January 3-8 at JAZZ ALLEY 2033 6th Avenue, Seattle Reservations: 206.441.9729
Pacific Jazz Institute at Dimitriou's Jazz Alley presents Seattle's own gypsy jazz artists Pearl Django with special guest jazz guitarist Martin Taylor. Band members include Troy Chapman (guitar), and Ryan Hoffman (guitar), Rick Leppanen (bass), Michael Gray (violin), and David Lange (accordion). Set times TuesdayThursday and Sunday at 7:30pm and FridaySaturday at 7:30pm and 9:30pm. Doors open at 6:00pm on Tuesday and 5:30pm WednesdaySunday.
Pearl Django plays gypsy jazz...and they do it with such verve, skill and pleasure that they're pretty much irresistible to jazz and non-jazz listeners alike." Seattle Weekly
Joining Pearl Django, special guest and award winning guitarist Martin Taylor has established a unique musical career as an internationally acclaimed musician, and his inimitable style has seen him recognized as the world's foremost exponent of solo jazz guitar playing. As well as being a true guitar innovator, he is also a master concert performer, dazzling audiences with his solo shows, which combine virtuosity, emotion, humor, with a strong stage presence.