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Jazz Voicings | October 29 – The Genius of Benny Golson

Originally aired live: October 29 (Thursday) 5 pm – 6:30 pm (Pacific) THE GENIUS OF BENNY GOLSON A conversation hosted by John Clayton with Terell Stafford, Carl Allen, and Geoffrey Keezer Benny Golson (born January 25, 1929) is an American bebop/hard bop jazz tenor saxophonist, composer, and arranger. He came to prominence with the big

Centrum Suspends 2020 Summer Season Until 2021

Programs Through August 2, 2020 Rescheduled to 2021. Centrum Executive Director, Robert Birman, announced today that the organization’s traditional summer programming for 2020 is being postponed and rescheduled to 2021. This decision affects all Centrum workshops up to and including the Port Townsend Acoustic Blues festival which was due to end on August 2, 2020.

Trumpeter Tanya Darby Joins 2020 Jazz Port Townsend Faculty

Centrum is excited to announce that trumpeter Tanya Darby  – Chair of the Brass Department at the prestigious Berklee College of Music, has joined the faculty of Jazz Port Townsend for the 2020 workshop. July 19-26, 2020 Fort Worden State Park, Port Townsend, WA Originally from Seaside, California, Tanya is a current and veteran member