Within/Earshot Jazz FestivalOctober 2017
Within/Earshot delivers an intensive, one-month island celebration of jazz that mixes club-style concerts and live auditorium performances from some of the most respected names in jazz today with a History of Jazz series, artist documentaries, lectures, exhibitions, a high school jazz band performance, and special pop up events.
All concerts, lectures & films take place at the Frank Buxton Auditorium at Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, a 100-seat jewel box theater with excellent sightlines and acoustics. Wine, beer and refreshments are available at the theater. A special pre-sale of Series Passes to Within/Earshot Jazz Festival are available exclusively for BIMA members starting Wednesday, August 16 at 10am, including the “Jazz-Immersion” Pass, which includes entry to all performances, lectures, films & events, for just $100, a value of $161. Series passes and single concert tickets are available to the general public starting on September 1.
Within /Earshot Jazz Festival Schedule: IN CONCERT
- Jovino Santos Neto Quarteto / Saturday, October 7 / 7pm — “Beautiful Brazilian jazz - Neto plays in a wonderfully fluid mode that sparkles with lots of warm acoustic touches” Rio Circle
- Industrial Revelation / Sunday, October 22 / 7pm — An infectious mix of deep jazz, ‘70s vintage soul, fusion, anthemic and psychedelic rock flavors, tender piano interludes, string-laden soundtrack vibes, electronic, and New Orleans groove
- Alex Dugdale / Friday, October 27 / 7pm — Passionate bebop-inflected sax, percussive tap dance, and sparkling musicianship comes together for high-style cool
- Matt Wilson / Sunday, October 29 / 7pm — Led by New York drumming phenom Wilson, pianist Dawn Clement and bassist Chuck Deardorf join to create a house-party vibe that blends Cuban carnivale, swinging post-bop, and swirling psychedelia
- Jazz with Jim: Four-Part Lecture Series on The History of Jazz / October 5, 12, 19 & 26 / All at 7pm — With Seattle Central musical history professor Jim Cauter
- “Crosby, Hendrix & Cobain: Washington’s Musical Pioneers” / Sunday, October 8 / 10am— An ArtTalk with KUOW’s Amanda Wilde
- “Ernestine: There Will Never Be Another You” & The Jackson Street Jazz Scene / Saturday, October 21 / 7:30pm — Kay Ray’s short documentary on Ernestine Anderson, followed by an ArtTalk on the early jazz scene in Seattle, from jazz writer & critic Paul de Barros
- “Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz” / Tuesday, October 24 / 7:30pm — Film screening followed by remarks from film director Kay Ray
- Bainbridge High School Jazz Band - Free Plaza Performance / Sunday, October 8 / 1pm
- Jazz-inspired Exhibitions / October 1 - 25
- Pop-up performances from local musicians, vinyl sales, vintage jazz from DJ Whatsit & other surprises