Events Calendar

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Matthew Whitaker Quintet

Tue, Apr 16 - Wed, Apr 17, 2024

"A blind jazz piano prodigy is taking the world by storm – so much so that scientists are studying his brain to figure out how he's able to master those talents." - PEOPLE
"This young man is a genius! I love the way he's mastering those keys... he will go far ...watch out!" - Jon Batiste

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Stanley Clarke

Thu, Apr 18 - Sun, Apr 21, 2024

4x Grammy-winning NEA Jazz Master and one of the most accomplished jazz bassists of all time - a living legend.

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Davina and The Vagabonds - Album Release Celebration

Tue, Apr 23 - Wed, Apr 24, 2024

"Two things remain consistent at all her shows though: her throaty but cushiony voice, which has a sort of hard-mattress comfort to it that’s part Bonnie Raitt, part Etta James and a little Amy Winehouse; and her band’s rollicking New Orleans flavor, driven home by dueling horn players and a bayou-thick standup bass." -Chris Riemenschneider, Star Tribune

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Tower of Power

Thu, Apr 25 - Sun, Apr 28, 2024

Legendary horn driven urban soul music and perennial favorite!

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Willie Jones III Sextet

Tue, Apr 30 - Wed, May 1, 2024

One of the world’s leading jazz drummers, Jones has played with an extensive list of artists from Horace Silver to Roy Hargrove, Herbie Hancock to Hank Jones and more. He played on Arturo Sandoval’s Grammy-winning album “Hot House” and is known for his unparalleled style of rhythmic expression.

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Peabo Bryson

Thu, May 2 - Sun, May 5, 2024

Two-time Grammy Award-winner and two-time Academy Award winner - R&B/Soul singer of new tunes and classic hits. "If Ever You're In My Arms Again," "Can You Stop The Rain,”" "Love Like Yours And Mine," and more...

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Ana Popovic

Tue, May 7 - Wed, May 8, 2024

Award-winning, hard-touring, guitar slinger blends smoking electric funk and slide guitar, jazzy instrumentals and a tight blues groove with soulful, feminine vocals.

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Spyro Gyra ~ 50th Anniversary Celebration!

Thu, May 9 - Sun, May 12, 2024

Seminal multi-platinum selling and 12x Grammy-nominated acoustic contemporary jazz band celebrating 50 years!

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Alex Cuba

Mon, May 13, 2024

Afro-Cuban jazz pop with Cuban-Canadian 2x Juno Award and Grammy/Latin Grammy-Winning singer/songwriter/guitarist/producer/engineer.

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Nicole Henry

Tue, May 14 - Wed, May 15, 2024

Among the jazz world's most acclaimed performers, possessing a potent combination of dynamic vocal abilities, impeccable phrasing, and powerful emotional resonance. “(Henry) can sell a power ballad as well as Whitney, Diana and Patti.” – Jazz Times

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Jonathan Butler

Thu, May 16 - Sun, May 19, 2024

South African singer-songwriter and jazz guitarist with a twist of rhythm and blues!

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Noah Haidu, Buster Williams and Lenny White Trio

Tue, May 21 - Wed, May 22, 2024

New York’s rising star pianist Noah Haidu joins forces with jazz icons Buster Williams and Lenny White in support of his resplendently expressive 2023 album Standards. This recording and tour celebrates the 40th anniversary of Keith Jarrett’s great Standards Trio. “A stunning and heartfelt tribute.” - DownBeat

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An Evening with Ottmar Liebert and Luna Negra

Thu, May 23 - Sun, May 26, 2024

Liebert has said that "flamenco is a music both romantic and dangerous; it is an attitude as much as it is a musical genre." Therein lies the philosophy that catapulted the five-time Grammy-nominated guitarist to fame!

