Seattle Scene: July 26 – August 4, 2018

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: Dialectical Imagination + Jeremy’s Pyramid Scheme
Thu. July 26, 8 PM; $5 – $15 online/at the door

Dialectical Imagination (Eli Wallace, piano + Rob Pumpelly, drums) integrate the creative spirit of free-improvisation with the emotional expression- ism of chamber music, which they call “ecstatic music.” Reeds player Jeremy Shaskus’ Pyramid Scheme (Nathan Breedlove, trumpet, Joel Bean, organ, Will Lone, drums) embraces all musical influences, with a sense of playful- ness in the spirit of John Cage. Part of Earshot’s Jazz: The 2nd Century series.

Lea Bertucci + Chloe Alexandra Thompson
Fri. July 27, 8 PM; $5 – $15 at the door

Lea Bertucci (Brooklyn) plays alto saxophone and tapes, using a mixture of material from her recent album Metal Aether as well as new work inspired by a residency in the extreme acoustic environment of Silo City, a series of cast concrete grain elevators in Buffalo, NY. Chloe Alexandra Thompson (Portland) is a Cree, Canadian artist using Pure Data, Arduino, hardware and voice, to create unique sonic experiences and expressions through the spatialization of isolated frequencies.

MON. 7/30 – SCRAPE, composer Jim Knapp’s large and lush string ensemble

SAT. 8/4 – Medina/Walsh + Cruel Diagonals + V. Vecker