26th annual Seattle Improvised Music Festival

$5 - $15 (Sliding Scale)

February 9, 10, 11, 12; all shows 8:00 PM, Presented by Seattle Improvised Music and Nonsequitur.

The longest running festival of its kind in North America, the annual Seattle Improvised Music Festival is your opportunity to witness innovative experimental improvisation in music and sound by a host of international artists representing a sampling of the world’s major players/scenes/movements. This year’s line up includes: Jeffrey Allport percussion (Vancouver), Gill Arno radios (NYC), Gust Burns piano, inside piano (Seattle), Lou Cohen laptop/Csound (Boston), James Coleman theremin (Boston), Mark Collins bass (Seattle), Paul Hoskin contrabass clarinet (Seattle), Andrew Lafkas bass (NYC), Radu Malfatti trombone (Vienna), Mara Sedlins viola (Seattle), Wilson Shook alto saxophone (Seattle), Tyler Wilcox soprano saxophone (Seattle), John Teske bass (Seattle)

Wednesday, February 9
Andrew Lafkas solo
James Coleman solo
Gill Arno, Mara Sedlins, Wilson Shook trio
Gust Burns, Jeffrey Allport, Tyler Wilcox trio

Thursday, February 10
Andrew Lafkas, Jeffrey Allport duo
Lou Cohen, Paul Hoskin duo
Radu Malfatti, Tyler Wilcox, Gust Burns, Andrew Lafkas quartet

Friday, February 11
Radu Malfatti, James Coleman, Mark Collins trio
Lou Cohen solo
Gill Arno, James Coleman, Lou Cohen, Jeffrey Allport, Andrew Lafkas, Gust Burns sextet

Saturday, February 12
Andrew Lafkas, Gill Arno duo
Andrew Lafkas, Radu Malfatti, Gill Arno, Lou Cohen, James Coleman, Jeffrey Allport, Tyler Wilcox, Wilson Shook, Mara Sedlins, Gust Burns, John Teske eleven
Radu Malfatti solo