). *Earshot Jazz COVID-19 Policy: Earshot recommends that all ticket holders be vaccinated. Masks are…

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Meridian Odyssey

October 15 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall – Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Saturday, October 15 7:30pm PDT Town Hall Seattle, Forum In-person* $10-30 During Covid, six farflung Seattleites—Ben Feldman (bass), Santosh Sharma (sax), Xavier Lecouturier (drums), Dylan Hayes (piano), Noah Halpern (trumpet), and Martin Budde (guitar)— twice gathered in an Alaskan airplane hangar to create elevating, spirited, intelligent albums, the most recent their 2021 release, Earthshine. Tonight, on the tail of a tour, their performance includes an Earshot-commissioned work by Xavier Lecouturier. *Earshot Jazz COVID-19 Policy: Earshot recommends that all ticket holders…

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Jacqueline Tabor & Marina Albero: “Don’t Explain”

October 20 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall – Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Thursday, October 20 7:30pm PDT Town Hall Forum In-person* and livestream $10-30 This is a very authentic and honest production funneled through the vessels of Jacqueline Tabor and Marina Albero—a beautiful collaboration of music, love, and lived experience that blossomed during the pandemic in response to today’s modern Civil Rights movement. Both coming from activist families of their own, Jacqueline Tabor and Marina Albero felt this a fitting time and space to process and tell their truth through the voices of Billie Holiday…

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Miguel Zenon Quartet

October 21 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall – Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Friday, October 21 7:30pm PDT Town Hall Forum In-person* and livestream $10-30 As on his new album Música de Las Américas, the multi-award-winning saxophonist Miguel Zenón (a MacArthur Fellow) and refined pianist Luis Perdomo perform with disarming emotional immediacy. Zenón’s delight in complex mathematical systems may drive it, but its questing immediacy is almost tangible. Also in Zenón’s longtime quartet, ensuring soaring, fresh jazz, are bassist Hans Glawischnig and drummer Henry Cole. *Earshot Jazz COVID-19 Policy: Earshot recommends that all ticket…

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Majid Bekkas Gnaoua Blues Band

October 23 @ 8:00 pm
Town Hall – Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Sunday, October 23 8:00pm PDT Town Hall Forum In-person* and livestream $10-30 Majid Bekkas, the Moroccan master of guitar, guembri, and oud merges tradition and the future, as he has done with jazz innovators like Archie Shepp and Joachim Kuhn. The result is the most soulful fusion of swirling, entrancing Gnaoua playing and blues-drenched African American styles. Joining Bekkas are Bouhssine Foulane (ribab), Nor Edine Bahha (keys), Oussama Chtouki (bass), and Oussama Mougar (drums). Welcomed by Seattle Sacred Music and…

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Darrell Grant “M J New” Quartet

October 27 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall – Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Thursday, October 27 7:30pm PDT Town Hall Forum In-person* and livestream $10-30 The popular Portland pianist Darrell Grant has taken inspiration from the Modern Jazz Quartet, which for 40 years embodied jazz coolness. It deftly melded Bach fugues, American song, mid-century modernism, and the blues. Since 2013, MJ New has paid homage to MJQ, and not just through imitation. M J New includes Marcus Shelby (bass) and Mike Horsfall (vibes). Join us in-person for a panel on jazz and social…

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Alex Dugdale: What We Have On Tap

October 28 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall – Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Friday, October 28 7:30pm PDT Town Hall Forum In-person* and livestream $10-30 The history and evolution of jazz music and tap dancing go hand in hand one foot with the other, cheek to cheek, etc. Tap dancing is how Alex Dugdale became introduced to and subsequently fell in love with music. Explore his relationship and understanding of jazz music with this rhythmic offering. With Dave Meder Trio and other guests. *Earshot Jazz COVID-19 Policy: Earshot recommends that all ticket holders be…

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Joachim Mencel Quartet / M.O.M.

October 30 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall – Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Sunday, October 30 7:30pm PDT Town Hall Forum In-person* and livestream $10-30 In his quartet, the Polish piano titan Joachim Mencel also performs on hurdy gurdy, a cranked fiddle of the Middle Ages. He and Pete McCann (guitars), Ugonna Okegwo (bass), and Allan Mednard (drums) create distinctive jazz. This performance will become a live-recorded CD with Seattle’s Origin Records label on the heels of their Brooklyn Eye which was named Best Recording 2020 in High Fidelity magazine. Opening is M.O.M.:…

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November 2022

Alex Dugdale Big Band

November 1 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall – Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Tuesday, November 1 7:30pm PDT Town Hall Forum In-person* and livestream $10-30 A favorite son of the Roosevelt jazz band program, Alex Dugdale presents a thrilling night of classic big band sounds. He guarantees a “big night of sonic delight with a large ensemble that’s outta sight.” It features his favorite players as they perform his and close friends’ compositions and arrangements, including a work Earshot commissioned from Dugdale. *Earshot Jazz COVID-19 Policy: Earshot recommends that all ticket holders be vaccinated.…

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Kelsey Mines: Compost:People/Robin Holcomb

November 4 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall – Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Friday, November 4 7:30pm PDT Town Hall Forum In-person* and livestream $10-30 The treasured, mesmerizing pianist Robin Holcomb, performs solo to celebrate her new CD and book of poetry and lyrics. Born in Savannah Georgia, Holcomb made her name in music in New York alongside Cecil Taylor, John Zorn, Bill Frisell, and Butch Morris among others. With numerous recordings under her belt, Holcomb has composed works for orchestra and is also the founder and co-director of The New York Composers Orchestra…

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