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Bill Anschell Standards Trio at Seattle Art Museum

Bill Anschell, Jeff Johnson, D'Vonne Lewis at Seattle Art Museum
Jim Wilke
Bill Anschell, Jeff Johnson, D'Vonne Lewis at Seattle Art Museum

The final Art of Jazz concert for 2018 featured the Bill Anschell Standards Trio at The Seattle Art Museum. The trio is well know for its original approach to well-known standard repertoire and songs by Cole Porter, Jimmy Van Heusen, Antonio Carlos Jobim and others. The trio has recorded a CD "Shifting Standards," and Bill has been featured on over a dozen albums as soloist, co-leader, sideman and leader.  This trio often plays at Tula's in Seattle. Their next appearance at Tula’s will take place on Sunday, Dec. 30.

The Art of Jazz series is coordinated by John Gilbreath of Earshot Jazz and presented by The Seattle Art Museum with support from KNKX on the second Thursday of each month from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The concerts are all free admission and open to the public Next in the series will be saxophonist Kate Olson's Quartet on Jan. 10, and singer Kendra Shank on Feb. 14.   

Jazz Northwest is recorded and produced by host Jim Wilke for KNKX. Previously broadcast shows are available for streaming at  Listeners may also subscribe to the weekly podcast of Jazz Northwest.

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.