SHOWS

Saturday, June 8: Amor Wine + Tapas. Latin trio with Alma Villegas (vocalist) and Teal Warren (bass). 7:30 – 9:30 pm. 705 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA.

Wednesday, June 12. Wine Down Wednesday at Wilridge Winery. Alma Villegas Latin Quartet. 5:30-8:30 pm., 102 Wilridge Wy, Yakima, WA 98908.

Thursday, June 13. The Seasons Performance Hall. Alma Villegas Latin Band, 101 N Naches Ave, Yakima, WA 98901.

Friday evening, June 21. Vita’s. 5 – 8 pm. 77 Village Rd, Lopez Island, WA 98261.

Friday, July 5Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 5:30 – 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034.  Reservations. www.facebook.com/nwcellar

Saturday, July 13: Amor Wine + Tapas. Latin quartet with Alma Villegas (vocalist), Teal Warren (bass) and Clif Swiggett (trombone/percussion). 8 – 10 pm. 705 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA.

Saturday, August 15: Spotlight on the Waterfront. Seattle Waterfront Park. 6 – 8 pm. Latin band with Alma Villegas (vocalist).

Wednesday, August 21. Roadside Attraction Big Band. Aurora Borealis. 16708 Aurora Avenue North. 7:30 – 9:30 PM.

Saturday, August 24. Pfingst Animal Acres Park. Alma Villegas Latin Band. 5 – 6:30 pm. 17435 Brookside Blvd NE, Lake Forest Park, WA 98155.

Wednesday, September 11. Private event. Megabopolis at the Horizon House, Seattle. 7  pm. Nelda Swiggett (piano, vocal & compositions), Travis Ranney (tenor saxophone), Michael Van Bebber (trumpet), Clif Swiggett (trombone). Michael Glynn (bass), Max Wood (drums).

Saturday, September 21: Amor Wine + Tapas. Latin quartet with Alma Villegas (vocalist), Teal Warren (bass) and Clif Swiggett (trombone/percussion). 8 – 10 pm. 705 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA.

Sunday, September 22. Nelda Swiggett quartet performs “For the Birds.” 4 – 5:30 pm. 
Edmonds United Methodist Church, 828 Caspers. Nelda Swiggett (piano, vocal, compositions), Clif Swiggett (trombone, percussion), Kate Olson (saxophone, flute), Chris Symer (bass), and Adam Kessler (drums).

Friday, September 27. The Tasting Room. 7 – 10 PM. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 

Saturday, September 28Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 4:30 – 7:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034.  Reservations. www.facebook.com/nwcella

Saturday, October 5. Vashon Island Center For The Arts jazz concert series with bassist Bruce Phares.  1 – 3 pm. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Nelda Swiggett (piano/vocal). Clif Swiggett (trombone/percussion). 19600 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon, WA 98070.

Sunday, October 6. Seattle Jazz Vespers concert series. Nelda Swiggett quartet performs “For the Birds.” Nelda Swiggett (piano, vocal, compositions), Clif Swiggett (trombone, percussion), Kate Olson (saxophone, flute), Chris Symer (bass), and Adam Kessler (drums). Seattle First Baptist Church. 1111 Harvard Avenue, Seattle. Doors open 5:30 pm. Performance 6 to 8 pm. Free. Goodwill offering requested.

Saturday, October 19: Amor Wine + Tapas. Latin quartet with Alma Villegas (vocalist), Teal Warren (bass) and Clif Swiggett (trombone/percussion). 7:30 – 9:30 pm. 705 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA.

Saturday, November 9Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 4:30 – 7:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034.  Reservations. www.facebook.com/nwcella

Saturday, November 16: Amor Wine + Tapas. Latin quartet with Alma Villegas (vocalist), Teal Warren (bass) and Clif Swiggett (trombone/percussion). 7:30 – 9:30 pm. 705 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA.

Friday, December 6. The Tasting Room. 7 – 10 PM. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 

Venues

A partial list of venues where Nelda has fronted her own band.

Concerts
Seattle Jazz Fellowship concert series
The Seasons Performance Hall, Yakima, WA
Piano Starts Here concert series
Seattle Jazz Vespers concert series
Resonance Theater “Art of the Piano” concert series
Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship
KPLU-FM 88.5 Studio Sessions concert series (live on the radio)
88 Keys Piano Club concert series, Whidbey Island
The Jazz Project: Art of Jazz concert series, Bellingham
Earshot Jazz Festival
Panache Jazz Series at the Blue Heron Art Center, Vashon Island
Collective Visions Gallery concert series
KPLU-FM Summer Jazz Cruise
Downtown Seattle Association’s Out to Lunch concert series
First Night Pierce County
MarketStage at Crossroads Bellevue
Mercer Island’s Mostly Music in the Park concert series
Kent Summer concert series
Our House concert series
Bellevue’s On the Town concert series

Festivals 
Edmonds Jazz Walk
Bellevue Jazz Festival
Issaquah Jazz Festival
Pike Place Market Festival
Folklife
Bumbershoot
Kirkland Arts Center Summerfest
Downtown Bellevue’s 6th Street Fair
Evergreen State Fair
A Taste of Edmonds
Magnolia Summer Festival
Capital Lakefair
Northwest Flower and Garden Show

Clubs
The Tasting Room
Northwest Cellars
The Royal Room
Rhythm & Rye
Sorrento Hotel
Sullivan’s Steak House
Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley
Bake’s Place
Tula’s
Egan’s Ballard Jam House
New Orleans Restaurant
Local Color
Baker Street Books
District Lounge
Bilbao Tapas Bar
Martins Off Madison
Hiroshi’s
Boundary Bay Brewery & Bistro
Stratus Lounge, Columbia Tower

Colleges 
Shoreline Community College
Western Washington University
Yakima Community College

2025

Friday, January 10. Nelda Swiggett & MegabopolisOlympia Black Box jazz concert series. 8 – 9:30 pm. All original music. Nelda Swiggett (piano, vocal & compositions), Travis Ranney (tenor saxophone), Michael Van Bebber (trumpet), Clif Swiggett (trombone). Michael Glynn (bass), Max Wood (drums).  Washington Center for the Performing Arts, 512 Washington St SE, Olympia, WA 98501.

