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Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood 
General Event Information
Event Category:
Live Music: Jazz
Price:
* see below for ticketing information  
Dates and Times:
June 18, 6:00PM-8:30PM

Tune in Wednesday, June 18 at 2 p.m. for a live performance by Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood, hosted by Abe Beeson.

Two funky forces of nature reunite on stage as jazz guitar giant John Scofield joins the endlessly inventive organ trio Medeski, Martin & Wood for an incendiary evening of greasy grooves. Keyboardist John Medeski, bassist Chris Wood and drummer Billy Martin came together in 1991 for gigs at New York’s Village Gate and never looked back, touring relentlessly and issuing a succession of stimulating recordings that embraced soul-jazz, bebop, funk, R&B, DJ culture and the avant garde, often at the same time. A master improviser with a trademark distortion-tinged tone, Scofield cut his teeth with Chet Baker, Gerry Mulligan, Charles Mingus and Gary Burton before his work with Miles Davis catapulted him into the limelight in the 1980s. Since then, he’s led over 30 sessions and become universally known as one of the greatest figures in jazz guitar history. MMW first collaborated with Scofield on the guitarist’s 1998 scorcher A Go Go, which JazzTimes called “a match made in heaven.” Worldwide touring cemented their partnership, resulting in their sublime 2006 follow-up Out Louder (credited to all four musicians), and the 2011 live release In Case the World Changes Its Mind.

Venue Information
Address:
601 North 59th Street  
City:
Seattle 
State:
WA 
Zip Code:
98103 
Country:
United States 
Telephone:
206-548-2500 
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