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Smooth In Seattle a production of Carol Handley Presents
IMG_4503Connecting the music fan to the music and artists who make it. Learn all the ways you can stay connected on Smooth In Seattle by following the links from the Home page with artist news.  See who is playing where through the Events page. Hear and see what they are up to on the Listen Page and get first alerts and offers about shows and music on the Connect page. So much good music … I’ll see you out there!

In 2011, Carol Handley Presents launched a concert and events company to promote jazz and smooth jazz in the Pacific Northwest.  In July of 2011 Smooth in Seattle was born.

Carol Handley 
Since the early 80’s Carol has been presenting Jazz and Adult Alternative music in the greater Seattle area both on the air and in lifestyle events in the Pacific Northwest. Carol has created, produced and presented concerts and events featuring traditional, progressive and contemporary styles of jazz and roots music.

Commercial and non-commercial stations include KBCS-FM, KJZZ-AM, KPLU-FM, KEZX-FM, KKNW-FM, and KWJZ-FM as well as Jazz program host on KZAM-FM and KMTT-FM.

Through her work at KWJZ from 1996 to 2010 as Program Director and on-air host, Carol created the Smooth Jazz Festival for fans of the music for 13 years in the Northwest. She also created 11 volumes of CD samplers that have become collector items as a tribute to the artists and the station that brought their music to life in Seattle and started a Smooth Jazz Festival to bring the artists direct to the fans. In 2009 Carol created the successful Secret Concert series with Dimitriou’s Jazz Alley, introducing many artists to the audience in CD release concerts.

Carol Handley Presents is another website where you can listen to some conversation with artists and hear stories from other interesting people.  Stay up to date on events and activities by signing up on the Connect page.