Jazz in the City | Duende Libre
Sunday, October 20, 2019
2:00 – 4:00 pm
Pre-registration for this event has ended. Didn't get a chance to register? Check in starting at 1 pm for standby vouchers, issued on a first-come-first-served basis and redeemed on a space-available basis 10 minutes prior to the program.
An inspired power trio, Duende Libre features long-time collaborators Alex Chadsey (piano/keyboards/compositions), Farko Dosumov (electric bass & voice), and Jeff “Bongo” Busch (drums & percussion). They are frequently joined by Frank Anderson, a dynamic and engaging vocalist, drummer and dancer and Chava Mirel, an electrifying singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist.
Duende utilizes the American jazz tradition as a point of departure for daring explorations of folk and classical music from the Americas, Europe, and Africa, yielding catchy melodies, lush harmonies, and wholehearted groove. Jazziz called Duende’s music “a strikingly authentic blend” and Earshot Jazz wrote “Duende Libre is aural balm for the soul…” Their second album, Drift (released Spring 2018), is available now.
Jazz in the City at the Frye Art Museum is a free, bi-monthly performance series produced in partnership with Ariel Media, with a purpose to celebrate the art form of jazz music and its long-standing influence and vibrancy in the city of Seattle. The Frye's First Hill location is adjacent to Seattle’s historic Jackson Street Jazz District: a combination of The Central District and the current International District, which comprised the historic China Town, Japan Town and Filipino Town. The Jackson Street Jazz District nurtured such renowned artists as Quincy Jones, Ray Charles, Ernestine Anderson, and Jimi Hendrix.
Tickets to this program are free of charge, and our seating capacity is limited. Free tickets, limit 2 per person, may be reserved in advance, up to two days before the program. The reserved tickets may be picked up on the day of the program at the desk in the foyer outside the auditorium. There is no late seating, so please arrive at least 15 minutes early. All unclaimed tickets (regardless of reservations) will be released to standby 10 minutes before the program!
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On the day of the program, pre-registered and standby tickets may be picked up beginning one hour before the program at the desk in the foyer outside the auditorium. All unclaimed tickets (regardless of reservations) will be released to standby 10 minutes before the program.