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Naomi Moon Siegel
Live at Earshot

Release date: 5/17/2019

Montana-based trombonist-composer Naomi Moon Siegel’s sophomore album, Live at Earshot, features reimagined live versions of songs from her 2016 debut album Shoebox View, as well as new works that explore the dichotomy of isolation and connection, inspired by Siegel’s recent move from Seattle, WA, where she lived for eight formative years, to the remote and pristine Missoula, MT. Recorded live in 2017 at Seattle’s renowned Earshot Jazz Festival, Live at Earshot is very much a homecoming for Siegel. One year after her move to Missoula, the trombonist returned to Seattle, reconnecting with her closest collaborators to perform at Cornish College’s PONCHO Concert Hall, a room where Siegel experienced countless concerts and masterclasses that inspired her through the years – coming full circle. Live at Earshot features a cast of Seattle’s best instrumentalists and improvisers: guitarist Sean Woolstenhulme, drummer Eric Eagle, pianist Wayne Horvitz (leader of the Royal Room Collective, of which Siegel was a member), bassist Geoff Harper, and special guest percussionist Thione Diop, with Naomi Moon Siegel on trombone and leading the band.

Naomi Moon Siegel - Trombone
Wayne Horvitz - Piano
Sean Woolstenhulme - Guitar
Geoff Harper - Bass
Eric Eagle - Drums

Special Guest :
Thione Diop - Percussion

All music written by Naomi Moon Siegel (MoonMusic ASCAP) except Jaam Rek, co-written with Thione Diop. 
Recorded live on October 17, 2017 at PONCHO Concert Hall at Cornish College as part of the Earshot Jazz Festival in Seattle, WA. 

Recorded by Evan Schiller 
Assistant engineered by Alek Edmonds 
Mixed and mastered at zulusound by Evan Schiller 
Artwork and design by © Emily Underwood

Beth Beauchamp