Friday, March 28. The Swiggett Family in concert. Tubac Center of the Arts concert series, Tubac, Arizona. 7 – 8:30 pm.

Nelda and Clif Swiggett have been playing music together since the night they first met in 1987. They raised their two sons, Dylan and Jack, in a house filled with band rehearsals and piano lessons, and by the time they were in middle school, the kids were performing at jazz clubs and private events around Seattle. Together, these four Swiggetts comprise the Swigtones, a family band performing a variety of music ranging from jazz standards to funk and R&B hits, classical compositions and more. Jack Swiggett (piano, keyboard, ukulele, bass), Dylan Swiggett (drum set, guitar), Nelda Swiggett (piano, keyboard), Clif Swiggett (trombone, percussion, bass). 

Past Shows

Friday, May 31. The Tasting Room. 7 – 10 PM. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 

Wednesday, May 29. Roadside Attraction Big Band. Aurora Borealis. 16708 Aurora Avenue North. 7 – 9  PM.

Thursday, May 23. Seattle Cabaret Festival with Kim Maguire and Sugartime. Egan’s Ballard Jam House. 9 – 10 pm.

Saturday, May 18. Seattle Cabaret Festival with Kim Maguire and Sugartime. Egan’s Ballard Jam House. 7 – 9 pm.

Friday, May 17.  Crowdsource Choir with Joel DeJong. Town Hall Seattle. 7 – 9:30 pm. 1119 8th Ave, Seattle, WA 98101.

Thursday, May 16. Private event. Little Big Band at The Hearthstone Green Lake. 7 – 8 pm. 6720 East Green Lake Way N, Seattle.

Tuesdays & Thursdays,  May 14, 16 & 21. Solo piano jazz. 12 – 1 PM. 1201 Third Avenue in the Atrium. Seattle.

Monday, May 13. Private event. Aegis Greenwood. With Kelley Johnson (jazz vocalist) and Anna Doak (bass). 3 – 4:30 pm.

Friday, May 10. 4 – 6 PM. Jazz trio with Ray Larsen, (trumpet/leader) and Geoff Harper (bass). Oxbow Bakery. 2307 24th Ave E, Seattle.

Friday, April 26. Cellar Cat. 7 – 10 PM. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  11253 State Highway 104 NE, Kingston. (360) 979-7925.

Thursday, April 25. Private event. Jazz trio accompanying the Offbeats jazz choir led by Kelley Johnson. The Hearthstone at Green Lake.
7 – 8:30 PM.

Saturday, April 20. Private party. Solo piano. 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Saturday, April 13: Amor Wine + Tapas. Latin quartet with Alma Villegas (vocalist), Teal Warren (bass) and Clif Swiggett (trombone/percussion). 8 – 10 pm. 705 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA.

Tuesdays & Thursdays,  March 26 & 28 and April 2, 4, 9, 11, 16 & 18. Solo piano jazz. 12 – 1 PM. 1201 Third Avenue in the Atrium. Seattle.

Sunday, April 7: Private event. 7 – 8 pm.  Alma Villegas band. Mercer Island, WA.

Friday, April 5Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 5:30 – 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034.  Reservations. www.facebook.com/nwcellar

Wednesday, March 20. Piano Starts Here concert at the Royal Room. 7:30 – 9:30 pm. Sponsored by KNKX in partnership with the South Hudson Music Project. Featuring the music of Mary Lou Williams and Lovie Austin.  5000 Rainier Avenue South, Columbia City. (206) 906-9920. 

Saturday, March 16. Mt. Baker Ski Area. Live music performance in the resort lodge. 11 am – 2 pm.

Wednesday, March 13. Roadside Attraction Big Band. Aurora Borealis. 16708 Aurora Avenue North. 7:30 – 9:30 PM.

Friday, March 8 / Saturday, March 9: Seattle Jazz Fellowship concerts. Nelda Swiggett Trio with Chris Symer (bass) and Adam Kessler (drums). Special guest Clif Swiggett (trombone/percussion). 7:30 – 10 pm. 109 South Main Street, Seattle, WA 98104. $20.00 suggested donation. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. All ages. All seats first come, first served. No advance tickets. Just show up!

Thursday, March 7. North City Bistro. 7 – 9 PM. Jazz trio featuring vocalist Jean Lenke with Rachael Contorer (bass) and Nelda Swiggett (piano). 1520 NE 177th St, Shoreline, WA 98155.

Sunday, March 3. Jazz trio accompanying the Offbeats jazz choir led by Kelley Johnson. Aurora Borealis. 16708 Aurora Avenue North. 6 – 9 PM.

Thursday, February 29.  Private event. Seattle Asian Art Museum. 6 – 9 PM. Rachael Contorer band.

Saturday, February 24Stage 7 Pianos. Jean Lenke Rose Band. 7 – 9 PM. 12037 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. Tickets $20 in advance or at the door. Jean Lenke (vocals), Tobi Stone (sax), Nelda Swiggett (piano), Rachael Contorer (bass), Melanie Sehman (drums). 

Tuesday, February 20. Private event. Solo piano and vocals.  Mary Schwartz Summit, Seattle. 7:15 – 8:15 pm.

Tuesdays & Thursdays,  February 13, 15, 20, 22 & 26. Solo piano jazz. 12 – 1 PM. 1201 Third Avenue in the Atrium. Seattle.

