Earshot: Gregg Belisle-Chi

Earshot‘s Jazz: The Second Century gives voice to the vision of Seattle’s fine jazz artists. What is the future of jazz? This concert series seeks to bring the discussion into creative motion where it matters most – on the stage, with an attentive audience.

Guitarist/composer and third-time Second Century artist Gregg Belisle-Chi’s Book of Hours project began three years ago, … Read More

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SCRAPE

Scrape is a conductor-less string orchestra with harp and guitar that performs within a blend of jazz and classical traditions. Scrape plays the music of Jim Knapp and features great improvising artists guitarist Gregg Belisle-Chi, bassist Chris Symer, and guest soloist Mark Taylor. Toni McGowan will be presented at this event as both composer and lyricist and vocalist Chérie … Read More

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Thea Farhadian + Ewa Trębacz

Thea Farhadian is a composer based in San Francisco and Berlin. She comes from the background of new contemporary music and works primarily with free improvisation, and live electronic processing using the software program, Max/MSP. Her solo work integrates extended techniques, microtonality, and sound-based material in what Touching Extremes calls “..fumes of disassembled harmony and dissonant refractions.” Tectonic Shifts, … Read More

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Gretchen Yanover CD release concert

Locally grown Seattle cellist Gretchen Yanover is giving a concert for the release of her third album, Bridge Across Sound. Using her electric cello and loop sampler, Gretchen builds her compositions in the moment. String layers create a nuanced landscape, with melodies that map the heart.

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High Plains + Wild Card + Cruel Diagonals

Please join us for a night of music by Kranky recording artists High Plains, the new duo of Scott Morgan (loscil) and Mark Bridges, in support of their debut release Cinderland. Combining electronics, cello, and field recordings, High Plains draw from classical, electronic, and film music but mostly are inspired by the rugged, mythic landscape of their geographical namesake. … Read More

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Tiny Orchestral Moments

Doors open at 7:30, music starts at 8.

Tiny Orchestral Moments is an international troupe of established, improvising musicians who meet periodically to write, record, perform, and collaborate across genres, geographies and genders.

TOM performers prepare and present collaborative repertoire for layered guitars, voices, violins, strings, wind, and percussion. The aim: structured improvisation that sounds composed and composed collaboration that … Read More

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