Interview & Photos: Antonio Sánchez & Migration @ Jazz Alley

Antonio Sánchez & Migration @ Jazz Alley, 3/19/19 Interview & Photos by Lisa Hagen Glynn Antonio Sánchez and Migration are still sound-checking when I arrive at Jazz Alley. Sánchez sits at the drum set with impeccable posture, surrounded by no fewer than three snare drums and seven cymbal stands, all neatly aligned and illuminated by […]

Show Preview: Antonio Sánchez @ Jazz Alley – Tues. 3/19 & Wed. 3/20

Antonio Sánchez @ Jazz Alley – Tues. 3/19 & Wed. 3/20Preview by Lisa Hagen Glynn Jazz drummer extraordinaire Antonio Sánchez comes to Seattle’s Jazz Alley on Tuesday March 19th and Wednesday March 20th. The Mexican American musician and composer recently released the critically acclaimed political album Lines in the Sand, which tells the stories of migrants and the injustices at the U.S.–Mexico border. You might have recognized Sánchez as the composer of the award-winning soundtrack for Birdman, or heard his innovative improvised […]

Show Review & Photos: Peter Murphy & David J w/Desert Mountain Tribe @ the Moore

Peter Murphy & David J w/Desert Mountain Tribe @ the Moore – 1/20/19Show Review & Photos by Lisa Hagen Glynn Peter Murphy and David J sold out The Moore on January 20thto an enthusiastic crowd dressed mostly in black and gothic accessories. They were joined by guitarist Mark Gemini Thwaite and drummer Marc Slutsky. The […]

Show Review & Photos: Squirrel Nut Zippers @ the Crocodile

Squirrel Nut Zippers @ the Crocodile – 11/27/18Show Review & Photos by Lisa Hagen Glynn Squirrel Nut Zippers swung through The Crocodile on November 27th, 2018. Led by co-founder Jimbo Mathus, the quirky early-jazz revival nonet brought a holiday flavor to their New Orleans style. Their tour supports their March 2018 album, Beasts of Burgundy. […]

Show Review & Photos: Cameron Esposito @ the Neptune

Cameron Esposito @ the Neptune – 10/14/18Show Review & Photos by Lisa Hagen Glynn Cameron Esposito packed the Neptune Theatre on October 14th, 2018 for an evening of edgy, LGBTQ-centric standup comedy. Esposito’s tour supports her recent special, Rape Jokes, which benefits sexual-assault hotline RAINN . Esposito joked that the audience overrepresented people who—like her—identify as visibly Queer […]