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Tuesday September 2
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
OWOwl jam w/ Eric Verlinde, 10
SBMcTuff Trio, 11
SBMcTuff Trio, 11
SBAndrew Endres Collective, 9
TUJay Thomas Usual Suspects Big Band, 8

Wednesday September 3
BXFuture Jazz Heads, 5, 7
NCJazz Jam w/ Darin Clendenin Trio, 7:30
PDCasey MacGill & Friends, 8
SFShawn Mickelson Trio, 8
SGJay Thomas & the Cantaloupes jam, 8
TAMax Hatt / Edda Glass, 7
TUSmith/Staelens Big Band, 7:30
VIJerry Zimmerman, 8

Thursday September 4
BCAdam Kessler w/ Phil Sparks, 9
BNBlue Moon session w/ Dave Abramson, 4
C*Jewish Women of Tin Pan Alley w/ Pamela Rose (Stroum Jewish CC, 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island), 7:30
C*Eric Fridrich (Thurston's Bistro, 6421 Latona Ave NE), 7
EBJacob Zimmerman Quintet, 7
JARachelle Ferrell, 7:30, 9:30
PDGreg Ruby & Maggie Kim, 8
SBSteve O'Brien Trio, 7
TDThe Duhks, Fernando Varela, Kneebody, 7:30
TDThe Hot McGandhis (Musicquarium), 9
TUMax Hatt/Edda Glass Quartet w/ Clipper Anderson & Brad Boal, 7:30
TUMax Hatt / Edda Glass W/ Clipper Anderson & Brad Boal, 7:30
VIRik Wright, 9

4 Jewish Women of Tin Pan Alley
Jazz and blues singer and storyteller Pamela Rose delivers a live theatrical concert celebrating Jewish women songwriters from the earliest days of jazz and blues. This journey through the American songbook, including Tin Pan Alley, Broadway musicals, bebop, and Hollywood, was featured twice at the Monterey Jazz Festival. Rose performs the program Thursday, September 4, 7:30pm, at the Stroum Jewish Community Center. Tickets are $8 for SJCC members/students/youths/seniors and $12 for guests.

Friday September 5
BBJazz First Fridays Jump Ensemble, 8
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
BXVern Sielert Dektet, 7, 9
C*Los Buhos w/ Marc Smason (El Quetzal, 3209 Beacon Ave S), 7
CHSeattle Composers' Salon w/ Paul Gillespie, Jessika Kenney, Jim Knapp, Angelique Poteat, 8
CMCorreo Aereo, 7
DUJeff Ferguson's Triangular Jazztet, 7:30
JARachelle Ferrell, 7:30, 9:30
LALatona happy hour w/ Phil Sparks, 5
NCBrazz w/ Carol Miguel, 8:30
NCBrazz w/ Carol Miguel, 8:30
RREugenie Jones & D'Vonne Lewis, 8:30
SFSue Nixon Quartet, 9
TDThe Djangomatics (Musicquarium), 5
TDMark Sexton Band (Musicquarium), 9
TUStephanie Porter Quartet, 7:30
VIThe New Triumph, 9

Saturday September 6
C*Bellwether on the Bay (16 Bellwether Way, Squalicum Harbor, Bellingham, WA), 1
C* Leif Totusek (Thurston's Bistro, 6421 Latona Ave NE), 7
CMJet City Jazz Band, 7
JARachelle Ferrell, 7:30, 9:30
NCEugenie Jones, 8
RREn Canto, 9
SBEric Hullander Band, 7
SBEric hullander Band, 7
SFAlex Guilbert Duo, 9
SYVictor Janusz, 10am
TUGreta Matassa Quartet, 7:30

6 Trumpeter Rhys Tivey
NYC-based trumpeter, vocalist, and composer Rhys Tivey marked a bold debut with the release of progressive jazz album No Voice No More. The album exposes his quartet's firm roots in jazz and blues improvisation while blending dynamic overtones of memorable melody and cinematic composition. New material incorporates indie-influenced lyrics and vocals. This performance will feature Seattle musicians Gregg Belisle-Chi (guitar), Chris Icasiano (drums), and Tim Carey (bass). Openers The Sky Is a Suitcase plays original free-form compositions and improvisations, with Michael Gebhart (drums), Carmen Rothwell (bass), Levi Gillis (tenor sax), and Ray Larsen, (trumpet). The exciting double bill is September 6, 7:30pm, Chapel Performance Space. Admission is by $15 suggested donation at the door.

