Jazz fans wrap up party | Daily Record

By: Brian Myrick / Daily Record | Members of the John Moawad All-Star Big Band perform during the final day of the 14th annual Jazz In The Valley event in downtown Ellensburg on Sunday

By: Nichole Williamson
Published: Aug. 1, 2011

ELLENSBURG — The Sidewalk Stompers roamed Ellensburg’s downtown over the weekend, making multiple appearances during the annual Jazz in the Valley music festival.

“As soon as you start playing, people come out of the woodwork,” said band leader Karl Walterskirchen of Pasco. He plays the banjo and is in charge of keeping the rhythm and providing the chords.

It took the group about three hours to go around one block of the downtown where it gave performances at local businesses such as The Tav and Brix. (READ MORE…)


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