For at least a decade, gypsy jazz group, Pearl Django, has performed at Seattle’s Jazz Alley on the first days (well — evenings) of the new year. For the past few years, the groups’ guest has been Seattle vocalist, Gail Pettis. Also for the past few years, 88.5 has had these folks in for a […]
KNKX welcomed a second performance of the trio Tyrant Lizard, just as the band released their self-titled debut album, and the new release from the group’s guitarist Gregg Belisle-Chi, “I Sang To You and the Moon.” It was also the last few days for two-thirds of the band here in the Northwest – bass player […]
The trio joins up with trumpeter Wadada Leo Smith for a jazz-rock track that reverberates with moments of victory.
The musical connection between Cuba and New Orleans, which runs deeper than many listeners realize, forms a strong subtext on the next Preservation Hall Jazz Band album, So It Is.