Content by tag "Dave Peck"

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Chuck Deardorf: Hanging On To The Groove

Read "Chuck Deardorf: Hanging On To The Groove" reviewed by Paul Rauch

Bassist Chuck Deardorf has gained a reputation for virtuosity and professionalism over a career that has thus far spanned 40 years. He has been the first call bassist in Seattle for most of his career, playing with some of the most renowned musicians in the history of jazz. For many years, despite having a prolific local ...

ARTICLE: INTERVIEWS

Rick Mandyck: The Return From Now

Read "Rick Mandyck: The Return From Now" reviewed by Paul Rauch

It was a cold Tuesday evening the last week of December. 2016 was mercifully coming to a close, this evening, a final chorus of a long blues blown soulfully, and mournfully into the night. I sat at the bar at Seattle's storied jazz spot, Tula's, in eager anticipation of the evening's performance of a quartet led ...

NEWS: CONTEST

Huge CD Giveaway from Jazz Now! Seattle in Celebration of Reaching 1000 Downloads

Jazz Now! Seattle, a new podcast spotlighting all the incredible jazz music coming out of Seattle, WA, has passed the 1000 download mark less than two weeks after their debut. To celebrate, they are giving away tons of CD's from Seattle jazz bands. There are four packages:Origin Records Package: Featuring new CD's from Thomas Marriott, Chad McCullough, ...

ARTICLE: LIVE REVIEWS

Earshot Jazz Festival 2010, Part 1

Read "Earshot Jazz Festival 2010, Part 1" reviewed by Nathan Bluford

Earshot Jazz Festival
Seattle, WA
October 15-November 7, 2010
Part 1 | Part 2

Now in its 22nd year, the 2010 edition of Seattle's Earshot Jazz Festival presented audiences with a healthy mix of local musicians from Seattle and the greater Pacific Northwest in addition to the performers that made the ...

NEWS: EDUCATION

Dave Peck Improv Clinic This Wednesday - Free!

Dave Peck Improv Clinic This Wednesday - Free!

Pianist Dave Peck will be presenting a free improvisation clinic at The Seattle Drum School this Wednesday, October 27 at 7:30pm. The clinic will include discussions of the use of musical vocabulary in jazz improvisation, visualization as a learning technique for acquiring vocabulary and muscle memory, and theme and development in improvisation. Players of all melodic instruments are ...

NEWS: EVENT

Dave Peck Birthday Bash at Tula's This Weekend

Dave Peck Birthday Bash at Tula's This Weekend

August 27th and 28th
DAVE PECK'S 2ND ANNUAL BIRTHDAY BASH AT TULA'S Join Dave with
Jeff Johnson (bass) and Eric Eagle (drums)
For his 2nd annual birthday bash...
there will be cake! Tula's Jazz Club
2214 Second Avenue in Seattle
Shows begin at 7:30 PM

NEWS: RADIO

JazzWeek Radio Chart: June 21, 2010

TW LW 2W Artist TW LW Move Add Rpts Peak Wks 1 3 2 Dr. Lonnie Smith Spiral (Palmetto) 229 199 +30 3 62 1 5 2 7 3 Keith Jarrett & Charlie Haden Jasmine (ECM) 186 160 +26 2 59 2 5 3 6 5 Brad Mehldau Highway Rider (Nonesuch) 169 161 +8 1 54 ...

NEWS: PERFORMANCE / TOUR
ARTICLE: ALBUM REVIEWS

Dave Peck: Good Road

Read "Good Road" reviewed by Robert R. Calder

Especially for Musicians would be a great subtitle for this recording. It's easy to imagine a queue of saxophonists and other hornmen outside the Peck ranch demanding to play with him. On most tracks the guy's harmonic command and invention send him teetering on the edge of a completely new composition. The one tune of his ...

Dave Peck: Good Road

Read "Dave Peck: Good Road" reviewed by Jason West

Dave Peck
Good Road
Let's Play Stella
2005

Extended intros and cadenzas, embellished harmonic signposts, hints of melodic foreshadowing, frenetic bursts of rhythmic energy, and pregnant moments of ballad magic drive Good Road to the edge of the proverbial cliff and blissfully over.

Seattle pianist and composer Dave Peck ...