Kneebody live at The Triple Door

One of the world’s foremost modern jazz groups, Kneebody, exudes rock ‘n’ roll energy with chamber music sensibilities and dynamic, angular compositions. They’re a communal group collecting the sax and trumpet work of Ben Wendel and Shane Endsley, respectively. With the keyboard skills of Adam Benjamin and the bass and

Anat Cohen and Marçello Goncalves concert from Jazz Port Townsend

The first in a series of broadcast concerts from Centrum’s Jazz Port Townsend will air on this episode of Jazz Northwest. The opening Friday evening concert of the 45th annual festival features the duo of clarinetist Anat Cohen and seven-string guitarist Marçello Goncalves, recorded in McCurdy Pavilion at Fort Worden. Anat Cohen

The Bad Plus is in a good mood

After 17 years with pianist Ethan Iverson, Orrin Evans made his Seattle debut with The Bad Plus to sold out shows. Stopping by for a live session at the KNKX studios, it was clear that the moods of bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King had improved for the better,

The Celebration of The Drum: Opening Night at Ballard Jazz Festival

Opening night at the 17th Annual Ballard Jazz Festival was again A Celebration of the Drum, featuring three drummer-led quartets playing at Conor Byrne in Old Ballard. The drummers are Steve Korn, DVonne Lewis, and Jeff Busch, each representing a different style of performing on drums and percussion. Excerpts from