Wednesday, December 18, 2013

Yah, gettin' into da Spirit, Mon ---- more great world and jazz music than you can HoHoHo at! Tired of shopping mall versions of Chrismas carols? Good, me too! Christmas needs to be more jammin' don't ya think? Many gigs to hit the right nerve on this week's list.

Wednesday 12-18-13

5pm
Beth and Jim Wulff with Rich Sysinger
Bad Alberts in Ballard, Seattle
We will be doing blues, jazz, and Christmas favorites. Children are welcome
(received via email, no FB page for this).

7pm
Oxford School of Jam -JINGLE BELL JAM Featuring Austin Cass
Oxford Saloon All Ages Open Jam in Snohomish, Washington
All ages jam with special guest Austin Cass. Your hosts = Rick J Bowen, Teri Wilson and Robert Baker will do a set of Rockin' Holiday Favorites with Austin Cass and his fierce guitar.
https://www.facebook.com/events/238396599662174

7:30pm
Dave Marriott 40th Birthday Blowout with Marriott Brothers Special Quintet and Triskaidekaband
Tula's Restaurant & Jazz Club in Seattle, Washington
Trombonist and bandleader Dave Marriott is turning 40 and celebrating with an exciting night of fun and music from a special reunion version of the Marriott Brothers Quintet (with Joe Doria, Geoff Harper and Matt Jorgensen), and a set from Triskaidekaband.
https://www.facebook.com/events/228941637274695

7:30pm
Jazz Jam Session
North City Bistro & Wine Shop in Shoreline, Washington
Please come out and share your musical talent with Darin Clendenin, Clipper Anderson, Mark Ivester. and special guest Karin Christiansen Kajita. Vocalist and instrumentalists welcome. Minors welcome!
https://www.facebook.com/events/691825160835216

8pm
Pamela Yasutake Holiday Show
The Royal Room in Seattle, Washington
Come celebrate the holidays with dancing, singing and great live music! Don't miss out on the fun! Bring canned goods to enter for a raffle prize!
https://www.facebook.com/events/183858088486775

Friday 12-20-13

8pm
LITTLE BIG BAND w/ BERNIE WORRELL & SKERIK plus Tip To Base, Darek Mazzone
Nectar Lounge, 412 N. 36th Street, Seattle, WA
Nectar & The PBJ Present: LITTLE BIG BAND w/ very special guests BERNIE WORRELL and SKERIK w/ Tip to Base and DJ Darek Mazzone
https://www.facebook.com/events/1405921942970617

8:30pm
Stardrums & Ladykeys Acoustic Blues
Tiny Ninja Cafe in Seattle, Washington
https://www.facebook.com/events/240819302746239

8:30pm
Pigpen, Crystal Beth and the Boom Boom Band, Sunchasers
The Royal Room in Seattle, Washington
No cover. The musicians are compensated by your donations.
Reservations are available for patrons who are planning to have dinner before and during the show.
https://www.facebook.com/events/437490986354221

9pm
The free world - roz deroos, laura oviedo & marc smason
Essence Wine Shop in Seattle, Washington
marc smason - tbn/vox, rosalynn deroos - clar. etc & laura oviedo - guit./vox play anything
https://www.facebook.com/events/689430144414073

Saturday 12-21-13

7pm
Posada @ el Quetzal
El Quetzal Bar & Lounge in Seattle, Washington
Party with Los Buhos - Musica Latina and fine food!
https://www.facebook.com/events/188984541292193

7:30pm
Jovino Santos Neto Quinteto - Winter Solstice concert and celebration
Tulas Jazz Club Seattle
We are getting ready to fly to Dallas in the first week of 2014 to perform at the Jazz Education Network Conference, where we will be one of the special featured performers. So please come by and share our wishes of a safe and beautiful holiday season in person with your friends and family. Joining me will be Ben Thomas on vibraphone, Chuck Deardorf on bass, Mark Ivester on drums and Jeff Busch on percussion. All ages are allowed until 10PM
(received via email, no FB page for this)

