This weekend the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra closes out a sterling string of Bellevue Jazz Festival featured performers including Regina Carter (June 1), Chris Potter (June 2), Tierney Sutton (June 3), and the Charles Lloyd Quartet featuring Zakir Hussain (June 4).
Their Sunday afternoon Meydenbauer Center performance will feature audience favorites from this seasons main stage concert series, including selections from “Jazz Goes to the Movies,” “Tribute to Benny Goodman,” “Zen of Ten” and a preview of the upcoming “Jazz of the Harlem Renaissance” concert.
The Bellevue Jazz Festival Rising Stars open the 3:00 show. A component of The Bellevue Jazz Festival’s three-part program to educate emerging audiences of listeners and performers, selected student musicians workshop with Seattle area professionals to get “concert ready” for the festival’s main stage.
SRJO performers, including Jay Thomas, Randy Halberstadt, Bill Anschell, and Thomas Marriott, will appear in free concerts at a variety of downtown Bellevue venues. See the festival schedule for details.
Tickets for Meydenbauer Center feature performances can be purchased online at Brown Paper Tickets.