Events Calendar

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Sergio Mendes

Thu, Apr 23 - Sun, Apr 26, 2015

3 time Grammy Award winner, with more than 35 albums, Mendes is one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time!

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Pearl Django CD Release Party - Time Flies

Mon, Apr 27, 2015

"Pearl Django play(s) gypsy jazz…and they do it with such verve, skill and pleasure that they're pretty much irresistible to jazz and non-jazz listeners alike." —Seattle Weekly

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The Jones Family Singers

Tue, Apr 28 - Wed, Apr 29, 2015

“Modern practitioners of a long musical tradition…infusing their joyful, reverent songs with elements of vintage soul and R&B.” – The Wall Street Journal

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Al Di Meola Elegant Gypsy & More Electric Tour

Thu, Apr 30 - Sun, May 3, 2015

A bona fide guitar hero and perennial poll-winner, Di Meola has been recognized internationally over the past four decades as a virtuoso of the highest order.

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ERIC BIBB with
Michael Jerome Browne

Tue, May 5 - Wed, May 6, 2015

“The appeal with blues troubadour Eric Bibb has always been his positive hopeful tone conveyed with a warm voice, and a pristinely picked acoustic guitar.” – Something Else
Michael Jerome Browne… magnifies the magnificence of 1920’s and 1930’s country blues numbers… A singer of clarity and character, he is as skilled on banjo and mandolin as he is on valuable old guitars. -Downbeat

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Ramsey Lewis Quartet

Thu, May 7 - Sun, May 10, 2015

American jazz composer, pianist and radio personality Ramsey Lewis has over 80 albums, seven gold records and three Grammy Awards.

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Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

Tue, May 12 - Wed, May 13, 2015

2015 Juno Jazz Album of the Year: Group!
"Jane Bunnett and Maqueque... utterly shatters the glass ceiling of Afro Cuban Jazz." - Boston Globe

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NAJEE

Thu, May 14 - Sun, May 17, 2015

Iconic smooth jazz saxophonist touring in support of his new release The Morning After

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Wallace Roney Quartet

Tue, May 19 - Wed, May 20, 2015

Roney is taking the eclecticism of his influences and merging them into a coherent whole on his latest release Home. Be it Bebop, Post-Bop, Trane, Herbie Hancock and Weather Report and Fusion, Hip Hop and, of course, Miles Davis, his guiding light. He’s mainstream only in the sense that he builds on what went before and does it with the essence of what jazz should be: A vehicle for self-expression, a conduit of the musical, mental and emotional self.

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Bettye LaVette with opener
Tess Henley

Thu, May 21 - Sun, May 24, 2015

Legendary R&B songstress touring in support of her new album Worthy with opener Tess Henley, Seattle's own soul singer-songwriter

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Eddie Palmieri Latin Jazz Band

Tue, May 26 - Sat, May 30, 2015

Recipient of the Latin Recording Academy’s Lifetime Achievement award, an NEA Jazz Master, and Known as one of the finest Latin jazz pianists of the past 50 years, Eddie Palmieri’s playing skillfully fuses the rhythm of Puerto Rico with the melody and complexity of his jazz influences.

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Benny Green Trio

Tue, Jun 2 - Wed, Jun 3, 2015

Hard-bop jazz pianist extraordinaire and “…one of the most adept and agile pianists to emerge from the 1980’s mini-boom in straightahead jazz.” – AXS.com

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Spyro Gyra

Thu, Jun 4 - Sun, Jun 7, 2015

12x Grammy-nominated American jazz fusion guru’s blending R&B, funk and pop

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Justin Kauflin Quartet

Tue, Jun 9 - Wed, Jun 10, 2015

He’s a monster on the piano and one of the greatest people I know.” - Clark Terry

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Arturo Sandoval

Thu, Jun 11 - Sun, Jun 14, 2015

Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient, 10x Grammy award winner and Emmy award winner, Mr. Sandoval is a Cuban jazz trumpeter, pianist and composer extraordinaire!

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Fred Hersch Trio

Tue, Jun 16 - Wed, Jun 17, 2015

“…the most arrestingly innovative pianist in jazz over the last decade or so.” - Vanity Fair

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The Bad Plus Joshua Redman

Thu, Jun 18 - Sun, Jun 21, 2015

Powerhouse Trio with jazz sax master touring as four-part collective. “It’s as though Redman is the long-lost fourth member of the group, just waiting to be snapped snugly into place. Imagine if the Beatles had spent the first decade of their career as a trio before adding Paul. It’s like that.” - Metroland

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Tuck and Patti

Tue, Jun 23 - Wed, Jun 24, 2015

For over three decades, this unique vocal/guitar jazz duo has cast its passionate musical spell worldwide, capturing the hearts of the lovers, the respect of jazz buffs, and the jaw-dropping awe of guitarists.