8pm
Coco Loco at Scarlet Tree
The Scarlet Tree in Seattle, Washington
It's a Latin party! Join us for grog, great pub food and fun-shake-your-booty latin music - salsa, cumbia, cha-cha-cha and more - a very entertaining mix of music.
https://www.facebook.com/events/329541323850350

9pm
Soyaya Blues Live
LUCIDLounge in Seattle, Washington
African live blues music
https://www.facebook.com/events/577848585627793

9pm
Jude and the Dudes Play Buds in Milton
Bud's Steakhouse And Saloon in Milton, Washington
We gonna be Rockin-Rollin-Bluesin and Groovin. Come on out and and Shake-da-Shack with us!
https://www.facebook.com/events/453991178040109

Sunday 12-22-13

5pm
Murl Allen Sanders, accordion maestro
Pacific Place, Seattle
solo piano and accordion performance. This is my fifth consecutive year doing a holiday concert at Pacific Place! It is a family friendly free event in the main atrium performance area.
(received via email, no FB page for this)

7:30pm
SUNDAY NIGHT OPEN JAM @ CCs LOUNGE~BURIEN
CC's Lounge in Burien, Washington
Jam will start off with a short set by Lynn, Manuel and Doug. All Musicians and All Types of Music Welcome...Play with the Host Band or Play on Your Own...Solo or Full Band...Acoustic or Electric...Bring Your Voice-Your Instruments and Let’s ROCK!(PA, Mics, Amps and Drum Kit Provided)
https://www.facebook.com/events/530737056976784

Monday 12-23-13

9pm
EntreMundos Jam Session
Owl 'n Thistle Seattle
EntreMundos is a local jam session that brings a groove-centered link between the worlds of Jazz, Brazilian, Latin, Blues, R&B, Funk and much more.The house band includes Adriana Giordano on vocals, Eric Verlinde on keyboard, Dean Schmidt on bass, Jeff Busch on drums, and Ernesto Pediangco & Tor Dietrichson on percussion.
https://www.facebook.com/events/147519458790942/



Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Mucho great stuff on the bill this weekend, including a children's tablas recital (how cool is that?) by the Anindo Chatterjee Institute of Tabla, what will surely be an exquisite performance by young acoustic guitar maestro Chris Luquette at Empty Sea, several great jams, and Geoffrey castle's Annual Celtic Christmas two-day extravaganza, plus many more!

Wednesday 12-11-13

7pm
Oxford School of Jam featuring Jared Squires and the Moonlight Swing Orchestra
Oxford Saloon All Ages Open Jam in Snohomish, Washington
All ages jam with special guest Jared Squires and hosts = Rick J Bowen, Teri Wilson and Robert Ron Robert Baker and a special appearance by the Moonlight Swing Orchestra the host band will do a set with Jared...and a few of his co-horts...then the Swing Band will do a set as a holiday Treat!
https://www.facebook.com/events/609923762405476

7pm
PNW Breakout Sessions: "Chamberland: The Berlin Remixes"
The Recording Academy - Pacific Northwest Chapter in Seattle, Washington
Grammy Breakout Sessions: An evening with David Miles Huber - The Pacific Northwest Chapter presents the first in the “Breakout Sessions” … an evening with David Miles Huber. DMH will be talking about his experiences with his latest Grammy-nominated project (Chamberland) and his upcoming release (Chamberland: The Berlin Remixes), which blends studio and stage performance techniques in unique and innovative ways.
https://www.facebook.com/events/667696759918510

Thursday 12-12-13

5pm
Open jam -- Freedom Thursday
Blue Moon Tavern in Seattle, Washington
post-bop, stream of consciousness, free blowing and thundering grooves featuring Dave Abramson (drums) and Dick Valentine (etc)
https://www.facebook.com/events/454521994653295

7pm
Totusek - Butkovic at Brads Swingside
Brad's Swingside cafe in Seattle, Washington
https://www.facebook.com/events/221241544714296

