Will Lone Show Schedule

Seattle, WA Shows

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Will Lone is a Seattle based drummer and improvising artist and has been immersed extensively in music since 1998, cultivating a dimensional and melodic style of drum set playing. He performs regularly in and around Seattle with numerous groups of different styles, and has worked with many acclaimed local musicians including bassists Geoff Harper, Chris Symer and Ev Stern, and pianists Bill Anschell, Eric Verlinde, Tim Kennedy, and Darrius Willrich.

Will found his artistic calling at a young age, and in addition to his music has won awards for both his poetry and visual art. Throughout his early school years Will spent his time playing in jam bands and jazz combos, and in 2009 was awarded Outstanding Instrumentalist at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival in Moscow, Idaho. In 2010, he spent 6 months in Chennai, India, studying tabla and rhythm, as well as teaching, touring, and recording. Will’s experiences in India opened doors to a blending of his knowledge of jazz, funk, and blues forms with a more worldly and spiritual musical language. Exploring Javanese gamelan and traditional African drumming has also enhanced his understanding of this language, as well as his awareness of phrasing, tonality, and the deeper levels of rhythmic structure. Will is currently working on a Bachelor’s of Music at Cornish College of the Arts, studying under Chuck Deardorf, Mark Ivester, Jarrad Powell, Dawn Clement and Kofi Anang. Additional studies with the legendary Denney Goodhew have further expanded Will’s connection to the spiritual and multi-dimensional aspects of breath, arc, and form.

Will Lone and his various bands, groups and ensembles play shows in and around Seattle, WA. They offer a variety of different styles and both Will and his bands are available for hire! Will is available to sit in as a drummer for your next show; or you can hire one of his bands for your next event. Will is involved in a number of jazz groups as well as funk and blues bands.

Please check out my shows calendar and then contact me through the form on my contact page. Thanks for your interest!

Joel Bean Quartet

12/15/2018 | 9:00 pm, @ Egan's Ballard Jam House

Featuring original music from the “Tassenbefehlhaber,” Joel Bean.

Joel Bean is a jazz pianist and organist based in Seattle, Washington. He has played all around Seattle, as well as at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, the Monterey Next Gen Jazz Festival, and at clubs in Chicago, Berlin, and other cities. Joel is currently working on his undergraduate degree in jazz performance from Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Washington, where he has studied with jazz luminaries such as Dawn Clement, Marina Albero, Randy Halberstadt, and Chuck Deardorf, as well as having studied Gamelan music and Western Classical music. In addition, Joel studies with legendary Seattle/Berlin saxophonist Denney Goodhew, who has opened many doors and avenues musically and spiritually. Joel’s music takes influence from music such as Bach, John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Keith Jarrett, and from numerous other styles and traditions. He has played with musicians such as Rob Scheps, Jim O Connor, Nathan Breedlove, Brent Jensen, Tom Varner, Emily Braden, and others, as well as with his own groups.

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Joel Bean, Ben Feldman & Will Lone

12/20/2018 | 9:00 pm, @ Egan's Ballard Jam House

Joel Bean is a jazz pianist and organist based in Seattle, Washington. He has played all around Seattle, as well as at the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival, the Monterey Next Gen Jazz Festival, and at clubs in Chicago, Berlin, and other cities. He has played with musicians such as Rob Scheps, Jim O’Connor, Nathan Breedlove, Brent Jensen, Tom Varner, Emily Braden, and others, as well as with his own groups.

Ben Feldman is an accomplished and in demand bassist based in New York City and Seattle. He has performed with Seattle jazz luminaries including Jay Thomas, Mark Taylor, Dawn Clement D’Vonne Lewis, Kareem Kandi, David Marriott, and many others. He is also an active band leader, composer, and educator.

Will Lone is a Seattle based drummer and improvising artist and has been immersed extensively in music since 1998, cultivating a dimensional and melodic style of drum set playing. He performs regularly in and around Seattle with numerous groups of different styles, and has worked with acclaimed musicians including David Haney, Bill Anschell, Rob Scheps, Nathan Breedlove, Jim O’Connor, Tom Varner, and many others. He is also a member of Gamelan Pacifica, one of the finest ensembles devoted to the performance of music for gamelan in the U.S.

