Ballard Jazz Festival
Apr 22 - Apr 26, 2009
We've announced our schedule for the 2009 Ballard Jazz Festival
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 22 - BROTHERHOOD OF THE DRUM
A night of drummer-led groups at the Sunset Tavern. Always a popular and fun event!
THURSDAY, APRIL 23 - GUITAR SUMMIT
What happens when you get five amazing jazz guitarists together on the same bill? Come find out as we debut the Guitar Summit at the Sunset Tavern.
FRIDAY, APRIL 24 - BALLARD AVE JAZZ WALK
16 groups in 13 venues for a single ticket price ... there is no better deal in jazz! This year we welcome new venues to the Jazz Walk. Look for jazz legend Hadley Caliman, an OA2 Records showcase at Leif Erickson Hall, saxophonist Bill Ramsey at The Ballard Eagles, vocalist Kelley Johnson and much more!
SATURDAY, APRIL 25 - JOE LOCKE QUINTET
Joe Locke returns to the Ballard Jazz Festival four years after his legendary live recording, Live In Seattle. Join us at The Nordic Heritage Museum for a concert featuring Joe Locke's Quintet featuring Darrell Grant, Thomas Marriott, Jeff Johnson and John Bishop. Opening the concert will be guitarist Corey Christiansen who's new CD, Roll With It, was called, "one of the most satisfying soul-jazz recordings of the year."
SUNDAY, APRIL 26 - SWEDISH PANCAKE JAZZ BRUNCH
Two Ballard traditions join forces to conclude our 2009 Festival. Join us at the Nordic Heritage Museum on Sunday morning for a wonderful pairing of Swedish Pancakes and jazz!
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