7:30pm
Tula's Presents: Woody Herman Centennial Celebration
Tula's Restaurant & Jazz Club in Seattle, Washington
Tula's Restaurant & Jazz Club is proud to present the Woody Herman Centennial Celebration featuring an all-star band fronted by former Thundering Herd drummer Greg Williamson.
https://www.facebook.com/events/666305650070465

8pm
The Elnah Jordan Experience
The Royal Room in Seattle, Washington
Pre Christmas, good time, good people and good eats
https://www.facebook.com/events/637064916352491

Friday 12-13-13

7pm
Friday 13th Dec w/ Penelope, Bill Anschell (p) Jon Hamar (b)
Cafe Paloma in Seattle, Washington
Don't be afraid to come out--the luck is far from bad w/ a group this good. Might just be your last chance to enjoy a tranquil night out at the Paloma before the holiday frenzy hits. I'd be so happy if you would join us for choice jazz standards and great Mediterranean cuisine and hospitality.
https://www.facebook.com/events/442024055902894

7pm
Los Buhos - musica latina!
El Quetzal Bar & Lounge in Seattle, Washington
Laura Oviedo, Marc Smason, Bruce Barnard & Alex Conga jam - fine Mexican cuisine!
https://www.facebook.com/events/182385045291602

7:30pm
Tina Sargent, Dahlia & Delilah Friday Dec 13th!
Delilah's Home Studio, Seattle WA
You are invited to our monthly intimate, up close and personal house concert and dance show! Couches, chairs and cushions. This is almost an entirely acoustic performance, you get to hear the music like we do in rehearsal. The dancers are well lit and completely surrounded by the band and you the audience. This is an experience like no other.
https://www.facebook.com/events/213531012160734

8pm
Anubis Nights with S.A.C. and Tempest
Harissa Mediterranean Cuisine in Seattle, Washington
Please join us Friday at Harissa dancers and musicians for our weekly Anubis Nights show as we present the new world music project S.A.C. Collective featuring Bob Antolin on sax, flute and guitar, Randy Clere on bass , and George Sadak on percussions and electronics. Our featured dancer is Laura Tempest Zakroff
https://www.facebook.com/events/186821704857596

8pm
ACORN PROJECT w/ Juno What?! and Richie Aldente
Nectar Lounge, 412 N. 36th Street, Seattle, WA, US
https://www.facebook.com/events/228832720605342

8pm
GEOFFREY CASTLE'S 6th ANNUAL CELTIC CHRISTMAS
Kirkland Performance Center
Geoffrey Castle's Sixth Annual Celtic Christmas Celebration comes to the beautiful Kirkland Performance Center for TWO nights!
https://www.facebook.com/events/644332202255964

Saturday 12-14-13
12:30pm
ACIT Children's Music Recital 2014
UW: Music Building in Seattle, Washington
Come to out to show your support for our young artists!
FREE Event for All Ages! Family Friendly Event: ACIT Youth Tabla Performers on stage, with local Youth Vocal/Instrumental Guest Performers Students of vocal teacher, Vasu Sundarraj
https://www.facebook.com/events/545586405535655

8pm
Chris Luquette with Steve Blanchard & Special Guests
Empty Sea Studios in Seattle, Washington
Chris is the recipient of the 2013 IBMA Momentum Award for Instrumental Performer of the Year! Chris is one of the hardest working musicians from the Seattle music scene. You’d be hard pressed to find another 23 year old seamlessly switching from International Music to Jazz and from Rock to Bluegrass so comfortably. Chris was a founding member of Seattle based, Northern Departure, and has found himself sitting in with Jerry Douglas, Emmylou Harris, Rob Ickes, The Steep Canyon Rangers, Kenny and Amanda Smith, The Boxcars, Yogi and The Yogini’s and many others. He now tours regularly with Frank Solivan's Dirty Kitchen.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1388372928072468

8pm
Chronilus EP Release Party
SoulFood CoffeeHouse and Fair Trade Emporium in Redmond, Washington
Chronilus will be hosting an EP release party complete with performances of your favorite tunes, and perhaps a few more if the crowd is lively! SPECIAL GUEST WILL BE THE BELLY DANCE TROUPE RAQS NOCTURNA!
https://www.facebook.com/events/210858555761197

