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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. We are now accepting reservations for diners! Please email firstname.lastname@example.org for a table. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm.
Join us for our annual celebration featuring up and coming jazz musicians that are home in Seattle for the holidays!
Bell Thompson Quintet
Bell Thompson, trumpet
Katie Webster, saxophone,
Kevin Murphy, drums
Bell Thompson is a vibrant young trumpet player and bandleader from Seattle, WA currently based out of Philadelphia, PA. Bell’s melodic and expressive trumpet playing embraces the jazz tradition while showcasing her clear sound and unique voice. Bell is a recent graduate of the Boyer College of Music Jazz Performance program at Temple University, where she studied with Terell Stafford and Joe Magnarelli.
Grace Kaste Trio
Grace Kaste, bass
Jacob Linden, piano
Josh Setala, drums
Grace has been playing double bass since middle school. She attended Roosevelt High School, where she played in the big band under Scott Brown. She also studied bass with Chuck Deardorf, whose teaching made her realize how important jazz is to her. Now, she's studying history and jazz at Columbia University in New York City, but is happy to be back for the holidays to play alongside musicians she has always looked up to!
Noah Mark Trio
Noah Mark, Katie Webster, and Jai Lasker
Noah Mark is a drummer, improviser, and composer from Seattle. Noah has been studying at the New England Conservatory in Boston for the last year. This trio represents his original work and some of the compositions of his influences, like Ornette Coleman and Carla Bley. Featuring the great Katie Webster on saxophone and Jai Lasker on guitar!
Preston Lee Trio
Preston Lee, saxophone
Stanley Ruvinov, bass
Kevin Murphy, drums
Revering the tradition of chord-less groups put in place by great saxophonists such as Sonny Rollins and Joe Henderson, Philadelphia-based saxophonist Preston Lee pays tribute to these great ensembles featuring repertoire from the the Bebop era as well as the Great American Songbook.