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Tia Fuller: From Beyoncé to Jazz Port Townsend

Tia Fuller: From Beyoncé to Jazz Port Townsend

Centrum is excited to welcome saxophonist Tia Fuller to the artist/faculty of the 2017 Jazz Port Townsend Workshop. When Tia picks up her sax to play, something amazing happens as the reverberations of her musical elixir fill the room. Balancing both worlds of performance and education, it is understood why this touring artist and full-time professor

Drummer Kendrick Scott Returns to Jazz Port Townsend

In the relatively short span of ten years, drummer and composer Kendrick Scott has established himself as an artist of great versatility and depth. Having toured and recorded with such luminaries as Terence Blanchard, Herbie Hancock, the Crusaders and others, he has proven his ability to adapt his style to virtually any occasion or circumstance,

Pianist Sullivan Fortner Joins 2017 Jazz Port Townsend

Jazz Port Townsend Artistic Director John Clayton has added New Orlean’s pianist Sullivan Fortner to the artist/faculty of the 2017 Jazz Port Townsend Workshop. Fortner is the 2015 Cole Porter Fellow in Jazz of the American Pianist Association.  While touring with Stefon Harris & Blackout, Christian Scott Quintet, and the Roy Hargrove Quintet, Sullivan completed his Master’s

2017 Jazz Port Townsend Adds Adrian Cunningham

Adrian Cunningham is a multi-instrumentalist, vocalist, and world traveler, which makes him a perfect addition to the artist/faculty for the 2017 Jazz Port Townsend Workshop. Originally from Sydney Australia and now based in New York, he is proving to be one of his country’s top exports. With fluent command of the saxophones, clarinet, and flute, he

Niki Haris, Doug Weiss Join Jazz Port Townsend Faculty

Centrum recently announced the addition of vocalist Niki Haris and bassist Doug Weiss to the artist faculty for Jazz Port Townsend, July 23-20, 2017. Niki Haris Vocalist Niki Haris‘ career has included work with a multitude of recording artist ranging from Jazz, to Pop, and R&B. Her live performances and recording experience reads like a

NEA Jazz Master Hubert Laws Joins 2017 Jazz Faculty

We’re excited to announce the addition of NEA Jazz Master Hubert Laws to the 2017 artist faculty for Jazz Port Townsend, July 23-20, 2017. Laws is one of the very few to specialize on the flute in jazz, using it as his primary axe, and in doing so he has become the premier musician on

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