Earshot: Gregg Belisle-Chi + Trimtab

In Earshot Jazz’s annual Jazz: The Second Century series, six Seattle-area artists present original work in a concert setting. This line-up was selected and programmed by a peer panel of Seattle artists through a “blind jury” process. In response to a call for submissions, more than 30 ensembles submitted projects they felt question and expand the jazz form.

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Brad Linde/Erika Dohi + Syrinx Effect

Saxophonist Brad Linde and pianist Erika Dohi improvise duets informed by their experiences in Baroque counterpoint, 20th Century music and modern jazz. Free improvisation is developed from variations and themes from original compositions inspired by Jimmy Giuffre, Lennie Tristano, Paul Motian, Stockhausen, Cage, and Ligeti.

Sharing the evening is Seattle duo Syrinx Effect (Kate Olsen, soprano sax/electronics & Naomi … Read More

Erika Dohi and Brad Linde

Lawson + Park Details + Kolovos + $75 Bill

Lawson is the large-ensemble project of Seattle-based saxophonist and composer Jacob Zimmerman. Comprised exclusively of sustaining instruments (strings, winds, synthesizers) the sound of Lawson features complex, slowly shifting counterpoint, orchestrated to make the ensemble function as a massive instrument unto itself.

Joining them are Park Details Band and Peter Kolovos (both from LA) and 75 Dollar Bill (Brooklyn).

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Jesse Olsen Bay + Megan O’Donoghue-Williams

San Francisco based composer/musician Jesse Olsen Bay is well known as part of the eclectic folk group Ramon & Jessica, as well as for his frequent collaborations with dance, theater, and film. His recent work has been supported by the American Composers Forum, Meet the Composer, and and the Ucross Foundation. Tonight he celebrates the album release of Makings, … Read More


Rene Barge & Gustavo Matamoros

Visiting from Miami, Gustavo Matamoros and Rene Barge perform Chapel, an evening-length immersive composition for 6 channels, akin to the sonic explorations they create (along with David Dunn) in the context of Frozen Music Ensemble presentations. The sound world will consist of recorded sounds manufactured by the duo through the manipulation of objects at Audiotheque’s sound studio. It will … Read More


Parnassus Project

Parnassus Project is a collective of musicians dedicated to presenting a fresh take on the chamber music experience. We seek to create a more social atmosphere at concerts and to break down barriers between performers and audiences by performing in alternative venues and encouraging interaction. In addition to promoting local musicians, Parnassus Project also strives to present new … Read More