"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.
“Freddy has an impeccable sense of swing… he is, overall, the most maturely expressive male jazz singer of his generation, if not the best alive.” – The New York Times
“Gorgeous autumnal baritone, expressive phrasing and pitch-perfect feel for jazz standards, pop tunes and love ballads.” – People Magazine
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
Legendary percussionist who broke down the barriers between Smooth Jazz, Salsa, Latin Jazz and contemporary music.
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!
Malone is one of the signature guitar players of his generation with an... "absolutely fluid and beautiful integration between moving lines and harmonic cadences. The relaxed quality of everything that's being played gives a warm feeling." - Kurt Rosenwinkel
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!
Acclaimed jazz trumpeter, composer and bandleader delivers jazz bliss
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.
For more than three decades as both a leader and a sideman, conguero Poncho Sanchez has stirred up a fiery stew of straightahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infectious melodies and rhythms from a variety of Latin American and South American sources.
Grammy-award winning Master Conguero mixes a fiery stew of straight-ahead jazz, gritty soul music, and infections melodies from a variety of Latin American and South American sources.
Seattle's favorite Gypsy Jazz!
Nearly Dan is made up of 12 local and national musicians who share a passion for the distinctive music of Steely Dan
“Martin Taylor is one of the most awesome solo guitar players in the history of the instrument.” – Pat Metheny “Burns has a honeyed and assured voice.” - Clive Davis, The Times
One of the most versatile and prolific guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape armed with an unparalleled combination of lyricism and energy, he combines elements of jazz, pop and classical guitar.
Grammy winner, 20-time Blues Award winner, author, harp man... "Mark Hummel is a harmonica God!" - Blues Review Magazine
An American Original; WAR was the first and most successful musical crossover phenomenon that forever fused rock, jazz, Latin, and R&B, while transcending racial and cultural barriers with a multi-ethnic line-up; a musical melting pot and an enduring influence that has sold nearly 50 million records to date.
Havana based pianist and composer who straddles classical, pop and jazz worlds touring in support of his new release El Viaje
Grammy-nominated and award-winning international saxophonist and flautist with five #1 albums and four #1 singles on the Billboard charts, touring in support of his new release Poetry in Motion
Jazz, blues and roots – a modern day female version of Louis Armstrong! “They dare to be different. Davina zips to near impossible heights in a divine declaration of romance.” – DownBeat Magazine
Modern day Renaissance woman - gold and platinum selling American singer/songwriter.
Genre-busting sax diva - 2x Grammy nominee, Two #1 Billboard albums, six top 5 Billboard solo albums, Ten #1 Radio hits. Enough energy to light a stadium. – Backstage 360
Celebrate Valentine's with a little pop, blues, jazz and rock, Mindi style.
Legendary South African music - a 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!