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2011 Centrum Summer Season Fort Worden State Park Port Townsend, WA

Jazz Port Townsend July 28-30, 2011 John Clayton Artistic Director

Paquito D’Rivera, appearing at Jazz Port Townsend

Complimentary Program Guide

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2011 Centrum Summer Season

Jazz Port Townsend Welcome

Coming Soon Hello Jazz Lovers!

the Port townsend acoustic Blues FestiVal

Welcome to our festival of jazz sounds. I continue to liken what we do to some amazing buffet. We’ve got a wide variety of jazz flavors for you to enjoy, and can promise you that we use only the highest quality ingredients.

Corey Harris, Artistic Director

WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 3 7:30 PM McCurdy Pavilion

You’re going to hear a combination of the newest names in the jazz community as well as some of the established heroes of our music. You’ll experience premieres of works written especially for you, and you’ll meet jazz artists who have never been to our cozy paradise. John Clayton

Taj Mahal Trio plus special guest Corey Harris SATURDAY, AUGUST 6 1:30 PM McCurdy Pavilion

As you can tell, I am thrilled about our offerings for you and am so excited that you could join us.

The 20th Annual Down-Home Country Blues Fest Tickets on sale now. Visit www.centrum.org/blues for more info, or call 800-746-1982.

Your fan, John Clayton Artistic Director Jazz Port Townsend

CENTRUM FESTIVAL TICKET INFORMATION By web: centrum.org By phone: 800-746-1982 Tickets to all events are also available at the Centrum office, 223 Battery Way, Fort Worden State Park, Monday through Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., except on a performance day. On performance days, tickets are available at the McCurdy Pavilion box office from 12:30 p.m to 4:00 p.m. Tickets are always available at the venue box office one-hour prior to show time. CENTRUM THANKS JAzz PORT TOWNSEND SPONSORS, INCLUDING:

Taj Mahal

SPECIAL NEEDS: For impaired hearing, vision or mobility issues, please call Centrum at 360-385-3102 ext. 110. A $1 per ticket processing fee is added to in-person and web orders; a $3 per ticket processing fee is added to phone orders. Under 18: tickets are free. Please no babes in arms or strollers for indoor performances. Programs and artists subject to change. All sales are final. VENUE INFORMATION McCURDY PAvILION – a 1,200-seat fully enclosed seasonal theater at Fort Worden State Park with excellent sightlines. For sold-out matinee performances, lawn seating will be available on Littlefield Green; these tickets will be available one hour prior to performance and have limited sight visibility.

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McCurdy Pavilion

FRIDAY, JULY 29 7:30 PM/McCurdy Pavilion Dee Daniels & Charenée Wade Dee Daniels, vocal; Charenée Wade, vocal; Jeff Clayton, alto sax; Benny Green, piano; Christoph Luty, bass; Clarence Acox, drums The Jeff Hamilton Trio Tamir Hendelman, piano; Christoph Luty, bass; Jeff Hamilton, drums SATURDAY, JULY 30 1:30 PM/McCurdy Pavilion The Gerald Clayton Trio with Joel Frahm Gerald Clayton, piano; Joe Sanders, bass; Quincy Davis, drums; Joel Frahm, tenor sax Sunny Wilkinson & Guests Sunny Wilkinson, vocal; Randy Halberstadt, piano; Tom Wakeling, bass; Byron Vannoy, drums

SATURDAY, JULY 30 7:30 PM/McCurdy Pavilion Stefon Harris with the Gerald Clayton Trio Stefon Harris, vibes; Gerald Clayton, piano; Joe Sanders, bass; Quincy Davis, drums The JPT 8-Piece Sextet Paquito D’Rivera, clarinet/sax; Joel Frahm, tenor sax; Terell Stafford, trumpet; Jiggs Whigham, trombone; Bruce Forman, guitar; Benny Green, piano; Christoph Luty, bass; Matt Wilson, drums

