Live Studio Sessions Listen to all of KNKX's amazing in-studio performances and interviews.
Live Studio Sessions

Live Studio Sessions

From KNKX Public Radio

Listen to all of KNKX's amazing in-studio performances and interviews.

Most Recent Episodes

LaVon Hardison brings 'truth telling' performance to KNKX

Vocalist LaVon Hardison joined KNKX Public Radio for a fun-filled studio session. She kicked off with a playful version of "Should I Stay or Should I Go" by The Clash. Hardison says she chooses songs based on interesting or beautiful melody, or a lyric that tells a story.

The Rumba Kings return for the third time

There are only a handful of artists who have performed more than twice on our live KNKX Studio Sessions. We're thrilled that The Rumba Kings have hit the mark!

Catherine Russell continues her classic jazz explorations

It seems the timing was just right for Catherine Russell's third KNKX studio session. Her new album, Alone Together , had risen to the top of the jazz charts. Also, the just-ended fund drive had all of us in the mood to celebrate.

The musical and magical connection of Omar Sosa's Transparent Water Trio

The message of Transparent Water is to heed nature's warnings and protect our most important resource. Pianist Omar Sosa travels the world, looking to make musical connections. His Afro-Cuban heritage blends magically with the other members of this trio.

The musical and magical connection of Omar Sosa's Transparent Water Trio

322 focuses in on their modern jazz sound

Saxophonist BrandonLee Cierley has now performed in the KNKX studios four times, the first as a student at PLU with his band director, David Deacon-Joyner in the lead. Now, after a third session with his own band, 322, Cierley is coming into his own as a player and a band leader.

Demark's Sinne Eeg is singing for U.S. jazz fans

With her recent debut at Jazz Alley nearly selling out, there's no doubt that Danish jazz singer Sinne Eeg is gradually growing her fanbase in the United States.

The Bad Plus is in a good mood

After 17 years with pianist Ethan Iverson, Orrin Evans made his Seattle debut with The Bad Plus to sold out shows. Stopping by for a live session at the KNKX studios, it was clear that the moods of bassist Reid Anderson and drummer Dave King had improved for the better, and their playing showed it.

Singer Sara Gazarek reaches new heights in a new direction

Los Angeles-based Seattle native Sara Gazarek returned to Seattle for a series of performances at Jazz Alley recently, billed as a Seattle-only, new-album preview.

Wayne Horvitz combines two recent groups into one amazing quartet

The perpetually busy pianist, composer, arranger, educator and bandleader Wayne Horvitz brought his recently formed Snowghost Trio to the KNKX studios for a live performance. Added to his piano and the bass-and-drums combo of Geoff Harper and Eric Eagle, Sarah Shoenbeck brought her bassoon to the proceedings for a wonderful selection of music, both beautiful and strange.

The Walking Hat Trio struts into the spotlight

Making a debut appearance in the KNKX studios, the Seattle-based The Walking Hat Trio seemed a little nervous while warming up for their first-ever live broadcast. But once the music started, our audience got an earful of fresh, confident swinging and impressive new music.

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