Join drummer Gregg Keplinger, bassist Kelsey Mines, and me as we celebrate the late, great drummer Elvin Jones. We will perform music from his repertoire as well as original compositions dedicated to his musical spirit. September 8, 9-11pm, Egan’s Ballard Jam House, 1707 NW Market St, Seattle. $10. Reservations 206-789-1621 during business hours (after 6pm Wed-Sat).
Japanese pianist/trumpeter Yuuki Hirate joins Jay Thomas, Steve Griggs, Susan Pascal, Phil Sparks, and Milo Petersen at Tula’s on July 29.