Bill Anschell Trio

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BILL ANSCHELL


Pianist Bill Anschell’s concert credits include seven European tours with vocalist Nnenna Freelon and seven South American tours leading his own trio. He is also a prolific composer; his original pieces have been heard on “The West Wing,” “The Wire,” “NCIS:  Los Angeles,” and many other cable shows and movies.

Anschell, a Seattle native, returned to the Emerald city in 2002 after a long residency in Atlanta.  He received Golden Ear Awards as the “Northwest Jazz Instrumentalist of the Year” in 2005, 2010 and 2011; his trio was named “Northwest Acoustic Jazz Ensemble of the Year” in 2006; his CD Figments won “Northwest Jazz Recording of the Year” in 2011; and in 2016 he was inducted into the Seattle Jazz Hall of Fame. 

Anschell is also well known as a jazz humorist, and in 2014 he was a winner of the inaugural Paul Desmond Award, allaboutjazz.com’s celebration of the funniest jazz artists.

Bill Anschell – Piano
Jeff Johnson – Bass
D’Vonne Lewis – Drums