Sunday September 7
BBCouthtet Little Big Band Public Rehearsal, 7
BXDanny Kolke Trio, 6, 8
C*Steve Griggs Ensemble: Cup of Joe Brazil (University Library, 5009 Roosevelt Way NE), 2
C*Aline Vida And Band, Everett Public Library Auditorium (2702 Hoyt Ave, Everett), 2
CRRacer Sessions: Bryan Smith, 8
DTDarrell's Tavern session, 8
JARachelle Ferrell, 7:30, 9:30
PMPaul Richardson w/ Josephine Howell, 6
SFShawn Mickelson Duo, 6:30
SFPasquale Santos brunch, 11am
SYVictor Janusz, 10am
TUJim Cutler Jazz Orchestra, 7:30
VIRon Weinstein Trio, 9:30
VIRuby Bishop, 6

Monday September 8
C*EntreMundos jam (Capitol Cider, 818 E Pike St), 9:30
MTTriangle Pub jam, 8:30
PMPaul Richardson, 6
RRKoto Jazz/ Ron Weinstein Trio, 8
TUDavid Marriott Big Band, 7:30

Tuesday September 9
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
C*Eugenie Jones, Tesla Love Party (Tesla Motors, 435 Westlake Ave N), 7
OWOwl jam w/ Eric Verlinde, 10
SBMcTuff Trio, 11
SBMcTuff Trio, 11
TUEmerald City Jazz Orchestra, 8

Wednesday September 10
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
BXFuture Jazz Heads, 5, 7
C*Stranger Genius Awards showcase: Erik Blood, Industrial Revelation, Amber Kai Morgan & Garrett Kelly, 5:30
C*Table & Chairs: Ivan Arteaga (Vermillion, 1508 11th Ave), 8
NCTrish Hatley Trio, 7
PDCasey MacGill & Friends, 8
SBEric Hullander Gang, 10
SBBasement Baby, 7
SGJay Thomas & the Cantaloupes jam, 8
TUJim Cutler Quartet, 7:30
VIBrad Gibson Quartet, 9

Thursday September 11
BCAdam Kessler w/ Phil Sparks, 9
BDAnnie Eastwood, Larry Hill, Tom Brighton w/ Bill Chism, 6
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
C*Eric Fridrich (Thurston's Bistro, 6421 Latona Ave NE), 7
CMDina Blade & Hans Bremmer, 6:30
JADiane Schuur Allstar Band, 7:30, 9:30
NCMeridienne, 7
PDGreg Ruby & Maggie Kim, 8
SEArt of Jazz: Janis Mann, 5:30
TUMordy Ferber Trio w/ Chuck Kistler, Greg Williamson, 7:30
VIBrazil Novo, 9

Friday September 12
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
BXMordy Ferber Trio, 7, 9
C*Greg Ruby's Rhythm Runners at the Seattle Lindy Exchange (Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave), 1am
C*Solomon Douglas at the Seattle Lindy Exchange (Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave), 8:30
CHNeil Welch + John Teske Duo, 8
CHNeil Welch Album Release, 7:30
DUJeff Ferguson's Triangular Jazztet, 7:30
JADiane Schuur Allstar Band, 7:30, 9:30
LALatona happy hour w/ Phil Sparks, 5
NCFreddy James & Junior, 8:30
SFAlex Guilbert Duo, 9
TURob Scheps Quartet w/ John Hansen, Jeff Johnson, Reade Whitwell, 7:30
VICasey MacGill, 8

Saturday September 13
AVLos Buhos w/ Laura Oviedo, Marc Smason, Bruce Barnard, Alex Conga, 1
BXNorth Bend Jazz Walk, 6
C*Jazz Night School: Anton Schwartz clinic (3916 S Morgan St), 10:30am
C*Greg Ruby's Rhythm Runners at the Seattle Lindy Exchange (Washington Hall, 153 14th Ave), 9:30
C*Leif Totusek (Thurston's Bistro, 6421 Latona Ave NE), 7
C*North Bend Jazz Walk, Various Venues, North Bend, WA, 6
CHPaul Hoskin solo, 8
JADiane Schuur Allstar Band, 7:30, 9:30
NCFour, 8:30
SBJacques Willlis, 7
SFShawn Mickelson Trio, 9
SGJeanie Mishler & Hopscotch, 8
SYVictor Janusz, 10am
TDBilly Brandt (Musicquarium), 9
TUTom Collier Quartet w/ Marc Seales, Carmen Rothwell, Steve Korn, 7:30