Thursday, February 15. Egan’s Ballard Jam House. 7 pm. Member of house band for Jazz Vocal Jam ($12 cover).

Wednesday, February 14: Private event. Clif & Nelda’s Little Big Band. Fairwood Country Club, Renton, WA.

Saturday, February 10: Amor Wine + Tapas. Latin quartet with Alma Villegas (vocalist), Teal Warren (bass) and Clif Swiggett (trombone/percussion). 7:30 – 9:30 pm. 705 Pacific Ave, Tacoma, WA.

Sunday, February 4. Seattle Jazz Vespers concert series.  With Tobi Stone (saxophone), Heather Chriscaden (bass), and Steve Korn (drums). Seattle First Baptist Church. 1111 Harvard Avenue, Seattle. Doors open 5:30 pm. Performance 6 to 8 pm. Free. Goodwill offering requested.

Friday, January 5Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 5:30 – 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034.  Reservations. www.facebook.com/nwcellar

2023

Friday, December 29: Clif & Nelda’s Little Big Band. Private event. Rainier Golf & Country Club. 5 – 8 pm.

Saturday, December 16: Private party. Seattle.

Saturday, December 9: Private party. Seattle.

Friday, December 8: Private event. Aegis West Seattle.

December 1 & 2:  Nelda Swiggett’s chamber jazz quintet performs The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope on the Olympic Peninsula. Featuring Nelda Swiggett (piano), Julian Smedley (violin), Clif Swiggett (trombone), Chris Symer (bass), and Adam Kessler (drums).

  • Friday, December 1:   7 – 8:30 PM.  Quimper Unitarian Universalist Fellowship. 2333 San Juan Avenue, Port Townsend, WA 98368. 
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  • Saturday, December  2:   2 – 3:30 PM. St. Luke’s Episcopal Church. 2333 San Juan Avenue, Sequim, WA 98368.
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  • Saturday, December 2:   7 – 8:30 PM.  Holy Trinity Lutheran Church. 301 E Lopez Ave, Port Angeles, WA 98362.
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Sunday, November 26. Private event. Clif & Nelda’s Little Big Band. Rainier Golf & Country Club. 3 – 6 PM.

Saturday, November 18. Sorrento Hotel in the Fireside Room. Solo jazz piano for special brunch menu. 11 AM – 2 PM. 900 Madison Street, Seattle.

Friday, November 17The Pink Door on Post Alley in Pike Place Market. 7  – 10 pm. Jazz trio with Moe Weisner (bass),  
Audrey Stangland (trombone) and Nelda Swiggett (piano). 1919 Post Alley, Seattle.

Wednesday, November 15. Piano Starts Here concert at the Royal Room. 7:30 – 9:30 pm. Sponsored by KNKX in partnership with the South Hudson Music Project. Featuring Nelda Swiggett, Wayne Horvitz, Robin Holcomb, Alex Chadsey, and Alex Guilbert plus bassists Chris Symer and Geoff Harper performing the music of two legendary jazz duos — Paul Bley/Gary Peacock and Carla Bley/Steve Swallow. 5000 Rainier Avenue South, Columbia City. (206) 906-9920. 

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Sunday, November 12. Jean Lenke’s Rose Quintet celebrates women at The Manor House at Pleasant Beach Village. 7 – 9 pm. 4611 Woodson Ln NE, Bainbridge Island. GET TICKETS.

Sunday, November 12. Sorrento Hotel in the Fireside Room. Kim Maguire Trio. Sunday brunch menu. 11 AM – 2 PM. 900 Madison Street, Seattle.

Saturday, November 4. Sorrento Hotel in the Fireside Room. Solo jazz piano for special brunch menu. 11 AM – 2 PM. 900 Madison Street, Seattle.

Saturday, November 11. Sorrento Hotel in the Fireside Room. Solo jazz piano for special brunch menu. 11 AM – 2 PM. 900 Madison Street, Seattle.

Wednesday, November 1. “Jazz History Through the Music of Mary Lou Williams,” “outside” Earshot Jazz Festival.  Bainbridge Island Museum of Art. 550 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island, WA 98110, USA.  7 PM.

Friday, October 27. The Tasting Room. 7 – 10 PM. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 

Wednesday, October 25. “Jazz History Through the Music of Mary Lou Williams,” Earshot Jazz Festival. Langston Hughes Cultural Arts Center. 104 17th Ave S, Seattle, WA 98144. More details coming.

Wednesday, October 18Retreat in Greenlake. Jazz trio with Moe Weisner (bass), Nelda Swiggett (piano) and Evan Woodle (drums). 7:30 – 8:45 PM. 6900 East Green Lake Way N, Seattle.

Friday, October 6Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 5:30 – 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034.  Reservations. www.facebook.com/nwcellar

Thursday, September 28. Private event. Birthday party.  Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. 4 – 6 pm. Seattle. 

Wednesday, September 27. Private event. The Nelda Swiggett Quintet at the Horizon House, Seattle. 7  pm.

Wednesday, September 27. Private event at Meta with the Alma Villegas band. Redmond. 12 – 1 pm.

Saturday, September 23. Sorrento Hotel in the Fireside Room. Jazz quartet featuring vocalist Jean Lenke with Tobi Stone (saxophone). Rachael Contorer (bass), and Nelda Swiggett (piano). 6 – 9 PM. No cover. 900 Madison Street, Seattle.

Friday, September 22. The Tasting Room. 7 – 10 PM. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 

Wednesday, September 13. Private event. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Mary Schwartz Summit, Seattle. 3:30 – 4:30 pm.

Saturday, September 9. Jackson Street Jazz Walk with the Alma Villegas band from 7 – 8:30 pm at Jackson Apartments, 2401 S Jackson St, Seattle. This special event features 22 Seattle bands performing Latin and soul music from 5 – 9:30 pm on 10 community stages.

