BrandonLee Cierley Quartet//Animal Face

Thu, Jan 26, 2023 at 7:30pm

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Doors: 6:30pm

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BrandonLee Cierley is an up and coming Saxophonist born in Tacoma, Wa whose music seemingly combines elements from sounds that have influenced his musical voice such as Modern jazz, hiphop, Lofi and Soul. During his time in Washington, BrandonLee pursued his Bachelor's Degree in Exercise Science & Music from Pacific Lutheran University 

During his uprising in the music scene, BrandonLee continuously seeks instruction to master his saxophone craft by working with multiple instructors such as Pacific Northwest Saxophone great Tracy Knoop and one of this generation's emerging artists Braxton Cook. This ongoing instruction has been a catalyst for BrandonLee's search for his musical voice. 

While being a band leader and solo artist, BrandonLee has showcased his talents working with some of the music scene's most exciting producers/artists around the world such as; Jam of the Week Founder/Portland based Trumpeter Farnell Newton, EyeLoveBrandon, Jonny Tobin, multi-instrumentalist from Portland Machado Mijiga, and Portland based Producer Hunter Love to name a few. In 2018, BrandonLee Cierley ventured into exploits outside of his staple genre to be a guest artist with TwoFriends, LA Dj Duo, at sold out music festivals Lucky & Paradiso. Recently, BrandonLee joined the stage with world renowned Saxophonist Mike Phillips who has played with musical giants such as Michael Jackson, Prince & Stevie Wonder. 

BrandonLee Cierley has performed over all the Greater Puget Sound area and has been featured on KMHD with a featured track from newly formed Portland based label "LofiJazzSoul", and was showcased multiple times on KNKX's Live Studio Session segments. 

BrandonLee Cierley released his debut album "Here Comes a New Challenger" in July of 2020 bringing in over 20k streams and counting which earned him a spot on PDX's jazz station KMHD's Best Single of the Year. On July 8th, BrandonLee released a much anticipated summer 2-pack EP "Thank You for Waiting" which featured LA-based Saxophonist Braxton Cook and made Spotify's Editorial Playlist "All New Jazz" reaching over 10K streams.

BrandonLee recently released the single "Multnomah" off his upcoming sophomore record "Camaraderie" which also made Spotify's Editorial Playlist "All New Jazz" along with many others. The album was picked up by local Portland based label Lofijazzsoul. "Camaraderie" was released on October 7th on the PDX based label Lofijazzsoul receiving great album reviews from one of Seattle prestigious jazz writers, Paul Rauch, from "All About Jazz" as well as from Robert Ham of "Jazz Society of Oregon''. With that, BrandonLee's newest album has been placed on a plethora of playlist placements including 2 of Spotify's biggest followed Editorial Playlist, "All About Jazz" & "Fresh Finds: Jazz".  

BrandonLee Cierley - Saxophones 

Xavier Lecouturier - Drums 

Martin Budde - Guitar 

Piano - TBA


No sound feels as lively and invigorating as Animal Face. Hailing from the Southend of Seattle, this dazzling quintet is known for a genre-bending, funky jazz fusion emanating from every cell of their bodies & every atom of their instruments in fiercely collaborative performances. Experience the passionate energy of Ronnie Parker behind the drums, the virtuosic rhythm section interplay of Andrew Imanaka and Waffles, the soulful expression of Andrew Miles on keyboard, and the masterful fusions of guitar & synthesizer by frontman Noah Coinflip.  

Noah has released two albums, "God is Love" and "peaks". Both albums have gained recognition, including being played on KEXP and earning accolades from Seattle luminaries such as Vitamin D and Riz Rollins. Both albums blend jazz with modern sounds. A thrillingly unique and captivating jam session awaits you. 

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