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A Week Of Live Jazz October 23 – 28

Earshot jazz fest at langston

JOHN
ESCREET TRIO

October 23, 7:30 PM PST

Pianist/compser John Escreet with Eric Revis (bass) and Damion Reed (drums) for a set brimming with fire and innovation.

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JANE
BUNNETT AND MASQUERADE

October 24, 7:30 PM PST

Experience one of the top groups on the North American jazz scene and Grammy-nominated band Masquerade.

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CELEBRATING MARY LOU WILLIAMS

October 25, 7:30 PM PST

Seattle pianist Ann Reynolds along with producer and director Kay D. Ray present an evening of music and film devoted to the music of much-loved and pioneering pianist.

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KASSA OVERALL

October 26, 7:30 PM PST

This Grammy-nominated musician, emcee, singer, producer, and drummer melds avant-garde experimentation with hip-hop production techniques to tilt the nexus of jazz and rap in unmapped directions.

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HARRIET TUBMAN

October 27, 7:30 PM PST

Titled in honor of the fearless abolitionist, the trio of musicians comprising Harriet Tubman weaves together a rich tapestry of soul, rock, jazz, and blues. Meet the talents behind the music: JT Lewis on drums, Brandon Ross as the guitarist, and Melvin Gibbs on bass.

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GEORGIA ANNE MULDROW

October 28, 7:30 PM PST

2020 Best Urban Contemporary Album Grammy nominee hails from a family steeped in jazz. Compelled to push the boundaries, Muldrow’s artistry is known for it’s adventurous approach–she mixes elements of R&B, jazz, funk, and rap to create music often cited as “otherworldly”

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about Move, Groove & Explore

Led by a dynamic rotation of Seattle’s local performance teaching artists, you’ll explore a diverse range of movement styles, from the calming flow of yoga to the vibrant rhythms of African dance. But it’s not just about moving; it’s about connecting. Apply what you learn to storytelling, poetry, and meaningful conversations, deepening your understanding of the connections between movement, sound, and personal expression.

Details

Every Monday and Wednesday
5 – 7 PM PST
Free + *$25 Stipend

*Limited availability. Inquire on ticket site.

About Ase Theater

We engage the community in the art of storytelling through cultural practice and performance to preserve and promote ancient practices and principles of African and Indigenous theatre through Ritual Poetic Drama within the African Continuum.

Move
Groove
Explore

October 30 – December 6

Wellness and art converge at Move, Groove, and Explore, our exciting new program with Ase Theater.

Whether you’re a seasoned dancer or taking your first steps into this world, our inclusive and supportive environment welcomes everyone. Join us for one, two, or all 12 sessions and unlock your potential for self-expression through art and wellness.


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