Centrum Jazz Pt. Townsend sponsored by KNKX | KNKX

Event Details

  • July 25, 2019 to
    July 27, 2019
  • 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Event Description

KNKX presents a free public concert on Friday, July 26 at 1:30 p.m. with workshop participants under the watchful eye of their professional mentors at Wheeler Theatre, hosted by Abe Beeson. The concert will be recorded and videotaped. Then on Saturday, July 27, stop by KNKX's booth on the grounds outside McCurdy Pavilion from 12:30-7:30 p.m. where you can pick up free swag, get station merchandise, take our jazz and NPR quizzes, and enter to win prizes. Abe will be around, too!

Jazz Port Townsend is the perfect opportunity to experience excellent musicians, soak up a weekend of jazz in a seaside paradise and participate in a wide array of mainstage and nightclub performances. Artistic Director John Clayton inspires a true sense of family during this special week of events that showcases internationally-known performers in new and unexpected pairings. Jazz Port Townsend has emerged as one of the leading jazz festivals in the nation.

Festival mainstage performances take place in Fort Worden State Park’s 1200-seat McCurdy Pavilion. Jazz Port Townsend also features the popular “Jazz in the Clubs” series, throughout Fort Worden, come alive with the sounds of jazz.

Jazz in the Clubs
Thursday Night
Thursday, July 25, 2019, 8–11pm
All Venues All Ages!
Friday & Saturday Nights

Friday & Saturday, July 26–27, 2018, 10pm–12:30am
All Venues All Ages!

Mainstage Concerts

Jazz Port Townsend Friday Night
Friday July 26, 2019, 7:30pm
McCurdy Pavilion, Reserved Seating: $48, $38, $28

Anat Cohen and Marcello Gonçalves
Anat Cohen, clarinet
Marcello Gonçalves, 7-string guitar

Equal Time
Akiko Tsuruga, organ
Graham Dechter, guitar
Jeff Hamilton, drums

Jazz Port Townsend Saturday Afternoon
Saturday, July 27, 2019, 1:30pm
McCurdy Pavilion, Reserved Seating $56, $43, $32

Brothers of Brass
featuring Terell Stafford and Marquis Hill, trumpets

Mayo Mastery
featuring Michael Mayo, vocal

Centrum All Star Big Band, directed by John Clayton
The hottest Big Band in the Pacific Northwest featuring Akiko Tsuruga, organ, Gerald Clayton, piano

Jazz Port Townsend Saturday Night
Saturday, July 27, 2019, 7:30pm
McCurdy Pavilion, Reserved Seating: $48, $38, $28

Geoffrey Keezer and Gillian Margot
featuring Geoffrey Keezer, piano, Gillian Margot, vocal

Piedmont Blues, “A Search For Salvation”
by Gerald Clayton featuring René Marie, vocal

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