Your donation at the event or in advance will support this event and enable a community gift to Carolyn Downs Family Medical Clinic. 

Thursday, September 7. Brother Barrel jazz open mic 7 – 10 pm. With house band Dave Desrochers, Nelda Swiggett, Ryan Donnelley and John Stout. 12535 Lake City Way NE, Seattle.

Friday, August 18. The Tasting Room. 7 – 10 PM. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 

Saturday, August 5Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 5 – 7 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034.  Reservations. www.facebook.com/nwcellar

Friday, August 4. The Jazz Misfits sextet. 5 – 7 pm. Garden Party in City of Seatac. 

Friday, July 28. The Tasting Room. 7 – 10 PM. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 

Wednesday, July 26. Roadside Attraction Big Band. Aurora Borealis. 16708 Aurora Avenue North. 7:30 – 9:30 PM.

Sunday, July 16. Nelda Swiggett Trio. Resonance Theater. “Art of the Piano” concert series. 2 – 3:30 pm. Nelda Swiggett (piano, compositions), Chris Symer (bass), Adam Kessler (drums). 288 106th Ave NE, Suite 203, Bellevue, WA.
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Saturday, July 15. The Dirty Jazz Gurls at Bainbridge PRIDE! 4:30 – 5:30 PM. Waterfront Park, right near the Bainbridge Ferry.  Jean Lenke, Vocals. Nelda Swiggett, Keys. Anna Doak, Bass. Tobi Stone, Sax, Clarinet, Flute. Angie Tabor, Drums.

Friday, July 14. Cara Francis Trio. Juanita Farmer’s Market, Kirkland. 5 – 7 pm.

Saturday, June 24. Sorrento Hotel in the Fireside Room. Jazz quartet featuring vocalist Jean Lenke with Tobi Stone (saxophone). Rachael Contorer (bass), and Nelda Swiggett (piano). 6 – 9 PM. No cover. 900 Madison Street, Seattle.

Friday, June 23. Third Place Books. With Kim Maguire (vocals), Kevin McCarthy (bass), and Jerry Garcia (drums). 7 – 9 pm. 17171 Bothell Way NE, Lake Forest Park. No cover. All ages

Friday, June 16. The Tasting Room. 7 – 10 PM. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 

Wednesday, June 14. Private event. The Swiggett Family in concert at the Horizon House, Seattle. 7  pm.  Nelda and Clif Swiggett have been playing music together since the night they first met in 1987. They raised their two sons, Dylan and Jack, in a house filled with band rehearsals and piano lessons, and by the time they were in middle school, the kids were performing at jazz clubs and private events around Seattle. Together, these four Swiggetts comprise the Swigtones, a family band performing a variety of music ranging from jazz standards to funk and R&B hits, classical compositions and more. Jack Swiggett (piano, melodica, ukulele, bass, vocal), Dylan Swiggett (drum set, guitar, vocal), Nelda Swiggett (piano, vocal), Clif Swiggett (trombone, percussion, bass, vocal). 

Saturday, June 3.  Megabopolis. 6:00-8:45 @ Cascadia Art Museum, 190 Sunset Avenue, Edmonds, WA 98020. Michael Van Bebber (trumpet), Mark Taylor (tenor saxophone), Clif Swiggett (trombone), Nelda Swiggett (piano), Geoff Harper (bass), and Max Wood (drums). 

2023 Edmonds Jazz Walk (6 pm to midnight)Tickets.
Your wristband ticket allows access to all shows at eight venues in downtown Edmonds. Featuring: Rich Cole, Kelly Eisenhour, Sage Eisenhour, Byron Vannoy, Bill Anschell, Phil Sparks, Gail Pettis, Jovino Santos Neto, Jared Hall, Steve Treseler, Danny Kolke, Greg Williamson, Michael Glynn, Jake Bergevin, JavaTown Swing Orchestra, Jazz Punishments, Nelda Swiggett, Xavier Lecouturier, Jory Tindall, Western Washington Unniversity Jazz Band, University of Washington Jazz Ensemble, Soundsation and many more…

Friday, June 2. The Jazz Misfits. O’Looney’s Irish Pub, 7-9 PM, 3222 56th St, Gig Harbor.

Sunday, May 28. Jean Lenke Band.  Juan de Luca Festival of the Arts. Main stage. 1:30 – 2:30 PM. Naval Elks Lodge, 131 E 1st St, Port Angeles, WA 98362. Facebook Event.

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Friday, May 19. The Tasting Room. 7 – 10 PM. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 

Wednesday, May 17. Roadside Attraction Big Band. Aurora Borealis. 16708 Aurora Avenue North. 7:30 – 9:30 PM.

Sunday, April 30. Climate action concert featuring the Holy Names girls choir, The Tree People, and Nelda Swiggett’s The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope. 7 PM.  St. Stephens Episcopal Church, 4805 NE 45th St, Seattle, WA 98105. Admission $15 – $20. Get Tickets.

Postponed – Saturday, April 29. Stage 7 Pianos. Jean Lenke Rose Quintet. 7 – 9 PM. 12037 124th Ave NE, Kirkland, WA 98034.

Friday, April 28. Maria Wulf jazz sextet featured at Newport High School Fundraiser Gala. Bellevue Hilton. 

Saturday, March 25. Maria Wulf jazz sextet featured at Newport High School jazz band festival.

Tuesday, March 21. Private event. Nelda Swiggett’s chamber jazz quintet performs The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope at Mary Schwartz Summit, Seattle. 3:30 pm.

Sunday, March 5.  Megabopolis  with Travis Ranney (tenor saxophone), Michael Van Bebber (trumpet), Clif Swiggett (trombone). Michael Glynn (bass), Max Wood (drums), and Nelda Swiggett (piano, vocal & compositions). Seattle Jazz Vespers concert series.  Seattle First Baptist Church. 1111 Harvard Avenue, Seattle. Doors open 5:30 pm. Performance 6 to 8 pm. Free. Goodwill offering requested.

