Top the charts with the Seattle Symphony’s popular culture concerts! From Kenny G’s unparalleled instrumental chops to a celebration of hometown hero Quincy Jones, the Seattle Symphony brings you the best of popular music. And don’t forget the godfather of movie music, John Williams, whose legendary film scores will be played in their full splendor by the Seattle Symphony.

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The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra

Saturday, 8 August, 2020 8:00PM

While health officials manage the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, the Seattle Symphony has made the difficult decision to cancel the August 8 & 9 performances with The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra. All ticket holders will be notified.


The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra celebrates 85 years of classic Basie swing! This historic orchestra, directed by Scotty Barnhart, brings to Benaroya Hall such seminal big band hits as “April in Paris,” “One O’ Clock Jump,” “Li’l Darlin” and “Shiny Stockings.” Winners of 18 Grammy Awards and known as “the most explosive force in jazz,” they will be joined by vocalist Carmen Bradford for tributes to Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan.

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Canceled

The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra

Sunday, 9 August, 2020 2:00PM

While health officials manage the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in our community, the Seattle Symphony has made the difficult decision to cancel the August 8 & 9 performances with The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra. All ticket holders will be notified.


The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra celebrates 85 years of classic Basie swing! This historic orchestra, directed by Scotty Barnhart, brings to Benaroya Hall such seminal big band hits as “April in Paris,” “One O’ Clock Jump,” “Li’l Darlin” and “Shiny Stockings.” Winners of 18 Grammy Awards and known as “the most explosive force in jazz,” they will be joined by vocalist Carmen Bradford for tributes to Ella Fitzgerald and Sarah Vaughan.

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Canceled
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