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

CALAMUS AUDITORIUM: Billy Strayhorn Project w/Tyrone Brown & Nate Omdal Trio
517 E Pike, Seattle, 7:30pm
from Earshot: The Billy Strayhorn Project is a celebration of the life and music of William Thomas “Billy” Strayhorn (November 29, 1915 – May 31, 1967), an American jazz composer, pianist, lyricist, arranger, and LGTBQ artist best known for his successful collaboration with bandleader and composer Duke Ellington lasting nearly three decades. The Project features Tyrone Brown (LGTBQ artist and lead vocals), Nate Omdal (music director and bass), Michael Owcharuk (piano), Jacques Willis (drums), playing original arrangements from the Billy Strayhorn songbook such as “Take the ‘A’ Train,” “Chelsea Bridge,” and “Lush Life.” The Billy Strayhorn Project is presented as part of Gay City Arts 2014-2015 Season: Crossing the Line. Through Gay City Arts, Gay City collaborates with local LGBT artists to galvanize an audience for queer arts, foster the development of LGBT artists, and facilitate artistic excellence that is accessible. Gay City Arts is committed to presenting challenging, dynamic and excellent queer art across the full range of artistic disciplines from theater, dance, music, and performance art to spoken word, film/video, new media and interdisciplinary work. Show at 7:30 p.m. on November 14, 15, 21, and 22 in the Calamus Auditorium at Gay City, 517 East Pike.

JAZZ ALLEY: Taj Mahal Trio
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: Susan Pascal Trio
101 West North Bend Way, North Bend, WA, 425-292-9307, 7:00pm

1520 NE 177th St, Shoreline, 206-365-4447, 7:00pm

SERAFINA: Tim Kennedy Trio
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

ROYAL ROOM: Terrence Brewer/ Message from Guinea/ JeConte & The Mali Allstars
5000 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, 206-906-9920, 8:00pm

GRAZIE: The Christel Trio
23207 Bothell-Everett Hwy, Bothell, 425-402-9600, 7:00pm

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

SHUGA JAZZ BISTRO: Peter “2Saxy” Jordan
317 Main Avenue South, Renton, 8:30pm

BAKE’S PLACE: 6:00pm: Gotz/Lowe Duo; 9:00pm: Rod Cook and Toast
155 108th Ave NE, Bellevue, 425-454-2776, 6:00pm

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