Thursday, September 8, 5:30pm
Art of Jazz: The Teaching
Seattle Art Museum, 1300 First Avenue
Groove, chemistry and spontaneous improvisation with a message, The Teaching is keyboardist Josh Rawlings, bassist Evan Flory-Barnes and drummer Jeremy Jones.
Friday, September 9, 7pm
Valley Vibes: Jovino Santos Neto Trio & Frank Clayton Quartet
Rainier Valley Cultural Center, 3515 S. Alaska Street
Valley Vibes continues with the Jovino Santos Neto Trio and the Frank Clayton Quartet. The concert is followed by a public conversation with Santos Neto and Clayton on “Jazz: America’s Gift to World Culture.”
Next Valley Vibes Concert is October 14 with Elspeth Savani and Correo Aereo.
Sunday, September 11, noon
Pony Boy Records Jazz Picnic
Sand Point Magnuson Park, 7400 Sand Point Way NE
A tremendous cross-section of Seattle jazz talent gathers for this casual afternoon of jazz performances in the park. Performances by the Milt Kleeb Dectet, the Pony Boy All Star Big Band, the Greg Williamson Quartet, Mordy Ferber Trio, and Ed Littlefield with Christian Fabian and Jason Marsalis.