Today kicks off the big weekend for the Bellevue Jazz Festival.

From today’s Seattle Times:

SHO, Marsalis light up Bellevue
by Paul de Barros, Seattle Times jazz critic

Dominating tenor saxophonist Branford Marsalis and the infectious Spanish Harlem Orchestra — both Grammy winners — headline the much-anticipated revival of the Bellevue Jazz Festival this weekend.

The celebration officially started April 9 with a weekly series of regional acts and features more of the same this weekend — including Randy Halberstadt, Dave Peterson, the Seattle Repertory Jazz Quartet and Greta Matassa — in various venues. {click here to read the entire article}

Visit the Bellevue Jazz Festival website:

Seattle Jazz Scene published a preview of the festival earlier this week, click here to read the story. View a complete schedule.

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