Wednesday, February 22. Roadside Attraction Big Band. Aurora Borealis. 16708 Aurora Avenue North. 7:30 – 9:30 PM.

Friday, February 17Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Swiftwater Cellars. 6 – 8 PM. 301 Rope Rider Dr, Cle Elum, WA 98922.

Tuesday, February 14Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Private event. Fairwood Golf & Country Club.

Friday, January 6Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 5:30 – 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034.  Reservations. www.facebook.com/nwcellar

2022

Friday, December 23. The Swiggett Family in concert. Tubac Center of the Arts concert series, Tubac, Arizona. 7 – 8:30 pm.

Nelda and Clif Swiggett have been playing music together since the night they first met in 1987. They raised their two sons, Dylan and Jack, in a house filled with band rehearsals and piano lessons, and by the time they were in middle school, the kids were performing at jazz clubs and private events around Seattle. Together, these four Swiggetts comprise the Swigtones, a family band performing a variety of music ranging from jazz standards to funk and R&B hits, classical compositions and more. Jack Swiggett (piano, ukulele, bass, vocal), Dylan Swiggett (drum set), Nelda Swiggett (piano, vocal, flute), Clif Swiggett (trombone, percussion, bass). 

Sunday, December 18. Private party with  jazz vocalist Jean Lenke, Tacoma, WA. 

Saturday, December 10. Private party. Evening. Clif & Nelda’s Little Big Band. Seattle. 

Friday, December 9. The Tasting Room. 7 – 10 PM. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 

Sunday, December 4. Nelda Swiggett’s chamber jazz quintet performs The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope at Kittitas Valley Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Ellensburg, WA. 6:30 – 8 PM.  400 N. Anderson,  98926. 

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Featuring Nelda Swiggett (piano), Julian Smedley (violin), Clif Swiggett (trombone), Chris Symer (bass), and Adam Kessler (drums).

Saturday, December 3. Nelda Swiggett’s chamber jazz quintet performs The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope at the Shalom United Church of Christ in Richland, WA. 7 – 8:30 PM.  505 McMurray St, 99354.

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Ticket proceeds support the Wheelhouse Community Bike Shop, which trains students of all ages to refurbish, repair, maintain and safely ride bicycles. 

Featuring Nelda Swiggett (piano), Julian Smedley (violin), Clif Swiggett (trombone), Chris Symer (bass), and Adam Kessler (drums).

 

Saturday, December 3.  Nelda Swiggett’s chamber jazz quintet performs The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope at Saint Matthew’s Episcopal Church in Prosser, WA. 1 – 2:30 PM.

Friday, December 2.  Nelda Swiggett’s chamber jazz quintet performs The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope at The Seasons Performance Hall in Yakima, WA. 7:30 – 9 PM.  101 N Naches Ave, 98901.

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This concert is being held in memory of Wendy Baker. All proceeds benefit the West Powerhouse Road Pathway. Arrive early for a silent auction featuring Wilridge wines from local vintner, Paul Beveridge.

Sponsors of this performance include Wilridge Vineyard, Winery & Distillery; Prediletto, Halpin, Scharnikow and Nelson, P.S.; Sporthaus; Bearded Monkey Cycling; and the Seasons Performance Hall.

Featuring Nelda Swiggett (piano), Julian Smedley (violin), Clif Swiggett (trombone), Chris Symer (bass), and Adam Kessler (drums).

This concert kicks off an eastern Washington tour.

 
 

Wednesday, November 30. Nelda Swiggett’s Megabopolis with Travis Ranney (tenor saxophone), Michael Van Bebber (trumpet), Clif Swiggett (trombone). Michael Glynn (bass), Max Wood (drums), and Nelda Swiggett (piano, vocal & compositions). Fellowship Wednesdays concert series at the Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar in Capitol Hill. 1508 11th Ave (Pike & Pine).

$20.00 suggested donation- all seats and tickets are first come, first served. Free for members. All ages. 
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“Julian Speaks” – a listening session w/Julian Priester, 5:30-6:30 p.m. FREE!
7:30 PM – Jason Chambliss
9:00 PM – Megabopolis

Tuesday,  November 22. Solo piano jazz. 12 – 1 PM. 1201 Third Avenue in the Atrium. Seattle.

Saturday, November 19. Sorrento Hotel in the Fireside Room. Jazz quartet featuring vocalist Jean Lenke. 7 – 10 PM. No cover. 900 Madison Street, Seattle.

Wednesday, November 16. Piano Starts Here featuring the music of Eliane Elias and Hermeto Pascoal. 7:30 – 9:30 pm. 5000 Rainier Avenue South, Columbia City. (206) 906-9920. Sponsored by KNKX in partnership with the South Hudson Music Project. Doors open at 6:30pm. Get Tickets.

The Piano Starts Here concert series highlights the work of some of the most prolific and talented composers and pianists to have ever tackled the instrument. Each of the performances brings together four of Seattle’s finest pianists to perform the works of the artists selected for that evening on the Royal Room’s Steinway B grand piano. November 16 features jazz pianists Nelda Swiggett, Jovino Santos Neto, Ann Reynolds, and Alex Guilbert. 

Friday, November 11Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band.

Northwest Cellars. 5:30 – 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034.  Reservations. www.facebook.com/nwcellar

Friday, October 28. The Tasting Room. 7 – 10 PM.  Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 

Wednesday, October 19. Roadside Attraction Big Band. Aurora Borealis. 16708 Aurora Avenue North. 7:30 – 9:30 PM.

Sunday, October 9.  Private event with jazz vocalist Sarah Shea and bassist Rachael Contorer. Tacoma. 8:30 – 9:30 PM.

