Posts for category ‘Music’

A bass guitar lesson from one of the greats
Steve | February 27, 2011 | 8:40 pm


The Everett-born Carol Kaye is said to be one of the most recorded bass players in history, with over 10,000 tracks to her credit. As a child in 1941, Carol’s parents (both professional musicians) moved from Everett to Los Angeles, where she eventually thrived in the growing jazz and pop music scene in LA. Her Fender bass can be heard on recordings ranging from the Beach Boys’ Pet Sounds, to Joe Cocker’s Feelin’ Alright, to Phil Spector’s Wall of Sound session work. Kaye played 12-string guitar on Frank Zappa’s groundbreaking album Freak Out!. Drawing upon her wealth of experience, in the accompanying bassplayer.com interview, Carol talks about Monk Montgomery, Jaco Pastorius, and the greats of bass guitar, and gives a bass oriented music theory lesson. Read more »

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20 Riverside – LIVE all ages show
denisegl | February 22, 2011 | 2:05 pm

Friday, February 25, 2011 – 8pm — 20 Riverside at CPATH (Community perfoming arts theatre, Everett Mall Way). 20 Riverside’s blend of culturally poignant song writing, driving rhythms, melodic melodies, outspoken raps, and funkified horns come together to create an Americano spiced stew of sound that defies categorization, removes boundaries, and dares to travel down an un-charted path that flows into a sea of sound.  Playing a solo all-ages show. Raffle tickets available to enter to win 20RS Read more »

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SCMTA Annual Concerto Concert
Steve | January 28, 2011 | 11:37 pm

Some of the most talented young musicians in Snohomish County will perform this Sunday, January 30 at 3:00 pm at this annual student award concert, which will take place at the newly renovated Community Performing Arts Theater next to Macy’s in the Everett Mall. During this concert, six students of members of Snohomish County Music Teachers Association (SCMTA) will play movements from concertos composed by Read more »

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Can’t afford a winter vacation? Come to the Hootenanny!
Steve | January 18, 2011 | 9:39 pm

Johnny Gray

The Hometown Band has put together an evening of warm summertime music, sure to chase away the winter chills, for the Hometown Hootenanny’s “Beach Blanket Rodeo” show on Friday, Jan. 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Historic Everett Theatre. Featuring songs that include “No Shoes, No Shirt, No Problems,” “Groovy Little Summer Song” and “Margaritaville,” the show will remind listeners of toes in the sand, sun on their face, and little umbrellas in pretty pastel drinks. Showcase artist Johnny Gray of Marysville will join the band for two songs as well. Gray was selected as a finalist in KING TV’s “You’ve Got Talent” competition, and enjoyed a recent televised appearance on channel 5’s “New Day Northwest” and Read more »

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The Illusion of Elvis with Danny Vernon
Steve | January 4, 2011 | 5:00 am

Relive the music and era of The King with a stage show featuring Danny Vernon and the Devilles, on Saturday, January 8 at the Historic Everett Theatre.

“From the many years of admiration of Elvis, I’ve sought to create a show that would hold the excitement of the King on stage throughout various stages in his career. I also try to show respect and support the integrity of the man and his music,” commented Vernon. Read more »

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Bridge Records releases world premiere recording of a new opera by William Bolcom
Steve | December 29, 2010 | 9:23 pm

The world premiere recording of Lucrezia, a new comic opera composed Everett native William Bolcom was released last week on Bridge Records. The disc set presents twin operas containing librettos written by Mark Campbell, and were commissioned by and composed for New York Festival of Song. Both operas were written for identical casts-the five singers heard on these recordings. The 2-CD release comes packaged in a slipcase which contains a 112 page book with complete librettos. Read more »

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The Moondoggies featured on MTV’s $5 Cover Seattle Series
Steve | December 24, 2010 | 9:06 am

Bobby Terreberry (bass), Carl Dahlen (drums), Kevin Murphy (guitar), and Caleb Quick (keys) of The Moondoggies

Everett’s own Moondoggies are the featured band in the first episode of a new online series by MTV that spotlights 13 up-and-coming Seattle-area ensembles. The eight-minute $5 Cover Seattle episode, which premiered on Wednesday of this week, dramatizes a few off-stage mis-adventures of The Moondoggies, including the band’s tour van breaking down and guitarist Kevin Murphy awkwardly checking out a milf at a gas station. Read more »

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Bronn & Katherine Journey Christmas Concerts
Steve | December 15, 2010 | 11:03 pm

Bronn & Katherine Journey

The angelic sounds of Bronn and Katherine Journey warm up the month of December with their annual Christmas concerts throughout the Northwest. Their “harpmobile” makes a stop in Everett this Sunday, December 19 for two performances at 2 and 7pm at the Everett Performing Arts Center. Their Christmas concerts have become a popular holiday tradition.  Set to the tune of “Santa Claus is Comin’ To Town,” Bronn’s new holiday song is titled “TSA is Pattin’ You Down.”

For more info visit: http://bronnjourney.com

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Country Western Entertainer helps Symphony
denisegl | December 6, 2010 | 3:43 pm

Gerry Andal and the Roughriders are set to perform a benefit concert on December 19 at 5p.m. to help the New Everett Symphony. The Symphony was forced to cancel its season in January but several local musicians from varied music genres are helping to keep the Symphony in business. Gerry Andal is the latest to join the effort. “The reason I’m doing this is because I like the new community-building direction the Symphony is taking,” said Andal.
The country-western musician and restaurateur is well known to the community from his performances at the Evergreen State Fair and at his restaurant in Stanwood. The group will perform country western standards and Christmas favorites. The program will also include young musicians as part of the Symphony’s commitment to increasing performance opportunities for emerging artists. Read more »

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A Norman Rockwell Christmas with the Everett Chorale
Steve | December 3, 2010 | 9:15 pm

The Everett Chorale will perform two concerts of holiday selections this weekend featuring, Christmas Music from Colonial America, Hebrew Songs for Hanukkah, A Norman Rockwell Christmas, and Christmas on Broadway. The music takes place Saturday, December 4 at 7:30pm and Sunday, December 5, at 3pm at the Everett Performing Arts Center. For more information, visit: www.everettchorale.org

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