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CLARENCE ACOX - DRUMS Clarence Acox Jr., a pivotal figure in the Seattle music scene, has nurtured young musicians for the past 35 years as director of jazz bands at Garfield High School. He leads the renowned Garfield Jazz Ensemble, winning dozens of awards and making regular appearances at national and international venues. Acox co-founded the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra in 1995, and has performed with the Floyd Standifer Quartet at the New Orleans Creole Restaurant for more than two decades. DAN BALMER - GUITAR

Dan Balmer is one of only five Oregonians to be honored with membership in both the Oregon Music Hall of Fame and the Jazz Society of Oregon Hall of Fame. From 2005-2009 Dan toured and recorded with Diane Schuur, playing in more than 15 countries and 60 cities. When not on the road he leads his own groups and continues his long standing gigs with Mel Brown, David Friesen, and others. Dan has appeared on more than 80 CDs, including eight of his own which have received critical acclaim and international airplay. GEORGE CABLES - PIANO George Cables is a significant figure in the jazz scenes of Los Angeles, where he first resided, and San Francisco, where he also lived. Collaborations and recordings with tenor saxophonists Joe Henderson and Sonny Rollins, trumpeters Freddie Hubbard and Woody Shaw, and vibraphonist Bobby Hutcherson made Cables’ wide-ranging keyboard skills, often on electric piano, amply evident. He has performed and recorded with Joe Henderson, Roy Haynes, Max Roach, Art Blakey, Sonny Rollins, Freddie Hubbard, Woody Shaw, Sarah Vaughn, Tony Williams, Bobby Hutcherson, and Dizzy Gillespie, among others.

PETE CHRISTLIEB – TENOR SAX Pete Christlieb was introduced to the sounds of jazz through the recordings of Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker, John Coltrane and Cannonball Adderley. At 17, Pete enrolled in the “Greyhound” school of music, hitting the road with the bands of Si Zentner, Woody Herman, Louis Bellson and even a short but delightful tenure with Count Basie. Pete is also well known for his 20 year stint with Johnny Carson’s Tonight Show Band, and for his iconic solo on Steely Dan’s “Deacon Blues.” Today, Pete performs with his own quartet, and with the Bill Holman Orchestra. GERALD CLAYTON - PIANO Gerald Clayton grew up mainly in Los Angeles with a musical family that includes his father, bassist/composer John Clayton, and uncle, saxophonist Jeff Clayton. Gerald has had the honor of performing with Lewis Nash, Al Foster, Terrell Stafford and Clark Terry. From 2006-2008, Gerald toured extensively with Roy Hargrove in his quintet, and is currently a member of the Clayton Brothers Quintet.  But it is Gerald’s own trio, based in New York City, which provides him the most direct opportunity to explore and expand his own thoughts in music. The Gerald Clayton Trio released “Bond: The Paris Sessions” in May of 2011. JEFF CLAYTON - ALTO SAX Reed specialist, Jeff Clayton is a versatile performer, bandleader, and studio musician whose diverse recording credits include work with Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Frank Sinatra, Madonna and Earth Wind & Fire. Together with his brother John, he founded the Grammy-nominated Clayton Brothers in 1977, and later co-founded the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra - named by the readers of Downbeat Magazine as the top big band in jazz. In addition, Jeff has performed with numerous artists including Lena Horne, Lionel Hampton, Dr. John, and Ella Fitzgerald. DAWN CLEMENT - PIANO Pianist/Composer Dawn Clement hails from Seattle, WA where she has served on faculty at Cornish College of the Arts since 2000. She is involved in several collaborations including the Jane Ira Bloom Quartet, Priester’s Cue with the legendary Julian Priester, the Seattle Pianist Collective, as well as her own trio. Dawn has performed with such notables as Nancy King, Ingrid Jensen, Hadley Caliman, John Clayton, Mercer Ellington, Mark Dresser, and Pharoah Sanders.

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NEA Jazz Masters Live is a program of the National Endowment for the Arts in partnership with Arts Midwest that celebrates the living legends who have made an exceptional contribution to the advancement of jazz.

