Seattle Composers’ Salon

An evening of music and discussion with Seattle composers:

Keith Eisenbrey
Doug Palmer
Sheila Bristow
Mariza Costa-Cabral
Jeremiah Lawson

Hosted by Keith Eisenbrey

The Seattle Composers’ Salon fosters the development, performance and appreciation of new music by regional composers and performers. At bi-monthly, informal presentations, the Salon features finished works, previews, and works in progress. Composers, performers, and audience members gather in a casual setting that … Read More

Michaud Savage

Snapping the line against a wayward plot is a collection of chamber works centering on Michaud Savage’s experience as a fourth generation Seattle-ite and his unique relationship to the Good Shepherd Center.

Michaud Savage is an American artist and performer. As a composer, his work includes compositions for chamber ensembles, orchestra, electronics, Max/MSP, and performance art. Tracing the fault-lines … Read More

Byron Westbrook + N Chambers

Byron Westbrook will present Surface Variants, a long-form composition exploring the idea of the “sonic afterimage.” Drawing influence from the polyptych paintings of Blinky Palermo and their cumulative effect on color perception, this work takes a similar approach with sound. It presents a series of audio “scenes,” where the imprinting of contrasting sound in each consecutive episode influences the … Read More

35th Seattle Improvised Music Festival #2

SIMF continues with featured artist Ben Goldberg. (NOTE: Opening night is 3/11 at Gallery 1412, closing night is 3/15 at Cafe Racer. Full festival schedule here.)

• Quartet: Thomas Campbell (drums), Andrew Jones (bass), Dick Valentine (flutes, sax), Tamara Zenobia (voice)
• Quintet: Laurel Evers (clarinet), Rebekah Ko (percussion), Pete Leinonen (bass), Crow Nishimura (voice), Dana Reason (piano)
• Featured: Ben Goldberg … Read More

35th Seattle Improvised Music Festival #3

SIMF continues with featured artist Sam Newsome. (NOTE: Opening night is 3/11 at Gallery 1412, closing night is 3/15 at Cafe Racer. Full festival schedule here.)

• Trio: Rebekah Ko (percussion), Leanna Keith (flute), Dick Valentine (flutes, sax)
• Quartet: Galin Hebert (drums), Andrew Jones (bass), Jim Knodle (trumpet), Joe McPhee (sax)
• Featured: Sam Newsome (sax) – solo and/or with others … Read More

35th Seattle Improvised Music Festival: Dance + Music

SIMF continues with our annual Dance + Music matinee. In the past few years, the Saturday afternoon dance/music showcase has consistently been the most popular event of the festival. This year’s curator Lorraine Lau is joined by dancers Elby Brosch, Hendri Walujo, Fox Whitney, and others TBA + musicians Marina Albero (piano/psaltery), Christopher Icasiano (drums), Leanna Keith (flutes), and … Read More