Friday, July 27, 2012
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Presented by Earshot Jazz. Jazz: The Second Century is our open question to that artistic community: So, what’s happening now? Robin Holcomb is a prolific singer, pianist, composer and songwriter with influences from free jazz piano to folk music and world percussion. Her Second Century solo piano performance recalls her 2006 Tzadik release John Brown’s Body. Also performing tonight, Wayne Horvitz’s BUZZ group. BUZZ is Hovitz on piano and electronics, Geoff Harper on bass, Kate Olson on sax and Steve O’Brien on trumpet.
Tuesday, July 24, 2012
Saturday, July 21, 2012
Friday, July 20, 2012
MetriLodic is is Eric Barber (saxophone, loops, iPad and synth), Byron Vannoy (drums) and Paul Kemmish (electric bass). Eric Barber's MetriLodic is an all-original, freely improvised trio that breaks most of the rules of groove-based ensembles. Featuring Eric Barber on sax and electronics, this band creates a sonic palette that is simultaneously complex and entertaining. With longtime collaborators PK on electric bass and Byron Vannoy on drums, this band take rhythm, meter, groove, and melody in a new direction.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Presented by Earshot Jazz. Seattle guitarist Bill Horist has worked with John Zorn, Wayne Horvitz, Stuart Dempster, Trey Gunn, Secret Chiefs 3, Shazaad Ismaily, Saadet Turkoz, Jack Wright, Amy Denio, Eyvind Kang, Paul Hoskin, Wally Shoup, Paul Kikuchi, Jessica Lurie, Tucker Martine and Master Musicians of Bukkake, Axolotl and the Paul Rucker Ensemble, in addition to extensive solo activity. Trio Orangutan is Kate Olson (soprano sax), Naomi Siegel (trombone) and Jason Levis (percussion). They play composed pieces and improvise in search of the “timbral possibilities of trombone, soprano and percussion.”
Saturday, July 14, 2012
Friday, July 13, 2012
Thursday, July 12, 2012
Presented by Earshot Jazz. Jazz: The Second Century is our open question to that artistic community: So, what’s happening now? Their answers can be heard on Thursday evenings in July.
MetriLodic is saxophonist Eric Barber, drummer Byron Vannoy, and bassist Paul Kemmish (PK). The trio uses groove and meter, not always linear, as a launch for all original improvisations. Barber brings his global influences as a collaborator in India, Iran and the Balkans to the ensemble. Lil Coop Sextet is a new ensemble from Monktail Creative Music Concern's bassist and director John Seman (bass), with Mark Ostrowski (drums), Stephen Fandrich (piano), Bill Monto (alto sax), Darian Asplund (tenor sax) and Robby Beasley (trumpet).