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The Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra (SWOJO) - showcasing many of the finest female jazz artists in the region for over 18 years.

SWOJO performs jazz standards, Latin and Brazillian jazz, and proudly features the contemporary, original music of many regional and international composers and arrangers, including Jill Townsend, Hazel Leach, Robin Holcomb, Ann Reynolds, Leigh Pilzer, Patty Darling, Mathilde Grooss Viddal, Jihye Lee, Jessie Smith, Dr. Jennifer Bellor, Miseung Kang, Lauren McKinley, Jenny Kellogg, Nelda Swigget, Christina Fuchs and Christine Jensen.

THANK YOU to all who made a gift during GIVE BIG!

Your donation will support the annual jazz composition contest for women composers, educational services for the Girls Jazz Band, and a new SWOJO recording of music by women composers!

compositioncontest

The 2018 composition contest is now open! Deadline is June 30!

Learn about past winning compositions and composers HERE!
Buy the charts and hear past winning compositions HERE!

swojo with jill and christine jensen 2017

nextperformance

Monday, June 25, 2018
SWOJO at Rhythm and Rye
Rhythm and Rye
311 Capitol Way N, Olympia, WA
8:00 pm



recentperformances swojo at Tulas 2011

Saturday, May 5, 2018
SWOJO featuring the music of Frank Sinatra with special guest Jake Bergevin
Shorewood Performing Arts Center, 17300 Fremont Ave N., Shoreline, WA

Friday, March 9, 2018
South Puget Sound College Jazz Band featuring SWOJO
Kenneth J. Minnaert Center for the Arts, 2011 Mottman Rd. SW, Olympia, WA

Saturday, December 16, 2017
Women in Jazz Series

SWOJO with special guests!
Vashon Center for the Arts, 19600 Vashon Hwy SW, Vashon WA

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
Earshot Jazz Festival
SWOJO featuring Sherrie Maricle of DIVA and the world premiere of the 2017 Composition Contest winner, Roots and Rhyzomes by Christina Fuchs
Shorewood Performing Arts Center, Shoreline, WA

Tuesday and Wednesday, June 20 and 21, 2017
Curtis Stigers with SWOJO

Jazz Alley, Seattle, WA

Saturday, May 6, 2017
SWOJO featuring Christine Jensen and the world premiere of Cascadian Fragments
Shorewood Performing Arts Center, Shoreline, WA








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Our CDs, Meeting of the Waters and Dreamcatcher, are available for purchase at all SWOJO performances, Silver Platters, Barnes & Noble, or online from OA2 Records, CD Universeor Amazon.

SWOJO logo merchandise is now available at our swojo store.

 

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