Your Communities. Your Traditions. Your Folklife.
Northwest Folklife aims to strengthen our communities through arts and culture. This calendar brings together our greater community’s events and gatherings. Here, you will find events ranging from cultural celebrations to music and dance performances and traditional gatherings.
Together, we can continue to celebrate the rich arts, cultures, and traditions that thrive in the greater Pacific Northwest.
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Cultural Focus: Seattle JazzED, Master Class Series w/ Aaron Walker-Loud
March 7, 2015 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Technique building, strengthening improvisation, groove versatility and interactive performance methods with Alex Pinto (guitar), Darrius Willrich (keys), Farko Dosumov (bass), Lalo Bello (percussion) and Aaron Walker-Loud (drums).
A producer, composer, musician and noted local educator, Aaron Walker-Loud founded Big World Breaks in 2004 and has since shared the stage with many artists including Janelle Monae, B.o.B., Reggie Watts, Macklemore and Digable Planets; and has also produced live show backing for acts such as Grammy Award winning vocalist Wayna, Choklate, Zo!, Sy Smith, Xperience, JusMoni, Blue Scholars and Massive Monkees. Aaron is a Creative Advantage roster member (Seattle Office of Arts and Culture), an Arts Corps teaching artist, the Seattle JazzED Education Director and directs the following drum lines: Washington Middle School, Roosevelt and O’Dea High School.