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 all-ages setting: contemporary classical, free improvisation, the outer limits of jazz, electronic music, microtonal/new instruments, sound art, and other extraordinary sonic experiences.
Earshot: Inversion Therapy + Greg Belisle-Chi
Thu. July 7; 8 PM; $5 – $15 online/at the door
Earshot’s Jazz: The 2nd Century program invites Seattle musicians to consider the future of jazz. Inversion Therapy is a quartet with saxophonists Stuart MacDonald and Mark Taylor, pianist Dawn Clement, and bassist Chris Symer. Guitarist/composer Gregg Belisle-Chi presents a song cycle on poems by Carl Sandburg with Chelsea Crabtree (vocals), Ray Larsen (trumpet), and Chris Symer (bass).
Seattle Composers’ Salon
Fri. July 8; 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
The Seattle Composers’ Salon fosters the development, performance and appreciation of new music by regional composers and performers. At bi-monthly, informal presentations, the Salon features finished works, previews, and works in progress in a casual setting that allows for experimentation and discussion. Tonight: music and discussion with Seattle composers Jay Hamilton, Jeremiah Lawson, Susan Maughlin Wood, S. Eric Scribner.
Swarm+Stew: Stuart Dempster 80th Birthday Tribute
Sat. July 9; 7:30 PM; $5 – $15 online/at the door
Composed/facilitated by Neal Kosaly-Meyer, this event honors trombonist/composer Stuart Dempster two days following his 80th birthday. The ensemble is comprised of family, friends, students and colleagues: Ione, Loren Dempster, Neal Kosaly-Meyer, Pauline Oliveros and Greg Powers. The score allows for spontaneity, surprise and the unexpected, encourages deep listening in each moment, and prescribes loving dedication to its auditors and to its inspiration.
Upcoming Events (always subject to change; check our website for updates)
THU. 7/14 – Earshot presents Jazz: the 2nd Century, The Arsonists + OverPlay w/ Sister Nader
SAT. 7/16 – Ensemble Audax: New Music for Old Souls