Past Performers

2002 Festival | History


First Seattle Improvised Music Festival

Produced by Paul Hoskin at the Lincoln Arts Center in 1985.


Second Seattle Improvised Music Festival

Produced by Paul Hoskin at The Vogue in 1986.


Poster art by David Hartz:
"Marcel Duchamp Views the Burning Brush"

Third Seattle Improvised Music Festival

February 28, 1988, at the New Melody Tavern in Ballard

Produced by Doug Haire, Dennis Rea, Charley Rowan & Wally Shoup.


Fourth Seattle Improvised Music Festival

May 11-13, 1989, at Squid Row, AFLN Gallery, and the OK Hotel

Festival produced by Eric Amrine, Robert Hinrix, Charley Rowan, and Wally Shoup.


Fifth Seattle Improvised Music Festival

March 14-18, 1990, at the New Melody Tavern, AFLN Gallery, and OK Hotel

Festival produced by Eric Amrine, Robert Hinrix, Charley Rowan, and Wally Shoup.


Sixth Seattle Improvised Music Festival

May 16-18, 1991, at the Swan Cafe


Seventh Seattle Improvised Music Festival

June 4-6, 1992, at Washington Performance Hall


Eighth Seattle Improvised Music Festival

April 15-17, 1993, at Washington Performance Hall

Festival produced by Johnny Calcagno, Adam Griffen, John Hawkley, Robert Hinrix, Eric Muhs, Charley Rowan, and Wally Shoup.


Program art by David Hartz

Ninth Seattle Improvised Music Festival

April 28-May 1, 1994 at the Center On Contemporary Art

Festival produced by Adam Griffen, John Hawkley, Robert Hinrix, Deanna Holdren, Eric Muhs, Dennis Rea, Charley Rowan, Wally Shoup, and Phil Woodruff.


Poster design: Scott Martin / Urban design

10th Seattle Improvised Music Festival

May 6, 12-13, 19-21, 1995 at the Sonarchy Live Radio Hour, Tractor Tavern, OK Hotel, Odd Fellows' Ballroom, MOE, and Jazz Alley

Co-presented with Earshot Jazz. Festival produced by Eric Amrine, Patrick Barber, Adam Griffen, John Hawkley, Deanna Holdren, Dennis Rea, Charley Rowan, Wally Shoup, and Phil Woodruff, with assistance from Jeff Greinke, Robert Hinrix, Eric Hoffman, Herb Levy, and Mark Sullo.


11th Seattle Improvised Music Festival

June 19-22, 25-29, 1996, at the Speakeasy Cafe, OK Hotel, Dance Center of Seattle, Seattle Art Museum, Sonarchy live radio hour, Duwamish River, Tractor Tavern, Lighthouse Roasters

Co-presented with Other Sounds and Earshot Jazz. Produced by Paul Hoskin.


12th Seattle Improvised Music Festival

April 30-May 6, 1997, at the Speakeasy Cafe, Tractor Tavern, Anomalous Records, Sonarchy live radio hour, South Seattle underpass, Uncle Rocky's

Festival produced by Lesli Dalaba, Dennis Rea, Wally Shoup, and Matthew Sperry.


13th Seattle Improvised Music Festival

April 30-May 2, 1998, at the Speakeasy Cafe

Festival produced by Dennis Rea, Wally Shoup, and Matthew Sperry.


14th Seattle Improvised Music Festival

July 23-24, 1999, at On The Boards Studio Theater

Festival produced by Dennis Rea, Wally Shoup, and Matthew Sperry.


15th Seattle Improvised Music Festival

June 23-July 3, 2000, at the Seattle Chamber Theater, Habitat Cafe, On The Boards Mainstage, I-Spy, The Rainbow, Zeitgeist Cafe, On The Boards Studio Theater

Festival produced by Dennis Rea and Wally Shoup.


16th Seattle Improvised Music Festival

June 23-24, 27-28, 2001, at the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle Asian Art Museum, and I-Spy

Festival produced by Henry Hughes, Peter Monaghan, and Dennis Rea.


 

2002 Festival | History