JOHN CLAYTON – BASS, ARTISTIC DIRECTOR The former principal bassist with the Amsterdam Philharmonic Orchestra, John Clayton was also Artistic Director of Jazz for the Los Angeles Philharmonic, toured and recorded with Monty Alexander, and spent two years with the Count Basie Orchestra. It started at age 16 when the young Clayton began his studies with Ray Brown. His impressive resume includes performances and recordings with Diana Krall, Milt Jackson, Whitney Houston, McCoy Tyner, Ella Fitzgerald, Yo Yo Ma, and many others. John has been recognized with a Grammy award and seven nominations; he is a passionate jazz educator who shares his artistry and wisdom at workshops and music clinics around the world. Visit www.johnclaytonjazz.com.

The Centrum Faculty All-Star Big Band Bill Holman, director; John Clayton, guest director; Paquito D’Rivera, clarinet soloist; Mark Taylor, alto I; Bill Ramsey, alto II; Pete Christlieb, tenor I; Travis Ranney, tenor II; Gary Smulyan, bari sax; Brad Allison, trumpet; Terell Stafford, trumpet; Jay Thomas, trumpet; Thomas Marriott, trumpet; Jim Sisko, trumpet; Gary Shutes, trombone; Dan Marcus, trombone; David Marriott, trombone; Greg Schroeder, bass trombone; Bruce Forman, guitar; Randy Halberstadt, piano; Doug Miller, bass; Jeff Hamilton, drums

Biographies (alphabetical order)

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jazz Biographies cont. DEE DANIELS - VOICE Dee Daniels’ musical career is as varied as her four-octave vocal range is thrilling. Her vocal style was born in her stepfather’s church choir in Oakland, CA, refined through the R&B era, polished during a five-year stay in the Netherlands and Belgium, and brought to full fruition upon her return to North America. She has performed and recorded with Toots Thielemans, Houston Person, Clark Terry, Lionel Hampton, Ed Thigpen, Monty Alexander, John Clayton, Hank Jones, and Russell Malone, to mention a few. In 2001, she established the Dee Daniels Jazz Vocal Scholarship at the Capilano College in North Vancouver, B.C. QUINCY DAVIS - DRUMS Drummer Quincy Davis has performed with the likes of Wynton Marsalis, Frank Wess, Russell Malone, Jon Faddis, Stefon Harris, Roy Hargrove, Regina Carter, and many others. Davis has played in more than 10 different countries and in many well known venues, including the Village Vanguard and the Blue Note in New York City, the Jazz Showcase in Chicago, New Morning Jazz Club in Paris, and the Jazz Bakery in Yoshi, Japan. CHUCK DEARDORF - BASS Chuck Deardorf has recorded and toured internationally with Bud Shank, Don Lanphere, George Cables, Kenny Barron, Winard Harper, and Larry Coryell. As the first call bassist in Seattle, Chuck has performed with Chet Baker, Zoot Sims, Monty Alexander, Kenny Burrell, Marian McPartland, Mel Lewis, Pete Christlieb, Joe Williams, Joe LaBarbara, and Tal Farlow. Chuck currently performs with the Jovino Santos Neto Quarteto, and the Bill Ramsay Big Band, among others. PAQUITO D’RIVERA - CLARINET/SAX Nine-time Grammy winner Paquito D’Rivera is celebrated both for his artistry in jazz and his achievements as a classical composer. His numerous recordings include more than 30 solo albums. In 1988, he was a founding member of the United Nation Orchestra, a 15-piece ensemble organized by Dizzy Gillespie to showcase the fusion of Latin and Caribbean influences with jazz. He is a recipient of the NEA Jazz Masters Award and the National Medal of the Arts, as well as the Living Jazz Legend Award from the Kennedy Center. BRUCE FORMAN - GUITAR Bruce Forman has been featured as leader and sideman at many of the most prestigious festivals and concert venues throughout the world. His has recorded and performed with Bobby Hutcherson, Ray Brown, Freddie Hubbard, Joe Henderson, Barney Kessel, Roger Kellaway, Richie Cole, and countless others.

