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927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
206-397-4053 www.vitosseattle.com

October 2019

The Tarantellas

October 19 @ 6:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

In a salute to Vito's Italian heritage, we are proud to present The Tarantellas as our dinner show on the first and third Saturdays of each month for a festive and loving tribute to "The Legendary Favorite Songs of Italy." Bandleader/vocalist Richard Sclafani holds forth with his antique Neapolitan mandolin, a little work of art in itself, with a unique sound that has been described as the "heart and soul of Southern Italy". On various nights, he is accompanied by…

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Alex Guilbert

October 20 @ 6:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Alex Guilbert has been a mainstay as a sideman, leader and soloist in the Seattle jazz and swing scene for over a quarter century. Alex has omnivorous musical tastes, but is also a serious student of both early and modern jazz. He’s spent plenty of time energizing lindy hoppers and balboa dancers, but also exploring bebop, modern jazz and beyond. Sit down for an hour with Alex behind the piano and you’ll experience a journey, from the stride piano of…

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Ron Weinstein Trio

October 20 @ 9:30 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

You might have heard Ron Weinstein play with Combo Craig or Crack Sabbath, but this straight-up trio of piano, stand-up bass, and drums is jazz reminiscent of the late 50's and early 60's New York style. It is one of the most energetic jazz gigs we have at Vito’s and you really can’t help but smile at the whole affair. Ron brings together some of Seattle’s most expressive musicians with a different arrangement each week, always tying the gig together…

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D’Vonne Lewis Trio

October 23 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Composer/band leader/poet/drummer D'Vonne Lewis is the grandson of the 'Godfather’ of rock and roll/soul: 1950's-1960's Northwest organ legend Dave Lewis. At 33 years old, D'Vonne is a first-call drummer to many bands and legendary musicians, nationally and worldwide. Lewis graduated from Seattle's Roosevelt High School in 2002 and was a member of their award-winning jazz band, directed by SRJO trombonist, Scott Brown. While in high school, D'Vonne received the Essentially Ellington Drum Soloist award for the years 2000, 2001 and…

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Tabor/Albero/Johnson

October 24 @ 9:00 pmOctober 25 @ 1:00 am
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Thursday, October 24th at 9:00 pm Jacqueline Tabor will be playing some outstanding music with Marina Albero on piano and Jeff Johnson on Bass at the well-known Hangout Vito's off of Madison in Seattle this will be a very cool night of music in Seattle. https://www.vitosseattle.com/

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Lushy

October 25 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Progressive cocktail pop – Think the Jetsons with fuzzy guitars!!! Drink up, people–it’s LUSHY! Bossa-beat-flavored alterna-pop that goes down nice and easy. Lounge-y and danceable with hints of exotica and a touch of electronica… nutty and hip… intriguing and soothing… a must-see live! Lushy concocts a refreshing pop style that blends original samples and Bossa beats with elements of vintage Latin jazz, exotica, surf, new wave and 60’s pop to create their own distinctive intercontinental sound. Most importantly, they have…

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Jerry Zimmerman

October 26 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Tim Kennedy

October 27 @ 6:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Ron Weinstein Trio

October 27 @ 9:30 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Wally Shoup

October 30 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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Marina Albero Trio

October 31 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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November 2019

Jovino Santos Neto

November 1 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Three-time Latin Grammy nominee and Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame member Jovino Santos Neto, a master pianist, composer and arranger, is among the top Brazilian musicians working today. Currently based in Seattle, Washington, he has throughout his career been closely affiliated with the Brazilian master Hermeto Pascoal.  He was an integral part of Pascoal’s group from 1977 to 1992, where he fine-tuned his artistry, performing around the world and co-producing several legendary records.
Jovino’s personal style is a creative blend of…

