From Seattle’s Wayward Music Series:
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: Georg Graewe
Wed. Oct. 12, 8 PM; $18/$16/$10
One of the most gifted improvisers in any kind of music, the remarkable German pianist Georg Graewe returns to the pristine Chapel space for an unforgettable solo piano concert. Presented by Earshot Jazz Festival with support from the Goethe Institute.
Loop 2.4.3: Time Machine Music
Thu. Oct. 13, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
Stories of Power, Control, Love, War, and Hyper-Reality inform Loop 2.4.3‘s new album Time-Machine_music. The multi-media concert version brings together fine art, film, and composed and improvised music (using pitched/unpitched percussion, voices, samples, electronics), to paint poignant narratives. Featuring Seattle percussionists Denali Williams and Melanie Voytovich.
Earshot: Laubrock & Rainey
Fri. Oct. 14, 8 PM; $18/$16/$10
Ingrid Laubrock, DownBeat’s 2015 soprano saxophone rising star, and Tom Rainey, a drummer “who swerves between avant-garde notions and a mainstream sensibility” (L.A. Times), improvise with captivating intuition. Presented by Earshot Jazz Festival.
Sat. Oct. 15, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
Percussionist Melanie Voytovich and friends bring you a night of new work with premiers by Bradley Hawkins and Ella Maher/Melanie Voytovich, and other works by Ivan Trevino, Benjamin Marx, Elliot Cole, and David Molk. Featuring Storm Benjamin, Scott Langdon, and Maggie Brown (percussion), Brad Hawkins (cello), and Ella Maher (dance).
Upcoming Events (always subject to change; check our website for updates)
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THU. 10/20 – Earshot Jazz Fest presents Norwegian saxophonist Frode Gjerstad with cellist Fred Lonberg-Holm and bassist Jon Rune Strøm
FRI. 10/21 – Earshot Jazz Fest presents Romanian pianist Lucia Ban and violis Mat Maneri
SAT. 10/22 – Japanese saxophonist Kastura Yamauchi + Blue Moon Raga