Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley Extended Calendar – 2015
STANDARD SHOW TIMES
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Sunday at 7:30pm
Thursday, Friday & Saturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm
Show admission listed next to artist dates
Jazz Alley is a fixture of the Seattle live music and dining scene, family owned and operated since 1979.
Mark Hummel’s Blues Harmonica Blowout –
Bluebird Record Tribute with Billy Boy Arnold, Rick Estrin, Little Charlie Baty, Steve Guyge, Rich Yescalis, RW Grisby, Bob Welsh, and June Core
Legendary performer of West Coast blues!
January 8 – 11, $32.50
Chris Minh Doky’s Nomads featuring Dave Weckl
Chris Minh Doky stands out as one of the most talented bass players in contemporary music. He’s widely recognized for his extraordinary technical gifts and will be joined by Dave Weckl, one of fusion’s most acclaimed drummers.
January 13 – 14, $28.50
One of the most versatile and prolific acoustic guitarists on the contemporary jazz landscape
January 15 – 18, $32.50
Stanton Moore Trio
Dedicated drummer and founding member of the funk band Galactic, Moore’s natural drumming rhythm emerges through blues, heavy metal, jazz, funk and alternative rock!
January 20-21, $26.50
Tower of Power
East Bay soul legends and annual funk favorite
January 22 – 25, $46.50
Lynn, Carla, Grace
All-star power jazz piano, sax and vocal trio
January 27 – 28 , $28.50
Russ Freeman and The Rippingtons
Grammy-nominated American contemporary jazz band celebrating their Twenty-fifth anniversary and new release Fountain and Youth
January 29 – February 1
Melissa Aldana & Crash Trio
Blues pianist/vocalist touing in support of new release The Tattooed Lady and the Alligator Man
“A joyful musical tour of the territory between New Orleansand Austin. Ball’s voice can break your heart with a aballad and break your back with a rocker.” – Boston Herald
February 3 – 4 , $28.50
An Intimate Evening with Jeffrey Osborne
Classic R&B Musician touring in support of his lastest jazz release A Time For Love
February 5 – 8, $58.00
“Few singers blend grit and grandeur like Jimmy Webb…[his] voice is like an old Mustang heading through a treacherous yet often gorgeous landscape.” – Rolling Stone
February 10 – 11, $34.50
Mindi Abair and The Boneshakers featuring Sweet Pea Atkinson
She’s one of the coolest, sexiest, most down to earth and talented saxophone players in recent history. She’s graced areans across the world with some of rock ‘n’ roll’s biggest players and she’s done it all with style… she has an undeniable presence in the music industry.”
– Broward-Palm Beach New Times
February 12, 13 & 15 , $29.50
February 14, $34.50
Cecile McLorin Salvant
2014 Grammy Nominee for Best Jazz Vocal Album “…she sings clearly, with her full pitch range, from a pronounced low end to full and distinct high notes, used sparingly. – B. Ratliff, NY Times
February 17 – 18 , $30.50
NettWork: Stanley Jordan, Charnett Moffett & Jeff “Tain” Watts featuring Special Guest Pharoah Sanders
All-star jazz giants together for the first time!
February 19 – 22, $32.50
Christian McBride Trio
“The warm and fuzzy baritone of Steve Tyrell can always be counted on to add the right romantic touch to an evening of songs.” – International Review of Music
February 26 – March 1, $32.50
Kendrick Scott Oracle
“Kendrick Scott is a jazz drummer conversant in an ultramodern sense of propulsion: lightweight yet heavy-gauge, with room for tumbling accents and textures.
– N. Chinen, New York Times
March 2, $26.50
“Up-to-date, raw-edged blues… unassailable musicianship, passion and convication.”
– Chicago Reader
March 3 – 4, $26.50
Grammy Award winner, innovative and original guitarist has been front and center in the fast evolving fusion of pop, R&B and jazz that has captured the imagination of true music aficionados across the country and around the world.
March 5 – 8, $39.50
Ann Hampton Callaway – From Sassy to Divine: The Sarah Vaughan Project
A born entertainer, Callaway’s unique singing style blends jazz and traditional pop, making her a mainstay in concert halls, theaters and jazz clubs as well as in the recording studio, on television, and in film. She’s touring in support of her new release
From Sassy to Divine: Sarah Vaughn Project
March 10 – 11, $28.50
Ms. Lisa Fischer and Grand Baton
Grammy and Oscar winning R&B vocalist – Twenty Feet From Stardom
March 12 – 15, $39.00
American jazz guitarist, composer and songwriter. “The next big jazz guitarist.” – NPR.org
March 16, $26.50
“Imagine a sultry, more emotive Janis Joplin backed by a higher-energy version of the late-’60s Rolling Stones…Rock’n’roll doesn’t get any better.” – Stereophile Magazine
March 17 – 18, $28.50
David has released 24 albums, won six Grammy Awards, and has had eight Gold albums and one Platinum album … saxman who pushes the limits and continues to make music that challenges the mind and goes straight to the heart.
March 19 – 22, $36.50
Wayne Krantz Group featuring Anthony Jackson and Cliff Almond
Known globally for his uncompromising musical vision, staggering virtuosity and deep reserves of soul, Wayne Krantz is one of very few modern guitarists to venture beyond the instrument’s limitations and create an identifiably original style and sound.
March 24 – 25, $26.50
The Great Guitars with Bucky Pizzarelli, John Pisano and Mundell Lowe
Bringing together the leading acoustic guitarists – a guitar supergroup tradition!
March 26 – 29, $32.50
“John Hammond is not only “America’s modern country blues man,” he is 100% the “real deal.”
– Paul Aaronson, Elmore
March 31 – April 1, $26.50
Omar Sosa’s Quarterto Afrocubano
Cuban pianist Omar Sosa explores the roots of his culture as if through a kaleidoscope, working with the new band he calls Quarteto AfroCubano. CD Release celebration of ILE.
April 14 – 15, $28.50
Award-winning roots, rock, soul and blues singer
touring in support of her new release Original.
April 21 – 22, $28.50
3 time Grammy Award winner, with more than 35 albums, Mendes is one of the most internationally successful Brazilian artists of all time!
April 23 – 26, $58.00
GrandMothers of Invention
“Great news for Zappaphiles! Short of Frank himself coming back from beyond to bend ears and brains, this is about as closet to an authentic live version of Zappa’s music as you can possibly get….. Reaction on the fan web sites has been nothing short of rapturous.”
– Prague Post
April 28 – 29, $30.50
Al Di Meola Elegant Gypsy & More Electric Tour
A bona fide guitar hero and perennial poll-winner, Di Meola has been recognized internationally over the past four decades as a virtuoso of the highest order.
April 30 – May 3, $39.50
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