Bean, Feldman, and Lone play together with a sense of grace and flow, moving seamlessly between jazz standards, freely improvised music, and original compositions. Come see this exceptional trio perform at Egan’s Ballard Jam House on Thursday, December 20th, from 9:00 to 10:30 pm.

Please email reservations@ballardjamhouse.com to reserve your table today. There will be a $10 cover charge at the door.

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Room One Holiday Jazz Benefit

12/22/2018 | 6:30 pm, @ Methow Valley Ciderhouse

Room One, KTRT, and the Methow Valley Ciderhouse present a holiday jazz concert in benefit of Room One. Featuring the local talent of pianist Lynette Westendorf, along with bassist Galen Hunt (returning from Guatemala), and Seattle based drummer Will Lone, both of whom grew up in the Methow. This all-star trio will be joined by special guests from around the valley. Come for a fun filled night of jazz and Christmas music.

FREE ADMISSION, but donations are requested in support of Room One and the band.

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Lone Standards Trio

12/27/2018 | 9:00 pm, @ Egan's Ballard Jam House

The Lone Standards Trio, lead by drummer Will Lone, and featuring pianist Matt Williams and bassist Michael Barnett, performs traditional jazz standards for the modern listener. The trio moves effortlessly from glistening ballads to hard-swinging bebop, all the while leaving their own mark on the music. Come see them live at Egan’s in Ballard on Thursday, December 27th from 9:00 to 10:30 pm.

$10 cover charge. Please email reservations@ballardjamhouse to save your seat today.

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Alex Guilbert’s Stampede Seven Trio

01/04/2019 | 9:00 pm, @ Aria Ballroom

Join us Friday, January 4th for a dance party featuring live music played by Alex Guilbert’s Stampede Seven Trio. Stampede Seven serves up swingin’ four-on-the-floor, hot Charleston, and some sweet, sweet ballads – you’ll be swinging all night long whether you’re an absolute beginner or really know your stuff!

New to swing dancing? Great. We have a crash course lesson for first-time dancers and anyone who wants to brush up on their basic technique before every Friday dance at 8:30 pm. No dance skills or partner needed, welcome!

$12 at the door, $10 Students w/ID & Military​​.

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Gamelan Pacifica

03/23/2019 | 8:00 pm, @ The Chapel Performance Space

Gamelan Pacifica is among the finest ensembles devoted to the performance of music for gamelan in the U.S. Formed in 1980, it has performed extensively in the Pacific Northwest, as well as Canada and throughout the U.S. Gamelan Pacifica is an active and adventurous ensemble, with a reputation for creating diverse productions merging traditional and contemporary musical forms with dance, theater, puppetry, and visual media. They have been guest performers at The Smithsonian Institute’s Festival of Indonesia, New Music Across America Festival, Vancouver New Music Society, On the Boards, Walker Art Center, Performing Arts Chicago, and many others. In the Northwest they perform regularly and have appeared at the University of Washington, Seattle University, Town Hall, Cornish College of the Arts, the Seattle Art Museum, Evergreen State College, Centrum, Bumbershoot Festival, Arts in Nature Festival, University of Oregon, Whidbey Institute, CenterStage, and others. Visiting artists have included some of the most notable artists of Indonesia, including Rahayu Supanggah, Al Suwardi, Peni Chandra Rini, Heri Purwanto, Sutrisno Hartana, Wayan Sinti, Didik Nini Thowok, Sri Djoko Rahardja, I Made Sidia, Endo Suanda, Dedek Wahyudi, Ki Purbo Asmoro, Goenawan Mohamad, and Tony Prabowo. Gamelan Pacifica’s recordings, Trance Gong, Scenes from Cavafy, and Nourishment, have received international acclaim. A professional ensemble in residence at Cornish College of the Arts in Seattle, Gamelan Pacifica is directed by noted composer and Cornish Professor Jarrad Powell.

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