Hi Music Lovers!
Thomas Marriott, the Seattle trumpeter whose making a name for himself nationally and, incidentally will also be on my new CD when it comes out has a gig with his brother and their Quintet:
The Marriott Brothers Quintet
will be performing on Sunday, July 10th at the New Orleans Creole Restaurant in historic Pioneer Square from 7:30-10:30pm.
This performance will reunite Thomas & David for the first time in Seattle in over a year.
Joining the brothers will be Matt Jorgensen on drums, Geoff Harper on bass and Ryan Burns on piano.
Don't miss this special evening of music in the casual atmosphere of the New Orleans Restaurant, featuring a full bar and dinner menu.
For more information visit
Thomas is a Garfield High School Jazz Band Alumnus, who moved to New York City, where he cut his teeth performing with many well known jazz artists including THREE world tours with Maynard Ferguson's Big Band.
Let me tell you, he's got a Phat Trumpet Sound. Highly recommended.
And, the tireless Jovino is working together with the equally tireless Eduardo Mendonca to bring you some great Brazilian gigs:
Tuesday, July 5 and July 19 - Jovino Santos Neto (piano, flute, accordion) with Eduardo Mendonça (voice, guitar, percussion), Burt Boice (bass) and Chris Stromquist (drums, July 5) and Jeff Busch (drums, July 19) at the Wonder Bar in Wallingford, 1723 N. 45th St., Seattle, WA 98105. We play from 8 to 11 PM.
And Jovino has a couple of other good things happening this month too:
Sunday, July 10 from 3:30 to 5 PM - The Jovino Santos Neto Quinteto will perform as part of the 2005 Cultural Celebration Series at the Seward Park Amphitheatre in South Seattle. Free, all ages. For more info, go to http://www.seedseattle.org/arts/concert_series/index.htm
Monday, July 11 at noon and also at 7:30 PM - Jovino Santos Neto Trio at the Blaine Jazz Festival, Blaine, WA. Please visit http://www.pacificartsassoc.org/studentinfo.html for more details.
Saturday, July 16 at 7 PM at the Bloedel Reserve in Bainbridge Island - The Waters Speak with Jovino Santos Neto (piano), Gary Stroutsos (flutes) and Mandan storyteller and singer Keith Bear. For more information, please visit: http://www.bloedelreserve.org/text800/concerts/concerts2/index.html
Eduardo is not be beaten - here's his next gigs too:
Saturday, July 9th - 8:30 - 10:30 am
Eduardo Mendonça (Bossa-Nova and MPB)
Where?: Maple Leaf Lutheran Church
10005 32nd Ave NE - Seattle, WA 98125
Saturday, July 9th - 7-8:30 p.m.
Show Brazil! (Brazilian Music and Dance)
Where?: 2nd Annual Education Conference
ISLANWOOD - 4450 Blakely Avenue NE
Bainbridge Island, WA 98110-2257
Finally, Veteran Jazz Drummer Greg Williamson will add high-quality jazz to your July 4th:
GREG WILLIAMSON TRIO
WA-MU FAMILY FOURTH AT LAKE UNION (*#% fireworks *%#?!)
Monday, July 4th, 7pm
VIP Area @ Gasworks Park, Seattle
w/John Hansen, piano - Larry Holloway, bass - Greg Williamson, drums