Jay Thomas will bring his Sextet to perform at the Bellevue Jazz Club at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 13.
The group features Mark Taylor on saxes, Verne Sielert on trombone, John Hansen on the 9-foot Steinway, Phil Sparks on bass, Phil Parisot on drums and Thomas on trumpet and sax.
Through the mid-seventies Thomas played with top musicians in the Bay Area, including Jessica Williams. Returning to Seattle in 1980 he became a frequent member of the house band at Parnell’s Jazz Club, performing with jazz artists such as George Cables, Charles McPherson, Bill Mays, Ralph Penland, Harold Land, Diane Shurr and more.
The evening will be at Sherman Clay, 1000 Bellevue Way N.E. Tickets, which include light refreshments, are $12 for adults; $6 for students 18 and under.
More information is available at 425-828-9104 and 425-454-0633.