Sunday September 14
BBFree Improv w/ Kenny Mandell, 7
BXDanny Kolke Trio, 6, 8
C*Greg Ruby's Rhythm Runners at the Seattle Lindy Exchange (Westlake Park, 401 Pine St), 1
C*Steve Griggs Ensemble: Panama Hotel Jazz (Greenlake Library, 7364 E Greenlake Dr N), 2
CNCasey MacGill's Orchestra at the Seattle Lindy Exchange, 9:30
CRRacer Sessions, 8
DTDarrell's Tavern session, 8
JADiane Schuur Allstar Band, 7:30, 9:30
PMPaul Richardson w/ Josephine Howell, 6
SBTravis Hartnett, 6
SFAlex Guilbert Duo brunch, 11am
SFAnn Reynolds & Leah Pogwizd, 6:30
SYVictor Janusz, 10am
TUJim Cutler Jazz Orchestra, 8:30
TUJazz Police Big Band, 3
TUUW Jazz Band, 7:30
VIRuby Bishop, 6
VIRon Weinstein Trio, 9:30

Monday September 15
C*EntreMundos jam (Capitol Cider, 818 E Pike St), 9:30
JA15th Sister City Jazz Day with Rie Takahashi, 7:30, 9:30
MTTriangle Pub jam, 8:30
PMPaul Richardson, 6
TUMachone Jazz Orchestra, 7:30

Tuesday September 16
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
CYEastside Jazz Club, 7:30
JAAmina Figarova, 7:30, 9:30
OWOwl jam w/ Eric Verlinde, 10
RRDaniel Rosenboon Quintet/ netcat, 8
SBMcTuff Trio, 11
SBMcTuff Trio, 11
SBSpontaneous Rex, 8
TURoadside Attraction Big Band, 7:30

16 LA Rosenboom 5 & Netcat
The Daniel Rosenboom Quintet is an electrifying ensemble that brings together some of the Los Angeles creative music scene's most distinctive instrumental voices: Daniel Rosenboom (trumpet, piccolo trumpet, and flugelhorn), Gavin Templeton (saxophones, flute, and bass clarinet), Alexander Noice (electric guitar and FX), Kai Kurosawa (Bear Trax and FX), Dan Schnelle (drums). Seattle trio netcat, with Brandon Lucia (Chango/drums), David Balatero (cello) and Andrew Olmstead (keys) opens the Seattle debut of this critically acclaimed modern jazz-rock outfit, Tuesday, September 16, 8pm. Tickets are $10 advance at strangertickets.com or $12 at the door.

Wednesday September 17
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
BXFuture Jazz Heads, 5, 7
C*Annie Eastwood w/ Kimball & the Fugitives (Pike Place Bar & Grill, 90 Pike St), 6
C*DjangoFest NW (Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Langley), 8
JAAmina Figarova, 7:30, 9:30
NCJeremy Serwer, 7
PDCasey MacGill & Friends, 8
SGJay Thomas & the Cantaloupes jam, 8
TUD'Vonne Lewis and Limited Edition Trio, 7:30

Thursday September 18
BCAdam Kessler w/ Phil Sparks, 9
BNBlue Moon session w/ Dave Abramson, 4
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
C*DjangoFest NW (Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Langley), 8
C*Eric Fridrich (Thurston's Bistro, 6421 Latona Ave NE), 7
JAEarl Klugh, 7:30, 9:30
NCJazz Decree, 7
PDGreg Ruby & Maggie Kim, 8
SBEvan Flory-Barnes, 10
TUFred Hoadley"s Sonando, 8
VIJason Parker Quartet, 9

Friday September 19
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
BXGreg Williamson Trio, 7, 9
C*DjangoFest NW (Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Langley), 3, 8
DUJeff Ferguson's Triangular Jazztet, 7:30
JAEarl Klugh, 7:30, 9:30
LALatona happy hour w/ Phil Sparks, 5
NCSavani Latin Jazz Quartet, 8:30
RRWil Blades Trio, 8:30
SFTim Kennedy Trio, 9
TUDan & Tatum Greenblatt Quintet, 7:30