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The Tarantellas

November 2 @ 6:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

In a salute to Vito's Italian heritage, we are proud to present The Tarantellas as our dinner show on the first and third Saturdays of each month for a festive and loving tribute to "The Legendary Favorite Songs of Italy." Bandleader/vocalist Richard Sclafani holds forth with his antique Neapolitan mandolin, a little work of art in itself, with a unique sound that has been described as the "heart and soul of Southern Italy". On various nights, he is accompanied by…

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Wayne Horvitz

November 2 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

A 2016 Doris Duke Performing Artist Award, composer and pianist, Wayne Horvitz brings the music of his long-standing quartet, Sweeter Than the Day to Bar Lunatico, featuring an all-NYC band. Horvitz’s work ranges from the recent premiere of a concerto for the Seattle Symphony featuring guitarist Bill Frisell to his long association with a myriad of artists including Butch Morris, Gus Van Sant, John Zorn, Robin Holcomb, Reggie Watts etc.  “there's nobody else out there I hear even attempting to cover some…

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Lennon Aldort

November 3 @ 6:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

A native of the Pacific Northwest, Lennon Aldort has been playing the piano his entire life. Mostly self-taught, he blends together classical, jazz, blues, film scores, and many other genres, delivering a unique and highly personal performance.

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Ron Weinstein Trio

November 3 @ 9:30 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

You might have heard Ron Weinstein play with Combo Craig or Crack Sabbath, but this straight-up trio of piano, stand-up bass, and drums is jazz reminiscent of the late 50's and early 60's New York style. It is one of the most energetic jazz gigs we have at Vito’s and you really can’t help but smile at the whole affair. Ron brings together some of Seattle’s most expressive musicians with a different arrangement each week, always tying the gig together…

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Bar Tabac

November 6 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Bar Tabac deftly veers between pulsating exotica and tortured ballads without ever losing their sensuous warmth. The deep baritone guitar melodies from Jonathan Sampson, the mercurial drum echoes from Andru Creature and the lyrical bass lines from Aaron Harmonson combine to create refreshing interpretations of movie themes from the '60s and '70s as well as Sampson's own haunting tunes from film soundtracks recorded in Paris, London, New York and Seattle. At Vito's their performances may be worthy of your undivided…

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Marina Christopher Trio

November 7 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Marina Christopher is an awarding-winning Seattle bassist and vocalist. She recently won the Golden Ear Award for Emerging Artist from Earshot Jazz, and she took home a Special Mention from the 2018 Seattle-Kobe Jazz Vocalist Audition at Jazz Alley. Her motto is “Jazz eats every kind of music for breakfast”, which is obvious from her fun, improvisational takes on decades of jazz, funk, pop and rock. Marina’s own songwriting has clever lyrics, catchy melodies and rich jazz harmonies.

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Kate Olsen Ensemble

November 8 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

KO Ensemble is a rotating cast of Seattle’s best jazz and creative musicians, including Tim Kennedy, Samantha Boshnack, Naomi Siegel, Robby Beasley, Simon Henneman, Chris Icasiano, Eric Eagle, Wayne Horvitz, Geoff Harper, Andy Roth, Chris Credit, Evan Flory-Barnes and Michael Owcharuk. This is Kate’s most straight-ahead jazz project, and her compositions are heavily influenced by the music of Thelonious Monk, as well as the compositions of her contemporaries in the Seattle music scene. KO Ensemble has many incarnations, from duo…

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Jerry Zimmerman

November 9 @ 6:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Pianist Jerry Zimmerman has been a mainstay in Seattle for nearly 50 years. It was during his 30-plus years at Canlis that he was named by the Seattle Weekly as “Seattle’s Best Piano Bar.” That was when he was doing what he loves to do most, including aspiring and professional singers in the mix. They covered the gamut of opera, jazz, show tunes, contemporary and classical. That, plus his seemingly effortless transitions from request to request has made him “one…

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Kareem Kandi

November 9 @ 9:30 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

A native of the Pacific Northwest, saxophonist Kareem Kandi has been performing on the scene for years, gaining attention from both critics and audiences alike.  Kareem attended Cornish College of the Arts where he studied composition and performance from some of the greatest jazz musicians in Seattle. Currently, his band plays a mixture of originals and arrangements of standards which cover many styles ranging from jazz, funk, rock, blues, and ballads. When not leading his own group, Kareem can be…

