EARSHOT JAZZ FESTIVAL:
Triple Door, 7pm & 9:30pm
Richard Bona Quartet
Dazzling audiences at the intersections of jazz, pop, afro-beat, and funk, the in-demand bassist is a master musician and storyteller. The outstanding bassist and vocalist leads his own outstanding ensemble.
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Tula’s Restaurant, 8:30pm
The winner of the 2007 Thelonious Monk Trumpet Competition is a rising star. Performing in support of his debut disc Prelude: To Cora, the in-demand hornman draws inspiration from all over: Chopin to Björk.
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New Orleans Creole Restaurant, 8pm
Floyd Standifer Tribute: Legacy Band
To salute the late Floyd Standifer, for decades a Seattle jazz fixture – influential, talented, and admired – the new lineup of the band he headed for 20 years at the New Orleans Creole Restaurant salutes him. Joining drummer Clarence Acox’s quartet are alumni including guitarist Robin Kuntz.
TICKETS AVAILABLE ONLY AT THE DOOR
and the other events …
JAZZ ALLEY: Janita
TRIPLE DOOR MUSICQUARIUM: Hardcoretet
EGAN’S BALLARD JAM HOUSE:
7pm – The Michael Owcharuk Trio, with Michael Owcharuk (piano), Nate Omdal (bass) and Brad Gibson (drums), plus special guest Jim Knodle (trumpet)
9pm – Egan’s Vocal Jam, hosted by Fathia Atallah, with the Bruce Barnard Trio
THAIKU: Ron Weinstein Trio