Saturday September 20
BXFive Trumpets & Rhythm, 7, 9
C*DjangoFest NW (Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Langley), 3, 8
C*Leif Totusek (Thurston's Bistro, 6421 Latona Ave NE), 7
CHSusan Alcorn + Wally Shoup, 8
JAEarl Klugh, 7:30, 9:30
NCAnnie Reed & Hans Brehmer, 8:30
SB6 Demon Bag, 10
SBEric Hullander Band, 7
SFSue Nixon Quartet, 9
SYVictor Janusz, 10am
TUSusan Pascal Quartet w/ Marc Seales, Phil Sparks, D'Vonne Lewis, 7:30
VIRabia Shaheen Qazi, 9:30

20 Century Ballroom Dinner, Jazz, Dance
Jazz vocalist Greta Matassa, and trio, and tap dancer Jovon Miller first came together a few years back to play and dance for a friend in the Bellingham area. Now, they’re bringing the show to the Century Ballroom. “In the Moment”: Jazz Tap and Song plays Saturday, September 20, 7:30pm. Tickets are $55, including dinner and the show, or $20 advance/$25 day-of, for show only. More at centuryballroom.com.

Sunday September 21
BBOpen Jazz Jam w/ Kenny Mandell & Friends, 2
BXDanny Kolke Trio, 6, 8
C*DjangoFest NW (Whidbey Island Center for the Arts, Langley), 3, 7
C*Mezcla: Jazz All-Stars from Cuba (Stroum Jewish CC, 3801 East Mercer Way, Mercer Island), 3
C*Steve Griggs Ensemble: Cup of Joe Brazil (West Seattle Library, 2306 42nd Ave SW), 2
CNCasey MacGill & His Hi 5, 9
CRRacer Sessions: Spontaneous Rex, 8
DTDarrell's Tavern session, 8
JAEarl Klugh, 7:30, 9:30
PMPaul Richardson w/ Josephine Howell, 6
RRZooma Bella, 8
SFPasquale Santos brunch, 11am
SFAlex Guilbert, 6:30
SYVictor Janusz, 10am
TUJim Cutler Jazz Orchestra, 7:30
VIRon Weinstein Trio, 9:30
VIRuby Bishop, 6

21 Afro-Cuban Mezcla
Fusing Afro-Cuban rhythms with jazz, Mezcla’s music is a genuine celebration of the culture and musical roots of Cuba, the Pearl of the Antilles. The sizzling sounds of Mezcla (which means “mixed” in Spanish) have been heard at the Sonoma Jazz Festival and regularly at Yoshi’s in Oakland. Attend this international performance Sunday, September 21, 3pm, at the Stroum Jewish Community Center. Advance tickets are $20 for members/students/youths/seniors and $25 for guests; tickets at the door are $25 for SJCC members/students/youths/seniors and $30 for guests.

Monday September 22
C*EntreMundos jam (Capitol Cider, 818 E Pike St), 9:30
MTTriangle Pub jam, 8:30
PMPaul Richardson, 6
RRMack Fisher/ Olli Hirvonen, 8
TDThe Bad Plus, 7
TUAnn Reynolds & Clave Gringa CD Release Party, 7

Tuesday September 23
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
JALisa Fischer, 7:30, 9:30
OWOwl jam w/ Eric Verlinde, 10
SBMcTuff Trio, 11
SBMcTuff Trio, 11
TDThe Bad Plus, 7, 9:30
TUPH Factor Jazz Orchestra, 7:30

Wednesday September 24
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
BXFuture Jazz Heads, 5, 7
JALisa Fischer, 7:30, 9:30
NCDavid Lee Howard, 7:30
PDCasey MacGill & Friends, 8
RRPiano Starts Here: Interpretations of Bartok, 8
SGJay Thomas & the Cantaloupes jam, 8
TUGreta Matass Showcase, 7
VILamar Lofton, 9

Thursday September 25
BCAdam Kessler w/ Phil Sparks, 9
BDAnnie Eastwood, Larry Hill, Tom Brighton w/ Bill Chism, 6
BDAnnie Eastwood, Larry Hill, Tom Brighton w/ Bill Chism, 6
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
C*Eric Fridrich (Thurston's Bistro, 6421 Latona Ave NE), 7
CHZero-G Concerts: Tribute to Charlie Haden, 8
JAEliane Elias, 7:30, 9:30
NCGeorge Bullock Trio w/ Jennifer Kienzle & Kristy Fammartino, 7:30
PDGreg Ruby & Maggie Kim, 8
TDA Cedar Suede (Musicquarium), 9
TUThomas Marriott Tribute to Horace Silver w/ Marc Seales, Phil Sparks, Matt Jorgensen, 7:30

