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Alförjs, Bad Luck

Recommended, Don’t Miss

Chapel Performance Space Wallingford
Thurs Sept 19, 8 pm All Ages


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Recommended by Dave Segal

If a Portuguese jazz ensemble makes it all the way to the Pacific Northwest, odds are they’re worth checking out. And one listen to Alförjs’s 2019 full-length, QorusQoros, proves that axiom true. The record sounds like a score for some kind of shamanistic ritual occurring far off the grid and on a microcosmic level of consciousness. The trio use myriad percussion tools, bass, voices, and electronics, but not in any way to which you are accustomed. Alförjs alter mind states like a European Residents, and the ensuing perplexity is its own reward. Fiery Seattle avant-jazz duo Bad Luck, judging by a recent show at Clock-Out Lounge, are moving in a more subdued but no less riveting direction.

Chapel Performance Space

4649 Sunnyside Ave N, Seattle, WA 98103

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  • Thurs Sept 19, 8 pm