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Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra

[United States (USA)] Washington Seattle

In the tradition of the top jazz clubs around the world, the Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra brings a house big band to the stage at Seattle's Tula's Restaurant and Jazz Club. Formed in January of 2004, the Jim Cutler Jazz Orchestra features top Northwest musicians performing music written by band members, Northwest composers, and classic material that isn't performed enough, including works by Gil Evans, The Stan Kenton Orchestra, Maynard Ferguson, and Buddy Rich. Since it's inception, over 300 different musicians have taken the bandstand, playing on average 45 Sundays a year, featuring guest artists such as Brian Lynch, Pete Olstad, and Seattle's very own Greta Matassa. Local composers that are featured on a regular basis include Jim Cutler, Daniel Barry, Robert Beasley, Matso Limtiaco and James DeJoie.