With over fifty events across the city, the festival celebrates the art form’s leading edges and cultural heritage. For 33 days, jazz greats from around the world and our renowned resident artists create, share, improvise, explore, collaborate, and swing. Drop in on some old favorites, check out the new artists, and most importantly enjoy!
Highlights include Cecile McLorin Salvant w/the Aaron Diehl Trio, Chick Corea with the Seattle Symphony, Kris Davis's Diatom Ribbons w/Terri Lyne Carrington & Val Jeanty, Bria Skonberg, Kneebody with Trio Subtonic, Orrin Evans Trio w/Jeff Tain Watts, Julian Lage Trio, Makaya McCraven, Aaron Parks, Chucho Valdes Jazz Bata, vibraphonist Joel Ross, Larry Grenadier, Egberto Gismonti, Emmet Cohen Trio, Amendola vs. Blades and SO much more!
KNKX welcomes these shows:
October 4 - LaVon Hardison at Vashon Center for the Arts
October 6 - Bria Skonberg at Town Hall Seattle (Forum)
October 11 - Orrin Evans Trio w/Jeff Tain Watts at Town Hall Seattle (Forum)
October 16 - Aaron Parks Little Big @ Columbia City Theater
October 18 - Cecile McLorin Salvant w/Aaron Diehl Trio at Town Hall Seattle
October 23 - Larry Grenadier/Kelsey Mines & Carlos Snaider at Chapel Performance Space at Good Shepherd Center
October 26 - Kiki Valera y su Son Cubano at Town Hall Seattle
November 5 - Emmet Cohen Trio at Town Hall Seattle (Forum)
Also: KNKX sponsors the Within/Earshot Jazz Festival at Bainbridge Island Museum of Arts, October5-27