Mark Lewis is a Northwest native and well-traveled jazz saxophonist / flutist who has created a large body of music, including over 1,700 compositions. He’s been a part of music scenes from Seattle and San Francisco to Rotterdam and Paris. Mark recently won #2 for alto sax and #3 for flute for his album The New York Session in the 39th Annual Jazz Station Awards out of Los Angeles. The album was recorded in NYC with veteran players George Cables, Victor Lewis and Essiet Essiet. Mark is currently performing Thursdays in Fremont, each week with different guest musicians. This week with Randy Halberstadt on piano. Randy Halberstadt has been a major figure on the Pacific Northwest jazz scene for many years. A multi-dimensional pianist, he has performed at the Monterey Jazz Festival, at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C. and with the Seattle Symphony. He’s the pianist for the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra and first-call accompanist for jazz vocalists. He has performed with Herb Ellis, Terry Gibbs, Buddy de Franco, Bobby Shew, Mel Brown, Jay Clayton, Ernestine Anderson and many others. Randy is a full professor at the prestigious Cornish College of the Arts and teaches annually at the Blaine Jazz Festival and at Jazz Port Townsend.