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Jonas Myers

November 10 @ 6:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Jonas Myers grew up in Seattle and started gigging on piano and bass at age 12. For three years he played piano in the prestigious Garfield High School Jazz Ensemble. After studying creative writing in college, he returned to Seattle to begin his career as a musician, establishing himself quickly as an in-demand pianist all over the region. Jonas has performed frequently at Seattle jazz hotspots like Tula's, Vito's, Egan's, and The Royal Room, as well as live on KNKX.…

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Ron Weinstein Trio

November 10 @ 9:30 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

You might have heard Ron Weinstein play with Combo Craig or Crack Sabbath, but this straight-up trio of piano, stand-up bass, and drums is jazz reminiscent of the late 50's and early 60's New York style. It is one of the most energetic jazz gigs we have at Vito’s and you really can’t help but smile at the whole affair. Ron brings together some of Seattle’s most expressive musicians with a different arrangement each week, always tying the gig together…

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Tim Kennedy Trio

November 13 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Tim Kennedy is a Seattle-based pianist and composer. He can be found on any given night performing jazz, pop, or gospel around town. A lifelong student of jazz, Tim has toured all over the world performing this music. He is currently the front man for the pop dance outfit Richie Aldente, and leads the electric jazz trio Gravity.

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Marina Albero Trio

November 14 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Marina Albero burst onto the Seattle jazz scene in September of 2014. Since that time, she has energized the scene with her quartet, and in duo and solo piano performance. Her style reflects her musical journey that began with touring the world as a child with her musical family, to her teen years spent studying in Cuba, to her association with flamenco forms in Spain. The listener can hear a world of music in her playing, from jazz, to classical,…

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D’Vonne Lewis Trio

November 15 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Composer/band leader/poet/drummer D'Vonne Lewis is the grandson of the 'Godfather’ of rock and roll/soul: 1950's-1960's Northwest organ legend Dave Lewis. D'Vonne is a first-call drummer to many bands and legendary musicians, nationally and worldwide. Lewis graduated from Seattle's Roosevelt High School in 2002 and was a member of their award-winning jazz band, directed by SRJO trombonist, Scott Brown. While in high school, D'Vonne received the Essentially Ellington Drum Soloist award for the years 2000, 2001 and 2002. Lewis resides in…

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The Tarantellas

November 16 @ 6:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

In a salute to Vito's Italian heritage, we are proud to present The Tarantellas as our dinner show on the first and third Saturdays of each month for a festive and loving tribute to "The Legendary Favorite Songs of Italy." Bandleader/vocalist Richard Sclafani holds forth with his antique Neapolitan mandolin, a little work of art in itself, with a unique sound that has been described as the "heart and soul of Southern Italy". On various nights, he is accompanied by…

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The James Band

November 16 @ 9:30 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

The James Band, featuring James Baumgart on guitar, is a straight-ahead jazz group that draws from the well of American music. Though most of the tunes were written before we were born, they are flavored with modern twists of phrasing and rhythm. Sometimes swing, sometimes funky, sometimes moody, at times even hip hop influences emerge; come get down to the joyful noise of The James Band.

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Alex Guilbert

November 17 @ 6:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Alex Guilbert has been a mainstay as a sideman, leader and soloist in the Seattle jazz and swing scene for over a quarter century. Alex has omnivorous musical tastes, but is also a serious student of both early and modern jazz. He’s spent plenty of time energizing lindy hoppers and balboa dancers, but also exploring bebop, modern jazz and beyond. Sit down for an hour with Alex behind the piano and you’ll experience a journey, from the stride piano of…

