Events Calendar

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Arturo Sandoval

Thu, Jul 22 - Sun, Jul 25, 2021

Grammy-winning, Cuban American jazz trumpeter Sandoval is one of the most dynamic and vivacious live performers of our time and has been seen by millions at the Oscars, Grammy Awards, and the Billboard Awards.

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Greg Adams and East Bay Soul

Tue, Jul 27 - Wed, Jul 28, 2021

While Grammy and Emmy nominated arranger and trumpeter Greg Adams will forever be renowned as a co-founder of the legendary Tower of Power, it’s exciting to note that his equally explosive ensemble East Bay Soul is quickly closing in on its first decade of kickin’ recordings and performances. The brass fired ensemble’s stirringly eclectic latest album CONVERSATION has it all and, per its title, connects on many emotional levels.

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ConFunkShun

Thu, Jul 29 - Sun, Aug 1, 2021

Heroes of funk who deliver a superb, high-energy show with electrifying choreography, glistening six-part vocal harmonies, and a dash of humor

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Janiva Magness ~ A 30 Year Retrospective

Tue, Aug 3 - Wed, Aug 4, 2021

The second woman, following blues giant Koko Taylor, to receive the Blues Foundation’s B.B. King Entertainer of the Year award, presented to her at the Memphis ceremonies by King and Bonnie Raitt. As anyone who has seen her performances or listened to her albums will attest, Magness has, indeed, earned a place in the history of American music.

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Blood Sweat & Tears

Thu, Aug 5 - Sun, Aug 8, 2021

Three-Time Grammy-Winners, Playboy Jazz and Pop Award winners, and Grammy Hall of Famers. Not the first band to ever use a horn section, but they are the first to fuse it with rock, jazz, and some blues thrown in for good measure!

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Ari Joshua Vintage Organ Quartet featuring Delvon Lamarr, Luca Cartner and Art Brown

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Tue, Aug 10 - Wed, Aug 11, 2021

Seattle’s Own Psychedelic Jazz Rock

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Kandace Springs

Thu, Aug 12 - Sat, Aug 14, 2021

World renowned Blue Note / Capitol recording artist Kandace Spring’s latest album, released in March 2020, is her most personal work yet. Entitled The Women Who Raised Me, it is her loving tribute to the great female singers who inspired her to begin her journey towards becoming one of the premier jazz/soul vocalists of our time.

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Michael Lington & Paul Taylor

Sun, Aug 15, 2021

Top contemporary soul-jazz saxophonists unite!

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Marc Seales Quintet

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Tue, Aug 17 - Wed, Aug 18, 2021

Post-bop jazz pianist and University of Washington professor with all-star Seattle band

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John Pizzarelli Trio

Thu, Aug 19 - Sun, Aug 22, 2021

Madly creative world-renowned jazz guitarist and singer

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Delvon Lamarr Organ Trio

Tue, Aug 24 - Wed, Aug 25, 2021

Old school Hammond B3 funk, a unique 60's & 70's vintage soul sound mixed with tasty guitar lines and pocket drumming.

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Keiko Matsui

Thu, Aug 26 - Sun, Aug 29, 2021

Contemporary jazz pianist and composer touring in support of her latest release ECHO

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Grace Kelly

Tue, Aug 31 - Wed, Sep 1, 2021

... broad tone and tenacious flow on the alto saxophone... clearly in possession of virtuoso talents, impressive singing... flitting among a range of styles. - NY Times

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Danny Seraphine co-founding member of Chicago
Take Me Back To Chicago Tour

Thu, Sep 2 - Sun, Sep 5, 2021

Legendary jazz-rock drummer, co-founding member of Chicago and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer

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Davina and The Vagabonds

Tue, Sep 7 - Wed, Sep 8, 2021

"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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Spyro Gyra

Thu, Sep 9 - Sun, Sep 12, 2021

Seminal multi-platinum selling and 12x Grammy-nominated contemporary jazz band mines a collection of vinyl classics for their first album in six years entitled "Vinyl Tap." "This album is positively fabulous." - Art Good, Jazztrax

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Vieux Farka Touré

Tue, Sep 14 - Wed, Sep 15, 2021

The son of Malian music royalty, the legendary Ali Farka Toure, Vieux Farka Touré is often referred to as the Hendrix of the Sahara, a title meant more to convey the point that the man is a brilliant guitarist than to suggest that there's anything remotely Hendrix-esque about his playing (which there isn't). He's an altogether different kind of awe-inspiring.

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Pat Metheny Side-Eye

Thu, Sep 16 - Sun, Sep 19, 2021

Pat Metheny has unveiled the latest chapter in his wildly prolific career – SIDE-EYE, a new setting featuring the 20-time GRAMMY winner accompanied by a handpicked and rotating cast of players featuring some of the most exciting and innovative new musicians on the New York scene. The new album, SIDE-EYE NYC, will be released September 10th!

