20 BEST SEATTLE ALBUMS OF 2022
14. Scenes, "Variable Clouds: Live at the Earshot Jazz Festival"
It's a welcome sign that live music has been "back" long enough for live albums to trickle in among the deluge of post-lockdown releases. Recorded last year at Town Hall during Seattle's preeminent jazz festival, this long-running quartet (featuring Origin Records co-leader John Bishop on drums) delivers a set of post-bop that could clear minds and center souls even in turbulent times.