Thomas Marriott’s New Quintet At Seattle Art Museum

Thomas Marriott’s new working band played the February concert in the Art Of Jazz series presented by Earshot Jazz at The Seattle Art Museum. Playing for a standing room only audience, the quintet played compositions by members of the group including Marriott, saxophonist Rick Mandyck and pianist Tim Kennedy. Geoff

Fresh Sounds From Bi-Coastal Jessica Lurie

A Seattle native who’s been soaking in the energy of New York City for the past half dozen years, Jessica Lurie has released the first new album from her ensemble in nearly as long ago as her relocation. It was worth the wait. https://cpa.ds.npr.org/kplu/audio/2017/12/jessica_lurrie_ensemble_01.mp3 Long Haul is a diverse collection

Ryan Leppich Returns With His College Trio

https://cpa.ds.npr.org/kplu/audio/2017/12/ryan_leppich_trio_01.mp3 Now in his second year at the University of Northern Colorado’s highly regarded jazz program, drummer Ryan Leppich returned home to Puget Sound with a pair of college friends to play a few shows around town. We were lucky enough to host them for an energetic set of clever