Tenor saxophonist Mike Allen, who heads the jazz program at Western Washington University, celebrates the release of his new CD, "Faculty Jazz Collective," Tuesday at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel.

Mike Allen, the terrific tenor saxophonist from Vancouver, B.C., who now heads the jazz program at Western Washington University, celebrates the release of his new CD, “Faculty Jazz Collective,” as part of the Eastside Jazz Club concert series. Allen’s quartet performs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Marriott Courtyard Hotel, 11010 N.E. Eighth St., Bellevue; $8-$13 (425-828-9104 or eastsidejazzclub.com).