Is That Jazz? Seattle's Avant Jazz Music Festival

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Country and Region United StatesWashington
Type of Festival Music
Location of Festival Seattle, Washington, USA
Festival Contact Information


Festival Description

Is That Jazz? is a festival that spans two weekends featuring avant garde jazz performers. The showcase of bands and composers presents break-through, progressive, cutting-edge jazz that pushes the boundaries of established jazz sounds. The festival serves to give voice to and promote the music of jazz artists who dare to transcend the art form.

Festival Dates January 21 - 29, 2011
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Festival Events:

Line-up 2010:
  • Sunship
  • Sun Ra Tribute Band
  • Bill Smith Trio
  • Threat of Beauty
  • Bad Luck
  • Jesse Canterbury’s Vertigo
  • Tom Baker Quartet
  • Cuong Vu Trio


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Articles and Reviews:
  • Is that jazz? Explore improvisation, composition and more at Seattle festival, by Hugo Kugiya (The Seattle Times, January 20, 2010)


Practical Info:

  • Chapel Performance Space
    Good Shepherd Center
    4649 Sunnyside Avenue N
    Seattle, Washington


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