June's Art of Jazz concert at the Seattle Art Museum featured The Sam Boshnack Quintet playing her original music. The concert was recorded for radio and highlights will air on Jazz Northwest on Sunday June 18 at 2 p.m. Pacific on 88.5 KNKX and knkx.org.
Trumpet player and composer Samantha Boshnack has recorded several albums with her various groups including The Reptet, Sam Boshnack Quintet and 14 member B'Shnorchestra. She is drawn to large scale composition including multi-movement suites and orchestral music with symphony orchestra.
Included in this concert were selections from "A Suite for Seattle's Royal Court," "A Mt.St.Helens Suite" and her latest recording, "The Nellie Bly Project."
The Sam Boshnack Quintet at The Seattle Art Museum included Sam Boshnack, trumpet, James Falzone, clarinets, Alex Chadsey, piano and keyboards, Isaac Castillo, bass and Max Wood, drums. James Falzone heads the Cornish College Music Department and appeared as a special guest, substituting for regular clarinetist Beth Fleenor.
Jazz Northwest is recorded and produced by Jim Wilke exclusively for 88.5 KNKX and is heard Sundays at 2 p.m. Pacific. After broadcast, programs are archived and may be streamed at jazznw.org. Thanks to the Seattle Art Museum and Earshot Jazz for presenting the series throughout the year. July and August concerts will be held at Sculpture Park on the Seattle waterfront.