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Ron Weinstein Trio

November 17 @ 9:30 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

You might have heard Ron Weinstein play with Combo Craig or Crack Sabbath, but this straight-up trio of piano, stand-up bass, and drums is jazz reminiscent of the late 50's and early 60's New York style. It is one of the most energetic jazz gigs we have at Vito’s and you really can’t help but smile at the whole affair. Ron brings together some of Seattle’s most expressive musicians with a different arrangement each week, always tying the gig together…

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Brad Gibson Presents

November 20 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Drummer Brad Gibson likes to feature a rotating cast of the city's best musicians in his monthly performances at Vito's. Gibson and Co. offer a contemporary spin on classic jazz repertoire, performed with a daring yet refined attitude. bradgibson.com

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Prom Queen

November 21 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Prom Queen's sound is cinematic, vintage and dark: drawing comparisons to classic artists such as the Roy Orbison, Nancy Sinatra and Loretta Lynn as well as contemporary artists such as Cat's Eyes, Lana Del Rey, Broadcast and Dirty Beaches.

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Jerry Zimmerman

November 23 @ 6:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Pianist Jerry Zimmerman has been a mainstay in Seattle for nearly 50 years. It was during his 30-plus years at Canlis that he was named by the Seattle Weekly as “Seattle’s Best Piano Bar.” That was when he was doing what he loves to do most, including aspiring and professional singers in the mix. They covered the gamut of opera, jazz, show tunes, contemporary and classical. That, plus his seemingly effortless transitions from request to request has made him “one…

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Birch Pereira

November 23 @ 9:30 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Earshot Jazz "2017 Vocalist of the Year" nominee and bassist Birch Pereira brings together some of Seattle's most talented musicians to play their unique blend of covers and originals that throwback to the hot jazz, classic country, and 50s rock 'n' roll eras.

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Tim Kennedy

November 24 @ 6:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Tim Kennedy is a Seattle-based pianist and composer. He can be found on any given night performing jazz, pop, or gospel around town. A lifelong student of jazz, Tim has toured all over the world performing this music. He is currently the front man for the pop dance outfit Richie Aldente, and leads the electric jazz trio Gravity.

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Ron Weinstein Trio

November 24 @ 9:30 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

You might have heard Ron Weinstein play with Combo Craig or Crack Sabbath, but this straight-up trio of piano, stand-up bass, and drums is jazz reminiscent of the late 50's and early 60's New York style. It is one of the most energetic jazz gigs we have at Vito’s and you really can’t help but smile at the whole affair. Ron brings together some of Seattle’s most expressive musicians with a different arrangement each week, always tying the gig together…

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Ben von Wildenhaus

November 27 @ 9:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Ben von Wildenhaus performs a mostly instrumental music that New York Music Daily has described as “transcontinental noir.” He has been compared to guitarists like Marc Ribot, Sir Richard Bishop and Sandy Bull, though his live show can evoke the intentional awkwardness of Neil Hamburger. Using an electric guitar, textless vocals, found audio and just about anything that can produce a tone, Wildenhaus produces, both live and on record, a seamless amalgam of Egyptian film music, Berber desert guitar, American…

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Jerry Zimmerman

November 30 @ 6:00 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Pianist Jerry Zimmerman has been a mainstay in Seattle for nearly 50 years. It was during his 30-plus years at Canlis that he was named by the Seattle Weekly as “Seattle’s Best Piano Bar.” That was when he was doing what he loves to do most, including aspiring and professional singers in the mix. They covered the gamut of opera, jazz, show tunes, contemporary and classical. That, plus his seemingly effortless transitions from request to request has made him “one…

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Max Holmberg Trio

November 30 @ 9:30 pm
Vito’s, 927 9th Ave
Seattle, WA 98104 United States

Max Holmberg is a Seattle-based drummer and educator. He first started getting to know the drum set at his grandpa's house at age two. Born into a family of actors and musicians, it's no surprise that the first music he remembers listening to is Count Basie. Max was primarily self-taught on the drum set through his time in the jazz programs at Eckstein Middle School and Roosevelt High School, though several mentors (listed below) have helped him along the way. Max…

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