ERNIE WATTS AND NEW STORIES
February 9-10, 2010
2033 6th Avenue, Seattle WA 98121
The Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley presents two-time Grammy-Winning saxophonist Ernie Watts, touring in support of his latest release Four plus Four, for two nights. Band members joining Mr. Watts are Marc Seales (piano), Doug Miller (upright bass) and John Bishop (drums). Show times Tuesday & Wednesday at 7:30pm. Doors Tuesday at 6pm & Wednesday at 5:30pm.
Ernie Watts returns to Seattle for his premier headline engagement in support of his latest release Four plus Four. This rare appearance will give Watts the opportunity to shine at his improvisational best as a leader, featuring his warm “Trane-soaked-in-wine” tone on material specially chosen for the occasion. Over the years, Watts has been heard at the club in various scenarios with groups led by Kurt Elling, Gene Harris and Lee Ritenour.