Royal Room Show: New Works Ensemble
Mar
31
4:30 PM16:30

Royal Room Show: New Works Ensemble

Join us for a free concert at The Royal Room!

DATE: Sunday March 31 2019
START TIME: 4:30pm-6:30pm | Doors at 4:00pm
STUDENT LOAD IN/SOUND CHECK: 4:00pm

  • New Works Ensemble directed by Wayne Horvitz

Performing ensembles are part of our Big Band Ensemble & Vocal Ensemble program which serves approximately 200 students each year. Learn more here.


Our students perform throughout the year at the Royal Room, one of Seattle’s premiere music venues and our cherished community partner. 

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Orrin Evans at the Royal Room // New Works Ensemble opening
Apr
2
5:30 PM17:30

Orrin Evans at the Royal Room // New Works Ensemble opening

Join us for a free concert at The Royal Room!

DATE: Tuesday April 2, 2019
Exact performance and load-in times TBD

Performing ensembles are part of our Big Band Ensemble program which serves approximately 200 students each year. Learn more here.


Our students perform throughout the year at the Royal Room, one of Seattle’s premiere music venues and our cherished community partner. 

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BDX Drumline Competition
May
11
12:00 PM12:00

BDX Drumline Competition

Join us for the 2019 BDX Drumline Competition!

Open to middle and high school drumlines, directed by Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline assistant director Tony Sodano. Audience attends free.

Each group will have a chance to perform and to participate in a new 20 minute educational clinic. BDX 2019 will end with a performance from the Seahawks Blue Thunder Drumline. This is traditionally the first full group performance of the season for Blue Thunder.

Food, drink, and merch will be available for sale. Cash, check and card accepted, all proceeds go directly to the Seattle JazzED Scholarship fund.

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Girls Ellington Project at Earshot's "Art of Jazz"
Jun
13
5:30 PM17:30

Girls Ellington Project at Earshot's "Art of Jazz"

The Girls Ellington Project will perform at the the Seattle Art Museum as part of Earshot Jazz’s "Art of Jazz" series. Being featured on this series is a big honor and it’s sure to be a great show.

These after-work concerts are free with museum admission — a great bargain given the two-for-one line up of fine jazz and art exhibitions. The series is a collaboration between Earshot Jazz and the Seattle Art Museum. Concerts presented at 5:30 on the second Thursday of every month.

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Blue Note Records documentary with Garfield Jazz combo
Mar
24
6:50 PM18:50

Blue Note Records documentary with Garfield Jazz combo

Blue Note Records: Beyond the Notes chronicles the pioneering jazz label Blue Note Records, the first recording showcase of talents like Miles Davis, John Coltrane, Thelonious Monk, and many more iconic jazz legends. Gorgeous black-and-white archival photographs, album covers, and stirring video of live performances by jazz greats are underscored by a crisp, rich soundtrack spanning the record label’s 80-year history.

Garfield High School Jazz Program Combo will play a rousing set before the showing.

Tickets are $12 - $15 and can be purchased at the Box Office starting at 6:20 day of show, or online HERE.

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Royal Room Show: Louis Armstrong Ensemble and Benny Goodman Ensemble
Mar
24
4:30 PM16:30

Royal Room Show: Louis Armstrong Ensemble and Benny Goodman Ensemble

Join us for a free concert at The Royal Room!

DATE: Sunday March 24 2019
START TIME: 4:30pm-6:30pm | Doors at 4:00pm
STUDENT LOAD IN/SOUND CHECK: 4:00pm

  • Louis Armstrong Ensemble directed by Marina Christopher and Jerome Smith

  • Benny Goodman Ensemble directed by Ricardo Luna

Performing ensembles are part of our Big Band Ensemble & Vocal Ensemble program which serves approximately 200 students each year. Learn more here.


Our students perform throughout the year at the Royal Room, one of Seattle’s premiere music venues and our cherished community partner. 

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EarthToneSkyTone at Prue Cafe
Mar
23
6:00 PM18:00

EarthToneSkyTone at Prue Cafe

Free

Standing room only so get here early for this next installment of EarthToneSkyTone, a collaboration between Kelsey Mines (bass, composition) and Carlos Snaider (guitar, udu, composition). Rhythmic possibilities in flow, cycle, and song. Grounding sounds of bass/percussion mixed with the subtlety of strings and voice informing the dialogue. Dance of/in/for the present moment.

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EarthToneSkyTone at Fred Wildlife Refuge
Mar
21
7:30 PM19:30

EarthToneSkyTone at Fred Wildlife Refuge

All ages, $15

EarthToneSkyTone is a duo collaboration between Kelsey Mines (bass, composition) and Carlos Snaider (guitar, udu, composition). Rhythmic possibilities in flow, cycle, and song. Grounding sounds of bass/percussion mixed with the subtlety of strings and voice informing the dialogue. Dance of/in/for the present moment.

