Earshot Jazz Festival http://kplu.org en Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz http://kplu.org/post/lady-be-good-instrumental-women-jazz <p>Female instrumentalists of all types have been part of jazz since its inception, but for the most part, they have been erased from the history of the music. The film "Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz" intends to put the spotlight on the many talented women who have nearly been forgotten.</p><p> Fri, 18 Oct 2013 17:00:00 +0000 Robin Lloyd 10526 at http://kplu.org Lady Be Good: Instrumental Women in Jazz Jazz NW Previews the 25th Annual Earshot Jazz Festival http://kplu.org/post/jazz-nw-previews-25th-annual-earshot-jazz-festival <div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><p>John Gilbreath is guest on Jazz Northwest preview of the 25th Earshot Jazz Festival</p></div><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">&nbsp;</div><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;">John Gilbreath, Executive Director of Earshot Jazz, talks with Jim Wilke about the current Earshot Jazz Festival on this episode of Jazz Northwest.</div><div style="color: rgb(34, 34, 34); font-family: arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"> Sun, 06 Oct 2013 22:38:54 +0000 Jim Wilke 10302 at http://kplu.org Jazz NW Previews the 25th Annual Earshot Jazz Festival Earshot Festival preview on Jazz NW http://kplu.org/post/earshot-festival-preview-jazz-nw Seattle’s biggest jazz event of the year begins this weekend. The wide-ranging Earshot Jazz Festival runs over three weeks and includes over 50 concerts by international and regional musicians who perform in many combinations and locations.</div><div style="margin-top:0px;margin-right:0px;margin-bottom:0px;margin-left:0px;font:normal normal normal 12px/normal Helvetica"> Sun, 14 Oct 2012 20:00:00 +0000 Jim Wilke 6713 at http://kplu.org Earshot Festival preview on Jazz NW The Bad Plus ‘rocked!’ at Earshot Jazz as festival continues http://kplu.org/post/bad-plus-%E2%80%98rocked%E2%80%99-earshot-jazz-festival-continues <p><a href="http://www.thebadplus.com/" target="_blank">The Bad Plus</a> aren&rsquo;t the kind of trio that swings, you&rsquo;re much more likely to hear after-show comments like &ldquo;That rocked!&rdquo; or &ldquo;Those guys are epic!&rdquo;</p><p>Playing songs mostly from their upcoming as-yet-untitled new album, the trio used all of the acoustic advantages of Seattle&rsquo;s <a href="http://townhallseattle.org/" target="_blank">Town Hall</a>&nbsp;&ndash; having no problem filling the room with at-times pounding piano-bass-n-drums, at times so quiet as to have all of us in the audience holding our breath.</p><p><strong><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2011/10/31/the-bad-plus-rock-earshot-as-festival-continues/">Read the full review on Groove Notes.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 31 Oct 2011 18:25:50 +0000 Abe Beeson 3037 at http://kplu.org The Bad Plus ‘rocked!’ at Earshot Jazz as festival continues Accolades and ‘hope’ with We Four, Sonando at Earshot Jazz http://kplu.org/post/accolades-and-%E2%80%98hope%E2%80%99-we-four-sonando-earshot-jazz <p>We Four and Sonando was an inspired <a href="http://www.earshot.org/Festival/festival.html" target="_blank">Earshot</a> pairing Saturday at Town Hall. The concert was a tribute to two &ldquo;restless geniuses&rdquo; of jazz in one night.</p><p><strong><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2011/10/24/an-evening-of-accolades-and-hope-with-we-four-and-sonando/">Read more on Groove Notes.</a></strong></p><p> Tue, 25 Oct 2011 20:38:10 +0000 Robin Lloyd 2988 at http://kplu.org Accolades and ‘hope’ with We Four, Sonando at Earshot Jazz Mehldau shines in unforgettable solo performance at Earshot http://kplu.org/post/mehldau-shines-unforgettable-solo-performance-earshot <p>Friday night during the Earshot Jazz Festival, Nordstrom Recital Hall was the scene of a mesmerizing solo piano performance from Brad Mehldau. The intimate setting was perfect for this concert, which was completely acoustic. No wires, no amps, no microphones, simply Mehldau and the piano.