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Register Now for 2014 Jazz Port Townsend

2014 is shaping up to be an epic year for Jazz Port Townsend. Artistic Director John Clayton has worked with Centrum to assemble a truly outstanding collection of jazz artists from around the country to spend the week of July 20-27, 2014 at Fort Worden State Park mentoring YOU! Among the highlights: An NEA Jazz Master

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Gordon Goodwin Leads Jazz Big Band Concert October 26, 2013

Big Band music returns to Centrum October 26, as celebrated big band leader Gordon Goodwin leads the participants from Centrum’s Jazz Big Band Intensive in a high-energy concert at the Wheeler Theater at Fort Worden State Park. This concert will be the culmination of a 3-day big band workshop led by Gordon and attended by

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2013 Jazz Port Townsend Mainstage Preview: July 27 Evening

The closing mainstage set at Jazz Port Townsend is always memorable. A full day of jazz continues at Fort Worden State Park’s 1200-seat McCurdy Pavilion, as well as at  “Jazz in the Clubs” in  intimate venues in downtown Port Townsend. Save money and see more jazz by purchasing Jazz Port Townsend ticket packages. The Festival’s Grammy-winning Artistic

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2013 Jazz Port Townsend Mainstage Preview: July 27 Afternoon

Saturday afternoon at Jazz Port Townsend is the stuff of legend.  John Clayton, The Festival’s Grammy-winning Artistic Director,  will kick off the mainstage performances in Fort Worden State Park’s 1200-seat McCurdy Pavilion day with his own family combo. And of course a perennial highlight of the afternoon show is the Festival All-Star Big Band. 2013′s Big Band will

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2013 Jazz Port Townsend Mainstage Preview: July 26

2013 Jazz Port Townsend is nearly upon us. Nearly 250 musicians from around the country will live, learn and play with some of the finest jazz artists out there. Starting on Friday, we hit the lights and these artists take to the stage for mainstage performances in Fort Worden State Park’s 1200-seat McCurdy Pavilion, as well

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