EARSHOT JAZZ – Golden Ear Awards
Monday night was the annual Earshot Jazz Golden Ear Awards evening held this year at The Triple Door. Hadley Caliman here playing in the set before the award announcements were made, won two of the coveted prizes, the award for the best Acoustic Jazz Ensemble and for the Best Northwest Concert of the Year.
The veteran tenor saxophonist Hadley Caliman performed with his new quintet of Thomas Marriott on trumpet, Marc Seales, piano, Phil Sparks on bass and Matt Jorgensen on drums.
Those who have heard him play were not too surprised when the awards were announced. Tenor saxophonist Hadley Caliman is part of the living history of jazz music in America. He has performed, recorded and toured with Freddie Hubbard, Gerald Wilson, Carlos Santana, Dexter Gordon and The Grateful Dead. At 77 years old, Caliman continues to tour, teach and perform throughout the world.
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