Events Calendar

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The Rippingtons featuring Russ Freeman

Thu, Jul 20 - Sun, Jul 23, 2017

Grammy-nominated contemporary jazz group who passed the thirty year mark and continues to innovate. Under Russ Freeman's production, the group has released 22 albums, all of which have attained top 5 Billboard status, with 5 of them reaching #1. Their debut album, "Moonlighting", Jazziz magazine called "the number one most influential contemporary jazz album of all time."

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Janiva Magness

Tue, Jul 25 - Wed, Jul 26, 2017

Award-winning Americana, blues, roots and soul singer/songwriter touring in support of her new release "Blue Again"

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Sinatra and Jobim @ 50 featuring Daniel Jobim

Thu, Jul 27 - Sun, Jul 30, 2017

Celebrating 50 years of Jobim with the rhythm of Rio, The Romance of Sinatra: Celebrated guitarist and singer revisits a bossa nova classic at 50

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Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin

Tue, Aug 1 - Sun, Aug 6, 2017

Multiple Grammy-winning jazz guitarist and pianist with prolific recording careers come together making acoustic jazz magic!

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Greg Adams and East Bay Soul

Tue, Aug 8 - Wed, Aug 9, 2017

One of the best known horn arrangers in pop music renowned for his distinct percussive sound joined by his groove-infused funk band

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Keiko Matsui

Thu, Aug 10 - Sun, Aug 13, 2017

Internationally acclaimed & celebrated pianist, composer & humanitarian Keiko Matsui marks 30th anniversary of recording debut with Journey To The Heart

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Freddie Jackson

Tue, Aug 15 - Wed, Aug 16, 2017

American Soul Singer "Rock Me Tonight" "You Are My Lady" "Have You Ever Loved Somebody"

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Mark O'Connor featuring the O'Connor Band

Thu, Aug 17 - Sun, Aug 20, 2017

The GRAMMY Award-winning O'Connor Band, featuring iconic fiddler and composer Mark O'Connor, puts on an engaging, dynamic show showcasing compelling arrangements, virtuosic solos, and tight vocal harmonies. Their debut album, Coming Home, reached No. 1 on Billboard's Top Bluegrass Albums chart in 2016 and won Best Bluegrass Album at the 59th Annual GRAMMY Awards in 2017!

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Otis Taylor Band

Tue, Aug 22 - Wed, Aug 23, 2017

Raw trance blues, creatively delivered. On tour in support of their latest release Fantasizing about Being Black

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Maceo Parker

Thu, Aug 24 - Sun, Aug 27, 2017

Maceo Parker: his name is synonymous with Funky Music, his pedigree impeccable; his band: the tightest little funk orchestra on earth.

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Buika

Tue, Aug 29 - Wed, Aug 30, 2017

Latin Grammy award-winning Spanish singer with a voice that radiates intensity and a power that’s hard to define - the outspoken queen of flamenco fusion
“The voice of freedom” / “Concha Buika is as talented as she is fearless.”- NPR Music

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Cecile McLorin Salvant

Thu, Aug 31 - Sun, Sep 3, 2017

Grammy Award-winning jazz vocalist touring in supoprt of her forthcoming release Dreams and Saggers (9/29/17)
"Salvant has a supple, well-trained voice with spot-on pitch. (No vibrato-teases; no meandering warbles passing as melisma.) Her low notes go from husky to full-bodied; her high notes float purely and cleanly. When she scats, it's not an ego trip but a musical game, where notes and syllables get to shape-shift." -- The New York Times Magazine

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The Dustbowl Revival/The Hot Club of Cowtown - Double Bill

Tue, Sep 5 - Wed, Sep 6, 2017

Jazz, Western Swing, and an American Roots Orchestra

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Marcus Miller

Thu, Sep 7 - Sun, Sep 10, 2017

Two-time Grammy-award winner and UNESCO Artist for Peace – Marcus is an exceptional musician, multi-instrumentalist, world-renowned bassist, composer and producer. The legendary Tutu album he wrote and produced for Miles Davis sealed his international fame when Miller was only twenty-five. Since then he has continued collaborating with artists as varied as Eric Clapton, George Benson and Aretha Franklin (to name only a few).

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Monsieur Periné

Tue, Sep 12 - Wed, Sep 13, 2017

Bogotå-based musical ensemble from Colombia with an Afro-Colombian sound that mixes Latin and European flavors!

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Arturo Sandoval

Thu, Sep 14 - Sun, Sep 17, 2017

One of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time, and has been seen by millions at the Oscars, the Grammy Awards, and the Billboard Awards. 10x Grammy-winner, 6x Billboard Winner, 2015 Hispanic Heritage Award and more!

