Best Bets: Julian Priester joins Mike Allen Trio at BAAY on Feb. 5

THE BELLINGHAM HERALDFebruary 5, 2014 

Julian Priester

The iconic and legendary trombonist Julian Priester joins the Mike Allen Trio - Mike Allen on saxes, Adam Thomas on bass and Julian MacDonough on drums - at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 at BAAY, 1895 N. State St.

ANDREA CARTER — COURTESY TO THE BELLINGHAM HERALD

The iconic and legendary trombonist Julian Priester joins the Mike Allen Trio - Mike Allen on saxes, Adam Thomas on bass and Julian MacDonough on drums - at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5 at BAAY, 1895 N. State St.

Priester has performed and recorded with John Coltrane, Duke Ellington, Sun Ra, Dave Holland, Art Blakey, Freddie Hubbard, Herbie Hancock among other luminaries of jazz.

Tickets at the door or at jazzproject.org; $10 general, $8 Jazz Project Members, free for students ages 18 and younger with ID.

ZOMBIES PARTY, TOO!

Looking for a fun and romantic way to treat your zombie sweetheart for Valentines Day? Trying to meet other zombies who share your interests? Want to have a thrilling good time after you run the race?

Head to Kulshan Brewery, 2238 James St., starting at noon Saturday, Feb. 8, for our Zombie After-Party. A percentage of every beer benefits Max Higbee Center.

Family Friendly Festivities include: 5K race, awards, costume contest, zombie carnival, games, competitions (Slowest Zombie Race, Zombie Limbo), and a special performance by Thillingham.

Want to register for the race before you attend the party? Register at maxhigbee.org.

JEAN MANN CD RELEASE

Releasing her fifth CD, "between the rocks and stars", Seattle-based, Bellingham-bred singer-songwriter Jean Mann performs her jazzy, vocal-driven neo-folk style playing on tenor and acoustic guitars, as well as ukulele, at 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, in a Backstage @ the Border concert at Christ Episcopal Church, 382 Boblett St., in Blaine.

New York City's Sonya Heller opens the concert. $7 donation at the door.

Details: backstageattheborder.com.

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