Seattle Scene: December 15 – January 2

From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:

Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center
4th Floor, 4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, Seattle 98103 (corner N 50th St. in Wallingford)
Every month, Nonsequitur and a community of like-minded presenters and artists offer ten concerts of adventurous music in an informal yet respectful setting: contemporary classical, free improvisation, the outer limits of jazz, electronic music, microtonal/new instruments, sound art, and other extraordinary sonic experiences. All ages are welcome. All shows 8 PM, $5 – $15 sliding scale at the door unless otherwise noted (check individual listings).

Seattle Rock Orchestra
Thu. Dec. 18, 8:00 PM; $10 – $15 in advance
Seattle Rock Orchestra + special guest singer Tamara Power-Drutis presents the third in its New Works series, with PNW composers Iain Emslie, Willow Goodine, Whitney Lyman, Aaron Otheim, Wes Price, Michaud Savage, Emily Westman.

Christian Pincock Group
+ The Sky Is a Suitcase
Sat. Dec. 20, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
Christian Pincock Group plays pieces that redefine the roles of instruments within a jazz ensemble and explore the intersection of composition and improvisation. Christian Pincock, valve trombone; Levi Gillis, tenor sax; Jon Hansen, tuba; Evan Woodle, drums. Christian also performs solo pieces on valve trombone and electronics. The Sky is a Suitcase is a jazz quartet whose songs range from bombastic energy pieces to quiet, pastoral ballads.

Campbell/Clayton + Lori Goldston
Fri. Dec. 19, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
Greg Campbell (drums, tuba) and Frank Clayton (bass, drums) present a set of new composed and improvised music with guest collaborators. Seattle cellist and composer Lori Goldston plays new solo compositions and improvisations.

FRI. 1/2 – saxophonist Briggan Krauss