Vancouver, Spokane & Seattle on Jazz Northwest
Jazz from Vancouver BC and Spokane as well as Seattle is on this week’s Jazz Northwest. Vancouver is represented by trumpet player-composer Brad Turner whose quartet is joined by New York-based tenor saxophonist Seamus Blake, who grew up in Vancouver. From Spokane comes The Whitworth Jazz Ensemble directed by Dan Keberle, playing music by the multi-award-winning composer-arranger Maria Schneider.
Seattle groups on this week’s show feature Jay Thomas, Thomas Marriott, Kelley Johnson, Bill Anschell and Wayne Horvitz, who is celebrating his 65th birthday this weekend with performances at The Royal Room.