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Preview of the 2021 Earshot Jazz Festival

 Marina Albero in concert.
Daniel Sheehan
Marina Albero in concert.

The annual Earshot Jazz Festival begins next Wednesday, October 13 and continues through November 7 with dozens of events including live performances and streamed music, film, video watch parties, and conversations. In today's episode of Jazz Northwest, we'll hear 3 artists appearing in the first week including the Festival Resident Artist, Marina Albero, and singer Eugenie Jones and saxophonist Kareem Kandi.

Also on this show, clarinetist Bill Smith in Italy, saxophonist Harold Land at The Penthouse in the 60s, and others as well as our best bets for live jazz in the coming week in addition to the Earshot Jazz Festival. We’ll also hear clarinetist Bill Smith, tenor saxophonist Harold Land at The Penthouse, and others as well as the best bets for live jazz in the coming week.

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.