Seattle Scene: October 24 – November 4, 2017

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 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: M. Mitchell + D. Clement
Tue. Oct. 24, 8 PM; $18, $16, $10 in advance
Pianist/composer Matt Mitchell is interested in the intersections of various strains of acoustic, electric, composed, and improvised new music. For this solo concert he performs the music of saxophonist/composer Tim Berne. Also: Resident Artist, pianist Dawn Clement in a series of duo settings. Presented by Earshot Jazz Festival.

Earshot: R. Holcomb + M. Trzaska
Thu. Oct. 26, 8 PM; $18, $16, $10 in advance
Celebrated pianist/vocalist/composer Robin Holcomb joins with two of British Columbia’s finest: trumpet player JP Carter and drummer Dylan van der Schyff. Opening: saxophonist Mikołaj Trzaska from Gdansk, Poland, where he has distinguished himself in performances and film-score composition. Presented by Earshot Jazz Festival, with support from Polestar and the Polish Film Festival.

Vocalise: Out of the Drawer
Fri. Oct. 27, 8 PM; $20 donation at the door
Vocalise Women’s Ensemble’s inaugural performance features new contemporary classical music for women’s voices by local composers Don Skirvin and Reg Unterseher, as well as music by Rita Ueda, Stef Conner, Joshua Fishbein, and three premieres by our composer in residence, Philip Wharton. Free admission for seniors, disabled, children, and unemployed.

Todd Barton + Jason E Anderson
Sat. Oct. 28, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door
Todd Barton is a composer and analog synthesist specializing in Buchla, Serge and Hordijk modular systems. After four decades he is still delving deeply into the frontiers of musical expression. This performance will be a live improvisation on Buchla Music Easel. Jason E Anderson creates sound using synthesis, acoustic recordings, programming and text. Presented by Nonsequitur.

THU. 11/2 – Nonsequitur & Earshot Jazz Festival present Jovino Santos Neto & Martin Kuuskmann

FRI. 11/3 – Seattle Composers’ Salon – Clement Reid, Calvin Senter, Nicole Truesdell, Mark Wilson

SAT. 11/4 – Paul Matthew Moore tribute to Pauline Oliveros