8:30pm
The Royal Room's Second Anniversary Show
The Royal Room in Seattle, Washington
Featuring: Sonny Clark Memorial Sextet: Music of Hank Mobley, Sonny Clark, Herbie Nichols, Carl Perkins and more! Painting The Town Red: Music of Billie Holiday featuring Johnaye Kendrick A Song for You: Michael Stegner plays Leon Russell & Ray Charles The Meter Maids, The Music of The Meters w/ Jeff Fielder and Mike Stone
https://www.facebook.com/events/505866172845126

8:30pm
MB Orchestra @ Harissa with Denderah, Akahsia, and Genevieve
Harissa Mediterranean Cuisine in Seattle, Washington
A Night of Belly Dance with a splash of Salsa! Celebrate the holiday season with live music and dancing and wonderful food at Harissa Mediterranean Cuisine. Genevieve, the featured dancer, is joined by guest dancers and fellow alumni of TaWaSol World Dance Ensemble, Denderah and Akahsia!
https://www.facebook.com/events/668103769896013

Sunday 12-15-13

7:30pm
SUNDAY NIGHT OPEN JAM
CC's Lounge in Burien, Washington
Jam will start off with a short set by Lynn, Manuel and Doug.
All Musicians and All Types of Music Welcome...Play with the Host Band or Play on Your Own...Solo or Full Band...Acoustic or Electric...Bring Your Voice-Your Instruments and Let’s ROCK!!!(PA, Mics, Amps and Drum Kit Provided)
https://www.facebook.com/events/530737056976784

Monday 12-16-13

9pm
Owl 'n Thistle presents EntreMundos Jam Sessions on Mondays
Owl 'n Thistle, Seattle WA
EntreMundos is a local jam session that brings a groove-centered link between the worlds of Jazz, Brazilian, Latin, Blues, R&B, Funk and much more. The house band includes Adriana Giordano on vocals, Eric Verlinde on keyboard, Dean Schmidt on bass, Jeff Busch on drums, and Ernesto Pediangco & Tor Dietrichson on percussion.
https://www.facebook.com/events/147519458790942/

Tuesday, December 03, 2013

Warming up to a hot Holiday season of great music (ok, not hot as in weather....) Great offerings by Seattle's great jazz and world musicians, wa-a-a-y too many to mention in this blurb, sooo....browse the list below!

Wednesday 12-3-13

6pm
WEDNESDAYS SPECIAL AT TEMPERO DO BRASIL: ACARAJE, CARNE DE SOL, AND LIVE MUSIC!
Temperodo Brasil in Seattle, Washington
WEDNESDAYS (ONLY) SPECIAL: Bahian delicacy "ACARAJ√Č," and "Carne-de-Sol" with "Feijao-de-Corda". LIVE MUSIC featuring NILZA LESSA (Vocal and Percussion), MIGUEL RAMOS (Guitar), and GEORGE STONE (Guitar).
https://www.facebook.com/events/455043104602312

7pm
Oxford School of Jam featuring Caspian Coberly
Oxford Saloon All Ages Open Jam in Snohomish, Washington
All ages jam with special guest Caspian Coberly and hosts = Rick J Bowen, Teri Wilson and Robert Baker
https://www.facebook.com/events/243221322510502

7:30pm
Jam Session
North City Bistro in Shoreline, Washington
Please come join Darin Clendenin, Clipper Anderson and Max Wood for our bi monthly jam session. Vocalists and Instrumentalists welcome. All ages. Cover.
https://www.facebook.com/events/559218027498366

Thursday 12-4-13

4:30pm
Jazz Improv... Blue Moon Seattle
Blue Moon in Seattle, Washington
Thurs Dec 5 Blue Moon Jazz Improv ...
Dave Abramson - drums, Eric Hullander - bass and Leif Totusek- guitar
https://www.facebook.com/events/441361579303020

