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December 18, 2014 at 3:28 PM

Stephen Newby spreads Duke Ellington’s sacred message | Concert preview

Stephen Michael Newby (2)

Stephen Newby (courtesy of Seattle Pacific University)

Are you a Sounders fan?

If so, you are already familiar with the resonant baritone of Seattle Pacific University composer and professor Stephen Newby, who sings the national anthem at the matches.

On Saturday, Newby applies his talents at a different “pitch,” when he debuts as a soloist for the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra’s annual concert of Duke Ellington’s sacred music.

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Comments | More in Jazz | Topics: Concert Preview, Duke Ellington, Earshot Jazz

December 12, 2014 at 5:11 AM

Swedish teenage rapper Yung Lean to make Seattle debut | Concert preview

Yung Lean — headlining Neumos with his Sad Boys crew on Thursday, Dec. 18 — is a telling example of just how young, strange and global rap music has become. An 18-year-old Swedish kid whose first exposure to rap was 50 Cent’s 2003 track “Patiently Waiting,” Lean combines futuristic, emotive electronic beats with stream-of-consciousness, alternate-reality raps….

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Comments | More in Rock/Pop | Topics: "Ginseng Strip 2002", Concert Preview, Neumos

December 4, 2014 at 7:00 PM

Portland Cello Project does Bach and…Elliott Smith | Concert preview

The Portland Cello Project brings its holiday show to Seattle on Sunday, Dec. 7, but don’t expect roasting chestnuts and a winter wonderland. This nontraditional Santa has everyone from Bach to Britten in his sleigh and this year, he has another little something up his scarlet sleeve — new arrangements of songs by the late More

Comments | More in Americana, Folk, Rock/Pop | Topics: "to e.s.", Concert Preview, Elliott Smith

December 4, 2014 at 3:48 PM

Bluegrass and country alert — Hot Rize, Frankie Ballard play Neptune | Concert preview

The Neptune Theatre hosts all kinds of music, but bluegrass and country fans get twice their share next week, with the much-anticipated reunion of progressive bluegrassers Hot Rize (Wednesday, Dec. 10) and a close-up view of Nashville rising star Frankie Ballard (Saturday, Dec. 6).

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Comments | More in Country, Folk | Topics: Concert Preview, Frankie Ballard, Hot Rize

November 27, 2014 at 6:15 AM

Jingle Ball to light up Moore Theatre | Concert preview

Mary Lambert at Sasquatch! 2014 (Genevieve Alvarez)

Mary Lambert at Sasquatch! 2014 (Genevieve Alvarez)

The eclectic lineup for KISS 106.1 FM’s Jingle Ball includes Mary Lambert (shown here), Lindsey Stirling, Fences, Jake Miller, Rixton and Magic! But Lambert will be the belle of this ball, particularly now that Fall Out Boy, originally scheduled for the show, has canceled.

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Comments | More in R & B/Hip-hop, Rock/Pop | Topics: "She Keeps Me Warm", Concert Preview, Fences

November 27, 2014 at 5:01 AM

Stevie Wonder to reprise ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ at KeyArena | Concert preview

(Eddie Wolfl)

(Eddie Wolfl)

It’s been a milestone year for Motown legend and former child prodigy Stevie Wonder, whose soul-stirring songs have brought him millions of fans and more than two dozen Grammy Awards.
The beloved musician recently received two national honors, in addition to launching one of his most ambitious tours in years.

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Comments | More in R & B/Hip-hop, Rock/Pop | Topics: "Songs in the Key of Life", Concert Preview, KeyArena

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