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Town Hall Seattle – The Forum

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1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
(206) 652-4255 townhallseattle.org

October 2019

Seattle Jazz Showcase: Marina Albero, Jacqueline Tabor, Mandyck/ Johnson/ Bishop

October 5 @ 7:00 pm
Town Hall Seattle – The Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Marina Albero photo by Daniel Sheehan. Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: Adult $20, Senior (60+) $18, Earshot Member $18, Student $10, Military $10 DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES:  Adult $25, Senior (60+) $23, Earshot Member $23, Student $10, Military $10 In the first of two Seattle showcases, three of the region’s best bets: bluesy vocalist Jacqueline Tabor; dynamic pianist/percussionist Marina Albero; and Origin Records all-star trio Rick Mandyck, Jeff Johnson, and John Bishop. Between sets, saxophonist Stuart MacDonald’s Trace Generations…

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Bria Skonberg

October 6 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall Seattle – The Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Bria Skonberg photo by Dario Acosta. Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: Adult $28, Senior (60+) $26, Earshot Member $26, Student $10, Military $10 DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES: Adult $33, Senior (60+) $31, Earshot Member $31, Student $10, Military $10 Canadian-in-New-York trumpeter/singer, a 2017 Canadian JUNO winner for her debut CD, Bria, is “the shining hope of hot jazz” thanks to “a clarion trumpet style” and purring vocals (Nate Chinen, New York Times). She says: “I play jazz because it's the closest…

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Orrin Evans Trio w/ Jeff Tain Watts

October 11 @ 8:00 pm
Town Hall Seattle – The Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Orrin Evans photo by Jimmy Katz. Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: Adult $28, Senior (60+) $26, Earshot Member $26, Student $10, Military $10 DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES:  Adult $33, Senior (60+) $31, Earshot Member $31, Student $10, Military $10 With 25 albums of “magnetic up-tempo compositions and plangent ballads” (New York Times), the Philadelphia pianist’s accomplishments extend well beyond The Bad Plus and Captain Black Big Band. And Tain Watts is on drums — there’s none better. Rounding out…

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Afro-Electric: Val Jeanty & Ravish Momin / Fay Victor & Myra Melford

October 12 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall Seattle – The Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Val Jeanty and Ravish Momin photo by Ed Marshall. Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: Adult $28, Senior (60+) $26, Earshot Member $26, Student $10, Military $10 DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES:  Adult $33, Senior (60+) $31, Earshot Member $31, Student $10, Military $10 Two duo performances. Inspired by the likes of Thelonious Monk and Ornette Coleman, New York improvising vocalist Fay Victor ranges from blues to way beyond. She joins Myra Melford, as enthralling a pianist as any in the…

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Seattle Modern Orchestra w/ Darius Jones & Wayne Horvitz

October 15 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall Seattle – The Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 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 The SMO, champions of new music from Seattle and the world, perform pieces by keyboardist Wayne Horvitz, a compelling composer in many settings, and Darius Jones, one of today’s most ear- and mind-opening saxophonists.

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Anton Schwartz Sextet

October 21 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall Seattle – The Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Anton Schwartz 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 champion of “music that gets into your bones, into your head and into your heart,” the prize-winning Seattle/Bay Area tenor saxophonist leads a sextet that melds irresistible rhythmic momentum with emotionally charged lyricism. Joining Anton Schwartz (sax), are Jared Hall (trumpet), David…

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Jay Thomas EWA

October 23 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall Seattle – The Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Jay Thomas photo by Daniel Sheehan Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: $24 Adults, $22 Earshot Members & Seniors, $10 Students & Military DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES: $29 Adults, $27 Earshot Members & Seniors, $10 Students & Military The renowned Seattle multi-hornman appears with outstanding instrumentalist friends from Japan, where he often works. Equally compelling on trumpet, flugelhorn, alto, tenor, soprano, and flutes, Thomas has been a stand-out star since his teen debut in the 1960s.

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Jenny Scheinman/Allison Miller Parlour Game w/ Carmen Staaf & Tony Scherr

October 24 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall Seattle – The Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Carmen Staaf, Tony Scherr, Jenny Scheinman, & Allison Miller Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: $32 Adults, $30 Earshot Members & Seniors, $10 Students & Military DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES: $37 Adults, $35 Earshot Members & Seniors, $10 Students & Military The violinist and drummer lead a sparkling quartet with Seattle-reared pianist Carmen Staaf and ace acoustic bassist Tony Scherr. They perform edgy but swinging material that honors the groove and women in jazz before them. When unexpected circumstances brought the…

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Tyshawn Sorey Quintet

October 25 @ 8:00 pm
Town Hall Seattle – The Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Tyshawn Sorey photo by Daniel Sheehan Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: $30 Adults, $28 Earshot Members & Seniors, $10 Students & Military DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES: $35 Adults, $33 Earshot Members & Seniors, $10 Students & Military The prodigious drummer, and equally vaunted all-around musical mind — he’s in the midst of a four-part stint as the Seattle Symphony’s Composer-in-Residence — presents his this-is-jazz-now quintet. A drummer-of-choice for many avant-gardists, Sorey “plays not only with gale-force physicality, but also…

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November 2019

Flat Earth Society

November 1 @ 8:00 pm
Town Hall Seattle – The Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Flat Earth Society photo by Phile Deprez. Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: Adult $32, Senior (60+) $30, Earshot Member $30, Student $10, Military $10 DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES: Adult $37, Senior (60+) $35, Earshot Member $35, Student $10, Military $10 The mammoth (18-piece) Belgian juggernaut unleashes jazz of unrivaled spirit and verve. Wildly innovative, complex, and incendiary but as tight as a fine classical orchestra. Think Vienna Art Orchestra, or Willem Breuker Kollektief. Think: once-in-a-lifetime opportunity.

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Seattle Jazz Showcase: Bill Anschell Standards Trio, LaVon Hardison, Tarik Abouzied/Joe Doria/Cole Schuster

November 2 @ 7:00 pm
Town Hall Seattle – The Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

LaVon Hardison photo by Lisa Hagen Glynn. Get Tickets ADVANCE TICKET PRICES: Adult $20, Senior (60+) $18, Earshot Member $18, Student $10, Military $10 DAY OF SHOW TICKET PRICES: Adult $25, Senior (60+) $23, Earhsot Member $23, Student $10, Military $10 In the second of two showcases of Seattle’s best, the commanding pianist Bill Anschell appears with his trio (bassist Jeff Johnson, drummer Byron Vannoy). Also on the bill: dynamic vocalist LaVon Hardison and Tarik Abouzied’s uplifting, funky trio with…

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Emmet Cohen Trio

November 5 @ 7:30 pm
Town Hall Seattle – The Forum, 1119 8th Ave
Seattle, WA 98101 United States

Emmet Cohen photo by John Abbott. 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 This much-traveled, much-honored pianist is renowned for “nimble touch, measured stride, and warm harmonic vocabulary” (DownBeat). He recently won the 2019 American Pianists Awards and the Cole Porter Fellow of the American Pianists Association. Joining Emmet Cohen are Yasushi Nakamura…

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