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Red Kelly at Parnell's

Red Kelly, Bill Ramsay, Billy Hobart, Don Anderson
Tacoma Music History
Red Kelly, Bill Ramsay, Billy Hobart, Don Anderson

Red Kelly's Sextet playing a night at Parnell's in Seattle in 1981 will be featured on today's episode of Jazz Northwest. Recorded in the Pioneer Square jazz club for promotional purposes, Red Kelly's sextet swings hard through two Ellington-inspired pieces, "Don't Get Around Much Anymore" and "Castle Rock."

Also on this week's show, Janis Mann sings a beautiful October song and some musical samples of upcoming Earshot Festival concerts By Jamie Baum Septet, Dianne Reeves and Joe Lovano.

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.