Yearly festival shows all that jazz

October 21, 2013 by  

Taking place right now, Seattle area jazz enthusiasts can experience the 25th Annual Earshot Festival over the next few weeks.

Earshot Jazz, the non-profit music organization based in Seattle since 1984, is currently presenting its Earshot Festival, referring to itself as ‘Seattle’s Jazz Festival’. The Seattle Times praises this series of events as “one of the best festivals in America”, with over 60 concerts featured at 10 locations throughout the city.

Created to celebrate jazz in and around the Northwest, this festival brings world renowned jazz greats into collaboration with local musical artists, no doubt to the delight of Seattle’s jazz-loving audiences.

The gala of event will continue to present internationally known artists over the next few weeks. Print companies may wish to get the word out with posters or banners letting those interested know that they can enjoy this concert series until November 17, when Charles Lloyd and Friends with Bill Frisell will perform in Town Hall Seattle at 8:00 pm.

Included in the festival is Earshot Jazz Films taking place over the next few days at the Northwest Film Forum 1515 12th Ave. Films still to come include Charles Lloyd: Arrow Into Infinity, which will be shown at 7:00 pm tonight and is a musical journey through the enigmatic life of jazz musician Lloyd himself. Films will also be viewable on the subject of John Coltrane, as well as ones celebrating some of the world’s best known jazz and blues venues and festivals.