Lucas Winter Quintet

Guitarist-composer Lucas Winter will lead a quintet of new original music featuring a host of the city’s top jazz improvisors, in a setting ripe with rhythmic exploration and a collective desire to communicate freely through new musical space.

Seattle native Gus Carns, piano, saxophonist Rex Gregory, and Xavier Lecouterier drums. (Bassist TBD, possibly Michael Glynn.)

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Lori Goldston

Cellist Lori Goldston improvises and performs compositions from her new LP, Things Opening, by Jessika Kenney, Satchel Henneman, Julio Lopezhiler and herself.

Lori Goldston is a cellist and composer from Seattle whose work moves easily and recklessly across borders. Her voice on cello is deeply textured and original, drawing on a restless curiosity and a long, busy history of … Read More

Mark Hilliard Wilson: The Presence of Absence

Mark Hilliard Wilson plays music for guitar from the Wandelweiser collective:

Guitarist Alone by Jürg Frey
Aeolian Island by Eva Maria Houben

The music on this program is a sharp contrast to the hyper-edited, compressed digital world that we are living through on our phones and computers. The evening will feature a single nylon string guitarist exploring the written instructions of Jurg … Read More

The Sound Ensemble: Come Together

The Sound Ensemble presents Come Together, a musical celebration of our community and the ways in which we interact as a society. We will use music to explore the many ways we can support, love and affirm one another. You won’t want to miss the world premiere of Ya’ar by Assaf Shatil! There will be refreshments provided during intermission … Read More

The Westerlies & Robin Holcomb

Seattle-bred, Brooklyn-based brass quartet The Westerlies return home to present the second annual Westerlies Fest, a multi-day music festival featuring Sarah Kay and Phil Kaye, Celisse Henderson, Robin Holcomb, and Troy Osaki. Westerlies Fest will include evening performances, an all-day open-to-the-public creative music jamboree, and workshops in local schools, including a residency in Highline Public Schools. The performances will … Read More

Carl Stone & Robert Millis

Famed sampling electronic computer music pioneer Carl Stone makes a rare appearance in the Northwest on the heels of the Unseen Worlds label’s recent two releases (Electronic Music from the 70s-90s), both of which made the Best of 2019 lists of The Wire, Pitchfork, Bandcamp, Artforum and others. Robert Millis, Sublime Frequencies miscreant and Climax Golden Twin, makes a … Read More