• Smoocho Gusto live at Cascadia Grill in downtown Olympia!

    Smoocho Gusto is Lorree Gardener on bass and vocals and Steve Luceno on guitar and vocals. They have been active in the Olympia/Northwest music scene for 40 years. Their repertoire includes funky beats, swing, jazz, pop, instrumentals and Caribbean sounds, all performed with personalized twists and improvisational spirit!

  • Vince Brown @ Swing Wine Bar & Cafe every Wednesday

    Swing Wine Bar

    Vince Brown has been performing and teaching acoustic music on guitar, tenor, 5-string banjo, and uke in a variety of styles for 30 years. You can enjoy his music every Wednesday at Swing Wine Bar & Cafe, home of the best crafted cocktail in Olympia!

  • Vendredi's Bag @ La Gitana

    La Gitana Pizzeria

    Vendredi's Bag comprises a group of musicians who love Django and Jobim right along with Irving and Miles. They draw songs from across continents and ages, incorporating jazz standards, Latin grooves, bebop, and gypsy swing into their performances. The group is based in Olympia, WA and includes mandolin, flugelhorn, electric piano, upright bass, and drums. Featuring: Danielle Westbrook - flugelhorn/vocals Theo Ragan - keys/accordion Austin Cooper - drums James Schneider - mandolin Nick Rawson - bass

  • The Joe Mailhot Jazz Duet

    Basilico Ristorante

    The Joe Mailhot Jazz Duet plays from 6:30 to 8:30 pm Fridays at Basilico Ristorante 507 Capitol Way South in Olympia. The Jazz Duet plays an eclectic mix of original jazz inspired by the work of the masters including Thelonious Monk, Miles Davis, John Coltrane and Ornette Coleman, as well as originals from some of our local composers. Call[masked] for reservations.

  • PC&J and Friends at Matchless Brewery

    Matchless Brewing

    Come join us this Saturday, 6/29, at Matchless Brewing from 7-9 pm. We’ll be rocking the place with a bunch of new tunes, from contemporary to jazz, with Pat Cole on guitar, Jamie Jenson, vocals, Craig Cootsona on drums and Scott Lipsker on bass. Come sample from their 12 rotating tap handles along with tasty bites from their outside food truck. There is plenty of space and ample seating to hang with friends while enjoying a view of their working brewery. Who knows - maybe you’ll feel like dancing!

  • Vince Brown Plays Solo Jazz Guitar

    Dillinger's Cocktails & Kitchen

    Vince Brown plays solo jazz guitar.

  • Creosote

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    Creosote is the accordion duo of Jamie Maschler and Gabriel Hall-Rodrigues. Together they play a dynamic array of original and world music. Maschler and Rodrigues are both seasoned musicians and have individually and collectively mastered their craft of performing, composing and arranging on the accordion. Expect to hear elegant and clever arrangements of new and old Brazilian and world music. The instrumental duo recently released their first self-titled album. https://www.creosoteduo.com/ $5-25 Suggested Donation. Sponsored by Olympia Jazz Central.

  • Free Jazz with Fred on KAOS Radio 89.3

    KAOS 89.3 FM

    with Fred Kellogg Jazz for the thinking listener. Current and classic avant-garde, modal and free jazz.

  • Smoocho Gusto live at Cascadia Grill in downtown Olympia!

    Smoocho Gusto is Lorree Gardener on bass and vocals and Steve Luceno on guitar and vocals. They have been active in the Olympia/Northwest music scene for 40 years. Their repertoire includes funky beats, swing, jazz, pop, instrumentals and Caribbean sounds, all performed with personalized twists and improvisational spirit!

  • Vince Brown @ Swing Wine Bar & Cafe every Wednesday

    Vince Brown has been performing and teaching acoustic music on guitar, tenor, 5-string banjo, and uke in a variety of styles for 30 years. You can enjoy his music every Wednesday at Swing Wine Bar & Cafe, home of the best crafted cocktail in Olympia!