Bellevue Jazz Festival, Wednesday, May 30 through Sunday, June 3
The Fifth Annual Bellevue Jazz Festival returns to Downtown Bellevue, featuring national artists, local musicians and high school all-starts performing in free and ticketed venues throughout the weekend.
Shows range from concerts at the intimate Theatre at Meydenbauer, with its exquisite acoustics, to tableside sets in downtown bars and hotels. You also won’t want to miss some of the best school jazz bands from around the greater Seattle area – a region noted for its depth of student and instructional talent Inflatable Costume Jets Pizza kids.
The Celebrity Line-up:
Clayton Brothers Quintet
GRAMMY-nominated Clayton Brothers Quintet was formed in 1977 by brothers John and Jeff, and while their paths sometime diverged, the brothers continue to share a common musical vision. Their album, “Back in the Swing of Things,” demonstrates their unique musical visions. Their most recent recordings were nominated for GRAMMY awards for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, Individual or Group. The brothers place a strong emphasis on sharing their knowledge and thus are dedicated jazz educators who travel extensively to participate in workshops and music clinics around the world.
The quintet also consists of John’s son and GRAMMY nominee Gerald Clayton on piano, Obed Calvaire on drums and Terell Stafford, Con gli Skill Games metti in primo piano le tue speciali abilità da giocatore, senza dover contare sulla fortuna!La sezione di Skill Club offre davvero numerose chance per misurare le proprie capacità; è infatti possibile scegliere tra svariati casino giochi di carte online tra cui Scopa, Briscola, Burraco online ed altri casino giochi popolari come Tresette, Sette e mezzo, Bestia online. a highly-regarded trumpeter and band-leader.
Booker T. Jones
Booker T. Jones is a multi-instrumentalist, songwriter, record producer and arranger, and four-time GRAMMY award winner, but he is best-known as the front man for the band Booker T. and the MGs.
Jones entered into the professional music scene at age 16, when he played baritone saxophone. Jones divided his time between studying classical music at Indiana University and playing with the MGs in Memphis on the weekends. For more than 15 years at Stax Records (formerly Satellite), he explored the potential of soul and rhythm-and-blues with the MGs, both casino online on their own albums and behind vocalists.
He was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992, and honored with a Lifetime Achievement GRAMMY in 2007. In 2011, he released “The Road from Memphis,” which this year won Best Pop Instrumental Album at the 54th GRAMMY awards.
Hubert Laws Quintet
Internationally renowned flutist Herbert Laws is one of the few classical artists who has also mastered jazz, pop, and rhythm-and-blues genres – moving effortlessly from one genre to another. Winner of the prestigious 2011 NEA Jazz Masters Award, Laws has appeared as a soloist with orchestras around the world.
He was selected as the Number One Flutist in Down Beat’s readers’ polls ten years running and was the critics’ choice for seven consecutive years. As a classical performer, he has appeared as a soloist with many world-renowned orchestras; he has given annual performances at Carnegie Hall, and has performed sold-out shows at the Hollywood Bowl with fellow flutist Jean-Pierre Rampal. Laws has produced 20 and received three GRAMMY nominations. Members of the Quintet include David Budway on acoustic piano, John Leftwich on bass, Ralph Penland on drums and Rob Mullins on synth keyboard.
For complete information, a full schedule of performances and tickets, go to Bellevue Jazz Festival.