Noel Kennon: just fog

An evening of works investigating the natural relationships of overtones over long durational structures. Presented and written by Noel Kennon, joined by John Teske.

in 2 parts : {

region no.2 and unison (prelude/postlude) . viola and double bass

magenta/pasture : { catalogue ( harmonics one through four hundred and fifty six) } for sine tones and filtered … Read More


Kurdish Rhythm & Free Improvisation

An evening of free improvisations based on Kurdish rhythms featuring percussion virtuoso Ahmad Yousefbeigi joined by Arrington de Dionyso and Amy Denio.

Ahmad Yousefbeigi is an inspired and sought-after Kurdish Iranian percussionist. Born in Kurdistan-Roj Halat, Sanandaj (Iran), his passion for rhythm was fostered by the musical nature of Kurdish community life and his brother’s guidance. At the age of … Read More


Don Berman’s Ascension Northwest

Don Berman and his Big Band Thing celebrate the release of their new CD with a performance of Ascension Northwest. Berman’s work is dedicated to the feeling of deep spirituality in John Coltrane’s music that heavily impacted Don when he first encountered Trane’s Live at Birdland and the Village Vanguard recordings during the summer of his sophomore year … Read More

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Seattle Composers’ Salon

We’re back!

An evening of music and discussion with Seattle composers:

Ha-Yang Kim
Neil Welch
Kaley Lane Eaton
Blake Degraw
Lily Shabbabi
Liam Hardison

Curated by Tom Baker.

The Seattle Composers’ Salon fosters the development, performance and appreciation of new music by regional composers and performers. At bi-monthly, informal presentations, the Salon features finished works, previews, and works in progress. Composers, performers, and audience members gather in a … Read More


Earshot: Rosetta Trio

Earshot Jazz is pleased to present Brooklyn bassist Stephan Crump and his Rosetta Trio. Led by Crump on acoustic bass, the trio is a “string ensemble for the new century” (Donald Elfman, All About Jazz), with Liberty Ellman on acoustic guitar and Jamie Fox on electric guitar. The lack of drums is unexpected, and the ensemble embraces the rhythmic … Read More


Seattle Modern Orchestra: A Celebration of Robert Aitken

7:30 PM Pre-concert conversation with guest artist Robert Aitken and co-artistic director Jérémy Jolley

Robert Aitken: My Song for 2 flutes
Robert Aitken: Lalita for solo flute and ensemble
Toru Takemitsu: Bryce for flute, 2 harps, marimba, & percussion
Iannis Xenakis: Phlegra for 11 instruments
Brian Cherney: Die Klingende Zeit

This concert stars legendary flutist, composer, and conductor Robert Aitken. Instrumental in developing the playing … Read More