Archive | February 2013

SAM BOSHNACK QUINTET NOMINATED FOR EARSHOT GOLDEN EAR AWARD

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Sam Boshnack Quintet Nominated for Earshot Golden Ear Award

Each year, the Golden Ear Awards recognize and celebrate the outstanding achievements of the previous year in Seattle jazz. In the process, Seattle jazz fans and performers can take stock of and show gratitude for the region’s vibrant jazz ecology. The awards are determined by a combination of nominations and popular vote.  Samantha Boshnack Quintet is nominated under the Alternative Jazz Group.

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REPTET AT THE SEAMONSTER – THUR 2/21

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LISTEN TO BETH FLEENOR’S WORKSHOP ENSEMBLE LIVE AT THE CHAPEL

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Beth Fleenor’s process based large ensemble performing live at the Chapel Performance Space in it’s 11-piece form.

WE performed Fleenor’s 2012 conduction work SILT, as well as Movement Exercise No. 6 & Temple 2 for blindfolded ensemble.

featuring Beth Fleenor (clarinet/voice), Michele Khazak (voice), Kate Olson (soprano sax), Chris Credit (bass clarinet), Brian Bermudez (tenor sax), Sam Boshnack (trumpet), Paul Kemmish & Evan Flory Barnes (bass), Michael Owcharuk (piano), Gred Campbell (percussion), and Adam Kozie (drums).

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Workshop Ensemble
February 13, 2013
Chapel Performance Space
Wayward Music Series
Good Shepherd Center

recorded by Steve Kennedy Williams
photos by Ken H & Steve Kennedy Williams

coming up: Workshop Ensemble_April 2_Electric Tea Garden

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ROYAL ROOM COLLECTIVE MUSIC ENSEMBLE LED BY WAYNE HORVITZ

Royal Room Collective Music Ensemble
led by Wayne Horvitz

featuring Beth Fleenor, Sam Boshnack, Kate Olson, Craig Flory, Steve Moore, Geoff Harper, Eric Eagle and other screaming characters from the creative music scene.

Mondays
February 18 / March 4 / March 9 / March 18
8pm

Royal Room
5000 S. Rainier Ave

http://www.theroyalroomseattle.com

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photos by Daniel Sheehan

BETH FLEENOR: WORKSHOP ENSEMBLE 2/13

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Beth Fleenor brings her process based large ensemble to the Wayward Music Series. In it’s 11-piece form, the ensemble will be performing Fleenor’s 2012 conduction work SILT as well as music for blindfolded ensemble. BYOBlindfold* to focus your experience and join in the fun. Focused intention, deep grooves, and other celestial manifestations in real time….

Beth Fleenor | clarinet/composer
Michele Khazak | voice
Kate Olson | soprano sax
Chris Credit | winds
Brian Bermudez | winds
Sam Boshnack | trumpet
Paul Kemmish | bass
Evan Flory-Barnes | bass
Michael Owcharuk | piano
Greg Campbell | percussion/French horn
Adam Kozie | drums

Wednesday, February 13 – 8pm

Chapel Performance Space
Good Shepherd Center
4649 Sunnyside Ave N
$5-15 sliding scale

*blindfolds are not required to enjoy this performance

www.bethfleenor.com

BENEFIT 2/9 FOR THE BUSHWICK BOOK CLUB/ SEATTLE JAZZ COMPOSERS PERFORMANCE OF THE BIBLE

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Arabica Lounge

The Bushwick Book Club Seattle, Seattle Jazz Composers Ensemble and Captain Smarty Pants have joined together for a performance of The Bible – original songs inspired by stories from The Old Testament! The event includes 10 songwriters, a small choir, a chamber group, a band, the voice of God and more, premiering in March.

The collaborating organizations are raising $3000 to make the performance a success.

 
February’s benefit performance will include appearances by: Tai Shan, Amanda Sue Winterhalter, Captain Smarty Pants, Spekulation, Seattle Jazz Composer’s Small Ensemble, Vince Martinez and more…and there will be fantastic prizes, raffles, and give a ways…

This is a perfect night to help support these arts organizations in the creation of an unforgettable event!

> information

coming March 28 & 29 at Town Hall
The Bible – Old Testament presented by the Bushwick Book Club Seattle, Seattle Jazz Composers Ensemble and Captain Smarty Pants