Photos: Thomas Marriott at Tula’s

from Eyeshot Jazz: The Earshot Jazz Festival presented the Seattle trumpet ace Thomas Marriott who brought a brilliant lineup – Mark Taylor, Matt Jorgenson, Jeff Johnson and Travis Shook – to bear on some of his favorite, though seldom performed, compositions. A six-time Golden Ear award winner, Marriott is always seeking to expand the boundaries […]

Jazz trumpeter Thomas Marriott looks forward to the past with tribute to Horace Silver

Jazz preview: Silver’s Seranade: A Tribute to Horace Silver 8 and 9:30 p.m. Sunday, New Orleans Creole Restaurant, 114 First Ave. S., Seattle; $10 (reservations: 206-622-2563). from The Seattle Times: In the compressed, sometimes circular history of jazz, the freshest ideas often come from the past. Many young musicians, looking to push their music forward, […]

Thomas Marriott’s “Flexicon” hits #10 on JazzWeek

Thomas Marriott’s new CD, “Flexicon,” just reached #10 on the JazzWeek National Radio Airplay Chart. Flexicon has been on the chart for 10 weeks and this the highest placement yet. JAZZWEEK NATIONAL AIRPLAY CHART TOP 10 – 6/1/09 1 One For All, Return Of The Lineup (Sharp Nine) 2 Diana Krall, Quiet Nights (Verve) 3 […]

Thomas Marriott Download from The Cellar

In advance of Thomas Marriott’s CD Release Party tomorrow (Tuesday, May 12), download the entire first set from his performance Saturday night at The Cellar in Vancouver, BC. THOMAS MARRIOTT AT THE CELLAR (Set 1) – mp3 clip Thomas Marriott – trumpet Mark Taylor – saxophones Brad Turner – piano and fender rhodes Paul Rushka […]

Thomas Marriott CD Release Party Tuesday Night at the Triple Door

Trumpeter Thomas Marriott hits the road this weekend performing for two nights at The Cellar in Vancouver, BC, before returning home for his CD Release Party next Tuesday, May 12, at The Triple Door. TUESDAY, MAY 12 – THE TRIPLE DOOR 216 Union Street Seattle, WA 98101 Tickets: 206-838-4333 featuring: Thomas Marriott – trumpet Mark […]

Review: Thomas Marriott, Flexicon

Note: Thomas Marriott celebrates the release of Flexicon at The Triple Door on Tuesday, May 12. from By Dan McClenaghan If Seattle, Washington-based Origin Records can be said to have a signature sound, trumpeter Thomas Marriott’s Flexicon could be picked as an example. The music is mainstream, with two horns and a rhythm section, […]

East/West Trumpet Summit: Ray Vega meets Thomas Marriott

RAY VEGA / THOMAS MARRIOTT with the New Stories Trio Marc Seales, Doug Miller and John Bishop Friday – Saturday, February 20-21 TULA’S JAZZ CLUB 2214 2nd Ave, Seattle 8:00pm, $15 Call 206-443-4221 to make a reservation The band will be recording both nights for an up-coming CD on Origin Records. Be a part of […]

Thomas Marriott / John Bishop / Jeff Johnson in Chicago…

Friday night at Andy’s Jazz Club in Chicago, trumpeter Thomas Marriott and his band (featuring Jeff Johnson and John Bishop) joined with Chicago guitarist John McLean for a great night of music as part of the Origin Records Chicago Jazz Summit. The concert was a great example of the ongoing relationship with Chicago and Seattle […]

Thomas Marriott CD Release Party Tonight

Join The Seattle Jazz Scene tonight at The Triple Door for the CD Release Party for Thomas Marriott’s, “Crazy: The Music of Willie Nelson.” The music starts at 7:30pm and Thomas’ group will be performing most of the music from the new CD. Reservations are recommend for the best seating, call 206-838-4333. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 […]

Thomas Marriott CD Review

Trumpeter Thomas Marriott will celebrate the release of his new CD, Crazy: The Music of Willie Nelson, on Wednesday, February 27th at the Triple Door. WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 7:30pm THOMAS MARRIOTT, CRAZY: THE MUSIC OF WILLIE NELSON THE TRIPLE DOOR MAINSTAGE 216 Union Street Seattle, WA 206-838-4333 Tickets: $15 This is an All Ages Show […]

Thomas Marriott Live Recording Friday

Trumpeter Thomas Marriott will be recording live this Friday, November 23, at Tula’s Jazz Club. The group will feature Marriott on trumpet, Marc Seales on piano, Jeff Johnson on bass and John Bishop on drums. Marriott’s most recent recording, Both Sides of the Fence, is still going strong on national jazz radio currently #28 for […]

Review: Thomas Marriott’s Willie Nelson Project / More Zero

Review by Bill Barton Night number three at The Seattle Jazz Showcase offered a resounding “yes, it’s really true” response to the oft-cited mention of diversity in Seattle’s jazz and improvised music community. THOMAS MARRIOTT’S WILLIE NELSON PROJECT Thomas Marriott – trumpet & flugelhorn Mark Taylor – soprano saxophone Ryan Burns – keyboards Geoff Harper […]

Featured Performances For December

  Bill Anschell Standards Trio- Sat Dec 1, Sun Dec 30, 7:30 PM/ Tula’s Three of the city’s most innovative musicians are turned loose on standards chosen spontaneously by Anschell. On the heels of their 2018 release on Origin, Shifting Standards, this trio has developed  an intuitive sense that leads to musical adventurism in uncharted […]

Featured Performances For November

Chad McCullough & Bram Weijters Quartet- Thu Nov 1- 7:30 PM/ Royal Room Stateside friends, drummer John Bishop and trumpeter Chad McCullough, meet up with Belgian friends Bram Weijters (piano), and Piet Verbist (bass). The quartet has three albums together on the Origin label, the most recent being Imaginary Sketches (Origin, 2011). This should prove […]

Featured Performances for October

With the Earshot Jazz Festival kicking in this month, the jazz calendar in October is extensive to say the least. It is like a jazz New Year, as the city submerges into its creative side as winter approaches. Tula’s features a stellar month as well, adding to the many choices one encounters this autumn. LaVon […]

Featured Performances for September

The month of September is incredibly exciting for Seattle area jazz fans. Considering that it is the ramp up month to the Earshot Jazz Festival, it is ample evidence of the vitality of the Seattle jazz scene. The selections are numerous this month, so happy wading! Tim Kennedy: The Music of Wayne Shorter- Tue Sept […]

Eastside Jazz Extravaganza this Saturday

The Eastside Jazz Extravaganza is taking place this Saturday in Bellevue. Saturday, September 19, 2015 Theatre Resonance At Soma Towers 288 106th Avenue Bellevue WA 98004 This year they are delighted to present The Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra’s own QUINTET, featuring the Co-Leaders Michael Brockman & Clarence Acox, plus Bill Anschell on Piano, Thomas Marriott […]