Critical Mass Big Band
Tickets: $20 advance, $25 doors
Advance tickets can only be purchased online-we do not sell advance tickets at the venue. Refunds are not available within 48 hours of the event. Tickets do not guarantee seating during shows at the Royal Room.
We are now accepting reservations for diners! After purchasing tickets, please visit the Reservations page to book a table. Table reservations require advance tickets, and are only for guests who plan to dine at the Royal Room. We do not take reservations over the phone.
Seating for non-diners is first come, first served. Please arrive early to guarantee a seat!
The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm.
One of Seattle’s finest jazz ensembles, Critical Mass Big Band (5 saxophones, 4 trombones, 5 trumpets, piano, guitar, bass, and drums) celebrates the coming of spring with an evening of dynamite contemporary big band jazz while The Royal Room provides the mouth-watering food and drink: a great combination for a pleasurable evening out.
Entertaining audiences since 2001, Critical Mass Big Band has evolved into a polished and talented group of Seattle-area musicians playing music of the finest big band composers such as favorites Gordon Goodwin, Matt Catingub, Mike Tomaro, Sammy Nestico, area arrangers Jeff Sizer and Vern Sielert and other contemporary composers. This eighteen-piece big band under the direction of Ian Jellison and Rob Parks, boasts a stellar line-up including Stephen Reinke, Ian Jellison, Al Lowe, Barbara Hubers-Drake, Malcolm Harris on saxophones; Jim Elder, Dave Buck, Doug Lora, Vinnie Christ on trombone; Barry Roberts, Marty Malloy, Mark Baker, Greg Klein, Victor Ross on trumpet; Seth Ahnert on piano; Rob Parks on drums; Philip Demaree on bass; Neal Adams on guitar.