JAZZ ALLEY: Lao Tizer featuring Karen Briggs and Chieli Minucci
2033 6th Ave, 206-441-9729, 7:30pm

216 Union Street, Seattle, 206-838-4333, 7:00pm

TULA’S JAZZ CLUB: Smith/Staelens Big Band
2214 2nd Ave, 206-443-4221, 7:30pm

THE ROYAL ROOM: Seattle Jazz Composers Ensemble 5th Anniversary
5000 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, (206) 906-9920, 8:00pm
from Earshot Jazz: The Seattle Jazz Composers Ensemble celebrates 5 years of community events and collaborations with an anniversary party at the Royal Room. The first set will feature music from SJCE’s collection of original works, commissioned throughout the life of the ensemble. The second set will be a reading of new tunes by SJCE contributing composers. In the band: Beth Fleenor (clarinet), Samantha Boshnack (trumpet), Kate Olson, Brian Bermudez, Chris Credit (woodwinds), Michael Owcharuk (piano), Tim Carey (bass), and Kyle Doran (drums). Admission is all ages, pay what you can, at the Royal Room, May 7, 8pm.

VITOS: Brad Gibson Quartet
927 9th Ave, Seattle, 9:00pm

SHIP CANAL: Jay Thomas Jam Session
3218 Eastlake Avenue East, Seattle, 206-588-8885, 7:30pm

SEAMONSTER LOUNGE: Scott Pemberton Band
2202 N 45th St, (206) 992-1120, 10:00pm

BOXLEY’S: 5:00pm: Future Jazz Heads; 7:00pm: Jazz Heads
101 West North Bend Way, North Bend, WA, 425-292-9307

THE PINK DOOR: Casey MacGill Trio
1919 Post Alley, Seattle, 8:00pm

BAKE’S PLACE: Gotz/Lowe Duo
155 108th Ave NE, Bellevue, 425.454.2776, 6:00pm

Seattle Jazz