Seattle Scene: August 8-17, 2019

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.

East Coast Meets West
Thu. Aug. 8, 8 PM; $5 – $20 donation at door

East Coast Meets West brings together two multi-talented trumpet players – East Coast transplant Judson Scott and Seattle native Peter Nelson-King – to perform an exciting variety of works for trumpet and piano: Sonata by Boston’s Michael Weinstein, an enchanting Epithalamion by Pulitzer-winner Paul Moravec, and two world premiere works by frequent Wayward performer and multi-instrumentalist Peter Nelson-King.

Inverted Space Ensemble
Fri. Aug. 9, 8 PM; $5 – $15 donation at door

Inverted Space Ensemble explores the haunting and sublime music of Bun-Ching Lam, Brian Banks and Lou Harrison. Using the ensemble configuration of violin, piano and percussion, each composer showcases their unique language in this expressive ensemble configuration. This concert will feature Luke Fitzpatrick (violin), Brooks Tran (piano), and Isaac Anderson (percussion).

Earshot: Christoph Irniger’s Pilgrim
Sat. Aug. 10, 8 PM; $10, $13, $15 in advance

Not a Wayward show, but of interest at the Chapel: Founded by Zurich-based tenor saxophonist Christoph Irniger, Pilgrim has become one of the most exciting ensembles in young European Jazz. “…a scintillating trip into a musical subconscious —a dream state where one opens doors only to find more doors —a spiral staircase where the top is always just beyond reach.” –All About Jazz

Fri. 8/16 – Saxophonist/composer Levi Gillis presents new music for chamber ensemble expanded from works for solo saxophone exploring extended techniques

Sat. 8/17 – Improvised music by pianist Thollem McDonas, trumpeter Samantha Boshnack, and vocalist/miulti-instrumentalist Amy Denio