Two-Time winner of Earshot Jazz Award NW Vocalist of the Year, her last CD charted for 14 weeks, peaking at #5 on the JazzWeek National Airplay chart. Her music has taken her as far as Russia, the Netherlands, and Japan. Gail’s singing has been described as “deliciously soulful” by Cadence Magazine
Allen Lewis, leader of popular local gypsy band Fidalgo Swing, will present a talk illustrated with video on the guitarist and founder of legendary Hot club du France Quintet in the 1930s.
Herding Kats is a high energy 9-piece jazz band playing Cool West Coast Jazz, Post Bop as well as contemporary jazz arrangements. Music by Dave Pell, Horace Silver, Bill Evans, Harry Warren, Benny Golson, Bill Holman, and Chuck Israels, among others, is performed by this talented group of local musicians. Join the Kats October 13 […]
Dmitri Matheny Group Ron Peters guitar Jeff Johnson bass Jud Sherwood drums Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn Dmitri Matheny leads an all-star NW quartet in a performance of fresh originals and timeless jazz classics. Winner of “NW Instrumentalist of the Year” honors in the recent Seattle Earshot Jazz Golden Ear Awards, flugelhornist Dmitri Matheny has been lauded […]
Brent Jensen, saxophonist and jazz historian, presents a free talk illustrated with video on four breakout albums released in 1959 which made jazz history and presaged its future, featuring Dave Brubeck, Miles Davis, Ornette Coleman, and Charlie Mingus. Sponsored by the Manieri Endowment.
2nd Sunday Jazz with Holly Pyle
Winner of Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year honors in the Seattle Earshot Golden Ear Awards, flugelhornist DMITRI MATHENY has been lauded as “one of the most expressive improvisers of his generation”
2nd Sunday Jazz with Marina Christopher Quartet
“Inspired by the lineage of Jazz masters such as Bill Evans, Keith Jarrett, John Coltrane, Elvin Jones, and Jack Dejohnette, Bellingham drummer Christian Casolary plays in a way that is steeped in expression, sensitivity, and creativity. Drawing mostly from the Jazz Standards Repertoire, his trio aims to honor timeless compositions while entering into the “realm […]