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2017 Jazz in the Clubs Lineups

2017 Jazz in the Clubs Lineups

Centrum has announced the 2017 lineups for its popular Jazz in the Clubs performances at Jazz Port Townsend. Jazz in the Clubs features intimate performances in clubs and venues throughout Port Townsend.  Your nightly wristband grants you access to Jazz in the Clubs venues each night. IMPORTANT NOTE: Jazz in the Clubs is a movable feast of great music

2017 Jazz Port Townsend Update: Piano Full

A quick update on registrations for 2017 Jazz Port Townsend. At this time piano is full with a waiting list – to add your name to the piano waiting lists click here. We are still accepting applications for other instruments and voice, although applications will only be accepted while there are still openings. Visit our Jazz Port

Alex Dugdale Leads Educator Track at 2017 Jazz Port Townsend

“I’m not very good with words,” Alex Dugdale, 26, of Seattle, said. “But when I play sax and dance, I am truly able to express myself in my first language: rhythm.  It is how I pray. It is how I express every emotion, good or bad.” Dugdale, Educator Track Coordinator for Jazz Port Townsend, is

Dawn Clement

Dawn Clement, Alex Dugdale & Michael Glynn Nominated for Earshot Awards

Three members of the 2017 Jazz Port Townsend artist/faculty have been nominated for Earshot “Golden Ear Awards”. Dawn Clement, along with saxophonist Mark Taylor, are up for Northwest Acoustic Jazz Ensemble of the Year.  Michael Glynn is part of the Anton Schwartz Quartet, also nominated for Northwest Acoustic Jazz Ensemble of the Year. Alex Dugdale is nominated for

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,