Bad Luck + Tomo Nakayama

Bad Luck (drummer Chris Icasiano + saxophonist Neil Welch) release their third full-length record Three, available through local record label Table & Chairs, or free with a $15 donation tonight. Opening the show will be songwriter Tomo Nakayama of Grand Hallway.

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Broken Bow Ensemble

min is a new 40-minute piece for chamber orchestra by Seattle composer John Teske, the third in a series of works dealing with human consciousness. The theme is “intention,” specifically on where individuals and groups place their focus and how they make choices. As the piece progresses, musicians are given more freedom to choose how they relate to each … Read More

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James Knapp & SCRAPE!

Scrape returns to the lovely acoustic of the Chapel Performance Space stage with new tunes by James Knapp and a premiere by guest composer Brendon Williams. Gorgeous sonorities characterize this improvising string orchestra’s sound. With soloists Gregg Belisle-Chi, Chris Symer and Julian Smedley, plus others.

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2nd Annual Avant Drum NIght

An evening of drum and percussion music, provided by four notable drummers in Seattle’s creative music scene: Don Berman, Greg Campbell, Christopher Icasiano, and Gregg Keplinger. The format of the evening will be a solo piece by each performer, and the concert will culminate with an improvisation by all four of the percussionists performing together. Come and enjoy an … Read More

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Pamela Z

Pamela Z is a composer/performer and media artist who makes solo works combining a wide range of vocal techniques with electronic processing, samples, gesture activated MIDI controllers, and video. She has toured extensively throughout the US, Europe, and Japan. Her work has been presented at venues and exhibitions including Bang on a Can (NY), the Japan Interlink Festival, Other … Read More

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Earshot: Gregg Belisle-Chi + Lil Coop

Gregg Belisle-Chi performs solo, and in duos with vocalist Chelsea Crabtree, mining the relationship between composition and improvisation with dark and rich guitar work. His playing is creatively ambiguous: what seems structured is loose and free, what is improvised is focused and informed.

Combining written material with free improvisation, bassist John Seman leads the Lil Coop group, … Read More