TULA’S JAZZ CLUB: Stephanie Porter Quartet
2214 Second Avenue, 206-443-4221, 7:30pm

ROYAL ROOM: The Syrinx Effect/ Marty Ehlrich
5000 Rainier Ave South, Seattle, 8:00pm
from Earshot Jazz: On Friday, January 31, Seattle all-stars join Marty Ehrlich at the Royal Room, 8pm. Ehrlich (reeds) performs with Cuong Vu (trumpet), Tom Varner (French horn), Wayne Horvitz (piano), Geoff Harper (bass), and D’Vonne Lewis (drums). Marty Ehrlich began his musical career in St. Louis, Mo., while in high school, performing and recording with the Human Arts Ensemble. He graduated from the New England Conservatory of Music with honors in 1977, where his teachers included George Russell, Jaki Byard, Joseph Allard, and Gunther Schuller. He has made 25 recordings of his compositions for ensembles ranging from duo to jazz orchestra – his Emergency Peace Ensemble, Traveler’s Tales Group, Rites Quartet, and the Marty Ehrlich Sextet. A multi-instrumentalist, passionate about improvisation and interpretation, Ehrlich has performed with a who’s who of contemporary composers, including Muhal Richard Abrams, Ray Anderson, Anthony Braxton, John Carter, Jack DeJohnette, Anthony Davis, Mark Dresser, Michael Formanek, Don Grolnick, Chico Hamilton, Julius Hemphill, Andrew Hill, Wayne Horvitz, Robin Holcomb, Leroy Jenkins, Myra Melford, James Newton, Bobby Previte, Leo Smith, and John Zorn. Admission is by suggested donation. Dinner reservations are available.

JAZZ ALLEY: Bill Frisell’s Guitar in the Space Age ft. Greg Leisz, Tony Scherr & Kenny Wollesen
2033 6th Ave, 206-441-9729, 7:30 & 10:00pm

LATONA PUB: Phil Sparks Trio
6423 Latona Avenue NE, 5:00 – 7:00pm, No Cover, 21+

BOXLEY’S: Michael Barnett Trio
101 West North Bend Way, North Bend, WA, 425-292-9307, 7:00pm

SERAFINA: Alex Guilbert Duo
2043 Eastlake Ave E, 206-323-0807, 9:00pm

DUOS LOUNGE: Jeff Ferguson’s Triangular Jazztet
2940 SW Avalon Way, 206-452-2452, 7:30pm

GRAZIE: Andre Thomas Quietfire
23207 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Bothell, 425-402-9600, 7:00pm

VITO’S: Lushy
927 9th Ave, Seattle, 206-682-2695, 8:00pm

Seattle Jazz