Live Video: Seattle Rock Orchestra with The Kindness Kind and guests

photo by Matthew Thompson

photo by Matthew Thompson

Last month, the worlds of classical music and rock ‘n’ roll collided as the Seattle Rock Orchestra combined an 80-piece orchestra of traditional instruments like violins, cellos, flutes, and trumpets, with The Kindness Kind, a local indie rock band comprised of electric and bass guitar, drums and keyboards. Joining them were singers David Terry (of Aqueduct), Ian Williams (of The Thoughts), Tom Beecham (of The Raggedy Anns), Nouela Johnston (of People Eating People), Tim Keller (of Discs of Fury), and Jon Auer (of The Posies) — all for a night in tribute to the songs of David Bowie. Prior to their show at the The Moore Theatre, a core group of the Seattle Rock Orchestra, with all members of The Kindness Kind and singers Terry, Williams and Auer, crammed into the KEXP studio to preview the songs live. We managed to cram in there with them in film their performance of some of the Thin White Duke’s most popular glam gems, plus Alessandra Rose and her band performing a Kindness Kind’s original, “Labor Day”:





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2 Comments

  1. Ryan Sprute
    Posted April 14, 2010 at 5:24 pm | Permalink

    Not working. Just getting this message: “This is a private video. If you have been sent this video, please make sure to accept the sender’s friend request.”

  2. Posted April 14, 2010 at 11:13 pm | Permalink

    Should be all good now!

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