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2023 Jazz Port Townsend Transcription Project

2023 Jazz Port Townsend Transcription Project

  Dear Centrum Jazz Participants: Good news! Registration for Centrum’s 2023 Jazz Port Townsend is open! I wanted to remind you that I announced last year that you would have the chance to earn a scholarship by doing some transcriptions. Well, I’m here to tell you it’s true! Anyone who completes five transcriptions from the

GRAMMY® award-winner David Sánchez joins Jazz faculty

Centrum is honored to welcome GRAMMY® award-winner David Sánchez to our 2023 Jazz Port Townsend faculty. David is recognized around the world as one of the finest saxophonists of his generation. His mastery of the instrument is undeniable and his sound unmistakable. Combine that with Sánchez’s deep-seated knowledge of both Jazz and Latin music, and

Saturday Jazz Mainstage Concerts

Please join us for two stellar jazz mainstage concerts at the McCurdy Pavilion on Saturday, July 30.  Our visiting artists are among the leading performers on jazz stages around the globe. The weather will be perfect; the concerts are inside the Pavilion, but guests are also welcome to bring a lawn chair or blanket and

Friday Jazz Workshops Free & Open to the Public

WELCOME TO JAZZ PORT TOWNSEND! Welcome to our 47th season of Jazz Port Townsend! We are back! We can’t tell you how good it feels to greet you live and in person. We’ve all worked so hard the past three years, now this feels like our reward. Artistic Director John Clayton has once again done

Jazz in the Clubs Returns July 29 & 30

Please join us, and our acclaimed artists, for two nights of high-energy club dates at Fort Worden on July 29 and 30!  Admission is via wristband, which is purchased through the link below. Guests will all be required to provide proof of up-to-date vaccinations at the door.  Admission: $25 per night.  Your wristband allows admission