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Pee Wee Ellis Assembly featuring Fred Wesley

Tue, Sep 19 - Wed, Sep 20, 2017

American saxophonist, composer and architect of James Brown’s era-defining soul classics of the late 60’s joined by legendary bandleader trombonist, and forefather of funk

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Take 6

Thu, Sep 21 - Sun, Sep 24, 2017

10x Grammy-winning American a cappella group blending contemporary R&B style, integrating jazz influences with inspirational lyrics

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Spanish Harlem Orchestra

Tue, Sep 26 - Wed, Sep 27, 2017

Formidable Grammy-winning Salsa and Latin jazz combo directed by Oscar Hernandez a salsa giant who became known through is collaboration with Ruben Blades of Seis del Solar

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The Victor Wooten Trio featuring Dennis Chambers and Bob Franceschini

Thu, Sep 28 - Sun, Oct 1, 2017

5x Grammy winning bassist joined by reputable genre-crossing drummer and bassist

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Stanley Jordan - Solo

Tue, Oct 3 - Wed, Oct 4, 2017

In a career that took flight in 1985 with commercial and critical acclaim, guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan has consistently displayed a chameleonic musical persona of openness, imagination, versatility and maverick daring. Be it bold reinventions of classical masterpieces or soulful explorations through pop-rock hits, to blazing straight ahead jazz forays and ultramodern improvisational works—solo or with a group—Jordan can always be counted on to take listeners on breathless journeys into the unexpected.

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Naomi Wachira

Thu, Oct 5, 2017

“Naomi Wachira is an artist of formidable talent and heart. Her music & songwriting brings together harmonies that speak across continents and cultures.”- Northwest Music Scene

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Boney James

Fri, Oct 6 - Sun, Oct 8, 2017

Four-time Grammy nominee and multi-platinum selling sultry sax-man with over three million albums sold

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Lucky Peterson

Tue, Oct 10 - Wed, Oct 11, 2017

"Up-to-date, raw-edged blues…unassailable musicianship, passion and conviction." – Chicago Reader "Jumping, rocking blues…Peterson is a triple-threat player, excelling on guitar, piano and especially Hammond organ.” – Washington Post

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David Sanborn Electric Band

Thu, Oct 12 - Sun, Oct 15, 2017

6x Grammy winner and 8x Gold album recipient the saxophonist blends instrumental pop, R&B and jazz flawlessly

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John Hammond

Tue, Oct 17 - Wed, Oct 18, 2017

"He interpreted blues standards, gut-bucket boogie, country blues, and his original blues compositions about love gained and lost through the complex narrative of his own wayward soul…The blues are a living, breathing, and feeling thing, and Hammond in his fiftieth year on the road is a legendary master at live performance." - Blues Revue

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Christian McBride's New Jawn Quartet

Thu, Oct 19 - Sun, Oct 22, 2017

Beyond his incomparable reputation as the standard-bearing bassist in modern jazz, McBride has always been a restless explorer, constantly immersing himself in new musical environments with stimulating new collaborations

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Gerald Albright

Thu, Oct 26 - Sun, Oct 29, 2017

Saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist Gerald Albright is one of the biggest stars of R&B, contemporary and straight-ahead jazz. He’s earned his reputation as a “musician’s musician.”

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Leo Kottke

Tue, Oct 31 - Wed, Nov 1, 2017

Iconic acoustic guitarist known for a fingerpicking style that draws on blues, jazz, and folk music, and for syncopated, polyphonic melodies.

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Karrin Allyson - Songs in the Key of Now

Thu, Nov 2 - Sun, Nov 5, 2017

5x Grammy-nominated “singer with a feline touch and impeccable intonation.” – New York Times

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Hiromi Duet featuring Edmar Castaneda

Fri, Nov 10 - Sun, Nov 12, 2017

Grammy-winning keyboardist with Colombian harpist craft mesmerizing and spellbinding music with gorgeous acoustics

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ConFunkShun

Tue, Nov 14 - Thu, Nov 16, 2017

Legends of Funk!

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Taj Mahal Trio

Fri, Nov 17 - Sun, Nov 26, 2017

Blues and roots music favorite - an international treasure and annual celebration!

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The Jazz Epistles featuring Abdullah Ibrahim & Ekaya and Hugh Masekela

Fri, Feb 16 - Sat, Feb 17, 2018

Legends of South African music reunite for a historic concert to tell the story of The Jazz Epistles, arguably the most important jazz album ever recorded in its country’s history.

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Kenny G

Thu, Apr 12 - Sun, Apr 15, 2018

Seattle's own Grammy-winning saxman returns for four nights and eight shows!

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