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Christopher Icasiano

Chris Icasiano is quickly establishing himself as a force in Seattle's new music and avant-garge jazz scene. He performs regularly in the co-led duo Bad Luck with long-time friend and collaborator, saxophonist Neil Welch, which was recently awarded the 2009 Alternative Jazz Group of the Year by Earshot Jazz. Bad Luck's self-titled debut album was received with much critical acclaim and has been described as, “...one of the finest Seattle Jazz recordings in years - fresh, assured, mature way beyond it's players' ages.” (Peter Monaghan, Earshot Jazz). Icasiano is also a member of the progressive avant-jazz group Speak, which features many of Seattle's most forward-looking, innovative, and creative musicians, focusing predominantly on original composition and collective improvisation. Speak's debut record is slated for release in April 2010 by Origin Records in time for their appearance at the Saalfelden Jazz Festival in Austria this Summer.

Awards

2009 Golden Ear Award: Alternative Jazz Group of the Year Neil Welch / Chris Icasiano Duo -Earshot Jazz


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Albums

The Ink Around It

Self-Produced
2021

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Provinces

Origin Records
2020

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Four

Origin Records
2018

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King Tears Bat Trip

Table & Chairs
2012

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Speak

Origin Records
2010

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Provinces: II

From: Provinces
By Christopher Icasiano

R.B.G.

From: Four
By Christopher Icasiano

Amalgam in the Middle

From: Speak
By Christopher Icasiano

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