A series of concerts from Centrum's 2018 Jazz Port Townsend festival will air on Jazz Northwest in the coming weeks. The concerts include seven different jazz ensembles ranging from trio to an 18-piece big band.
The first concert airing August 5 will feature an all-star trio playing together for the first time at Jazz Port Townsend. The trio includes veteran guitarist Dave Stryker, pianist Justin Kauflin and bassist and singer Katie Thiroux. All three are recording and touring artists who also lead their own groups.
Additional concert broadcasts this month: Terell Stafford Quintet, August 12, Jeff Hamilton Trio, August 19, and singer Jazzmeia Horn, August 26. Jazz Northwest is recorded and produced by host Jim Wilke for 88.5 KNKX. After broadcast, programs are available for streaming at jazznw.org.