When it comes to busting the winter blues, Morso knows what you need--some relaxing jazz music and wine.
The wine bar kicks off the Jazz @Morso series with Steve Kim, an accomplished bassist, composer and educator based in Seattle. His credits include live and recorded performances with Larry Coryell, Alphonse Mouzon, Don Mock, Carter Jefferson, Dave Valentine, Van Manakas, Jeff Simmons, Jay Thomas, Scott Cossu and more.
The Steve Kim Quartet is Steve Kim (bass), Ryan Burns (piano), Jacques Willis (drums) and Kate Olson (soprano sax). The group plays Morso on February 2, 2013 at 8pm. Tickets are $8 and can be purchased at Morso or by calling Morso at 253-530-3463. If you make dinner reservations anytime after 8 p.m. on that Saturday that includes a full entrée for each member of your party, each ticket is free.
Kim is a faculty member of the Shoreline Community College music department and maintains a private teaching studio in Seattle. He has also taught at Pacific Lutheran University, The National Guitar Workshop, The Experience Music Project, Bill Evans Summer Institute Of Dance, Arts In Motion, and the Roberts Music Institute.
Steve was a student of the bassists Ray Brown, Gary Peacock and of the late pianist/composer Charlie Banacos. In 2010, Steve recorded on a solo project of Soundgarden bassist Ben Sheppard. In 2011 he recorded on the Reference Recordings label with Emmy nominated composer/percussionist Jim Brock , and also appeared in concert with Bay Area composer Jon Jang. Steve has released two CDs The Book of Changes and How Why? Let’s Be Friends.
We look forward to the Steve Kim Trio kicking off Jazz @Morso. Learn more about upcoming performances on www.morsowinebar.com.