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Jazz Port Townsend Alums Receive Grammy Nominations

Jazz Port Townsend Alums Receive Grammy Nominations

The 57th Annual GRAMMY Award nominations are out, and we were pleased to see a few Jazz Port Townsend regulars made the list! The Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, directed by Jazz Port Townsend Artistic Director John Clayton (and featuring past and present faculty members Jeff Hamilton and Jeff Clayton), was nominated for Best Large Jazz Ensemble for The

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Bob Mintzer & Regina Carter join 2015 Jazz Faculty

Centrum is honored to announce two new appointments for its 2015 Jazz Port Townsend festival.   Click here for complete details!   Regina Carter is a master of improvisational jazz violin. Though her work draws upon a wide range of musical influences — including Motown, Afro-Cuban, swing, bebop, folk and world music — she has crafted a signature

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Apply Now for 2015 Jazz Port Townsend

Whether you’re a journeyman performer, aspiring professional, or an enthusiastic beginner, the weeklong workshop at Jazz Port Townsend, July 19-26, 2015, is the perfect opportunity to meet other excellent musicians, soak up a week of jazz in a seaside paradise, and leave as a better musician. We’ve just opened registration for the 2015 workshop, so

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Free Centrum Big Band Concert: October 25, 2014

Acclaimed Big Band composer, George Stone, leads Centrum’s fall Big Band workshop at Fort Worden from October 23-26.  As a special treat, local audiences are invited to attend the culminating concert associated with our esteemed musicians from throughout Washington State who will comprise the band.  Enjoy stellar arrangements of perennial favorites as well as fresh

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Free Centrum Big Band Concert: October 25

Acclaimed Big Band composer, George Stone, leads Centrum’s fall Big Band workshop at Fort Worden from October 23-26.  As a special treat, local audiences are invited to attend the culminating concert associated with our esteemed musicians from throughout Washington State who will comprise the band.  Enjoy stellar arrangements of perennial favorites as well as fresh

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2014 Jazz Port Townsend Concert Preview: Saturday Afternoon

The Saturday afternoon Jazz Port Townsend mainstage show at McCurdy Pavilion is always  one of Centrum’s most popular concerts. Jazz Port Townsend Artistic Director John Clayton. Saturday Afternoon Jazz Port Townsend July 26, 2014 1:30 p.m. – McCurdy Pavilion – Fort Worden State Park Tickets: $52, $35 and $28 Purchase tickets Inspired By A Master–Tribute to

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