Jared Hall Blows Back Into The Northwest

Trumpet player, composer and jazz educator Jared Hall grew up in Spokane, Wash. His jazz studies took him to Whitworth University in his hometown, then to Indiana and Florida. But Hall has recently returned to the northwest, adding another potent voice on trumpet to the growing Seattle jazz scene. Jared

Happy Orchestra’s Joyful Rhythms

Celebrating the release of their long-awaited debut album Baba, drummer Tarik Abouzied’s Happy Orchestra turned our listeners’ frowns upside down with an energetic set live in the KNKX studios. As the composer of all the songs on the album, Tarik told us he’s mostly composing at a piano keyboard. He

Chilliwack, B.C. Native Bria Skonberg Live

The effervescent JUNO award-winning trumpeter and vocalist Bria Skonberg came by prior to her show at Edmonds Center for the Arts. She brought a top-notch group and wowed us with a set of music, laughter and fun. Joining Bria were recent Julliard graduate Mathis Picard on piano and Eric Wheeler