Coming to Seattle

Source: Wayward Music Series.

Stephen Fandrich
Tue. Nov. 2, 8 PM; $5 – $20 at the door

Just being Stephen Fandrich, at the piano, erasing time and expectation. He’ll perform long-form improvisations for solo piano and for piano prepared with sticks of wood, transforming it into a custom-tuned percussion orchestra.

Composers & Improvisers Workshop
Thu. Nov. 3, 7:30 PM; $5-$15 donation at door

In celebration of their 60th anniversary this year, Jack Straw Cultural Center presents a special evening of performance featuring members of the Composers & Improvisers Workshop perform newly composed works and improvisations.

Earshot Jazz Fest: Battle Trance
Fri. Nov. 4, 8 PM; $10 – $25 advance/at door

Genre-defying ensemble of four tenor saxophon-ists pushing their instruments to the limit. Circular breathing, hypnotic waves of sound, and blistering runs create intricate textures with a vast sonic vocabulary that speaks directly to the heart.

NonSeq: From Alaska to Amazonas
Sat. Nov. 5, 8 PM; $5 – $20 in advance/at door

A richly layered evening of music, spoken word poetry, visual art, and resistance drawn from two Native cultures, co-created by Tlingit multi-disciplinary artist Nahaan and Brazilian vocalist Adriana Giordano.