Pianist, Bill Anschell, was born and raised in Seattle but didn’t settle here as a professional musician until early this century. Since his return he’s been one of the busiest and most creative pianists in town, leading at least 2 groups of his own and performing as a sideman in several others. Since 2005 he’s received 4 ‘Golden Ear’ awards from the Earshot Jazz Society. And, although his primary musical outlet is acoustic jazz, he continues to experiment with electronic music. His music—and his humorous writings about jazz and the jazz life—can be found at his website.
The New York pianist’s trio is about as elegant as it gets. It’s crashed by a clarinet summit when a veteran reedman straight outta Sidney