Coming to Seattle

From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:

Bad Luck + Tomo Nakayama
Wed., Oct. 1, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
Bad Luck (drummer Chris Icasiano + saxophonist Neil Welch) release their third full-length record Three, available through local record label Table & Chairs, or free with a $15 donation tonight. Opening the show will be songwriter Tomo Nakayama of Grand Hallway.

James Knapp & SCRAPE!
Fri., Oct. 3, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
Scrape returns to the lovely acoustic of the Chapel Performance Space stage with new tunes by James Knapp and a premiere by guest composer Brendon Williams. Gorgeous sonorities characterize this improvising string orchestra’s sound. With soloists Gregg Belisle-Chi, Chris Symer and Julian Smedley, plus others.

Broken Bow Ensemble
Thur., Oct. 2, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
min is a new piece for chamber orchestra by Seattle composer John Teske, the third in a series of works dealing with human consciousness. The theme is “intention,” specifically on where individuals and groups place their focus and how they make choices. min will be premiered by the Broken Bow Ensemble, a 26-piece group of strings and woodwinds, each with an individual part.

MON. 10/6 – Don Berman, Greg Campbell, Chris Icasiano, & Gregg Keplinger‘s Drum Night

FRI. 10/10 – Nonsequitur presents San Francisco vocal/electronic artist Pamela Z

SAT. 10/11 – Earshot Jazz Fest presents Greg Belisle-Chi + John Seman’s Lil Coop

WED. 10/15 – Earshot Jazz Fest presents Dutch trumpeter Eric Vloeiman’s Oliver’s Cinema

FRI. 10/17 – Inverted Space ensemble performs new works by UW composers

SAT. 10/18 – Nonsequitur & Earshot Jazz Fest present music of William O. Smith

FRI. 10/24 – Seattle Composers’ Alliance presents ten new works for String Quartet from a call for scores

SAT. 10/25 – Paul Kikuchi presents works for woodwinds, strings, and percussion