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The Seattle Women's Jazz Orchestra (SWOJO) - showcasing many of the finest female jazz artists in the region for over 15 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, Christine Jensen, Jessie Smith, Dr. Jennifer Bellor, and Nelda Swigget.

Thank You to the Seattle Foundation and everyone who showed their support during GiveBIG!


The 2016 composition contest is now open! Deadline is June 30!

Learn about past winning compositions and composers here! Hear past winning compositions here!



Thursday, July 14, 2016
SWOJO featuring Gail Pettis
Out to Lunch Concert Series
Seattle City Hall Plaza, 600 4th Ave, Seattle, WA
FREE, bring a sandwich!

swojo at Tulas 2011 recentperformances

Monday, May 9, 2016
SWOJO, Gail Pettis and the Ten O'Clock Quartet with Midday Jazz Host Robin Lloyd Celebrate Women in Jazz to Save KPLU!
Jazz Alley

Wednesday, November 4, 2015
Earshot Jazz Festival
SWOJO with special guest Mimi Fox!
Featuring the world premier of "Cat Dreams", by Nelda Swiggett, winner of SWOJO's 3rd Composition Contest.
The Triple Door

Sunday, October 4, 2015
SWOJO's 15th Anniversary Party!
South Whidbey H.S. Jazz Band opens
Tula's Jazz Club

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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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