SAT. JULY 22 LIVING DAYLIGHTS in SEATTLE @ NECTAR LOUNGE
w/McTuff + Skerik Don’t miss this night! Hard to believe but we started in 1995, toured our asses off around the US and Europe, made studio albums and live recordings, took a bit of breather, and are back again playing!! Watch a fun clip of the band from HSMF!
LD Live at HSMF
NECTAR LOUNGE 412 N 36th St, Seattle, WA 98103
* Living Daylights 9-10pm
* McTuff + Skerik 10:15-11:15pm
* Living Daylights + guests 11:30pm on!
Seattle’s LIVING DAYLIGHTS features Jessica Lurie (alto/tenor sax, flute), Arne Livingston (electric bass), and Dale Fanning (drums). This explosive and exciting jazz trio mixes the fun of funk and soul-jazz grooves with the edgy punch and teeth of the avant-garde. LD has toured nationally and internationally, at festivals and clubs, opening for and playing with the likes of John Scofield, Groove Collective, Robert Walter, Wayne Shorter, Maceo Parker, Soulive and more. They are teaming up with some of Seattle’s finest – Joe Doria’s McTuff with D’vonne Lewis on drums, organ grinder Joe Doria tearing up the Hammond B3 and special guest Skerik on saxophone.
Sat. 7/29: SLINGSHOT SONGS in Olympia, WA @ RHYTHM & RYE 9 pm
feat. Jessica Lurie (sax/flute/vce) | Beth Fleenor (clar./vce) Heather Bentley (viola) | Bill Horist (gtr) Issac Castillo (bass) | Ollie Klomp (drums) Opening Set: Issac Castillo solo
Thurs. 8/3 TUNING IS FOR PIANOS @ VERMILLION 10pm
1508 11th Ave, Seattle, WA (206) 709-9797 Spontaneous compositions and sonic combustions brought to you by a fantastic collective of internationally acclaimed musicians, composers and bandleaders: Jessica Lurie (sax/flute), Amy Denio (sax/vce), Sam Boshnack (tpt), Bill Horist (gtr), Rene Hart (bass), Jacques Willis (drums).Hold on to your hats and open your ears!
Sat. 8/5: Joining Paul Benoit snd the Bad Tendencies @ the Triple Door Musicquarium 9 to midnight
Sun. 8/6 in the horn section @ Hotel Albatross in Ballard with Reggie Garrett and the Snake Oil Peddlers w/Will Dowd and Paul Benoit
Thurs.8/10, Seattle: JESSICA LURIE ENSEMBLE & Slingshot Songs @ The ROYAL ROOM
The JLE feat. Wayne Horvitz piano/rhodes, Jessica Lurie sax & flute, Rene hart bass, Greg Campbell drums and special guests, performing a diverse set as usual, featuring works from her CD “Long Haul”, to be released this December on Chant Records out of NYC.
Opening Set: SLINGSHOT SONGS with Beth Fleenor clarinets and vocals, Heather Bentley viola, Jessica Lurie sax & flute, Sam Boshniak trumpet, Wayne Horvitz piano & rhodes, Rene Hart bass, Greg Campbell drums. Check out the music on BANDCAMP and SOUNDCLOUD
TEPHRA SOUNDS AUGUST 15-20, 2017 TOUR AND CD RELEASE
Tuesday 8/15: HELEN GILLET with special guests Jessica Lurie and Brian Haas, Mission Woods, KS @ 1900 Building
Wed. 8/16: TEPHRA SOUNDS, Kansas City, MO @ THE BRICK
Thurs. 8/17: TEPHRA SOUNDS, St. Louis, MO @ POP’S BLUE MOON
Fri. 8/18: TEPHRA SOUNDS, Madison, WI @ SOUND AND LITERATURE LABORATORY
Sat. 8/19: TEPHRA SOUNDS, Chicago, IL @ CONSTELLATION
Sun. 8/20: HELEN GILLET & FRIENDS, Madison, WI @ location TBA
“Defying genre borders, multi-instrumentalist/vocalist Jessica Lurie satisfies on Megaphone Heart, designing a multilayered sonic structure… melding lyrical pop, stinging rock, rhythmic Eastern European folk music and improvisation-heavy jazz with a dose of free-wheeling avant-groove-meets-grind.”– Dan Ouellete, EMUSIC
Megaphone Heart - Click to Listen & Buy! PRODUCED BY TODD SICKAFOOSE & JESSICA LURIE Downbeat Magazine: 4 1/2 Stars!