Lori Goldston & Chris Icasiano: Solos & Duos

Seattle Improvised Music Festival Presents…

Two solo sets and a duo set

Christopher Icasiano is a Filipino-American percussionist and composer from Redmond, WA. His influences include 90’s R&B, hip-hop, contemporary classical, folk, metal and noise, and his music finds intersections between the experimental and the mainstream. He tours internationally with his drum-sax duo Bad Luck, several folk and pop bands, and … Read More

Hotel Neon + Benoît Pioulard + Marcus Fischer

Marcus Fischer is a first generation American musician + interdisciplinary artist based in Portland. His work typically centers around memory, geography + the manipulation of physical audio recording mediums. Slowly unfolding melodies and warm tape saturated drones have become a trademark of his recordings + live performances alike. These sounds have found their way into multimedia installations, short flims, … Read More


Earshot: Neil Welch’s Concepcion Picciotto

An impassioned tenor player “who combines mysticism with ferocity” (DownBeat) and half of the adventurous Seattle sax/drum duo Bad Luck, Neil Welch presents a new, large ensemble. Concepcion Picciotto is his homage to the late homeless peace activist’s 35-year White House vigil for nuclear disarmament. Welch’s solo work Puhpohwee opens. Presented by Earshot Jazz Festival.

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Jesse Myers & Leanna Keith: Lizée’s Hitchcock & Tarantino Etudes

Jesse Myers (piano) and Leanna Keith (flute) collaborate in this concert to present two of Nicole Lizée’s etudes for glitch film. In her Hitchcock Etudes, the composer glitches and stitches scenes from “Psycho”, “The Birds”, “Rope”, and “The Man Who Knew Too Much”, all while superimposing live piano music on the soundtrack. In a similar manner, Lizée pulls from … Read More



Triptet is a meeting of minds and spontaneous electrical impulses between Michael Monhart (saxophones and electronics), Tom Baker (fretless guitar, theremin and electronics), and Greg Campbell (percussion, french horn and electronics).

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Earshot: Sarah Manning

Saxophonist and composer Sarah Manning‘s Transmuting Anger is a series of melodic fragments cued by alchemy symbols and tied together with improvised music, focused on the exploration of women’s anger around #metoo, sexism and sexual harassment. Featuring Manning (alto sax), Briggan Krauss (guitar), Peggy Lee (cello) Dylan van der Schyff (drums). Manning’s playing is “like a blade cutting into … Read More