In a recording career that spans almost three decades and 24 albums, Grammy Award-winning saxophonist and Seattle native Kenny G has grafted elements of R&B, pop and Latin music to a jazz foundation, solidifying his reputation as the premier artist in contemporary jazz. Since the early '80s, his combination of unparalleled instrumental chops and indelible melodies has resulted in sales of more than 75 million records worldwide (45 million in the U.S. alone) and more than a dozen climbs to the top of Billboard's Contemporary Jazz chart.
That Which Is Fundamental is an exploration of language and essential truths of the human condition. The program presents compositions by Anton Lukoszevieze, Pelle Gudmundsen-Holmgreen, Vinko Globokar, Tonia Ko, Gustavo Tavares and Julius Eastman and features recorded voice, everyday objects, and takes inspiration from the simplicity and complexity of speech and text. Featuring percussionist and University of Washington Chair, Percussion Studies; Artist in Residence Bonnie Whiting
Mary Chapin Carpenter and Shawn Colvin — longtime friends for over 30 years — will be touring together in fall 2019 as an intimate acoustic duo, swapping songs and sharing stories. These special shows will feature the acclaimed songwriters performing material from their vast catalogues as well as some of their favorite songs.
PLUS! A limited number of VIP ticket packages are available. See below for details.
Three-time Grammy®-winning singer-songwriter Brandi Carlile returns for three highly-anticipated concerts with her hometown Seattle Symphony. The shows will include many fan favorites as well as new material. Brandi is currently in the midst of a landmark year following the release of her Grammy®-winning album, By The Way, I Forgive You.