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Earshot Jazz Festival Continues With Previews On Jazz Northwest

Sasha Arutyunova
The Westerlies

The Earshot Jazz Festival continues through November 18 with a wide variety of performers in various venues around Seattle. Earshot's Executive Director John Gilbreath talks with Jim Wilke about some of artists appearing in the latter half of the festival.  

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Chano Domíinguez

The music includes Flamenco jazz by Chano Dominguez, the brass quartet The Westerlies, solo guitarist Mimi Fox, retro bopper Jacob Zimmerman, the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra celebrating the Billy Strayhorn centennial, and reunions with former Seattle musicians Jay Clayton and Art Lande.

Jazz Northwest is produced by Jim Wilke exclusively for KPLU and  Previous programs are archived at Next week (11/1), highlights from a Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra concert featuring the collaborations of Frank Sinatra and Count Basie with guest vocalist Danny Quintero.

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Jim has been a fixture on Seattle radio since 1961. He was the host of Jazz After Hours on Public Radio International from 1984-2014. Currently Jim has been producing Jazz Northwest for KNKX since 1988. This weekly program focuses on the regional jazz scene and frequently includes performances Jim records on location for Jazz Northwest.