Lage Lund Trio | Live At The Ballard Jazz Festival

Acclaimed Norwegian guitarist Lage Lund continues to build on his reputation, sparked by winning the Thelonious Monk International Guitar Competition in 2005. Lage is a master of jazz standards and a busy composer as well. He can swing hard, and possesses a remarkable harmonic sophistication. Based in New York for

International Jazz Day

This page lists 2020 Global Celebrations but many events have been canceled due to COVID-19.  Check individual event websites for information and updates.  Follow on

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Recent releases by Seattle musicians Ray Larsen and Walt Wagner

There’s more attention given to recording and streaming with performance venues closed due to the pandemic. It provides an opportunity to grow, stretch out, create new music, exemplified by a couple of creative releases from Seattle musicians from different generations. Young trumpet player and composer Ray Larsen has proved worthy

Jay Thomas

Seattle jazz hero Jay Thomas on Jazz Northwest

Multi-instrumentalist Jay Thomas was named a Seattle Jazz Hero recently by the national Jazz Journalists Association, and will be featured on today’s episode with a pair of pieces drawn from Jay’s recent album “High Crimes and Misdemeanors.”