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The Cookers

Tue, Sep 21 - Wed, Sep 22, 2021

“This is the greatest jazz super-band working.” - C. Latimer, Detroit Metro Times
“A dream team of forward-leaning hard-bop.” - N. Chinen, The New York Times

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Peabo Bryson

Thu, Sep 23 - Sun, Sep 26, 2021

Two-time Grammy Award-winning 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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Paquito D'Rivera

Tue, Sep 28 - Wed, Sep 29, 2021

Paquito D’Rivera defies categorization. The winner of fourteen GRAMMY Awards, he is celebrated both for his artistry in Latin jazz and his achievements as a classical composer.

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Gerald Albright

Thu, Sep 30 - Sun, Oct 3, 2021

One of the brightest R&B, contemporary and straight-ahead jazz saxophonists on the scene.

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The Manhattan Transfer

Thu, Oct 7 - Sun, Oct 10, 2021

10x Grammy-winning vocalese sensations, The Manhattan Transfer explore a cappella, vocalese, swing, standards, Brazilian jazz, rhythm and blues, and pop music.

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Lee Ritenour and Dave Grusin

Thu, Oct 14 - Sun, Oct 17, 2021

Multiple Grammy winning jazz guitarist and pianist - a dynamic and iconic jazz collaboration!

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James Carter Organ Trio

Tue, Oct 19 - Wed, Oct 20, 2021

"To hear saxophonist James Carter is to be blown away,” stated the Washington Post, hitting the nail on the head. From moonlit ballads to funky workouts to the most cerebral kind of post-bop, in an intimate club or on a sprawling festival stage, the Detroit-born saxophonist can seem to deliver all of jazz history in a single set.

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Tower of Power

Thu, Oct 21 - Sun, Oct 24, 2021

Legendary horn driven urban soul music and perennial favorite!

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Harold López-Nussa

Tue, Oct 26 - Wed, Oct 27, 2021

Cuban pianist makes a personal statement with his latest album "Te Lo Dije"

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Larry Carlton

Thu, Oct 28 - Sun, Oct 31, 2021

19-Time Grammy Nominee, 4-Time Grammy Winner, world renowned guitarist & recording artist

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Karrin Allyson

Tue, Nov 2 - Wed, Nov 3, 2021

"If there's a choir in heaven, someday the exquisite vocalist Karrin Allyson will lead it. She's such an otherworldly talent that the creator probably already has her on heavy rotation." – The Houston Press

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Victor Wooten & The Wooten Brothers ft. Regi, Roy (Futureman), and Joseph

Thu, Nov 4 - Sun, Nov 7, 2021

Five-time Grammy-winning bassist and founding member of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones… Wooten picked up where Jaco Pastorius left off. Joined by his three brothers, the Wooten brothers have been recognized as some of the most innovative musicians in existence and are collectively known as one of the most talented and dynamic band of brothers the world has ever known.

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The Spinners

Thu, Nov 11 - Sun, Nov 14, 2021

Sophisticated up-tempo classic R&B with precision choreography! The Spinners have sold over 60 million records, topped both the Pop and R&B charts (“I’ll Be Around,” “Then Came You”), received 6 Grammy nominations, and have 18 Solid Gold Top 40 hits!

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Nearly Dan

Tue, Nov 16 - Thu, Nov 18, 2021

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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Taj Mahal Quartet

Fri, Nov 19 - Sun, Nov 28, 2021

Blues and roots music Hall of Famer, 2017 Blues Music Award winner for "Best Acoustic Artist" and B.B. King "Entertainer of the Year." Join us for our annual celebration of an international treasure!

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Boney James: SOLID Tour

Fri, Dec 10 - Sun, Dec 12, 2021

4X Grammy-nominee and multi-platinum selling sultry sax-man with over three million albums sold, touring in support of his new Concord Records release "SOLID".

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Peter White

Thu, Jan 6 - Sun, Jan 9, 2022

One of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape.

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An Evening with Chris Botti

Tue, Jan 11 - Sun, Jan 16, 2022

There’s nothing like a Chris Botti concert. He’s the complete package: a dazzling trumpeter at home in everything from jazz to pop to rock, a brilliant bandleader who lets his players shine, and a born showman whose joy at being onstage is infectious. See him live and you’ll understand why musical stars from Sting to Paul Simon to Joni Mitchell have been eager to share his stage.

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Maceo Parker

Thu, Mar 3 - Sun, Mar 6, 2022

Maceo Parker: his name is synonymous with funky music, his pedigree impeccable; his band: the tightest little funk orchestra on earth. He’s played with every leader of funk, he started with James Brown, then he joined the Mothership with George Clinton and of course played his ongoing part in Prince's tours. He's the living, breathing pulse that connects the history of funk in one golden thread.

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Acoustic Alchemy

Thu, Jun 30 - Sun, Jul 3, 2022

Touring in support of their latest release and first in seven years, 33 1/3, Acoustic Alchemy have spent thirty years making music and in that time they have received droves of critical acclaim for their albums and three Grammy nominations.

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