Saturday, October 8. Let’s Dance Club Dance. David Francis quintet. VFW Post 5760. 1836 72nd Avenue SE, Mercer Island, WA. Dance lesson 6:30-7:00 PM. 

Saturday, September 24. Ricardo’s Kitchen and Bar. David Francis quintet. 8 – 11 PM. Doors open 7 pm. 676 Woodland Square Loop SE, Lacey, WA. (360) 413-9995. 
Tickets: www.Baurice.com

Friday, September 23. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 5:30 – 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. www.facebook.com/nwcellar

Saturday, September 17. Leif Erikson Hall. David Francis quintet. 8 – 10:30 PM. 2245 NW 57th St, Seattle, WA 98107. 

Saturday, August 27.  Private event. Samammish. With Rachael Contorer quartet. 6 – 9 PM.

Thursday, August 25Osteria La Spiga. With jazz vocalist David Francis. 7 – 9 PM. 1429 12th Ave Seattle, WA 98122. (206) 323-8881. 

Tuesdays & Thursdays,  August 9 –  18. Solo piano jazz. 12 – 1 PM. 1201 Third Avenue in the Atrium. Seattle.

Friday, August 5.  Private event. Tacoma. With Rachael Contorer. 12 – 1:30 PM.

Tuesday, July 26. Private corporate event. Happy Hour. 4 – 6 PM. Little Big Band Quartet. Madison Centre, Seattle. 

Sunday, July 17Edmonds in Bloom Garden Tour.  Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. 1 – 3:30 PM. 9630 238th St. SW, Edmonds, WA 98020.

Friday, July 15. Concert in the Courtyard at Epiphany Seattle. Free admission. Jazz trio with vocalist Katy Bourne and bassist Paul Gabrielson. 6:30-8:00 PM. Epiphany Parish of Seattle. 1805 38th Ave, Seattle, WA 98122.   Facebook

Friday, July 8Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 5:30 – 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. www.facebook.com/nwcellar.  Reservations @  www.exploretock.com/northwestcellars.  Charcuterie boxes available. 

Wednesday, July 6. Private corporate event. 4 – 6 PM. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Madison Centre, Seattle. 

Friday, July 1. The Tasting Room. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 7 – 10 PM.

Saturday, June 18. The Urban Elk Restaurant & Bar, 2013 S Cedar St, Tacoma, WA 98405. With jazz vocalist Jean Lenke. 4 – 7 PM.

Saturday, June 4. Private event. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Chihuly Museum of Glass. Seattle Center. 6 – 9 PM. 

Saturday, May 28. Private wedding and reception. Clif & Nelda’s Little Big Band with guest bassist Michael Glynn.

Sunday, May 22.  Double bill at the The Royal Room with Nelda’s fellow pianist sister Karin Kajita.  Karin Kajita Trio at 6:30 pm, followed by Nelda’s sextet “Megabopolis” from 8 – 9 PM. Megabopolis features Travis Ranney (tenor saxophone), Michael Van Bebber (trumpet), Clif Swiggett (trombone). Michael Glynn (bass), Max Wood (drums), and Nelda Swiggett (piano, vocal & compositions).  5000 Rainier Avenue S, Seattle. (206) 906-9920. 

Sunday afternoon, May 15.  BENEFIT CONCERT for Green Buildings Now
The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope
3:00 – 4:30 PM. Seattle First Baptist Church. 1111 Harvard Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122.  View Map. 

All proceeds from ticket sales will support Green Buildings Now, a grassroots initiative promoting social justice and climate resilience by working with frontline community leaders to remove fossil fuels from buildings in a just way. The first partnership will weatherize and decarbonize the campus of Bethany United Church of Christ on Beacon Hill in South Seattle, home to several organizations led by people of color.

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Co-sponsors include: Bet Alef Meditative Synagogue, Bethany United Church of Christ, Dharma Friendship Foundation, Earth Ministry/Washington Interfaith Power & Light, EcoSangha at Seattle University, Faith Action Climate Team, Interfaith Climate Action – First Hill, Interfaith Community Sanctuary, People for Climate Action – Seattle, Prospect Congregational United Church of Christ, Seattle First Baptist Church, South Seattle Climate Action Network, University Congregational United Church of Christ Sacred Earth Matters, University Unitarian Church Climate Action Team, and the 37th Legislative District Environment and Climate Caucus.

Friday, April  29The Tasting Room. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with her son Jack Swiggett on piano and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion.  1924 Post Alley, Pike Place Market, Seattle. (206) 770-9463. 7 – 10 PM.

Friday, April 22Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 5:30 – 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. www.facebook.com/nwcellar

Tuesdays & Thursdays,  April 12 –  21 . Solo piano jazz. 12 – 1 PM. 1201 Third Avenue in the Atrium. Seattle.

Wednesday, March 16. Piano Starts Here featuring the music of Tori Amos and Fiona Apple. 7:30 – 9:30 pm. 5000 Rainier Avenue South, Columbia City. (206) 906-9920. Sponsored by KNKX in partnership with the South Hudson Music Project. Doors open at 6:30pm. $12 advance, $15 at the door.

The Piano Starts Here concert series highlights the work of some of the most prolific and talented composers and pianists to have ever tackled the instrument. Each of the performances brings together four of Seattle’s finest pianists to perform the works of the artists selected for that evening on the Royal Room’s Steinway B grand piano. March 16 features jazz pianists Nelda Swiggett, Carolyn Graye, Kathy Moore and Tim Kennedy.

Friday, January 21. Private event. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band.  2:45 – 3:45 PM. Chateau Bothell Landing. Postponed due to covid.

