JAZZ ALLEY: Scenes w/ John Stowell, Jeff Johnson, John Bishop
From Earshot Jazz: Reuniting the core of the ensemble that recorded the very successful 2001 album Scenes, master Portland guitarist John Stowell will join drummer John Bishop and bassist Jeff Johnson for a one-night performance at Jazz Alley. The ensemble creates music that is at equally lyrical, reflective, and energizing, while always displaying the utmost group empathy. An opportunity to see some of the finest jazz musicians the Pacific Northwest has to offer.
TULA’S JAZZ CLUB:
3pm – Jazz Police Big Band
8pm – Jim Cutler Orchestra
11am – Jazz Brunch: Alex Guilbert Duo
6:30pm – Jerry Frank, solo piano
MARTINS OFF MADISON: Tim Kennedy
TRIPLE DOOR MUSICQUARIUM:
Sunday Night Salsa: Tor Dietrichson and Mambo Cadillac
TRIPLE DOOR MAINSTAGE: Thomas Mapfumo and the Blacks Unlimited
From Earshot Jazz: Exiled from his home country, Mapfumo asserts that his music speaks for the Zimbabwean people whose voices have been silenced. Mapfumo’s inimitable musical personality, which borrows from mbira-based traditional music, reggae, R&B, and African jazz, continues to shape the musical, cultural, and spiritual history of his country.
KPLU JAZZ CRUISE: Thomas Marriott Quartet
more info: Royal Argosy Jazz Cruise, 10:30am