Hadley Caliman at the Golden Ear Awards presented by Earshot Jazz. (Daniel Sheehan photo)

Jazz Northwest salutes the 20th annual Golden Ear Awards presented by Earshot Jazz at the Triple Door on February 2. This program airs on February 8 and includes music by award winners Hadley Caliman (pictured), Byron Vannoy, Thomas Marriott, Greta Matassa, Neil Welch, and Mark Taylor among others.

The annual jazz awards recognize outstanding achievement by Seattle area resident jazz musicians by a poll of jazz experts and the votes of a jazz loving community.

Jazz Northwest airs Sundays at 1 PM Pacific and is recorded and produced by Jim Wilke exclusively for KPLU and is also streamed to the internet at www.kplu.org. The program is also available as a podcast the day after the airdate.

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