When Chris Illingworth sits down at the piano, Nick Blacka picks up his upright bass, and Rob Turner adjusts his snare drum, the Manchester trio GoGo Penguin looks like a jazz trio. But they’ll tell you that calling their music “jazz” isn’t quite accurate. Taking musical inspiration from a long history of popular electronic music […]
Celebrate the New Year with our annual jazz party, featuring six hour-long performances sure to get you ready for 2018.
This episode focuses on a highlight of the saxophonist’s banner year: the time he spent as artist in residence at the Detroit Jazz Festival.
KNKX presented its 21st Annual Holiday Jam on Monday, December 4 from the Edmonds Center for the Arts. The program featured the vocal jazz group Soundsation from Edmonds Community College under the direction of Kirk Marcy, the Edmonds-Woodway High School Jazz Ensemble under the direction of Jake Bergevin and special guest vocalist, Olympia-based LaVon Hardison. […]