Critical Mass Big Band

Tue, Aug 29, 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! After purchasing tickets, please visit the Reservations page to book a table. Table reservations require advance tickets, and are only for guests who plan to dine at the Royal Room.  We do not take reservations over the phone.

Seating for non-diners is first come, first served. Please arrive early to guarantee a seat!

The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm.

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, Sara Voskuhl on saxophones; Jim Elder, Dave Buck, Doug Lora, Vinnie Christ on trombone; Mark Baker, Barry Roberts, Marty Molloy, Greg Klein, and David George 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