The Tiptons Sax Quartet cover genres from micro-big band, gospel, bluegrass, and Balkan to whimsical jazz and nocturnal funk. The Tiptons have been touring Europe and the US since 1993 and have released 10 recordings. The Tiptons Sax Quartet are Amy Denio, Jessica Lurie, Tina Richerson, and Sue Orfield. Enjoy the driving force of horn splendor created by this historic all-women sax quartet! Listen to the Tiptons and we thank you for your support!
We are having a great time in Europe! The shows have been fabulous! Thank you to everyone who has made us feel so welcome and come out to watch us play! We have added a show on March 7th in Istria, Slovenija! Here are the remaining tour dates in Europe, and then we have a couple shows in the Northeast when we get back! See you soon!
06 March @ Faenza, IT
07 March @ Faenza, IT
08 March @ Istria
09 March @ Gaspoltzhofen, AT
11 March @ NYC @ Nublu
12 March @ East Greenwich, RI
17 Feb @ Rosenheim, DE
18 Feb @ Bolzano, IT
20 Feb @ Bologna, IT
21 Feb @ Grenoble, FR
22 Feb @ TBA
23 Feb @ St Croix Volvestre, FR
25 Feb @ TBA
26 Feb @ TBA
27 Feb @ Udine, IT
28 Feb @ Seekirchen am Wallersee, AT
1 March @ Michaelbeuern Abbey, AT
2 March @ Michaelbeuern Abbey, AT
3 March @ Schio, IT
6 March @ Faenza, IT
7 March @ TBA
8 March @ Gallneukirchen, AT
9 March @ Gaspoltzhofen, AT
Thank you Seattle! The weekend Mythunderstandings shows were a great success! Thanks to everyone who came out! We are making a Kickstarter project to raise money to help fund our European tour and recording a new CD with a lot of the new music generated from Mythunderstandings. Exciting stuff! Thank you for your continued support! [photo credit: Chris Davis]
The Tiptons will be on tour in Europe (France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Croatia) February 17 – March 9, 2013, and then a few days in the Northeast. We’ll be recording a new CD in Europe of new tunes to be released later in 2013. Stay tuned for more info!
The Tiptons will be back in Seattle for several exciting shows in January! Mythunderstandings an oral history-driven multi media performance featuring THE TIPTONS SAX QUARTET!! Friday & Saturday January 18th & 19th @ 8 PM at the Good Shepherd Center (4649 Sunnyside Ave N Seattle) Chapel Performance Space 4th Floor. Sliding scale $5-$15.
Sat 12 Jan The Royal Room, Seattle, WA
Fri 18 Jan The Chapel at Good Shepard Center, Seattle, WA | MYTHUNDERSTANDINGS
Sat 19 Jan The Chapel at Good Shepard Center, Seattle, WA | MYTHUNDERSTANDINGS
Sun 20 Jan Studio East, Kirkland, WA
The Tiptons Sax Quartet is back on the west coast! Starting in Bellingham August 2nd and ending in Seattle on the 12th we’ll be playing around the northwest! We look forward to seeing you all this summer!
Thurs Aug 2 BELLINGHAM, WA (7-10 pm) Blue Horse Gallery
Fri Aug 3 ANACORTES, WA (7-9 pm) Summer Concerts @ Sea Farers Memorial Park
Fri Aug 3 SEATTLE, WA (11pm) Royal Room
Sat Aug 4 SEDRO WOOLEY, WA (7-9pm) River Front Park Summer Concerts
Wed Aug 8 ARCATA, CA (8pm) Arcata Playhouse
Thurs Aug 9 YACHATS, OR (8pm) Yachats Commons
Fri Aug 10 PORTLAND, OR (8pm) Alberta Rose Theater
Sat Aug 11 OLYMPIA, WA (8pm) Salon Party
Sun Aug 12 SEATTLE (5-7pm) Teahouse Concerts Series
The Tiptons had a wondrous tour of Europe in February & March, 2012, seeing friends, and playing excellent venues! We collaborated with great audio engineers, video makers, and visual artists, along the way. Robert Kainar played drums and we had tour support from Salzburg Land! We’ll be posting new material shortly!