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Cécile McLorin Salvant Quartet

Tue, May 28 - Wed, May 29, 2024

"With three Grammys and a MacArthur Genius Award to her name, Salvant has already far transcended her early status as her generation.'s most imaginative and thrilling jazz interpreter." - Spin

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Emmet Cohen Trio

Thu, May 30 - Sun, Jun 2, 2024

"When Cohen is in full flight, with Poole slamming the kit around the room behind him, he reminds me of Ahmad Jamal: not the genteel Jamal you hear on record, but the wall-banging, holy-shit Jamal I saw in concert a few years ago, who rolled across the keyboard like a thunderstorm.” — Phil Freeman, STEREOGUM

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Takuya Kuroda

Tue, Jun 4 - Wed, Jun 5, 2024

Internationally acclaimed trumpeter and composer zig-zags between post-bop, neo soul, hip-hop and electronica

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Monty Alexander "The Real Deal" Celebrating his 80th Birthday and New Album Release

Thu, Jun 6 - Sun, Jun 9, 2024

June 6, 2024, will mark the 80th anniversary of the Normandy Landings a.k.a D-Day. It’s also the day Monty Alexander turns 80! A highly symbolic historical concordance which the great musician naturally embraces for a unique tribute to this historical day with a recording that features wartime songs as well as original compositions.

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Marc Seales Quartet with Special Guest Ernie Watts

Tue, Jun 11 - Wed, Jun 12, 2024

Post-bop jazz pianist and University of Washington professor with two-time Grammy winning saxophonist and all-star Seattle band!

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Bill Frisell Trio featuring Tony Scherr & Rudy Royston

Thu, Jun 13 - Sun, Jun 16, 2024

Hailed as one of the most distinctive and original improvising guitarists of our time

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Spencer Day

Tue, Jun 18 - Wed, Jun 19, 2024

#1 Billboard jazzy pop singer/songwriter with “cool jazz sensibilities and cleverly crafted tales.” – The Washington Post

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GoGo Penguin

Thu, Jun 20 - Sun, Jun 23, 2024

English emotive cinematic break-beat jazz/rock/pop trio

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Karrin Allyson - A Kiss for Brazil

Tue, Jun 25 - Wed, Jun 26, 2024

On tour in support of her forthcoming release "A Kiss for Brazil" 5x Grammy-nominated American jazz vocalist/pianist is a "singer with a feline touch and impeccable intonation.” New York Times

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Danny Seraphine & CTA featuring former bassist/lead singer Jeff Coffey play The Music of Chicago

Thu, Jun 27 - Sun, Jun 30, 2024

Danny Seraphine and the world-class band CTA with former Chicago bassist/lead singer Jeff Coffey perform the legendary music of Chicago including hits like “25 or 6 to 4,” “Feeling Stronger,” and “Saturday in the Park,” “Hard Habit to Break,” “You’re the Inspiration,” and “Look Away.”

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Pearl Django

Tue, Jul 2 - Wed, Jul 3, 2024

Seattle's favorite hot club jazz quintet - celebrating three decades together!

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Acoustic Alchemy

Fri, Jul 5 - Sun, Jul 7, 2024

Born in the UK, Forged in the USA | 30+ Years at the forefront of Contemporary Jazz | Triple Grammy Nominated

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Leo Kottke

Tue, Jul 9 - Wed, Jul 10, 2024

Twice Grammy-nominated acoustic guitar legend known for a fingerpicking style that draws on blues, jazz, and folk music, and for syncopated, polyphonic melodies

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Nearly Dan

Thu, Jul 11 - Sun, Jul 14, 2024

Nearly Dan is 12 highly skilled, career musicians who electrify the richness & complexity of classic Steely Dan jazz-rock compositions live on stage.

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Greg Adams & East Bay Soul

Tue, Jul 16 - Wed, Jul 17, 2024

With powerful horns, sweet soul vocals and an all-star rhythm section, they deliver a sensational blend of Funk, Jazz, Soul and R&B creating a recipe of musical magic and wizardry with every note they play.

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Judy Collins

Thu, Jul 18 - Sun, Jul 21, 2024

Gold and platinum selling modern-day Renaissance woman esteemed for her imaginative interpretations of traditional and contemporary folk standards and her own poetically poignant original compositions. An International treasure!

