This week, new CD releases by NW Jazz Artists Anton Schwartz , Steve Griggs, Scenes and Marc Seales are featured along with other musicians who are performing in the Seattle area in the coming week.   Also, news about best bets for live jazz next week, including Steve Griggs’ Panama Hotel Jazz which will be performed live in the next Art of Jazz Concert on February 13 at The Seattle Art Museum.

Also this Sunday, The Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra, celebrating its 10th anniversary at Tula’s on Sunday, as well as the Central Washington Big Band, Kelley Johnson, and the Deardorf/Peterson band, all of whom are performing live this week in Seattle.

Jazz Northwest is recorded and produced by Jim Wilke exclusively for 88.5 KPLU.  The program is also available as a podcast at following the broadcast.    Next week’s show (2/16) features a live recording of the Phil Sparks Trio with saxophonist Rob Scheps and drummer D’Vonne Lewis playing at The Latona in Seattle.

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