Earshot: netcat + Volpicella – Marcus Quartet

In Earshot Jazz’s annual Jazz: The Second Century series, six Seattle-area artists present original work in a concert setting. This line-up was selected and programmed by a peer panel of Seattle artists through a “blind jury” process. In response to a call for submissions, more than 30 ensembles submitted projects they felt question and expand the jazz form.

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Briggan Krauss & Wayne Horvitz

Seattle ex-pats Briggan Krauss and Timothy Young reunite with long time collaborator Wayne Horvitz along with some of Seattle’s finest for an evening of mixed-ensemble improvisations.

Alex Guy-Viola, Violin
Timothy Young-Guitar
Naomi Siegel-Trombone
Briggan Krauss-Alto Sax and Guitar
Beth Fleenor-Clarinet and Bass Clarinet
Wayne Horvitz-Piano and Electronics

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The Noise Makers

The Noise Makers explores the essence of music by weaving in and out of pre-composed material and group improvisation. By means of medley, The Noise Makers tonight will present their concept through a more theatrical approach. Inciting the help of an M.C. known as Sister Nader, The Noise Makers will take you on a journey of surreal entertainment.

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Earshot: Gregg Belisle-Chi + Trimtab

In Earshot Jazz’s annual Jazz: The Second Century series, six Seattle-area artists present original work in a concert setting. This line-up was selected and programmed by a peer panel of Seattle artists through a “blind jury” process. In response to a call for submissions, more than 30 ensembles submitted projects they felt question and expand the jazz form.

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Brad Linde/Erika Dohi + Syrinx Effect

Saxophonist Brad Linde and pianist Erika Dohi improvise duets informed by their experiences in Baroque counterpoint, 20th Century music and modern jazz. Free improvisation is developed from variations and themes from original compositions inspired by Jimmy Giuffre, Lennie Tristano, Paul Motian, Stockhausen, Cage, and Ligeti.

Sharing the evening is Seattle duo Syrinx Effect (Kate Olsen, soprano sax/electronics & Naomi … Read More

Erika Dohi and Brad Linde

Lawson + Park Details + Kolovos + $75 Bill

Lawson is the large-ensemble project of Seattle-based saxophonist and composer Jacob Zimmerman. Comprised exclusively of sustaining instruments (strings, winds, synthesizers) the sound of Lawson features complex, slowly shifting counterpoint, orchestrated to make the ensemble function as a massive instrument unto itself.

Joining them are Park Details Band and Peter Kolovos (both from LA) and 75 Dollar Bill (Brooklyn).

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