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Niki Haris, Doug Weiss Join Jazz Port Townsend Faculty

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

Register Now for 2017 Jazz Port Townsend

You’re going to love 2017  Jazz Port Townsend. Artistic Director John Clayton and Program Manager Gregg Miller have lined up a bunch of incredible jazz musicians that you know and love – but they’ve also welcomed some outstanding new voices to the crowd: Cedric Dent – voice Tia Fuller – sax (pictured) Adrian Cunningham – sax/clarinet/flute


2016 Jazz Port Townsend Mainstage Shows Friday & Saturday

The 42nd incarnation of Jazz Port Townsend provides the perfect opportunity to soak up a weekend of jazz in a seaside paradise and participate in a wide array of mainstage and nightclub performances. Grammy-winning Artistic Director John Clayton inspires a true sense of family that during this special week of events that showcases internationally-known performers in new

Don’t Miss 2016 Jazz in the Clubs

Jazz in the Clubs returns to Jazz Port Townsend in 2016, featuring intimate performances in clubs and venues throughout Port Townsend.  Your nightly wristband grants you access to Jazz in the Clubs venues each night.  Intimacy with the most passionate members of the jazz community defines Jazz Port Townsend, which swings into fever pitch for the

2016 Jazz Combos – Big Band

BIG BAND–Clarence Acox Performs Friday noon outside the Commons Last First Instrument Big Band Bays Willie Alto 1 Stevens Matthew Alto 2 Miller Joseph Alto Alternate Torgelson Andrew Tenor 1 Tuncel Miles Tenor 2 Mogul Simon Tenor Alternate McElman Duncan Bari Sax 1 Bainbridge Kyle Bari Sax Alternate Esler David Trumpet 1 Karner Brett Trumpet