SHMP and KNKX Present: Piano Starts Here- Early Jazz/Ragtime (life before Fatha Hines)
Wed, Mar 15, 2023 at 7:30pm
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 first come first served. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm.
Join us for our next installment of Piano Starts Here, featuring the music of Early Jazz/Ragtime. Earl Hines was given the nickname "Fatha" because many consider him to be the father of Jazz piano. However, many of his slightly older contemporaries were central to the developments that made his revolutionary appearance possible.
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.
Curated by Wayne Horvitz and Alex Guilbert. Hosted by Alex Guilbert.