Friday, January 7Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 5:30 – 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. www.facebook.com/nwcellar

2021

Tuesday, December 21. Piano Starts Here featuring the music from A Charlie Brown Christmas at the Royal Room. 6 – 8 pm. Solo jazz pianists Nelda Swiggett, Alex Guilbert, Ryan Burns and Chris McCarthy will take turns performing the iconic Christmas music from Vince Guaraldi’s 1965 album. 5000 Rainier Avenue South, Columbia City. (206) 906-9920.

Friday, December 17. Private event. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Rainier Golf and Country Club. 5 – 8 PM.

Thursday December 16. Solo piano jazz. 11 am – 2 PM. 1201 Third Avenue in the Atrium. Seattle.

Tuesday, December 14. Corporate event. Solo piano. 12 – 1 pm. The Commons, Microsoft, Redmond.

Friday, December 10. Private event. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Rainier Golf and Country Club. 5 – 8 PM.

Friday, November 12. Private event. Wedding. 6 – 9 pm. Sorrento Hotel, Seattle.

Friday,  October 22Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 5:30 to 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. www.facebook.com/nwcellars.

Saturday, October 16. Private event. Wedding. 5:30 – 8:30 pm. Sorrento Hotel, Seattle.

Friday,  September 24Clif & Nelda’s little BIG BandNorthwest Cellars. 5:30 to 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. www.facebook.com/nwcellars.

Saturday, July 31. Private event. Wedding. 6 – 8:30 pm. Seattle.

Saturday, July 17. Private event. Wedding. 6 – 10 pm. Hood River, Oregon.

Tuesdays & Thursdays July 27 & 29,  August 17, 19, 24 & 26. Solo piano jazz. Noon – 1 PM. 1201 Third Avenue in the Atrium. Seattle.

Wednesday, March 31 and Tuesdays & Thursdays April 1, 6,  9, 13, 15, 20 & 22. Solo piano jazz. Noon – 1 PM. 1201 Third Avenue in the Atrium. Seattle.

Thursday, April 22, Earth Day. The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope. Live stream from the Royal Room. 7:30 – 8:45 pm. Featuring Nelda Swiggett (piano/compositions), Julian Smedley (violin), Clif Swiggett (trombone/percussion), Chris Symer (bass), and Adam Kessler (drums).  

Click here to watch:   loudswell.com

This concert is cosponsored by the Kirkland Interfaith Network and the City of Kirkland. 

Saturday, April 3.  Clif & Nelda’s Little Big Band.  Madrona Grace Presbyterian Church. 832 32nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98122.  12 – 2 PM. Celebration outside for the Madrona Grace congregation. 

Sunday, April 11. The Nelda Swiggett Quintet is one of three bands selected for The Jazz Project‘s Spring 2021 video sharing series.  Featuring Nelda Swiggett (piano/compositions), Julian Smedley (violin), Clif Swiggett (trombone/percussion), Chris Symer (bass), and Adam Kessler (drums). 

On April 11, the quintet will be videotaped at the Firehouse Performing Arts Center in Bellingham, WA, performing Nelda’s original compositions from the “Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope.”  A concert video will be later released on YouTube for the Jazz Project audience and more.  This concert series is co-sponsored by the Manieri Foundation. 

Wednesday, February 24. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Live stream concert on Facebook for Seattle’s Horizon House. 7:30 – 8:30 pm. Open to the public. https://www.facebook.com/ClifAndNelda/

Wednesday, February 17. Piano Starts Here featuring the music of Thelonious Monk and Mary Lou Williams. Live stream from the Royal Room. 7:30 – 8:30 pm. 5000 Rainier Avenue South, Columbia City. (206) 906-9920. 

The Piano Starts Here concert series highlights the work of some of the most prolific and talented composers and pianists to have ever tackled the instrument. Each of the performances brings together four of Seattle’s finest pianists to perform the works of the artists selected for that evening on the Royal Room’s Steinway B grand piano. February 17 features jazz pianists Nelda Swiggett, Alex Guilbert, Ryan Burns and Ray Skjelbred.  

2020

Friday, October 23. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Live stream on Facebook.  Northwest Cellars.  6 to 7 PM.  www.facebook.com/nwcellarswww.facebook.com/ClifAndNelda

Tuesday, October 13. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. 12 – 1 PM. Live streaming from the Josephy Center for Arts and Culture. Brown Bag series. Enterprise, Oregon. Click here to watch on Youtube: https://youtu.be/BYHpVrK4G7U

Wednesday, September 16. Piano Starts Here featuring the gospel music of Thomas A. Dorsey. Live stream from the Royal Room. 7:30 – 8:30 pm. 5000 Rainier Avenue South, Columbia City. (206) 906-9920.

Sunday, October 25The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope. Nelda Swiggett Quintet. The Art of Jazz Series. Bellingham. Postponed

Friday, September 25 and November 13Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band Northwest Cellars. 5:30 to 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. www.facebook.com/nwcellarsCancelled

Wednesday, July 29Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Live stream concert on Facebook for Seattle’s Horizon House. 7:30 – 8:30 pm. Open to the public. https://www.facebook.com/ClifAndNelda/

Tuesday, July 7Devil’s Toboggan. 6:30 pm. 113 East Oak St, Ste 2B, Bozeman, MT 59715. Cancelled

Monday, July 6Red Tractor Pizza. 6:30 – 8:30 pm. 1007 W Main St, Bozeman, MT 59715. Cancelled

Friday, July 3. Phyllis Erck House Concert. 7 pm. 4150 South Placid Lake Road, Seeley, MT 59868 (near Missoula, MT). Cancelled

Thursday, July 2Ten Spoon Winery. 6:15 – 8:30 pm. 4175 Rattlesnake Dr, Missoula, MT 59802. Cancelled

Wednesday, July 1Ella’s Supper Club. 5:30 – 9 pm. 1017 W 1st Ave, Spokane, WA 99201. Cancelled

Friday, May 29. Live stream on Facebook.  Northwest CellarsClif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. 6 to 7 PM.  www.facebook.com/nwcellars