JOEL FRAHM – TENOR SAX If you’ve spent time in the New York jazz scene during the last two decades, you have undoubtedly heard about the exceptional saxophonist Joel Frahm. His past recordings have been universally acclaimed and his live performances breathtaking. On his new CD, “We Used to Dance,” he has come into his own as one of the most important saxophonists of his generation. Surrounded by Stan Getz’s legendary rhythm section - Kenny Barron, Rufus Reid and Victor Lewis - Frahm makes this recording a true “coming out party” for his maturing artistry. PAUL GABRIELSON - BASS Bassist Paul Gabrielson has been the bassist for the Marc Seales Trio, and has recorded with Jay Thomas Quartet, the Steve Korn Group, Thomas and Dave Marriott, Greg Williamson and the Pony Boy Records team. In addition to performing and teaching, Paul is the bassist with the legendary folk group the Kingston Trio. ALVESTER GARNETT - DRUMS Joy and spirited musical communication are what characterize the artistry of Alvester Garnett’s drumming. Singers such as the living legend Abbey Lincoln, and instrumentalists Wynton Marsalis, James Carter, Regina Carter, and Cyrus Chestnut have all called on Alvester for the energy and fire that he brings to the bandstand. BENNY GREEN - PIANO

Benny Green started classical piano lessons at the age of seven. He moved to New York in the 1980s, and began performing with Art Blakey and the Jazz Messengers, and eventually Freddie Hubbard’s quintet. In 1993, Oscar Peterson chose Benny as the first recipient of the City of Toronto’s Glen Gould International Protégé Prize in Music. That year, Green joined the Ray Brown Trio, and worked with the veteran bass player until 1997. From then on Benny has resumed his freelance career, led his own trios, and concentrated on his solo performances. RANDY HALBERSTADT - PIANO Randy Halberstadt has been a major figure on the Pacific Northwest jazz scene for many years. In addition to leading his own trio and producing his own recordings, he has performed with Herb Ellis, Slide Hampton, Pete Christlieb, Bobby Shew, Joe LaBarbera, Lanny Morgan, John Stowell, David Friesen, Kim Richmond, Don Lanphere, Jiggs Whigham, Gary Smulyan, Mel Brown, and many others.

JEFF HAMILTON - DRUMS Jeff Hamilton grew up listening to his parent’s big band records, and at the age of eight began playing drums along with Oscar Peterson records. In 1974, he got his first big break playing with the New Tommy Dorsey Orchestra. He played in Lionel Hampton’s Band until 1975 when he, along with bassist John Clayton, became members of the Monty Alexander Trio. Jeff is co-founder of the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra, and has been on nearly 200 recordings with artists such as Natalie Cole, Diana Krall, Milt Jackson, Barbara Streisand, Mel Torme, Dr. John, Clark Terry, Gene Harris, Keely Smith, Bill Holman, Herb Ellis, and Mark Murphy. JOHN HANSEN - PIANO Pianist John Hansen has performed and recorded with many of the Northwest’s award-winning bands including the Jay Thomas Quartet, Jim Knapp Orchestra, Kelley Johnson, and the Bill Ramsay-Milt Kleeb Band with Pete Christlieb. He has been invited to perform with the Seattle Symphony, Rick Margitza, Randy Brecker, Ingrid Jensen, Ernestine Anderson, the Woody Herman Orchestra, Bud Shank, Bobby Shew, David ‘Fathead’ Newman, and more. STEFON HARRIS - MALLETS Stefon Harris is a recipient of the prestigious Martin E. Segal Award from Lincoln Center and has earned three consecutive Grammy nominations including Best Jazz Album. He has been voted Best Mallet player by Jazz Times Critics Poll and by the Jazz Journalist Association, Debut Artist of the Year by Jazz Times, Chicago Tribune’s Debut of the Year, and DownBeat’s Critics Poll Winner for Vibraphone and Rising Star. TAMIR HENDELMAN - PIANO Tamir Hendelman studied composition at the Tanglewood Institute, and has since performed with Teddy Edwards, Harry Allen, Phil Upchurch, Rickey Woodard, and Sandra Booker. His accomplishments include awards from ASCAP and the National Foundation for Advancement in the Arts. He serves as musical director for the Lovewell Institute for Creative Arts, and as a clinician for the Thelonius Monk Institute. GARY HOBBS - DRUMS Gary Hobbs has played professionally for over 3 decades and appears on more than 50 recordings. Gary played with the Stan Kenton Orchestra from 1975 through 1977, and through the years has performed with Randy Brecker, Pete Christlieb, the New York Voices, and many more. More recently, Gary has shared the stage with Bud Shank, Randy Brecker, David Freisen, Bobby Shew, the Woody Herman Orchestra, and Terry Gibbs.

