SHMP and KNKX Presents Piano Starts Here: Fats Waller ⎮ Una Mae Carlisle

Wed, May 18 at 7:30pm

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Doors: 6:30pm

COVID PROTOCOLS: All our staff are fully vaccinated, and we ask that our patrons be vaccinated as well. Our staff will be masked, and we encourage our audience to wear masks as much as possible.

Advance tickets can only be purchased online-we do not sell advance tickets at the venue. Refunds are not available within 48 hours of the event. Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room. Seating is currently first come first served. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm.

If you’ve ever been interested in Jazz, you’ve probably not missed the ebullient musical personality of Fats Waller, how could you? Lesser known, but just as interesting, is his friend and protege Una Mae Carlisle, a great pianist and composer who deserves our attention.

This round of Piano Starts Here will feature: Casey MacGill, Ray Skjelbred, Kate Molloy, Evan Captain

The Piano Starts Here series highlights the work of some of the most prolific and talented composers and pianists to have ever tackled the instrument. Each of the performances brings together Seattle’s finest pianists to perform the works of the artist selected for that evening on the Royal Room’s Steinway B grand piano.

Past PSH performances have highlighted the work of Sonny Clark, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Sun Ra, Annette Peacock, Bill Evans, Mary-Lou Williams, Fats Waller, Herbie Hancock, Alice Coltrane, Herbie Nichols, and countless others.

Presented by the South Hudson Music Project. Curated by Wayne Horvitz and Alex Guilbert. Hosted by Alex Guilbert.


Royal Room

5000 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118

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