Earshot: Dialectical Imagination + Jeremy’s Pyramid Scheme

Jazz: The Second Century brings the progression of jazz into creative motion on the concert stage, presenting Seattle artists selected by a peer panel, performing original work in a concert setting. The series is a continuation of the very first programming initiative of the Earshot Jazz organization, and embodies one of our core values. It offers a current, subtle, … Read More

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Lea Bertucci + Chloe Alexandra Thompson

Lea Bertucci is a Brooklyn-based composer and performer whose work describes relationships between acoustic phenomena and biological resonance. In addition to her instrumental practice, (alto saxophone and bass clarinet), her work often incorporates multi-channel speaker arrays, electroacoustic feedback, extended instrumental technique and tape collage. Deeply experimental, her work is unafraid to subvert musical expectation. For this performance she will … Read More

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SCRAPE

Scrape is a string orchestra with harp and guitar that functions somewhat like a jazz group. There are solo and ensemble improvisations and the compositions are unique to this group. There is no conductor and rehearsals involve a lot of discussion and exchange of ideas.

Scrape began as a conversation between violinist Eyvind Kang and myself. When it was time … Read More

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Cruel Diagonals + Medina/Walsh + V.Vecker

Megan Mitchell composes unsettling, ethereal music under the alias Cruel Diagonals. A jazz and classically trained vocalist, Mitchell performs and creates in numerous capacities. Some of her current endeavors include acting as proprietor of the left-of-field music index for non-male composers, Many Many Women, and researching, visiting and documenting places of abandoned industry around the Pacific Northwest and California … Read More

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Bounty of the Wayside

Bounty of the Wayside produces spontaneous song and interludes: lyrical, plaintive and driving, with impromptu-conjured tales of mortals and other beings. There are hints of Ivor Cutler, The Fall, Philip Glass, George Eliot.

Nancy Clarke on violin and backing vocals (Danger Bunny, Honey, Graham Connah)
Jeremy Eaton with words, vocals and snare drum
Kyle Hanson on accordion (The Murkies, Black Cat Orchestra)

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From North India to the Northwest

Presented by Island Consort and Wayward Music Series, From North India to the Northwest celebrates the rich musical connections between artists from diverse musical backgrounds. During one evening, the event will alternate performances by two outstanding ensembles:

From Kolkata, India master sitar player Pandit Debi Prasad Chatterjee will perform alongside Northwest artists Ravi Albright on tabla, and saxophonist Neil Welch … Read More

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