Earshot Jazz has published a list of jazz happenings on Valentine’s Day and the weekend.

This Valentine’s weekend, give yourself permission – you can love jazz. Here are some Valentine’s weekend events at clubs and restaurants:

The Royal Room
Thursday, February 14, 8pm
Chet Baker Tribute w/ Al Keith & Jimmie Herrod

A perfectly romantic musical tribute for a date night. Trumpeter Al Keith and vocalist Jimmie Herrod front the band, with Geoff Harper on bass, Wayne Horvitz, piano, and drummer. Admission by donation.

Egan’s Ballard Jam House
Thursday, February 14, 7pm
Dina Blade & the Bill Anschell Trio

Romantic jazz and bossa nova, with standards vocalist Dina Blade and a great trio, in cozy Egan’s.
Admission is $10. For reservations, call (206) 789-1621 or email [email protected].

Thursday, February 14, 9pm
Brazil Novo

Brazil Novo recreates the era of classic bossa nova. Lyrics in Portuguese, classical guitar, acoustic bass, samba and bossa nova rhythms – at Vito’s – can you say romance? Brazil Novo is Michel Navedo on trumpet and vocals; Jason Goessl, acoustic guitar; Birch Perreira, upright bass; Dave Bush, percussion.
Admission is free.

Thurday, February 14, 7:30pm
Greta Matassa with Gary Scott

Vocalist Greta Matassa and band with guest artist tenor saxophonist Gary Scott, formerly with Frank Sinatra’s band.
Admission is $15. For reservations, call (206) 443-4221.

Busy on February 14? Valentine procrastinator?

Friday & Saturday, February 15 & 16, 7:30pm
Dave Peck Trio

Pianist Dave Peck with Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame bassist Jeff Johnson and drummer Eric Eagle.
Admission is $15; arrive by 7pm with dinner reservations, $10 cover. Reservations at (206) 443-4221.

PONCHO Concert Hall, Kerry Hall, Cornish College
Friday, February 15, 8pm
Unknown Flute Music of Hermeto Pascoal

Cornish faculty members Jovino Santos Neto and Paul Taub present Brazilian composer Pascoal’s unpublished works for flute.
Admission is $10-$20. Tickets at cornish.edu/musicseries.

Chapel Performance Space
Friday, February 15, 8pm
Neil Welch solo

Saxophonist Neil Welch performs a solo set, in support of his third solo saxophone album on Table & Chairs, 12 Tiny Explosions.
Admission is $5-$15, sliding scale.

Valentine Happy Hour

Triple Door Musicquarium
Thursday, February 14, 5pm

Guitarist Michael Gotz with bassist Farko Dosumov, bass, and Etienne Cakpo, percussion – warm atmospheres, irresistible rhythms.
Admission is free.

Seattle Art Museum
Thursday, February 14, 5:30pm
Art of Jazz: Dmitri Matheny Group

Trumpeter Matheny and band performing his Jazz Noir project, familiar themes from TV and movies, plus new works and jazz standards, for the Seattle Art Museum and Earshot Jazz’s Art of Jazz series.
Admission is free.

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