The new J.B.'s! 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
10x Grammy-winning American a cappella group blending contemporary R&B style, integrating jazz influences with inspirational lyrics
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
5x Grammy winning bassist joined by reputable genre-crossing drummer and bassist
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.
“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
Four-time Grammy nominee and multi-platinum selling sultry sax-man with over three million albums sold on tour in supoprt of his 16th release Honestly!
A dazzling pianist with a beloved and respected presence through much of Seattle’s jazz history.
"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
6x Grammy winner and 8x Gold album recipient the saxophonist blends instrumental pop, R&B and jazz flawlessly
"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
Beyond his incomparable reputation as the standard-bearing bassist in modern jazz, four-time Grammy-winning Christian McBride has always been a restless explorer, constantly immersing himself in new musical environments with stimulating new collaborations
Seattle's own sax-master celebrates his new release "Fly Away" - one night only!
Seales has been a leading Seattle pianist and first-call for a host of international stars for decades.
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.”
Iconic acoustic guitarist known for a fingerpicking style that draws on blues, jazz, and folk music, and for syncopated, polyphonic melodies.
5x Grammy-nominated “singer with a feline touch and impeccable intonation.” – New York Times
Grammy-winning keyboardist with Colombian harpist craft mesmerizing and spellbinding music with gorgeous acoustics
Legends of Funk!
Blues and roots music favorite - an annual celebration of an international treasure!
Legendary funk, groove and urban soul specialists!
One of the most esteemed electric guitarists of his generation joined by an All-Star band, touring in support of their new release TRIP!
Internationally acclaimed, multiple Grammy award-winning female African-American a cappella group who remain among the most vibrant, versatile, and ever-relevant musical collectives in music today.
Soul, R&B and Funk masters! “Pick up the Pieces,” “Cut the Cake,” “School Boy Crush” and more!
Seattle’s Rock & Roll String band delivers high-energy acoustic riffage!
Top three contemporary jazz musicians unite in celebration of the holidays.
“…one of the purest-voiced, most compelling singers around.” - Christopher Loudon, Jazz Times.
Modern day Renaissance woman - gold and platinum selling American singer/songwriter.
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.
Seattle's own Grammy-winning saxman returns for four nights and eight shows!