TULA’S JAZZ CLUB: Woody Herman Centennial Celebration
2214 Second Avenue, 206-443-4221, 7:30pm
from Earshot Jazz: Bandleader Woody Herman turned 100 earlier this year, and Tula’s has put together an all-star band to perform some of the “Thundering Herd’s” greatest hits, December 12, 7:30pm. Clarinetist and saxophonist Woody Herman and his bands entertained audiences all over the world from the mid-1930s to the late 1980s. Known for keeping his big band current by hiring contemporary arrangers and personnel, his career in music is studded with hits, Grammy Awards and accolades from fans and critics alike. Tonight, trumpeters Jay Thomas and Thomas Marriott, saxophonist Pete Gallio, trombonist David Marriott and drummer Greg Williamson, formerly a member of the Woody Herman Orchestra, join a big band performing the music of Woody Herman. Admission is $20; reservations can be made by calling 206-443-4221 or emailing [email protected].

JAZZ ALLEY: Average White Band
2033 6th Ave, 206-441-9729, 7:30pm

BARCA: Adam Kessler / Phil Sparks Trio
1510 11th Avenue, Seattle, (206) 325-8263, 9:00pm

BOXLEY’S: Randy Halberstadt and Jeff Johnson
101 West North Bend Way, North Bend, WA, 425-292-9307, 7:00pm

VITO’S: 5:30: Casey MacGill; 9:00pm: Brazil Novo
927 9th Ave, Seattle, 206-682-2695

SEAMONSTER LOUNGE: The Suffering F**kheads
2202 N 45th St, Seattle, 206-992-1120, 10:00pm

LUCID: Davy Nefos Jam
Lucid Jazz Lounge, 5241 University Ave NE, Seattle,206-402-3042

BLUE MOON: Blue Moon session w/ Dave Abramson
712 NE 45th St, 206-675-9116, 4:30pm

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