</p><p><strong><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2011/10/22/mehldau-shines-in-an-unforgettable-solo-performance-at-earshot/">Read more on Groove Notes.</a></strong></p><p> Mon, 24 Oct 2011 18:41:19 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 2973 at http://kplu.org Mehldau shines in unforgettable solo performance at Earshot Check out Groove Notes to follow the final weekend of Earshot Jazz http://kplu.org/post/check-out-groove-notes-follow-final-weekend-earshot-jazz <p>The Earshot festival runs through Nov. 6, and through the duration of the festival Groove Notes will be delivering in-depth, ongoing coverage. We&rsquo;re using a new tool for pulling in information from a wide range of sources &ndash; Twitter, Facebook and more &ndash; <strong><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2011/10/14/covering-those-covering-earshot-jazz-2011/">so come follow the action on Groove Notes.</a></strong></p><p> Wed, 19 Oct 2011 00:22:08 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 2935 at http://kplu.org Check out Groove Notes to follow the final weekend of Earshot Jazz Tuning up for the Earshot Jazz Festival, which starts Friday http://kplu.org/post/tuning-earshot-jazz-festival-which-starts-friday <p>KPLU&rsquo;s Kevin Kniestedt kicks off his preview of the Earshot Jazz Festival today by interviewing executive director of Earshot, John Gilbreath.</p><blockquote><p>&ldquo;There is so much that wants to be done and needs to be done and should be done, and this is our attempt to do as much of it as we can,&rdquo; Gilbreath said.</p></blockquote><p>Leading up to opening night, we will be posting posts and questions as part of a preview to the festival, and during the festival we will be bringing you reviews, updates, and most importantly, your feedback.</p><p><strong><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2011/10/11/groove-notes-begins-earshot-jazz-festival-coverage-with-an-interview-with-john-gilbreath/">Read more at Groove Notes.</a></strong></p><p> Tue, 11 Oct 2011 21:31:15 +0000 KPLU 2877 at http://kplu.org Tuning up for the Earshot Jazz Festival, which starts Friday Make your pledge and take advantage of 'Jazz Thursday' http://kplu.org/post/make-your-pledge-and-take-advantage-jazz-thursday <p>All day today, your <strong>$60 pledge</strong> <em>(or greater)</em> earns you a <strong>2 for 1 Coupon at <a href="http://www.jazzalley.com" target="_blank">Jazz Alley</a></strong> in Seattle!You don&rsquo;t even have to give $60 all at once. Become a Sustaining Member and break that down to only $5/month and a hassle-free membership to KPLU!</p><p><a href="http://1.kplu.org/membership_support.html"><strong><u>Make your gift to KPLU now!</u></strong></a></p><p>In addition, we have a special treat to donors pledging $365 or more during Morning Jazz, Afternoon Jazz and Evening Jazz.&nbsp; We are celebrating <strong><a href="http://www.earshot.org" target="_blank">Earshot Jazz</a></strong> Thursday, and have 25 pair of tickets to an exclusive Earshot Jazz Festival performance!</p><p> Thu, 29 Sep 2011 07:00:00 +0000 KPLU 2761 at http://kplu.org Make your pledge and take advantage of 'Jazz Thursday' First look at lineup for Earshot Jazz Festival http://kplu.org/post/first-look-lineup-earshot-jazz-festival <p>The <a href="http://www.earshot.org/Festival/festival.html" target="_blank">Earshot Jazz Festival</a> gets kicked off in Seattle on October 14th and runs through November 6th. While the full schedule does not get released until September, the early bookings feature a wonderful variety of top tier musicians.</p><p><strong><a href="http://groovenotes.org/2011/08/10/all-star-lineup-to-be-featured-at-the-2011-earshot-jazz-festival/">Read more.</a></strong></p> Wed, 10 Aug 2011 19:56:50 +0000 Kevin Kniestedt 2298 at http://kplu.org First look at lineup for Earshot Jazz Festival