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Saturday, December 28, 2013, 7:30 – 9:30pm

Earshot Jazz presents
Ellington Sacred Music

Great Hall; Enter on Eighth Avenue. $14-$36.

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“Every man prays in his own language,” said jazz legend Duke Ellington, whose Sacred Music is heavenly indeed. This holiday tradition is both serious and swinging. It is a reverent and hip body of jazz composition, written late in his career, for jazz big band, vocal and instrumental soloists, gospel choir, and tap dancers.

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Saturday, October 5, 2013, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Earshot Jazz Festival presents
La Familia Valera Miranda

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $15-$30.

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As part of the 25th edition of the Earshot Jazz Festival, La Familia Valera Miranda, a family of musicians from the Oriente region of Santiago de Cuba that virtually has defined cauto son, the midtempo form of the Cuban son style, takes up a special Seattle residency.

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Saturday, October 26, 2013, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Earshot Jazz Festival presents
The Patricia Barber Trio

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $13-$35.

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“Conspicuously literate and restlessly inventive” singer/pianist Barber is a distinctive social observer and gifted musician who turned from classical to jazz performance while in college; her sparkling trio includes bassist Patrick Mulcahy and drummer Ross Pederson.

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Thursday, May 2, 2013, 8:00 – 10:00pm

Earshot Jazz: Kočani Orkestar: The Finest Gypsy Brass Band in the World

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $12-$22.

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Earshot Jazz presents the mighty Kočani Orkestar, called the premier exponent of that region’s brass-band tradition. Seattle’s Orkestar Zirkonium opens the show.

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Friday, November 2, 2012, 7:00 – 9:30pm

Earshot Jazz: Roosevelt & Ballard High School Jazz Bands

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $14/$12/$7.

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As part of the 2012 Earshot Jazz Festival, two of Seattle’s most acclaimed high-school jazz bands take the stage for one night of amazing music—and energy.

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Saturday, December 22, 2012, 7:00 – 9:00pm

Earshot Jazz: Duke Ellington’s Sacred Music

Great Hall; enter on Eighth Avenue. $15-$34.

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“Every man prays in his own language,” said jazz legend Duke Ellington, whose Sacred Music is heavenly indeed. Both serious and swinging, it is a reverent and hip body of jazz composition, written late in his career, for jazz big band, vocal and instrumental soloists, gospel choir, and tap dancers. This is Earshot Jazz’s 24rd annual Sacred Music concert.

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