Tickets: $15 advance, $20 doors
COVID PROTOCOLS: All our staff are fully vaccinated, and we ask that our patrons be vaccinated as well. Our staff will be masked, and we encourage our audience to wear masks as much as possible.
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. Seating is first come first served. The Royal Room is All Ages until 10pm.
Walter Cano is a trumpet player, composer and person based in Seattle. Influenced by the great jazz trumpet masters such as Clifford Brown and Snooky Young as well as the music of Peruvian greats Óscar Avilés and Arturo Cavero, Walter’s musical background is highly diverse.
Walter maintains an extensive performance career, having played across the United States and internationally with a variety of groups. Some of the artists he has worked with include the Etienne Charles Big Band, Ulysses Owens Jr.’s New Century Big Band, the Rodney Whitaker Sextet, Arturo O’Farrill’s Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, and Kurt Elling.
The Walter Cano Septet showcases his passion for the tradition of jazz trumpet while honoring his Peruvian roots, resulting in a highly personalized, unique sound. This group takes on a variety of configurations from quartet to octet, and debuted at the legendary Cliff Bell’s jazz club in Detroit.
Walter is active as an educator and is passionate about passing his love of music to the next generation. He directed Michigan State University’s Octet IV for two years, writing original arrangements for the ensemble. Walter has given clinics in Seattle, Cleveland, and Detroit, and maintains a private trumpet studio in his home. He holds a Masters of music in Jazz Studies from Michigan State University.