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Acoustic Alchemy - Celebrating 25 Years!

Thu, Jun 25 - Sun, Jun 28, 2015

Pushing the limits of acoustic guitar and embracing a spectrum of musical styles ranging from straight-ahead jazz to folk to rock to world music and beyond.

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Antonio Sanchez & Migration

Tue, Jun 30 - Wed, Jul 1, 2015

4x Grammy Award winner, Antonio Sanchez is considered by many critics and musicians alike as one of the most prominent drummers, bandleaders, and composers of his generation

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Greg Adams & East Bay Soul

Thu, Jul 2 - Sun, Jul 5, 2015

Blending funk, jazz, R&B, and soul this ensemble creates a union that has been nothing short of musical wizardry.

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Albert Lee with Special Guest Cindy Cashdollar

Tue, Jul 7 - Thu, Jul 9, 2015

American roots, bluegrass, honky tonk and Western swing with legendary guitarist Albert Lee and Grammy-winning dobro/steel guitarist Cindy Cashdollar.

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Boney James

Fri, Jul 10 - Sun, Jul 12, 2015

Four gold albums, four GRAMMY nominations, two NAACP Image Award nominations, a Soul Train Music Award and a nomination, sales totaling more than 3 million records. Chart-topping saxophonist Boney James embodies the phrase "horn of plenty.”

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Bassekou Kouyate & Ngoni Ba

Tue, Jul 14 - Wed, Jul 15, 2015

“Ngoni virtuoso Bassekou Kouyate can make notes bend like light rays in the desert heat.” – Time Out magazine Kouyate is a Grammy-nominated Malian master of the ngoni who has played alongside Toumani Dianate, Taj Mahal, Ali Farka Toure and Sir Paul McCarntney.

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John Mayall

Thu, Jul 16 - Sun, Jul 19, 2015

The Godfather of the British Blues

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Catherine Russell

Tue, Jul 21 - Wed, Jul 22, 2015

"The best blues and jazz singer going today." -Wall Street Journal
Award winning jazz, blues, soul and swing vocalist described as, gorgeously wistful, a true treasure, and an exceptional pleasure on tour in support of her new release Bring it Back.

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John Pizzarelli Quartet

Thu, Jul 23 - Sun, Jul 26, 2015

World-renowned artist known for his sophisticated style of encompassing classic pop, jazz and swing, while setting the standard for stylish modern jazz

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Keb' Mo'

Mon, Jul 27 - Tue, Jul 28, 2015

Modern master of American roots music!

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Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band

Thu, Jul 30 - Sun, Aug 2, 2015

Grammy-Award winning percussionist and Latin-Jazz superstar!

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Maceo Parker

Thu, Aug 6 - Sun, Aug 9, 2015

"Parker talks with his sax, chatters away without a seeming care. It's a musical antidepressant, an antidote to dark days. ....firmed my belief that the world would be a better place if we all funked together." - San Diego Reader

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Lydia Pense and Cold Blood

Tue, Aug 11 - Wed, Aug 12, 2015

Rocking blues – the band Tower of Power was born from

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Manhattan Transfer

Thu, Aug 13 - Sun, Aug 16, 2015

Grammy-winning vocal troupe famed for their crystal clear vocalese style - blending pop, jazz, swing and R&B

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The Stanley Clarke Band

Thu, Aug 20 - Sun, Aug 23, 2015

Grammy-winning bassist delivers a virtuosic smorgasboard of old-school fusion, classical jazz, modern-day funk and introspective collaborations.

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Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin

Tue, Aug 25 - Sun, Aug 30, 2015

Grammy-winning genre-melding guitiarist and pianist

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GrandMothers of Invention

Tue, Sep 1 - Wed, Sep 2, 2015

“Great news for Zappaphiles! Short of Frank himself coming back from beyond to bend ears and brains, this is about as closet to an authentic live version of Zappa’s music as you can possibly get….. Reaction on the fan web sites has been nothing short of rapturous.” – Prague Post

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Hiromi: The Trio Project

Thu, Sep 17 - Sun, Sep 20, 2015

Virtuosic pianist and composer offers energetic live perfomances beneding jazz, post-bop, progressive rock, classical and fusion

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Kyle Eastwood Band

Tue, Sep 22 - Wed, Sep 23, 2015

“Eastwood demonstrates monster bass chops.” - JazzTimes

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