Performance Information

Tickets go on sale May 1; stay tuned for a detailed performance schedule (mainstage schedule at end of this post).

its core, Jazz Port Townsend is a weeklong
workshop where people from all over the world come to live and learn
with some of the finest jazz musicians playing today.

Starting on Thursday, and running through Sunday, we hit the lights and the renowned artist/faculty
take to the stage for mainstage performances in Fort Worden State
Park’s WWI-era McCurdy Pavilion, and for club performances in Port
Townsend’s historic downtown and uptown districts.

Mainstage schedule

Friday, July 27, 7:30 pm
Reserved seats $21/26; 18 and under $9

Houston Person Quartet

  • Houston Person – tenor sax
  • Atsuko Hashimoto – B-3 organ
  • Bruce Forman – guitar
  • Jeff Hamilton – drums 

Banda Brothers Latin Jazz All Stars

  • Ramon Banda – drums
  • Tony Banda – bass
  • Javier Vergara – tenor Sax
  • Chris Barron – piano
  • Joey DeLeon – percussion
  • Francisco Torres – trombone

Saturday, July 28, 1:30 pm
Reserved seats $24/29; 18 and under $9

Joe Locke

Roberta Gambarini

  • John Clayton – bass
  • Tamir Hendelman – piano
  • Joe LaBarbera – drums

Festival All Star Big Band
    Led by, and featuring the music of NEA Jazz Master Gerald Wilson

Saturday, July 28, 7:30 pm
Reserved seats $21/26; 18 and under $9

Roy Hargrove Quintet

Alma College 30-person Percussion Ensemble
    with Special Guest Joe Locke