Friday September 26
BPGotz Lowe Duo, 6
CHSteve Peters' birthday, 8
DUJeff Ferguson's Triangular Jazztet, 7:30
JAEliane Elias, 7:30, 9:30
LALatona happy hour w/ Phil Sparks, 5
NCDina Blade, 8:30
PLPenelope Donado W/ John Hansen & Jeff Johnson, 7
PLPenelope Donado W/ John Hansen & Jeff Johnson, 7
SFJohn Sanders & Sue Nixon, 9
TDThe Djangomatics (Musicquarium), 5
TUStephanie Porter Quartet, 7:30

Saturday September 27
AVLos Buhos w/ Laura Oviedo, Marc Smason, Bruce Barnard, Alex Conga, 1
BNIndustrial Revelation, 9
BXBernie Jacobs, 7, 9
C*Leif Totusek (Thurston's Bistro, 6421 Latona Ave NE), 7
CHEric Barber, Ammon Swinbank, Mike Gebhart, 8
JAEliane Elias, 7:30, 9:30
NCKaty Bourne Quartet, 8
RRJorge Alabe/ En Canto/ Choroloco, 9
SFShawn Mickelson Trio, 9
SYVictor Janusz, 10am
TUMatt Jorgensen presents a John Coltrane Birthday Celebration, 7:30
VICasey MacGill Trio, 9:30

27 Sudden Valley Jazz, BHam
Pianist and arranger Miles Black has put together a two-part program saluting two of the greatest figures in big band and large ensemble jazz – Count Basie and Duke Ellington. Modeled after the two composers’ octets and use of vocalists, Black’s octet features Black on piano, Clipper Anderson on bass, Julian MacDonough on drums, Mike Allen, alto sax, Jack Stafford, tenor sax, Ray Downey, baritone sax, Jimmy Austin, trombone and Chris Davis on trumpet. The group, like Basie and Ellington, also features fine women singers. In Black’s group: Greta Matassa. The salute plays on Saturday, September 27, 3pm, at the Sudden Valley Dance Barn, 8 Barnview Court, Bellingham, as part of the Sudden Valley Jazz Series. Tickets for the concert are available at www.suddenvalleylibrary.org. For further information, contact K.C. Sulkin at 360­671­1709.

Sunday September 28
BBOpen Jazz Jam w/ Kenny Mandell & Friends, 2
BXDanny Kolke Trio, 6, 8
C*Steve Griggs Ensemble: Panama Hotel Jazz (Columbia City Library, 4721 Rainier Ave S), 2
CRRacer Sessions: Christian Pincock, 8
DTDarrell's Tavern session, 8
JAEliane Elias, 7:30, 9:30
PMPaul Richardson w/ Josephine Howell, 6
RRGarfield Jazz Jam, 6
RRNelda Swiggett Stringtet - CD Release Party, 7:30
SBTim Kennedy, 9
SFAnn Reynolds & Leah Pogwizd, 6:30
SFAlex Guilbert Duo brunch, 11am
SYVictor Janusz, 10am
TUJim Cutler Jazz Orchestra, 7:30
VIRon Weinstein Trio, 9:30
VIRuby Bishop, 6

Monday September 29
C*EntreMundos jam (Capitol Cider, 818 E Pike St), 9:30
MTTriangle Pub jam, 8:30
PMPaul Richardson, 6
SBTim Kennedy, 10
TUJames Knapp Orchestra, 7:30

Tuesday September 30
SBMcTuff Trio, 11
SBMcTuff Trio, 11
SBNatural Selection, 8
TUCritical Mass Big Band, 7:30

Wednesday October 1
NCJazz Jam w/ Darin Clendenin Trio, 7:30

Thursday October 2
NCJanette West Group, 7

Friday October 3
NCPearl Django, 8:30

Saturday October 4
NCNancy Erickson Trio, 8:30

Sunday October 5
C*Steve Griggs Ensemble: Panama Hotel Jazz (Ballard Library, 5614 22nd Ave NW), 2
FBThe Milo Petersen Trio, 6

Friday October 10
NCClave Gringa w/ Ann Reynolds, 8:30

Saturday October 11
NCIvyLane, 8:30

Friday October 17
NCJacqueline Tabor Quartet, 8

Sunday October 19
C*Steve Griggs Ensemble: Cup of Joe Brazil (Douglass-Truth Library, 2300 E Yesler Way), 2

Thursday October 23
NCEli Meisner Trio, 7

Friday October 24
NCKate Westin w/ Hans Brehmer Trio, 8

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