Lainey Buchignani’s video of “Scofflaw” won second place in the 2015 Jazz Dance Film Festival! We filmed it July 2015 at Union Station in Seattle and it premiered at the 2015 Seattle Lindy Exchange. Congratulations and thank you, Lainey.
Filmmaker: Lainey Buchignani
Participants: Lainey Buchignani; Leeds Main; Greg Ruby; Rakesh Malik; Kirsten Zeller; Brandon Truesdell; Taylor Stender; Ben White; Ariel Goh; Carlmichael Delica; Yifan Song; Logan Chinn; Anna Dypold; Jeremy Bailey; Meg Rose; Aaron Lewis; Kathryn Hjelte; Lukas Ng; Sean Dunn; Mark Henderson; Yulia Kolesnikova; Calico Goodrich; Emily Youngblom
Musicians: Greg Ruby; Gordon Au; Dennis Lichtman; Charlie Halloran; Cassidy Holden
Come Join the Greg Ruby 4 about the historic Virginia V Steamship for the flagship sailing of South Lake Union swing!!
Saturday, October 10th, 2015
The historic 1922 Virginia V steamship!
Historic Ships Wharf – 860 Terry Ave N – Seattle, WA
* 8pm: Drop-in Absolute Beginner Dance Lesson,
* 8:30pm – 11:30pm: Live Music & Dancing (and dance performances!)
Greg Ruby & band
Vintage style attire (1930s-1940s) encouraged! Nautical attire is EVEN BETTER!
Isis Music Hall is excited to present West Coast Gypsy Jazz musicians Greg Ruby (Seattle) and Evan Price (San Francisco) in a rare Asheville appearance. In 2010, Price—a two-time GRAMMY -winning violinist best known for his work with the Hot Club of San Francisco and the Turtle Island Quartet—collaborated with Ruby on a recording of Django/Grappelli-inspired compositions. The result was a CD titled, Look Both Ways, which subsequently reached # 1 on the Roots Music Reports Jazz chart. Drawing on his experience with Seattle-based gypsy jazz ensembles, Pearl Django and Hot Club Sandwich, Ruby has made several CD’s on his own to critical and popular acclaim. Come join the party as this duo unites for a first-ever public performance!
Big thanks to 4Culture Heritage and Art Projects for supporting my upcoming project, Syncopated Classic: Rediscovering the Lost Compositions of Seattle Jazz Pioneer Frank D. Waldron. They also highlighted the project on their website, where you can read all about what I’m up to!
Thanks to Vintage Guitar magazine for a great review of Washington Hall Stomp in their upcoming July issue!
“Swinging Prohibition-era jazz laced with Gypsy jazz-inspired guitar solos thanks to Pearl Django alumn Ruby. ‘Dewdropper’s Dream’ is indeed dreamy, while the title track is rife with hot six-string riffs. Both Satchmo and Django would be proud.”
Check out my new Facebook Band Page. I hope you like it!
88.5 KPLU has been playing tracks from the new Rhythm Runners CD – Washington Hall Stomp. Yesterday, they played Humdinger and today they played the Frank D. Waldron composition, Pretty Doll. Thank you Dick Stein and KPLU!
The Rhythm Runners will be in the Pacific Northwest for three CD release events in April!
Tuesday, April 14 9pm
East Side Stomp at the Kirkland Dance Center
835 7th Ave
Wednesday, April 15 9:30pm
Century Ball Room (West Room)
915 E Pine S
Thursday, April 16th 7:30pm
Whidbey Island Center for the Arts
565 Camano Avenue
It’s here! Order yours today, and come celebrate with us at upcoming gigs in Seattle, Kirkland, Portland, Redmond, and Whidbey Island!