PRODUCING A BIG BAND RECORDING – RON JONES :: 03/19/20 – 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Producing a big band recording with Ron Jones

View Event


Chamber Jazz Trio :: 03/08/20 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Jazz Trio with Brent Jensen, Bill Anschell, and Phil Sparks The Anschell/Jensen/Sparks Trio features two members of the Earshot Jazz Hall of Fame (pianist Bill Anschell & bassist Phil Sparks) along with saxophonist Brent Jensen in an intimate “chamber jazz” setting reminiscent of the adventurous recordings made by Jimmy Giuffre (“The Jimmy Giuffre 3”, “Thesis”) […]

View Event


Jazz on the Silver Screen :: 02/27/20 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Jazz Lecture Series: Jazz on the Silver Screen with Dmitri Matheny

View Event


The June Shellene Trio :: 02/09/20 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

View Event


Benny Goodman – The Orchestra and the Groups :: 02/06/20 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

View Event


Jazz Lecture Series :: 01/16/20 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Come to Anacortes Public Library for a talk on Benny Goodman’s legendary big and small bands, illustrated with audio and video. Seattle based jazz clarinetist and 30’s enthusiast Jacob Zimmerman looks at some of the swing era’s greatest performances. Thursday, January 16 from 2-3:30 p.m. Free, sponsored by the Manieri Endowment.

View Event


Second Sunday Jazz :: 01/12/20 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

On January 12, the Anacortes High School Jazz Combo will show off their jazz talents at our Second Sunday Jazz event. Sunday, January 12 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Anacortes Library. Sponsored by the Manieri Endowment.

View Event


Jamie and Tim: Acoustic Guitar Duo :: 12/08/19 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Tim Lerch, one of the Pacific Northwest’s most respected guitarists and Jamie Findlay, master of contemporary acoustic guitar, form an “Acoustic Jazz Guitar Duo”. Together these two incredible guitarists join in an exciting musical conversation.

View Event


From Blues to Jazz with Brent Jensen :: 12/05/19 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Jazz historian Brent Jensen will discuss the origin of the blues and its influence on the development of jazz and American popular music.  Illustrated live with Brent on sax and James Findlay on guitar.  Free and all welcome at the Anacortes Public LIbrary at 2 p.m. on Thursday, December 5.  Sponsored by the Manieri Endowment.

View Event


Ross deRoche: Movie Music Man :: 11/21/19 – 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

  Ross, accompanied by the Northwest Tower Brass Quintet, returns to give a second entertaining talk on his work as a Hollywood music producer, including the new national touring show, Jurassic World. Free, on Thursday November 21 at 2  pm at the Anacortes Public Library, and sponsored by the Manieri Endowment.

View Event