Inspired by Seattle’s places and historical events, the Steve Griggs Ensemble plays music with a message. Griggs, a saxophonist, composer and writer addresses social injustice with music and words, telling the story of the International District’s Panama Hotel, where Japanese-Americans left their possessions when they were incarcerated in internment camps during World War II. The […]
The singer and guitarist joined host Marian McPartland in the spring of 2003.
There’s an Elliott Smith-ian sensibility to the duo’s original song, played here live at the Bowery Ballroom just before Mehldau and Thile went into the studio.
Tacoma’s top jazz man, Kareem Kandi, returned to the knkx studios this fall armed with the enviable rhythm section of Delvon Lamarr on Hammond organ and D’Vonne Lewis and some new music from his new album, “Hourglass.” One of the busiest musicians in the area, Kareem talked about helping to organize the Tacoma Jazz Association, […]