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Jazz Port Townsend tickets by phone: 800-746-1982 Become a member at Centrum. Visit www.centrum.org or call 360-385-3102.

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jazz Biographies cont. BILL HOLMAN - ARRANGING NEA Jazz Master Bill Holman is widely recognized as a true living legend of jazz. His roots as tenor saxophonist, composer and arranger extend as far back as 1949, but he is perhaps most revered today for ushering the genre of big band music into the 21st century. His 16-piece ensemble, the Bill Holman Band, has been performing and recording continually since 1975. Three-time Grammy winner Holman also loves teaching and has conducted clinics and workshops throughout his career. Since 2000, the Bill Holman Collection of scores and memorabilia has been housed at the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. MATT JORGENSEN - DRUMS Versatile drummer Matt Jorgensen has recorded four albums with his group Matt Jorgensen +451, and has toured extensively. As a sideman he is frequently called on by Peter Bernstein, Eric Alexander, Bill Mays, Vincent Herring, George Colligan, Reggie Workman, Tim Ries, Chuck Leavell and others. CHUCK KISTLER - BASS

Chuck Kistler is a graduate of the Berklee College of Music, where he studied with Garrison Fewell, Mitch Haupers, Matt Glaser and Phil Wilson. Chuck has played with Ernestine Anderson, Floyd Standifer, Don Lanphere, Clarence Acox, Thomas Marriott and John Stowell, among others. He is currently a member of the Jay Thomas Quartet.

CHRISTOPH LUTY - BASS Bassist Christoph Luty is known for his big, natural sound, melodic bass lines and solos, and articulate arco playing. He is presently a member of the Jeff Hamilton Trio, which performs concerts, club dates and workshops nationally and internationally. As the longtime bassist of the Clayton-Hamilton Jazz Orchestra he has collaborated on concerts with artists such as Oscar Peterson, Ray Brown, Diana Krall, Clark Terry, Dave Brubeck, and Shirley Horn, and has recorded with the likes of Milt Jackson, John Pizzarelli, Diana Krall and others.

KELBY MACNAYR - DRUMS Kelby MacNayr performs jazz, classical, and new music; and has collaborated with many acclaimed artists including Anne Schaefer, pop group Elephant Island, N.Y. pianist Misha Piatigorsky, composer and pianist Marianne Trudel, Christine Jensen, Chuck Deardorf, Ian McDougall, Chet Doxas and many others. THOMAS MARRIOTT - TRUMPET Seven-time Golden Ear award winner Thomas Marriott is a skilled instrumentalist, composer and producer. After winning the prestigious Carmine Caruso Jazz Trumpet Competition in 1999, Marriott headed east to New York where he gained acclaim through his work with Maynard Ferguson’s Big Bop Nouveau band, Rosemary Clooney, the Tito Puente Orchestra, Les Brown and the Band of Renown, Kenny Kirkland, Charlie Hunter, and many others. DOUG MILLER - BASS

