Chien Chien Lu is a jazz vibraphonist, contemporary percussionist, and composer from Taiwan who has recently stepped forward as a composer and leader with her own quartet. Classically trained, she started her career as a percussionist, but jazz and other influences led her to the vibraphone and New York. Chien
20-year old Bahamian trumpeter Giveton Gelin, started teaching himself to play the trumpet at 10 years old after his mother bought him the instrument in
The wide-ranging keyboardist, composer and bandleader died Feb. 9 of cancer. He was one of the fathers of jazz fusion, with his work spanning from acoustic jazz to his own interpretations of Mozart.
Jim Wilke looks back on the fine form of vocalist Ernestine Anderson. Jim highlights songs from a 2011 performance at Dizzy’s Club at Jazz at Lincoln Center on Columbus Circle in New York City on this episode of Jazz Northwest. The Seattle Jazz icon is joined by a soulful group
We hear new music from Portland-based composer Ezra Weiss on today’s episode of Jazz Northwest. Vancouver BC tenor saxophonist is
There’s more attention given to recording and streaming with performance venues closed due to the pandemic. It provides an opportunity