After trumpeter John Scott passed February 26, 2020, a tribute page was created that had a link to a recording made of us from the early 1980’s. You can hear it here.
Representing the Japanese American WWII experience, the Steve Griggs Ensemble presented a program of original music and stories at the historic Panama Hotel from 2013 to 2016. The Panama Hotel Tea Room is located on the corner of 6th Avenue South and Main Street, the
Yasuhiro Fujioka, founder of the Coltrane House of Osaka, author of John Coltrane: A Discography and Musical Biography, Coltrane Chronicle, and co-author of The John Coltrane Reference, visited Seattle and was interviewed by Steve Griggs at the Royal Room. Afterwards, Griggs performed a set of
Steve Griggs reads from his story Blues for John T. Williams at Elliott Bay Book Company for the release of Raven Chronicles Volume 26.
The Seattle Channel presents Front Row: Steve Griggs Ensemble presents Seeing John T. Williams. Through a CityArtist grant from the City of Seattle Office of Arts & Culture, the Steve Griggs Ensemble presents a program of stories and music at the John T. Williams Memorial
Free concert of holiday jazz by Steve Griggs (saxophone), Scott Lytle (organ), and Milo Petersen (drums) at Marvin’s Garden Park on the corner of Ballard Avenue and 22nd Avenue NW on Dec 2 (12-1pm) and Dec. 8 (6-7pm). Sponsored by the Arts in Parks
My latest recording, Sound in Stone, features Bernie Jacobs singing musical settings of poetry by African American stone sculptor James Washington. I hope to make them available for the public in November. Tracks 1. Come Go With Me 4:07 2. Children Swinging 4:00 3. Finding
Steve Griggs ended his consignment agreement with Amazon years ago because the terms became so egregious. Bandcamp takes a much smaller portion (%15) of sales. Steve Griggs’ complete discography is now available on bandcamp for online purchases. Visit https://stevegriggsmusic.bandcamp.com/.
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,
Japanese pianist/trumpeter Yuuki Hirate joins Jay Thomas, Steve Griggs, Susan Pascal, Phil Sparks, and Milo Petersen at Tula’s on July 29.