This week on Jazz Northwest (Sundays at 2 on 88.5 KPLU), we’ll preview the featured artists at The Bellevue Jazz Festival, including The East-West Trumpet Summit with Ray Vega and Thomas Marriott, Carlos Cascante y su Tumbao, Poncho Sanchez, and Bill Frisell’s Beautiful Dreamers. The festival also include many free performances in downtown Bellevue Wednesday through Sunday.

Also on this week’s Jazz Northwest are a sneak peek (listen) to Diane Schuur’s new CD to be released next month, pianist Rick Mandyck, Danny Kolke’s Trio + Pete Christlieb and the Bothell HS Jazz Band from KPLU’s School of Jazz Vol.10!

Jazz Northwest is recorded and produced by Jim Wilke, exclusively for 88.5 KPLU and is broadcast every Sunday afternoon at 2 PM Pacific. It is also streamed at and available as a podcast.

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