EWHS jazz quartet ‘Avenue B’ to perform in Ballard Saturday night

    Avenue B jazz quartet features, from left, Miles Laven, Cory Franklin, Jack Roben and Max Bennett.

    Enjoy live jazz performed by four talented Edmonds-Woodway High School musicians this Saturday night, Dec. 17, at Egan’s Ballard Jam House, 1707 N.W. Market St., Seattle.  The high school jazz combo, performing under the name Avenue B, includes Max Bennett, tenor saxophone; Jack Roben, guitar; Miles Laven, drums and Cory Franklin, bass.

    According to Pete Bennett, the group’s manager and booking agent, Avenue B will be playing classical jazz, some fusion and “all sorts of fun music for your enjoyment.” The set will last from 7-8:30 p.m.

    Call the restaurant at 206-789-1621 during business hours (after 6 p.m. Tuesday-Saturday) or email [email protected] There’s a $5 cover charge. You can see the food and drink menu here: http://www.ballardjamhouse.com/index.html. The restaurant only has 46 seats, so reserve your spot today.

    Here’s another tip from Bennett: After Avenue B concludes its performance, “think about staying for the next set, from 9-11 p.m. while local jazz saxophone guru Steve Treseler plays along with the Don Berman Quartet.”

    And here’s some video of the group’s talents:

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