JOE SANDERS - BASS

MARC SEALES - PIANO

Thanks to the following Jazz Port Townsend sponsors: Allstate; The Welland Family Trust; Washington State Arts Commission; JazzTimes Magazine; KPLU 88.5 FM; Hammond Ashley Violins; Crossroads Music; Ted Brown Music Company; Harris, Mericle & Wakayama, PLLC; MRD Subway Group; Young’s Columbia Distributing; Port Townsend Brewing Company; Kitsap Bank; Northwest Maritime Center; D’Addario Music Foundation; Mystery Bay Shipping Company

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Bassist Doug Miller has toured with the Count Basie Orchestra, the Ellington Orchestra, and Ernestine Anderson. He has performed with Mel Lewis, James Moody, George Cables, Pete Christlieb, Don Sickler, Julian Priester, Karrin Allyson, Bobby Porcelli, Bobby Shew, Jim Rotondi and many other jazz greats. Doug has also performed in concert with trumpeter Allen Vizzutti in a mixture of composed music as well as jazz standards. Joe Sanders has played, recorded, and toured with many great musicians, including Ravi Coltrane, Herbie Hancock, Jimmy Heath, Wayne Shorter, Dave Brubeck, Mulgrew Miller, Geri Allen, Jeff Watts, Karriem Riggins, Nicholas Payton, Roy Hargrove, Gerald Clayton, Geoffery Keezer, Lionel Loueke, Aaron Parks, Chris Potter, Ambrose Akinmusire, Christian Scott, and Taylor Eigsti. A noted pianist, composer and leading figure in the Northwest jazz scene, Marc Seales has shared the stage with many of the great players of the last two decades, including Joe Henderson, Art Pepper, Benny Carter, Mark Murphy, and Bobby Hutcherson. With the late Don Lanphere he performed in such places as London, Japan, the Hague in the Netherlands, and the North Sea Jazz Festival.

GARY SMULYAN - BARI SAX Gary Smulyan is a four-time winner of the DownBeat Readers Poll, and a five-time Grammy award winner for his work with B.B. King, Lovano, Holland and the Vanguard Jazz Orchestra. He attended SUNY-Potsdam and Hofstra University before joining Woody Herman’s Young Thundering Herd in 1978. He also found work with other important large ensembles including the Mingus Epitaph band, and the Smithsonian Jazz Masterworks Orchestra. TERELL STAFFORD - TRUMPET Terell Stafford picked up his first trumpet at the age of thirteen, and even though he was drawn to jazz, initially studied classical music. Stafford has performed with groups such as Benny Golson’s sextet, McCoy Tyner’s sextet, the Jimmy Heath Big Band, and the Jon Faddis Orchestra. Currently he is a member of the Grammy award winning Vanguard Jazz Orchestra, as well as a member of the Grammy-nominated Clayton Brothers Quintet and the Frank Wess Quintet. Stafford has recorded six albums as a leader, and as a sideman has been featured on more than 90 recordings. MARK TAYLOR – ALTO SAX Mark Taylor was honored as NW Jazz Instrumentalist of 2008 by Earshot Jazz Magazine, and performs and records extensively with such diverse and award-winning groups as the Jim Knapp Orchestra, Thomas Marriott, Wayne Horvitz, the Seattle Repertory Jazz Orchestra, and the Randy Halberstadt Quintet. JAY THOMAS - TRUMPET

Jay Thomas is a versatile multiinstrumentalist, and can be heard on more than 60 recordings that run the gamut from hip-hop to acid-jazz, rock, Latin, and big band. Jay has appeared in concert with Mel Lewis, John Clayton and Jeff Hamilton, Maria Schneider, Bill Holman, Bob Florence and Frank Wess. BYRON VANNOY - DRUMS Byron Vannoy has performed and recorded with many internationally known musicians such as Julian Priester, Herbie Hancock, Randy Brecker, Jovino Santos Neto, Tom Scott, Wayne Horvitz, Ron Carter, Ernestine Anderson, and Hadley Caliman. Recently emerging as a bandleader and composer, Byron’s debut recording received the 2008 Golden Ear Award for Recording of the Year.

