Bad News Botanists, dive through a variety of styles and mediums that spins a new taste on instrumental music. Ofter referred to as “the gateway band” for jazz to non jazz listeners. Recently nominated for 2 Earshot Jazz awards including NW Recording of Year for their debut album Venomous Nightshade and Alternative Jazz Group of the Year. Their diversified styles show extended knowledge of both modern popular music, 90's hip-hop, R&B, rock, to multiple eras of jazz, bebop and soul. Bypassing the borders of genres and pushing the boundaries of harmonic progression, Bad News Botanists could only come from the rich soil of the Seattle music scene.