John Gilbreath: Within Earshot
But I still think we all need to travel more and get out and see the rest of the world and be aware of two things. How we are perceived from the outside world and how our perception of the outside world is different than the reality of what's happening in other places globally. It can help us learn and bring different qualities into our own lives.
And it's funny, this word, "Earshot" which I did not come up with but it's an interesting metaphor for me and my experience with music. I'm not making the music but I'm within Earshot of it. So we're putting it on the stage and we are helping facilitate as best we can to nurture it for the future of the art form. It's a really great thing.
Seattle's 2010 Earshot Jazz Festival will take place between October 15th and November 7th, 2010.