Bill Anschell — Live At KNKX

Pianist, Bill Anschell, was born and raised in Seattle but didn’t settle here as a professional musician until early this century. Since his return he’s been one of the busiest and most creative pianists in town, leading at least 2 groups of his own and performing as a sideman in

Seattle’s Freudian Slurp – Cinematic Jazz And Plenty Of Puns

Following on their debut album, Edible Complex, Seattle’s modern jazz outfit Freudian Slurp has just released their latest, called Get It? Their sense of humor confirmed, the question was “do they have the music to back up their irreverence?” Yes, they do. Formed by the Hughes Brothers, Dylan on electric

Barrett Martin Group Rocks Around The World

Drummer, bandleader and songwriter is just the beginning of a proper description of Barrett Martin. He’s also the author of a new memoir exploring his musical travels around the world, with a soundtrack of course. Dedicated world traveler is another description. He’s been writing a travel blog for the Huffington

Gogo Penguin Pushes The Piano Trio Beyond Jazz

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