SHMP and KNKX Present: Piano Starts Here- The Music of Carla Bley/Steve Swallow, Paul Bley/Gary Peacock
Tickets: $15 advance, $20 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.
Paul and Carla Bley worked closely as a couple in sharing one another’s musical ideas, but they also forged some of the most celebrated partnerships between pianists and bassists in Jazz history. We’ll be exploring these relationships with real, live bass players!
The Piano Starts Here series highlights the work of some of the most prolific and talented composers and pianists to have ever tackled the instrument. Each of the performances brings together Seattle’s finest pianists to perform the works of the artist selected for that evening on the Royal Room’s Steinway B grand piano. Past PSH performances have highlighted the work of Sonny Clark, Thelonious Monk, Duke Ellington, Sun Ra, Annette Peacock, Bill Evans, Mary-Lou Williams, Fats Waller, Herbie Hancock, Alice Coltrane, Herbie Nichols, and countless others.
Curated by Wayne Horvitz and Alex Guilbert. Hosted by Alex Guilbert.