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Soundtrack for the Future Gala
Mar
21
6:30 PM18:30

Soundtrack for the Future Gala

You’re invited!

Seattle JazzED transforms kids' lives with exceptional music education, scholarships and free instruments. 
Your support means every kid can play. 

Thursday, March 21st, 2019
7:00 to 9:30 PM
The Triple Door, 216 Union Street, Seattle
With special guest: LUCKY CHOPS


Your ticket includes dinner, wine, dessert & live music. 
This event is all-ages.  

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Royal Room Show: Dizzy Gillespie Ensemble and Creative Orchestra Project
Mar
17
4:30 PM16:30

Royal Room Show: Dizzy Gillespie Ensemble and Creative Orchestra Project

Join us for a free concert at The Royal Room!

DATE: Sunday March 17 2019
START TIME: 4:30pm-6:30pm | Doors at 4:00pm
STUDENT LOAD IN/SOUND CHECK: 4:00pm

  • Dizzy Gillespie Ensemble directed by Darin Faul

  • Creative Orchestra Project directed by Wayne Horvitz

Performing ensembles are part of our Big Band Ensemble & Vocal Ensemble program which serves approximately 200 students each year. Learn more here.


Our students perform throughout the year at the Royal Room, one of Seattle’s premiere music venues and our cherished community partner. 

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Royal Room Show: Count Basie Ensemble and Nina Simone Vocal Ensemble
Mar
10
4:30 PM16:30

Royal Room Show: Count Basie Ensemble and Nina Simone Vocal Ensemble

Join us for a free concert at The Royal Room!

DATE: Sunday March 10 2019
START TIME: 4:30pm-6:30pm | Doors at 4:00pm
STUDENT LOAD IN/SOUND CHECK: 4:00pm

  • Count Basie Ensemble directed by Mark Taylor

  • Nina Simone Vocal Ensemble directed by Cora Jackson with Sherrell Mitchell

Performing ensembles are part of our Big Band Ensemble & Vocal Ensemble program which serves approximately 200 students each year. Learn more here.


Our students perform throughout the year at the Royal Room, one of Seattle’s premiere music venues and our cherished community partner. 

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The Femme Fatales in "A Touch the Femme"
Mar
8
9:00 PM21:00

The Femme Fatales in "A Touch the Femme"

Doors at 8:30, show at 9:00.
Tickets are $18 and can be purchased at https://christinafemmemarch8.brownpapertickets.com/.

Let The Femme Fatales lead you on a journey of multifaceted feminine power. With songs ranging from silly to sensual, you will find yourself laughing, blushing, singing along, and unable to forget. Every evening could use a Touch of the Femme.

 
ABOUT THE FEMME FATALES

Sultry, sassy, and deliciously vintage, The Femme Fatales began when Annastasia Workman brought together three distinct and unique multi-instrumentalist forces of nature to play her music for a production of The Maltese Falcon. Consisting of Sari Breznau, Kate Olson, and Olivia D. Hamilton, The Femme Fatales soon took on a life of their own, reveling in their delicious blend of instrumentation, vocal harmonies, and storytelling. They have enjoyed playing a wide variety of gigs and are looking forward to making Seattle a little more Fatale one song at a time. Every gathering could use a touch of the Femme...

 

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Fat Tuesday - Royal Room Show: New Works Ensemble
Mar
5
5:30 PM17:30

Fat Tuesday - Royal Room Show: New Works Ensemble

Join us for a free concert at The Royal Room!

DATE: Tuesday March 5 2019
STUDENT LOAD IN/SOUND CHECK: 5:15pm
DOORS OPEN: 5:00pm
PRE-SHOW REHEARSAL: 5:30-6:30pm
PERFORMANCE: 6:30-7:30pm

  • New Works Ensemble directed by Wayne Horvitz

Performing ensembles are part of our Big Band Ensemble program which serves approximately 200 students each year. Learn more here.

Royal Room Event Listing here.


Our students perform throughout the year at the Royal Room, one of Seattle’s premiere music venues and our cherished community partner. 

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Royal Room Show: Quincy Jones Ensemble & Melba Liston Ensemble
Mar
3
4:30 PM16:30

Royal Room Show: Quincy Jones Ensemble & Melba Liston Ensemble

Join us for a free concert at The Royal Room!

DATE: Sunday March 3 2019
START TIME: 4:30pm-6:30pm | Doors at 4:00pm
STUDENT LOAD IN/SOUND CHECK: 4:00pm

  • Melba Liston Ensemble directed by Kelly Clingan

  • Quincy Jones Ensemble directed by Clarence Acox

Performing ensembles are part of our Big Band Ensemble program which serves approximately 200 students each year. Learn more here.


