Share John and Mira in Berkley, last weekend. Mira is 3 months and so sweet.
Share Tinke Postma, played at the Seattle Art Museum Thursday night as part of the Earshot Srt of Jazz Series. She was great along with a local group backing her.
Share On Spring Break from school, I took Claire and her friend Clara off on a road trip. First stop was Red Barn Studios in Chehalis WA. where we spent some time with Jason and Laurie and their new dog Greta. Made me wish I had brought our dogs fro her to meet and play [...]
ShareWent to Cafe Besalu this morning and had to photograph this girl wearing gold lame high heels and sweat pants and t shirt with a beautiful border collie outside waiting in line. Wonder how her Saturday night went.
Share Kristin Beltz and Jonathan Deal were married on the last Saturday in October at The First Presbyterian Church of Bellevue was the site of the wedding of Kristin and Jonathan. Jonathan’s father was the officiating minister and instead of the usual prayer book, he performed the wedding ceremony with the assistance of an iPad. The young couple met while singing in [...]
Share Recently had the pleasure of watching Bill Frisell play the music he composed to go with the film The Great Flood by Bill Morrison. Playing with Bill was Ron Miles on trumpet, Tony Scherr on bass, and Kenny Wollesen on drums. It was a moving experience. “Steeped in America’s roots music yet with a [...]
Share Down at the Ballard Locks in Seattle last weekend, Jana and I got to spend some time with Vinnie and Jeff. We made some engagement photos in the unusually beautiful sunshine. Jeff and Vinnie are getting married down in the San Francisco Bay area around the beginning of May. Originally we planned to meet in Golden Gardens [...]
Share The Jason Parker Trio played at Von Wednesday night at Vito’s Madison Grill. the Trio was great and Jason was in fine form as usual. He interestingly had a number of other musicians sitting in throughout the two sets I saw. Brian Hartman, above, who I have know for years as a photographer say in [...]
Share Last fall Allison Miller performed with Jessica Lurie at an Earshot Jazz Art of Jazz series at the Seattle Art Museum. Love that colored lighting they had. Allison is an amazing drummer and I have seen her play on a number of occasions.
Share Claire tolerating being photographed on the beach in Seaside, OR last year. Some days she is just not that into it.
Share Recently had the pleasure of photographing Deb Arnold’s family when they came to visit. It was surprise gift for them and they were so happy to be able to get together again and have some great pictures to remember the occasion.
Share Pilar Herrero and Diogo Bezerra celebrated their wedding at the Willows Lodge a very Northwest style hotel. The fabulous gardens of the Woodinville resort was where they exchanged their wedding vows. Pilar and Diogo were both so relaxed it was very enjoyable to photograph them. Things had been hectic with relatives staying over from Brazil and when Pilar [...]
Share Once again it that time of year when I hear from the usual clients for their annual Family Portrait to send out on a holiday greeting card. Recently I photographed Tim Narby and his family at their Seattle winery Note Bene Cellars. Tim and Carol make some fabulous wine, some of my favorite wine [...]
Share Wendy and Matt have been together for a number of years so they were not as nervous before the ceremony as some couples are. They just wanted to have fun and that is what they did with their friends and family. Purple was the color of the day with the bridesmaids dresses and flowers spotting [...]
Share French horn player Tom Varner and Seattle saxophonist Eric Barber, bassist Phil Sparks and drummer Byron Vannoy opened for Tamarindo at Poncho Concert Hall at Cornish College in the 2012 Earshot Jazz Festival. The Tom Varner Quartet celebrated the legacy of the late Steve Lacy, with whom Varner performed in Seattle in 1993. The program also included [...]
Share The Hotel 1000 in downtown Seattle was the scene for the DNA wedding of Dee Duangdao and Allen Wang had their wedding on August 12th at the Hotel 1000 in downtown Seattle. Seattle was their location of choice for a wedding because family members were close and would not have to travel down to San Diego [...]
Share The Anat Cohen Ensemble put on a wonderful performance at Cornish College’s Poncho Concert Hall as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival in October. Conversant with modern and traditional jazz, classical music, Brazilian choro and Argentine tango, Israeli clarinetist and saxophonist Anat Cohen has established herself as a fresh voice in jazz. British bassist Orlando le Fleming and Texas drummer Rudy Royston joined [...]
Share September 22, 2012 was another weather perfect wedding weekend Saturday. and Erin Forest and Christian Folk were married in a wedding ceremony at the Sanders Estate in Auburn.(formerly the Sanders Mansion at Spring Hill Farm) We have been having an unprecedented warm dry spell this late summer and fall. Erin looked smashing in that dress and [...]
Share Elina Duni and her quartet performed at Cornish College’s PONCHO CONCERT HALL as the 2012 Earshot Jazz Festival proceeds. Albanian vocalist Elina Duni, who was a treat to hear, appeared with fellow ECM recording artists pianist Colin Vallon, bassist Patrice Moret and drummer Norbert Pfammatter on her first U.S. tour this fall. Her new [...]
Share Gaye Anderson, owner and operator of the New Orleans Creole Restaurant, in Pioneer Square for 27 years, died. Gaye will be sorely misssed by the Seattle Jazz community. Her establishment has been a mainstay for great jazz and good food for a longt time. In 2005, Miss Anderson was inducted into the Seattle Jazz Hall [...]
Share One of America’s greatest living composers, trailblazer Philip Glass performed at the Kirkland Performance Center, as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival with African kora virtuoso Foday Musa Suso, and percussionist Adam Rudolph in an evening of wonderful and masterful music. Born in 1937, raised in Baltimore, Glass went on to study at the [...]
Share Out and about on Halloween these local Ballard girls are set to head off on their mission of the evening.
Share The 2012 Earshot Jazz Festival rolls on with the Lionel Loueke Trio at the Seattle Art Museum Plestcheeff Auditorium. Beautiful sounds from this trio especially the unique Lionel Loueke on vocals and guitar. Click on the schedule here 2012 Earshot Jazz Festival continues. Hailed as a “gentle virtuoso” by the New York Times, guitarist and vocalist Lionel Loueke followed up [...]
Share Had a wedding up at Roche Harbor in June and got to stay at one of the oldest hotels in the San Juan Islands. A wonderful place with beautiful gardens. Cant wait to go back with the family and hang out for a couple of days.