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March 2017

Michael Partington, Classical Guitarist

March 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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The Seattle Classic Guitar Society is proud to present award-winning British guitarist Michael Partington on Saturday, March 4, 7:30 pm at Illsley Ball Recital Hall, featuring music by Albéniz, Giuliani, Johanson, Piazzolla, da Milano, and new music composed for him by Stephen Goss. "Lyricism, intensity and clear technical command" - Classical Guitar Magazine https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AkNQfvwnQXw

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April 2017

Louis Armstrong: A New Orleans State of Mind

April 22 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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Jazz was born in New Orleans, and Louis Armstrong was the first great soloist of the emerging, uniquely American art form. Born in 1901 and suffering through a difficult upbringing, Armstrong was a precocious eleven year-old when he bought himself his first cornet for $5—and the world was forever changed. Our concert will feature jazz works from Louis’ earliest years with Kid Ory’s band in New Orleans, his earliest recordings in Chicago with King Oliver and with his own groups-—the…

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June 2017

Christian McBride with SRJO: The Art of the Bass

June 17 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Illsley Ball Nordstrom Recital Hall at Benaroya Hall, 200 University St
Seattle, WA 98101 United States
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If you don’t know Christian McBride, prepare yourself for a new favorite jazz artist. Virtuoso bassist CHRISTIAN MCBRIDE is a leading figure on today’s international jazz stage and a dominant contributor to the New York jazz scene, performing with such groups as Wynton Marsalis’ Jazz at Lincoln Center and the bands of Herbie Hancock, Sonny Rollins, and Chick Corea, plus his own fabulous trio that has repeatedly thrilled audiences at sold-out concerts in Seattle. A four-time GRAMMY winner, McBride appears…

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