8pm
Big World Breaks x Camila Recchio x The Jefferson Rose Band - LIVE RECORDED PERFORMANCE
Columbia City Theater in Seattle, Washington
Three great world music groups to get your juices flowing!
https://www.facebook.com/events/161999024011271

8pm
Waldo's post-Turkey jam with Polecat and Joel Gamble
Waldo's North Lynnwood- Official in Lynnwood, Washington
We're back at it and looking forward to seeing you. We're expecting Pete Hopkins to make an appearance; Joel Gamble is hard at work getting music ready for Pete's show at Flights Pub on December 14th. Maybe next week we can even get Roger Fisher to show; who knows.
https://www.facebook.com/events/164545510421479

Friday 12-5-13

7pm
Trio Laura
El Quetzal Bar & Lounge in Seattle, Washington
Laura Oviedo, Jacque Larrainzar & Alex Conga play musica latina sobroso - great food too!
https://www.facebook.com/events/649296181788142

7:30pm
JAZZ FIRST FRIDAYS--WITH NEW RONIN 4
Couth Buzzard Books Espresso Buono Cafe in Seattle, Washington
https://www.facebook.com/events/117811638410924/

7:30pm
5th ANNUAL HOLIDAY SPECTACULAR w/Nikki Dee & Friends!
Sorrento Hotel in Seattle, Washington
https://www.facebook.com/events/399058756890675

There will be many guest singers and musicians joining us, and this is definitely a family-friendly event for all ages. Enjoy a wonderful blend of jazz and holiday favorites in the delightfully cozy Fireside Room, surrounded by friends and loved ones.

7:30pm
Miho Only - Marimba Concerto
Tacoma Community College in Tacoma, Washington
Marimba Concerto (Rosauro) with Tacoma Community College Symphonic Band!
https://www.facebook.com/events/175092336025897

8pm
Anubis Nights featuring Algerian artist Moh Alileche
Harissa Mediterranean Cuisine in Seattle, Washington
Please join us Friday December 6th at Harissa Mediterranean Cuisine for a North African Berber music show featuring singer /songwriter and mandol player Moh Alileche along with George Sadak and Jane Hall on percussion.
https://www.facebook.com/events/182565245270852

8pm
SJCE New Works Concert
Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center in Seattle, Washington
Please join the Seattle Jazz Composer's Ensemble in our season kick-off New Works Concert. With a grant from 4Culture SJCE commissioned Wayne Horvitz, Samantha Boshnack, Beth Fleenor, Andy Clausen, Michael Owcharuk, Nate Omdal, Thomas Marriott, and David Marriott to write new music for a 10 piece ensemble.
https://www.facebook.com/events/189177687938638

8pm
LCJ @ Ship Canal Grill on Eastlake
Ship Canal Grill in Seattle, Washington
On deck, songs by Michael, Blige, Rihanna, Prince, Pebbles, Ginuwine, Bruno...
Curtis Seals will be on keys, Brian Wetsig on drums and Jay La Cham on trumpet.
https://www.facebook.com/events/214942728678787

8:30pm
Chip Parker & Chris Morton
North City Bistro in Shoreline, Washington
Please join Chris Morton and me Friday, 12/6 for an evening of smooth standards and up-tempo tunes in North City Bistro's intimate setting. Enjoy a glass of wine from their extensive selection and something from their array of small plates, entrees and desserts while we smooth away the cares of the week and get your weekend started.
https://www.facebook.com/events/651679611530168

Saturday 12-7-13

5:45pm
FREE Cre8tivZoo Concert: Correo Aereo
16549 NE 74th St, Redmond, WA 98052
Correo Aereo, pronounced Cor-ray-o Eye-air-re-o, (Spanish for 'Air Mail'), is an award winning multi-instrumental and vocal Latin/World music duo. Performing traditional music of Venezuela, Argentina & Mexico, Correo Aereo combines a stunning array of string and percussive instruments with silken vocal harmonies described as “…locked in embrace.” by the Austin Chronicle.
https://www.facebook.com/events/475031622616692

