Denin Koch Trio

Denin Koch Trio

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Hailed as a "real upcoming talent" and "one of the finest jazz musicians to ever study jazz at Whitworth University," guitarist Denin Koch has become one of the busiest and most exciting young musicians in the Spokane area.

His trio achieves a unique blend of indie rock, free jazz, pop and hip-hop while still
remaining true to the traditions of the Great American Songbook.

Joe Brooks Quartet

Joe Brooks Quartet

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The Joe Brooks Quartet dishes up tasty combinations of jazz standards and originals in a style best described as classic jazz - with a look back to when jazz was the dance music of America.

Thomas Barber's Spiral Road

Thomas Barber's Spiral Road

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Thomas Barber's Spiral Road takes influence from film scores, pop music, classical and jazz from the past five decades and channels it into melodic original compositions.

Barber's music is dynamic, harmonically complex, and above all, focused on delivering a lasting emotional experience.

Trio Subtonic

Trio Subtonic

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Trio Subtonic is a groove heavy power trio out of Portland, Oregon that blends genre bending funk with slow burning underground soul jazz.

Led by keyboardist Galen Clark, Subtonic explores a coalescence of rock, soul, funk, hip hop and jazz that simultaneously draws in listeners and pushes boundaries.

The Bylines

The Bylines

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Portland's Bylines Duo write and perform sophisticated, jazz-inspired, story-driven pop music.

Their influences range from that of classics like Cole Porter to modern artists like Randy Newman, Regina Spektor and Sara Barielles. This creates a sound that is both grounded in the big-band past of glamorous pop performances and rooted in the present realm of intricate and highly addictive songwriting.

Ben Macy Quartet

Ben Macy Quartet

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Composer/pianist Ben Macy brings his unique improvisational take on various genres of music from chamber music to folk to post-rock, all nestled surprising well next to your jazz favorites.

Ben's deep roots in the music of Bill Evans and Keith Jarrett act as a springboard to draw listeners in to these deeply personal, musical stories.