Our students perform throughout the year at the Royal Room, one of Seattle’s premiere music venues and our cherished community partner. 

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Dmitri Matheny at Eleven Winery
Feb
23
1:00 PM13:00

Dmitri Matheny at Eleven Winery

Acclaimed for his warm tone, soaring lyricism and masterful technique, American flugelhornist Dmitri has been lauded as “one of the most emotionally expressive improvisers of his generation” (International Review of Music).

Dmitri Matheny vaulted onto the jazz scene in the 1990s as the protégé of jazz legend Art Farmer. Since then he has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal international following, touring extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, traveling to 19 countries. With over 100 recordings to his credit, Dmitri Matheny has released 11 albums as a leader. His latest is Jazz Noir, a fresh spin on crime jazz, film noir movie themes and timeless classics. The San Francisco Chronicle calls Matheny “one of the jazz world’s most talented horn players.”

Winery open 12-5pm. Live music 1-4pm.

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Dmitri Matheny at SIFF Cinema's Noir City Festival
Feb
16
6:00 PM18:00

Dmitri Matheny at SIFF Cinema's Noir City Festival

The 2019 Noir City festival presents classic films that will take audiences to the darkest and most dangerous places a film lover can go. Many of these films are newly restored, and each film will be introduced by our guest Eddie Muller, the incomparable impresario of Noir City.

Join us at 6:00 PM for a special pre-show performance from jazz band The Dmitri Methany Group, who will be playing 1950s movie themes and crime jazz.

Dmitri Matheny vaulted onto the jazz scene in the 1990s as the protégé of jazz legend Art Farmer. Since then he has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal international following, touring extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, traveling to 19 countries. With over 100 recordings to his credit, Dmitri Matheny has released 11 albums as a leader. His latest is Jazz Noir, a fresh spin on crime jazz, film noir movie themes and timeless classics. The San Francisco Chronicle calls Matheny “one of the jazz world’s most talented horn players.”

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The Kareem Kandi Band
Feb
15
9:00 PM21:00

The Kareem Kandi Band

A native of the Pacific Northwest, saxophonist Kareem Kandi is a performer, composer, and educator, in high demand for his talents both on and off the stage.

Kareem is a versatile saxophonist and composer with strong roots in the traditions of Jazz, Blues, Classical and Funk, and has been performing throughout the U.S. and abroad for years, gaining attention from critics and audiences alike.  While staying true to musical styles of the past, he also keeps an eye towards the future by composing original music as well as new arrangements of timeless songs from the great American songbook.

All ages welcome, $20

JazzED Connection: Kareem Kandi coaches JazzED All-Star Combos and teaches at the Summer Jazz Prep Camp.

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The Gail Pettis Quintet featuring Dmitri Matheny, Bill Anschell, Mark Ivester, and Jeff Johnson
Feb
15
7:00 PM19:00

The Gail Pettis Quintet featuring Dmitri Matheny, Bill Anschell, Mark Ivester, and Jeff Johnson

Gail Pettis vocal, Bill Anschell piano, Jeff Johnson bass, Mark Ivester drums, Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn.

Acclaimed for his warm tone, soaring lyricism and masterful technique, American flugelhornist Dmitri has been lauded as “one of the most emotionally expressive improvisers of his generation” (International Review of Music).

Dmitri Matheny vaulted onto the jazz scene in the 1990s as the protégé of jazz legend Art Farmer. Since then he has garnered critical acclaim and a loyal international following, touring extensively throughout the United States, Europe, and Asia, traveling to 19 countries. With over 100 recordings to his credit, Dmitri Matheny has released 11 albums as a leader. His latest is Jazz Noir, a fresh spin on crime jazz, film noir movie themes and timeless classics. The San Francisco Chronicle calls Matheny “one of the jazz world’s most talented horn players.”

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The Gail Pettis Quintet featuring Dmitri Matheny, Bill Anschell, and Jeff Johnson
Feb
14
7:30 PM19:30

The Gail Pettis Quintet featuring Dmitri Matheny, Bill Anschell, and Jeff Johnson

Gail Pettis vocal, Bill Anschell piano, Jeff Johnson bass, TBA drums, and Dmitri Matheny flugelhorn. 

Celebrated for his warm tone, soaring lyricism and masterful technique, American musician Dmitri Matheny has been lauded as “one of the most emotionally expressive improvisers of his generation” (International Review of Music).  First introduced to jazz audiences in the 1990s as the protégé of Art Farmer, Matheny has matured into “one of the jazz world's most talented horn players” (San Francisco Chronicle).

$45, Tickets required, call 206-443-4221 

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