Jazz LIVE at Marine View announces stellar fall line-up


Jazz LIVE at Marine View announces a stellar line-up for the Fall 2018 edition, which celebrates ten years of great Jazz LIVE at Marine View. This year, Jazz LIVE at Marine View will have achieved a milestone: 10 years of monthly concerts featuring the finest jazz musicians in the Northwest and beyond.

I’m proud to say that the size and the support of the audiences continue to amaze me,” said Jim Foster, one of the organizers of the monthly jazz concerts. It was a dream 10-plus years ago to produce a series that showcased all the talented jazz musicians and vocalists in our region (and beyond) in a beautiful, inviting venue and the results have exceeded my imagination.

September brings the great Pete Christlieb and his big band to Marine View. In October, Jazz LIVE at Marine View celebrates the 100th concert of the series with national recording artist Special EFX featuring guitarist Chieli Minucci. November showcases current Earshot Vocalist of the Year Lavon Hardison and the tradition continues in December for the tenth annual Michael Powers Holiday Jazz show.

Jazz LIVE at Marine View 2018 schedule:

  • Sept. 9, The Tall and Small Big Band featuring Pete Christlieb and Linda SmallThe 11-piece who’s who band delivers a classic big band sound.”
  • Oct. 14, The 100th concert of the series with Special EFX featuring Chieli Minucci“We celebrate a special evening with the renowned, award-winning contemporary jazz group.”
  • Nov. 11, La Von Hardison Quartet“The Earshot Jazz Vocalist of the Year” lights up the room with her vocal flair.
  • Dec. 9-10, Annual Michael Powers Holiday Jazz“The tradition continues with more of the popular guitarist’s musical joy.

Jazz LIVE at Marine View take place at Marine View Church, 8469 Eastside Dr. NE, Tacoma (1/2 mile west of Dash Point State Park on St. Route 509). Concerts run 57 p.m., and admission is free to all ages. Visit www.marineviewpc.org/jazz-live.

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