Wednesday, April 29The Royal RoomClif & Nelda’s little BIG Band is on a double bill with Don’t Move. 7:00pm | Doors at 6:00pm. 5000 Rainier Ave S, Seattle, WA 98118. Reservations: (206) 906-9920. $10 adv/$15 dos. Postponed

Friday, May 8The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope.  Nelda Swiggett Quintet. Ballard First Lutheran Church, 2006 NW 65th St, Seattle. Postponed

Sunday, May 3. With the Jazz Misfits at JazzLIVE at Marine View. Marine View Presbyterian Church. 8469 East Side Dr NE, Tacoma, WA 98422. 5-7 PM. Cancelled

Saturday, May 2. With the Jazz Misfits at Geaux Brewing, 425 E Main St, Auburn, WA 98002. 6-9 PM. Cancelled

Friday, May 1Northwest CellarsClif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. 5:30 to 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034.  www.facebook.com/nwcellarsCancelled

Sunday, April 19 (Earth Day week)The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope.  6:30 – 8 PM. Nelda Swiggett Quintet. Holy Spirit Lutheran Church. 10021 NE 124th Street, Kirkland. Postponed

Tuesdays & Thursdays, March 31, April 2, 7,  9, 14, 16 & 21. Solo piano jazz. Noon – 1 PM. 1201 Third Avenue in the Atrium. Seattle. Cancelled

Sunday, March 29. Roadside Attraction Big Band. Aurora Borealis. 16708 Aurora Avenue North. 6 – 9 PM. Cancelled

Thursday, March 26. Celebrate Women’s History Month with The Red Rose Combo. Lead by vocalist Jean Lenke. Presenting a tribute to women composers and lyricists from the past 100 years, including Dorthy Fields, Ann Ronell, Maria Grever, Joni Mitchell, Marian McPartland, Peggy Lee, Dolly Parton, Siedah Garrett, Carol King, Abbey Lincoln and many more. Royal Room. 7:30 pm. 5000 Rainier Avenue South, Columbia City. (206) 906-9920. TicketsPostponed

Tuesday, March 10. Private event. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Westin Grand Ballroom, Seattle. 7:30 – 9 PM. Postponed

Monday, March 9.  In celebration of International Women’s Day, a night featuring Northwest jazz women. Rhythm and Rye, 8 – 10:30 PM. 311 Capitol Way North, Olympia.

Friday, March 6Northwest Cellars. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. 5:30 to 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. www.facebook.com/nwcellars

Saturday, March 7. A GLOBAL IMAGINATION – Music, Dance, Artists for Our Earth. University Congregational United Church of Christ. 4515 16th Avenue NE, Seattle. 1:00 – 5:00 pm. Nelda Swiggett will be showing a short video documentary about the Alaska Suite, sharing information, and answering questions. Postponed

Friday, February 28. Private event. Solo piano. Merrill Gardens Retirement home. Auburn. 3 – 4 PM. Postponed

Tuesday, February 25. Private event. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Chateau Bothell Landing, Bothell. 3 – 4 PM. Postponed

Wednesday, January 15. Piano Starts Here featuring the music of Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus, and Jaki Byard at the Royal Room. 7:30 – 10 pm. 5000 Rainier Avenue South, Columbia City. (206) 906-9920.

Monday, January 13. Private concert. University House Wallingford. 7:30 pm.

Saturday, January 11. Private event. Jazz trio. Plymouth Congregational Church. Evening.

Wednesday, January 8.  Nelda Swiggett Quintet. The Alaska Suite. Private concert.  Horizon House, Seattle. 7:30 PM.

Friday, January 3Northwest Cellars. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion. 5:30 to 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. www.facebook.com/nwcellars

2019

Saturday, December 21. Charlie Brown Christmas. Featuring jazz pianists Nelda Swiggett, Alex Guibert and Daniel Salka. The Royal Room. 5 – 7 PM.

Friday, December 20. Private event. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Rainier Golf and Country Club. 5 – 8 PM.

Saturday, December 14. Osteria la Spiga. Jazz trio featuring vocalist David Pultorak. 1429 12th Ave, Seattle. 8 – 10:30 pm.

Fridays, December 6, 13. Private event. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Rainier Golf and Country Club. 5 – 8 PM.

Saturday, December 7. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band. Gage Academy of the Arts. Drawing Jam 2019. 9 AM – 12 PM.

Friday, November 22.  Northwest Cellars. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion. 5:30 to 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. www.facebook.com/nwcellars

Saturday, November 2.  The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope.  Congregational Church on Mercer Island. 4545 Island Crest Way, Mercer Island, WA 98040. 7:30 – 9 PM.  Facebook.

Friday, October 4Northwest Cellars. Clif & Nelda’s little BIG Band with Nelda on piano/vocals and Clif Swiggett on trombone/percussion. 5:30 to 8:30 PM. 11909 124th Avenue NE, Kirkland, WA 98034. www.facebook.com/nwcellars

Sunday, September 29. The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope. Olympia Unitarian-Universalist Church. 2315 Division St NW, Olympia, WA 98502. 7:30 – 9 PM. Free admission. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/675427326309133/

Sunday, September 29. The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope.  Santa Lucia Coffee Co, 202 S Tower Ave, Centralia, WA 98531. 2 – 3:30 PM. $10 – 20 suggested donation. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/491353988365884/

Saturday, September 28. The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope. St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. 1428 22nd Ave, Longview, WA 98632. 7 – 8:30 PM. $10 suggested donation. Facebook event.

Friday, September 27The Alaska Suite: a story of beauty, loss and hope. Packwood Community Presbyterian Church. 13096 U.S. 12, Packwood, WA 98361. 6 – 7:30 PM. Facebook event: https://www.facebook.com/events/357437081826938/