7:30pm
Los Buhos plays musica latina! Holiday descarga December 7
Laura Oviedo, Marc Smason, Bruce Barnard & Alex Conga - rhumba, bolero, bossa, mambo and mucho mas! Fine Mexican cuisine! El Malecon in Seattle, Washington
https://www.facebook.com/events/217290285120346/

8pm
Party Live Dec 7 I-Taweh+High Life+Unite-One @ Culture Yard
120 N. 35 St. Seattle 98103
Culture Yard must get one irie, down-home party in with the reggae music community before the Holidaze consume all focus. Plan a step to the Yard Saturday December 7th, and enjoy a rocking scene with live performances by Seattle's Unite-One, DJ COURT, and the The Highlife Band
https://www.facebook.com/events/1421473804737021

8pm
The Dave Lewis Revue II
Langston Hughes Performing Arts Institute in Seattle, Washington
The Dave Lewis Revue is a tribute concert in honor of the Northwest organ legend, my grandfather, Dave Lewis.
He was a pioneer in desegregating the entertainment nightlife of the Northwest in the 1950's. We will be performing some of his classics, such as his 1963 song "David's Mood" and his 1964 biggest hit "Little Green Thing."
This tribute concert is particularly special because it will feature not only the works of Dave Lewis, but also of his son, Dave Lewis Jr. (vocals), and his grandson, D'Vonne Lewis (drums). The performance will also feature Seattle's hard-hitting band, Industrial Revelation, Seattle staple musicians, Jay Thomas, Skerik Sin Carne, Andy Coe, Delvon Lamarr, Darrius Willrich, and special guest speakers.
https://www.facebook.com/events/171980709653878

Sunday 12-8-13

Orpheus Jazz
Luther's Table in Renton, Washington
Enjoy an afternoon of great jazz, yummy lunch and warm coffee.
https://www.facebook.com/events/480376362076095

7pm
Comfort Food@Waid's
Waid's Haitian Restaurant, Seattle
"Bitches Brew meets Fela Kuti" Come taste our Afro-Jazz Experience, not to mention the great cuisine of the Taste of the Caribbean kitchen. Sunday 7-10pm. Whether you want to dance to exciting beats, or dig deep jazzy improvs, this band delivers. Come check it out.
https://www.facebook.com/events/1436829953207438/

6:30pm
Christmas Celebration Ballroom Dance.
Hayloft RV Park in Lynnwood, Washington
DINNER & DANCE WITH SHANEL & HER LIBRA BAND
6:30 PM - Delicious Buffet Dinner.
7:00 PM - Free Cha Cha Lesson taught by The Dancin' DJ, no partner or experience needed.
7:30 PM - 10:30 PM - Dance to Ballroom including Tango, Waltz, Nightclub 2-Step, Rumba, Salsa, Merengue, Cha Cha, Samba, East & West Coast Swing...etc. to live music by SHANEL & HER LIBRA BAND. The Dancin' DJ will play during the band's breaks, plus there will be door prizes and a special mixer. Singles, couples and all ages are welcome. There's a wonderful 2600 sq. ft. sprung hardwood dance floor.
https://www.facebook.com/events/549092321846850

9:30pm
Jam will start off with a short set by Lynn, Manuel and Doug.
All Musicians and All Types of Music Welcome...Play with the Host Band or Play on Your Own...Solo or Full Band...Acoustic or Electric...Bring Your Voice-Your Instruments and Let’s ROCK!!!(PA, Mics, Amps and Drum Kit Provided) https://www.facebook.com/events/530737056976784

Monday 12-9-13 9pm
Owl 'n Thistle presents EntreMundos Jam Sessions on Mondays!
Owl N Thistle, Seattle
EntreMundos is a local jam session that brings a groove-centered link between the worlds of Jazz, Brazilian, Latin, Blues, R&B, Funk and much more.The house band includes Adriana Giordano on vocals, Eric Verlinde on keyboard, Dean Schmidt on bass, Jeff Busch on drums, and Ernesto Pediangco & Tor Dietrichson on percussion.
https://www.facebook.com/events/147519458790942