Critical Mass Big Band

Wed, May 3, 2023 at 7:30pm

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Doors: 6:30pm

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 for a table. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm. All our staff are fully vaccinated, and we ask that our patrons be vaccinated as well. 

One of Seattle's finest jazz orchestras, Critical Mass Big Band (5 saxophones, 4 trombones, 5 trumpets, piano, guitar, bass, and drums) celebrates and presents an evening of big band jazz for all ages.  

Founded in 2001 as an offshoot of the Woodinville Community Band, Critical Mass Big Band has evolved into a polished and talented group of Seattle-area musicians playing music of the finest big band composers including favorites George Stone, Gordon Goodwin, Sammy Nestico, Bob Mintzer, Ellen Rowe, Thad Jones and many others.  This eighteen-piece big band under the direction of Ian Jellison and Rob Parks, boasts a stellar line-up including Stephen Reinke, Ian Jellison, Al Lowe, Barbara Hubers-Drake, Malcolm Harris on saxophones; Jim Elder, Dave Buck, Doug Lora, Vinnie Christ on trombone; William Ward, Marty Malloy, Mark Baker, Greg Klein, Victor Ross on trumpet; Seth Ahnert on piano; Rob Parks on drums; Philip Demaree on bass; Neal Adams on guitar.   

Royal Room

5000 Rainier Ave S
Seattle, WA 98118