Tristan Gianola added this event on 2013-03-17 14:50:52.
The Royal Room
5000 Rainer Ave. S.
Fri, March 22, 2013
Seattle-based Reptet is an atypical modern jazz sextet consisting of three rhythm players and three horns. These six dynamic multi-instrumentalists are Samantha Boshnack (trumpet, flugelhorn), Nelson Bell (trombone, tuba), Chris Credit (baritone sax, tenor sax, clarinet), Tim Carey (upright and electric bass), John Ewing (drums) & special guest Mark Oi (guitar). They play all original music incorporating jazz, reggae, rock, punk, modern classical, avant-garde, and eastern European folk music, that challenges the discerning audiophile while entertaining the casual listener. Their live performances, described as "arresting, compelling and just plain cranked-up," evolve into transformative performance art pieces utilizing costumes, storytelling and absurdist humor....