Jessica Lurie

July 13, 2022

Seattle and Brooklyn-based Jessica Lurie is an award-winning multi-instrumentalist, composer, and improviser, performing on saxophones, flute, voice, accordion and electronics. She calls on a wide range of musical influences, including, funk, jazz, Americana, gospel, Klezmer, Balkan, Latin, and Afro-Cuban music, as well as a great love for free improvisation. She has performed at festivals, universities, […]

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Bill Horist

July 13, 2022

Seattle-based guitarist Bill Horist has played on dozens of records and has performed throughout North and Central America, Europe and Japan; collaborating with numerous leading lights in a beguiling range of genres. Perhaps best known for his prepared guitar treatments, his work is widely regarded alongside masters like Fred Frith and Keith Rowe. He has […]

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MANtrio

March 16, 2022

MANtrio is an improvising trio with Sage Romey (piano), Sarah Yates (bass) and Melanie Sehman (drums/percussion) that uses the standard trio format as a laboratory for exploration, performing improvised music and original creative work. With radical listening as a guiding principle, their work breaks down conventional stylistic barriers and ensemble roles, blurring the line between […]

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LaVon Hardison

March 16, 2022

LaVon Hardison is a singer/songwriter, artist, and general creative and sings jazz standards, originals, and her own eclectic and compelling arrangements of popular songs. Originally hailing from Boston, she has found a musical and creative community in the Northwest.  Equally at home at jazz clubs, corporate events, private parties, and sacred settings, LaVon uses her […]

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Murphy Janssen

March 2, 2022

Murphy Janssen is a recent graduate from UW with an M.M. in Jazz and Improvised music (‘21). With an emphasis on composition, improvisation, and electro-acoustic music in his own work, he looks to pull from and build on the rich traditions of American Jazz, European experimental/electronic and Orchestral/Concert Percussion musics. Murphy has studied under the […]

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Greg Sinibaldi

June 7, 2021

Saxophonist and composer Greg Sinibaldi has established himself as one of his generations most inventive musicians, embracing a diverse musical world. Often described as a musicians’s musician, he can be found performing with his own groups, playing in metal bands, or developing new musical sounds with the EWI, he brings a characteristic and unique voice […]

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Kate Olson

May 4, 2021

Kate Olson is an improvising saxophonist and music educator based in Seattle, WA. Since moving to Seattle in 2010, she has done her best to infiltrate the local, regional and international improvised music scenes. She can be heard performing with her own projects KO SOLO and KO ELECTRIC, and as a collaborator with Syrinx Effect, Ask the Ages, the Seattle […]

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EarthtoneSkytone

May 4, 2021

EarthtoneSkytone is a multidimensional electro-acoustic songwriting duo from Seattle. Carlos Snaider and Kelsey Mines’ layered polyrhythms, angular jazz harmonies and expansive quiet create mysterious sound worlds where immersive listening can happen. A product of Seattle’s creative music scene, Mines and Snaider bring their varied influences from world creative music traditions, dance music, pop culture and […]

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Julian Priester

February 5, 2021

Julian Priester is a legendary jazz trombonist who has played with a wide range of renowned jazz artists since the 1950s, such as Sun Ra, Max Roach, Freddie Hubbard, McCoy Tyner, Duke Ellington, and Herbie Hancock. He moved to Seattle in 1979 to join the faculty of Cornish College of the arts, and has been […]

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Amy Denio

August 24, 2020

Amy Denio is a composer, improviser, singer, and multi-instrumentalist whose main instruments are voice, alto saxophone, clarinet, accordion, electric guitar, and bass. She was inducted into the Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame in March 2015. She also is a record producer. Since 1988 she has performed throughout East & West Europe and North America. She […]

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