Concerts

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34th Seattle Improvised Music Festival, Feb. 6 – 10

$5 – $20 donation at the door

SUNDAY UPDATE: The Couth Buzzard show is cancelled, but Racer Sessions is ON at 8 PM! Holland Andrews did not make it from Portland, but this is your last chance to hear the truly remarkable vibraphonist Andria Nicodemou (from Cyprus via Boston), and join in the open improv session following her set. After that, hang out with us and party!

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2019 FESTIVAL SCHEDULE
(all events subject to change)

Wed. 2/6, 8 pm @ Gallery 1412
1412 18th Ave. (Capitol Hill)
• duo: Abbey Blackwell, bass + Ebony Miranda, cello
• duo: Haley Freedlund, trombone + Chris Icasiano, drums
• duo: Marc Seales, piano + Tom Varner, horn
• featured solo + ?: Patrick Shiroishi, sax

Thu. 2/7, 8:30 pm @ Hollow Earth Radio
2018-A E. Union St. (Central District)
• duo: CK Barlow, electronics + Ambrosia Bardos, electronics/vox
• trio: Bryan Lineberry, sax + Schraepfer Harvey, drums + China Faith Star, sax
• quintet: Banned Rehearsal (Karen Eisenbrey, Keith Eisenbrey, Steve Kennedy, Aaron Keyt, Neal Kosaly-Meyer)
• featured solo: Andria Nicodemou, vibes + Chris Icasiano, drums

Fri. 2/8, 7 pm @ Good Shepherd Center Chapel
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, 4th Floor (Wallingford)
• duo: Haley Freedlund, trombone + Tom Varner, horn
• duo: Andria Nicodemou, vibes + Marc Seales, piano
• trio: Kenny Mandell, sax + Kelsey Mines, bass + Odeya Nini, vox/movement
• featured solo + ?: CK Barlow, electronics

Sat. 2/9 All-Day Marathon! @ Good Shepherd Center Chapel
4649 Sunnyside Ave. N, 4th Floor (Wallingford)

10 am-12 pm
Free the Voice! Workshop with Odeya Nini
$10 – $20 sliding scale. Details and registration here.
(Odeya will also offer a Voice Bath at Seattle Sound Temple (in upper Fremont) on Weds. Feb 6, at 7-8:30 PM. Info on that here.)

3-5 pm @ Good Shepherd Center Chapel
Dance & Music, curated by Stephanie Skura
Dancers: Linda Austin (PDX), Paige Barnes, Vanessa DeWolf, Nate Dryden (SLC), Jordan MacIntosh-Hougham, Stephanie Skura
Musicians: Beth Fleenor, clarinets/vox; Dave Knott, homemades; Steve Peters, field recordings

5:30-7 pm
Tribute to SIMF founder Paul Hoskin
Dave Abramson, Eric Amrine, Linda Austin, Angelina Baldoz, Gust Burns, Greg Campbell, Arrington de Dionyso, Stuart Dempster, Beth Fleenor, Scott Granlund, Sue Ann Harkey, Robert Hinrix, Bill Horist, Jeph Jerman, Mark Kaylor, Jim Knodle, Dave Knott, Neal Kosaly-Meyer, Pete Leinonen, Carol J. Levin, Eveline Mueller-Graff, Eric Muhs, Tari Nelson-Zagar, Greg Powers, Dennis Rea, Charley Rowan, John Seman, Wilson Shook, Wally Shoup, Brad Stevens, Jenny Ziefel, others TBA

8 pm
• trio: Holland Andrews, clarinet/vox + Ambrosia Bardos, electronics/vox + Ebony Miranda, cello
• trio: Abbey Blackwell, bass + Haley Freedlund, trombone + Patrick Shiroishi, sax
• featured solo + ?: Odeya Nini, vox/movement

Sun. 2/10, 6 pm @ Couth Buzzard Books
8310 Greenwood Ave. N (Greenwood)
• quartet: Schraepfer Harvey, drums + Bryan Lineberry, sax + Kenny Mandell, sax +  China Faith Star, sax
• Free improv session open to players of all experience levels

Sun. 2/10, 8-10 pm @ Cafe Racer
5828 Roosevelt Way NE (Ravenna)
• featured solo + ?: Holland Andrews, clarinet/vox
Racer Sessions, open to players of all experience levels
• After party!