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Jay Thomas: We Always Knew

Read "Jay Thomas: We Always Knew" reviewed by Paul Rauch

Legacy is a fleeting notion. It is incomprehensible in real time when a career hits high points, when certain doors open to quantitative opportunity. Jay Thomas can tell you a thing or two about that, based on his own personal experience as a jazz artist over half a century. His story includes playing on the Seattle ...

NEWS: OBITUARY

More Tributes to Chuck Metcalf

More Tributes to Chuck Metcalf

LARRY CORYELL: Chuck, along with Jerome Gray and Overton, was a primary mentor for me back in 1964-65. Because of his encouragement, I was able to have a career that has surpassed all expectations. After I'd been in New York for about, oh, 7-8 months, Chuck sent me an unsigned letter—it was long, and interesting. But I ...

NEWS: OBITUARY

Chuck Metcalf

Chuck Metcalf

Former Seattle bassist, and inaugural Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame inductee, Chuck Metcalf, has passed away after a long battle with cancer. Word came via email yesterday and the tributes have started pouring in. Jay Thomas: He was a very important guy on the scene going back to the late 40s and 50's... and during the 60's he was ...