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October 2016

Seattle Classic Guitar Society presents Travis Johnson

October 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Frye Art Museum Recital Hall,
704 Terry Avenue
Seattle, WA 98104 United States
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The Seattle Classic Guitar Society is proud to present award winning classical guitarist Travis Johnson in a free concert at the Frye Art Museum. Music by Bach, Turina, and Johanson. Free tickets distributed at 1:00 pm at the Frye Information Desk.

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Crowning Day: The Universal Language Project 2016-’17 Season Premiere

October 28 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Resonance Hall at Soma Towers,
288 106th Ave NE Suite 203,
Bellevue, WA 98004 United States
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CROWNING DAY THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE PROJECT 2016-’17 SEASON PREMIERE "Crowning Day" is a bold five-movement multi-media composition for string quartet, piano, and baritone voice/narrator by composer and photographer Marcus Oldham. It tells several stories of historical racial relationships, through images of two former North Carolina plantations along with other pertinent subjects, as time progresses from the colonial era, slavery, the Civil War, Jim Crow segregation, and into the present. This work is a meditation upon what music and image can…

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Crowning Day: The Universal Language Project 2016-17 Season Premiere

October 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Velocity Dance Center,
1621 12th Avenue
Seattle, WA 98122 United States
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CROWNING DAY THE UNIVERSAL LANGUAGE PROJECT 2016-’17 SEASON PREMIERE "Crowning Day" is a bold five-movement multi-media composition for string quartet, piano, and baritone voice/narrator by composer and photographer Marcus Oldham. It tells several stories of historical racial relationships, through images of two former North Carolina plantations along with other pertinent subjects, as time progresses from the colonial era, slavery, the Civil War, Jim Crow segregation, and into the present. This work is a meditation upon what music and image can…

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the Washington Wind Symphony presents “Danse Macabre”

October 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kirkland Performance Center,
350 Kirkland Ave
Kirkland, WA 98033 United States
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Help us kick off our fall season at the Kirkland Performance Center with a frightfully melodic afternoon of dynamic music that will set you on the edge of your seat. Dr. Ed Powell conducts the Eastside’s premier wind ensemble in performing several epic and exhilarating works, including: “Danse Macabre”—In this Halloween favorite, French composer Camille Saint-Saens sets an ominous scene for the arrival of the grim figure of Death. Envision ghastly skeletons flying overhead as the xylophone suggests dancing bones,…

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Sofia Rei

October 30 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Stroum Jewish Community Center,
3801 E Mercer Way,
Mercer Island, WA 98040 United States
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Passionate Argentine singer and composer Sofía Rei blends musical traditions from across Latin America with a masterful approach deeply versed in jazz, electronica and folkore. Called "a leading light of Latin Jazz” by The Village Voice, this in-demand vocalist has performed at Carnegie Hall with Bobby McFerrin, with Geoffrey Keezer, and John Zorn.  Opening band: Josh Deutch's Pannonia, whose debut album was a 2014 Editor's Pick by DownBeat Magazine. Happy Hour starts 7 PM (cash bar): Now serving wine and…

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November 2016

Miles Ahead: Miles Davis and Gil Evans

November 5 @ 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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Part of the 2016 Earshot Jazz Festival Miles Davis and Gil Evans became long-time collaborators starting in 1948 with their work on the “Birth of the Cool” recording. It became one of the most famous albums in all jazz history. Miles soon emerged as one of the leading innovators in jazz, always seeking out the best musicians for his musical explorations. Gil Evans, who was heavily influenced by Spanish and Brazilian composers, was Miles’ top choice as an arranger of…

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Miles Ahead: Miles Davis and Gil Evans

November 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kirkland Performance Center,
350 Kirkland Ave
Kirkland, WA 98033 United States
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Part of the 2016 Earshot Jazz Festival Miles Davis and Gil Evans became long-time collaborators starting in 1948 with their work on the “Birth of the Cool” recording. It became one of the most famous albums in all jazz history. Miles soon emerged as one of the leading innovators in jazz, always seeking out the best musicians for his musical explorations. Gil Evans, who was heavily influenced by Spanish and Brazilian composers, was Miles’ top choice as an arranger of…

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January 2017

Basie Bash: New York, 1937

January 28, 2017 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Edmonds Center for the Arts,
410 Fourth Avenue North
Edmonds, WA 98020 United States
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It’s 1937. Famous jazz impresario John Hammond has signed on as the Count Basie Orchestra’s promoter, and brings the band to New York for a pivotal engagement at the Roseland Ballroom. The Basie band soon rises to national attention during the heyday of swing dancing, and began making its first recordings for Decca records in the same year, including the instant hit, “One O’Clock Jump.” The band included such heralded stars as tenor saxophonists Lester Young and Herschel Evans, trumpeters…

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