Month: April 2023

Carmen Staaf and Allison Miller

Photos: Carmen Staaf and Allison Miller

2023-04-28 Hardly Raining New York-based jazz duo Allison Miller (drums) and Carmen Staaf (piano) performed at The Royal Room on April 28, 2023. Staaf and Miller released Nearness in 2022. Their second album together, it features their original compositions plus two covers. This show was the final stop on their west coast CD-release tour. Gallery

Alice Boman at Fremont Abbey

Photos: Alice Boman at Fremont Abbey

2023-3-29 Hardly Raining Swedish singer–songwriter Alice Boman performed an intimate set at Fremont Abbey on March 29, 2023. Boman captivated the Seattle crowd with her atmospheric instrumentation, angelic vocals, and tender despair. In 2022 she released The Space Between, which includes a duet with Perfume Genius on “Feels Like a Dream.” Seattleites were fortunate to …

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Cruel Diagonals at Chapel Performance Space

Photos: Cruel Diagonals at the Chapel

2023-04-07 Hardly Raining Cruel Diagonals (Megan Mitchell) performed at the Chapel Performance Space on April 7, 2023. The Los Angeles-based experimental electronic artist is touring in support of her March release, Fractured Whole. Opening were Seattle-based performers Raica and Kole Galbraith. Gallery Fractured Whole by Cruel Diagonals

Immanuel Wilkins and Rick Rosato

Photos: Immanuel Wilkins Quartet

2023-04-01 Hardly Raining The Immanuel Wilkins Quartet returned to Seattle on April 1, 2023. Joining the 25-year-old alto saxophonist were Micah Thomas (piano), Kweku Sumbry (drums), and Rick Rosato (bass). Part of the Earshot Jazz Spring Concert Series, this show took place at the new Raisbeck Auditorium. Wilkins had performed in Seattle previously as part of the 2021 Earshot …

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