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Bria Skonberg

Tue, Jul 23 - Wed, Jul 24, 2024

Canadian New York Based JUNO award-winning jazz trumpeter / singer / songwriter / educator / instigator

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Lisa Fischer / Ranky Tanky Together

Thu, Jul 25 - Sun, Jul 28, 2024

2x Grammy-winning quintet perform timeless music born from the Gullah culture joined by 2x Grammy-winning guest vocalist, a pairing sure to deliver an unforgettable performance.

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Halie Loren New Album Celebration - Dreams Lost and Found

Tue, Jul 30 - Wed, Jul 31, 2024

"Loren mixes and matches popular songs from a variety of sources and eras, throws in a few originals for good measure, and lets her warm and seductive voice work its magic on all of them ... her voice is as attractive and intoxicating as anything." - All About Jazz

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ConFunkShun - Smooth Jukebox 2.0 Tour

Thu, Aug 1 - Sun, Aug 4, 2024

R&B/Funk legends and National R&B Music Society Lifetime Achievement Awardees, they deliver high-energy shows and electrifying choreography that distinguishes them as one of the best!

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Stanley Jordan Plays Jimi

Tue, Aug 6 - Wed, Aug 7, 2024

World-renowned touch-tap guitarist plays Jimi tribute show, but it’s not pure imitation. Instead, Stanley builds on Jimi's legacy in a creative way, re-imagining his music.

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John Pizzarelli Trio

Thu, Aug 8 - Sun, Aug 11, 2024

Globally acclaimed guitarist/vocalist celebrating the 40th anniversary of his debut album. Hailed by the The Toronto Star as "the general genius of the guitar."

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Four Tops

Wed, Aug 14 - Sun, Aug 18, 2024

Rock and Roll Hall of Famers | Grammy Lifetime Achievement Recipients | Celebrated Motown Legends | Rolling Stone Top 100 Greatest Artists of all Time

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Jovino Santos Neto Quinteto

Tue, Aug 20 - Wed, Aug 21, 2024

Seattle-based 3x Latin Grammy nominee… "Neto is a brilliant and intuitive keyboard player, pianist (and flutist) who explores jazz, classical and Brazilian traditional music with equal zeal." - Paul de Barros, Seattle Times

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Herb Alpert and Lani Hall

Thu, Aug 22 - Sun, Aug 25, 2024

9x Grammy-winning trumpeter and two-time Grammy-winning singer, together in support of their new release Wish Upon A Star!

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Keiko Matsui

Thu, Aug 29 - Sun, Sep 1, 2024

Celebrated pianist, composer & humanitarian Keiko Matsui shares her dream for unity, serenity and happiness on new recording Euphoria

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Jumaane Smith Quintet

Mon, Sep 16, 2024

Seattle born and bred powerhouse trumpeter with an irresistibly creative voice. Jumaane has spent the last 17 years touring and recording with Michael Bublé as lead trumpeter and vocalist, was a member of Harry Connick Jr.’s house band and has performed on 5 Grammy-winning records!

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THE HEADHUNTERS 50th Anniversary and album release celebration
"Live from Brooklyn Bowl"

Tue, Sep 17 - Wed, Sep 18, 2024

Redefining modern funk, world music, and jazz - one of the most innovative groups in history

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Sergio Mendes

Thu, Oct 10 - Sun, Oct 13, 2024

One of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time from his pioneering contributions to the foundations of bossa nova alongside the likes of Antonio Carlos Jobim, through the era-defining Latin-pop sound of his iconic group Brasil ’66!

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Kenny Garrett and Sounds From The Ancestors

Tue, Oct 29 - Wed, Oct 30, 2024

Grammy-award winning saxophonist Kenny Garrett has been a significant player in jazz for more than 30 years. He's played with the best: Miles Davis, Art Blakey and The Jazz Messengers, Donald Byrd, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, the Duke Ellington Orchestra and more. And with such a fabled past, he is still pushing the boundaries of modern jazz.

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