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GREG WILLIAMSON - DRUMS Drummer, percussionist, and composer Greg Williamson has toured with Woody Herman, the Glenn Miller Orchestra, and Harry James among others. A veteran of more than 30 albums, he toured for several years with Steve Allen and Tonight Show Live with legendary pianist Paul Smith, and has performed with Seattle’s Ernestine Anderson since 1991, acting in later years as her musical director.

TOM WAKELING - BASS

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FRIDAY, JULY 29 • 10 PM - 1 AM The Public House Jeff Clayton, alto sax; Joel Frahm, tenor sax; Terell Stafford, trumpet; Benny Green, piano; Joe Sanders, bass; Alvester Garnett, drums The Upstage George Cables, piano; John Clayton, bass; Matt Wilson, drums Castle Key Bruce Forman, guitar; John Hansen, piano; Chuck Deardorf, bass; Quincy Davis, drums The Rose Theatre Gary Smulyan, baritone sax; Jiggs Whigham, trombone; Gerald Clayton, piano; Chuck Kistler, bass; Clarence Acox, drums

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SATURDAY, JULY 30 • 10 PM - 1 AM The Public House Pete Christlieb, tenor sax; Gary Smulyan, baritone sax; Randy Halberstadt, piano; Chuck Kistler, bass; Greg Williamson, drums The Upstage George Cables, piano; Chuck Deardorf, bass; Alvester Garnett, drums Castle Key Dan Balmer, guitar; Tamir Hendelman, piano; Tom Wakeling, bass; Byron Vannoy, drums The Rose Theatre Jeff Clayton, alto sax; Jay Thomas, trumpet; Dawn Clement, piano; Joe Sanders, bass; Quincy Davis, drums Undertown Mark Taylor, alto sax; Thomas Marriott, trumpet; Marc Seales, piano; Paul Gabrielson, bass; Matt Jorgensen, drums Northwest Maritime Center BuJazzO Youth Jazz Orchestra of the Federal Republic of Germany; Monterey Jazz Festival’s Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Key City Playhouse Jazz Port Townsend Vocal Workshop Participants, with John Hansen, piano; Doug Miller, bass; Kelby MacNayr, drums

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The Public House Jeff Clayton, alto sax; Jay Thomas, trumpet Dan Balmer, guitar; Benny Green, piano; Christoph Luty, bass; Matt Wilson, drums The Upstage Joel Frahm, tenor sax; Gary Smulyan, baritone sax; Bruce Forman, guitar; Tamir Hendelman, piano; Doug Miller, bass; Alvester Garnett, drums Northwest Maritime Center Jazz Port Townsend Workshop Participant Combos

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JIGGS WHIGHAM - TROMBONE Jiggs Whigham first came to the attention of critics and fans at age 17 as featured soloist and first trombonist with the Glenn Miller Orchestra, directed by Ray McKinley. In 1979 he was named Professor and Head of the Jazz Department at Cologne University College of Music. From 1995-2000 he was chief conductor and artistic director of the Berlin Radio Orchestra. He is currently a soloist and clinician worldwide, conductor of the BBC Big Band in Great Britain, artistic director of the Berlin Jazz Orchestra and visiting Professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.

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Tom Wakeling has put his bass to work for Arturo Sandoval, Lee Konitz, Mel Torme, James Moody, Herb Ellis, Mose Allison, Charlie Rouse, Houston Person, Ernie Watts, Carl Fontana, Herb Geller, Della Reese, Red Skelton, Rich Little, Mickey Rooney, the Fifth Dimension, and many others. An experienced and dynamic educator, Tom has served as a guest artist at the Stanford University Jazz Workshop, University of Nevada, University of British Columbia, and the Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival.

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Brooklyn native Charenée Wade began singing at the age of 12. She was accepted into Betty Carter’s Jazz Ahead Program and performed her original music at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. She returned to the Kennedy Center for the 2004 Thelonious Monk Competition, where she placed fourth in the finals. In 2006, she was 1st Runner-Up in the Jazzmobile Vocal Competition. Most recently, she served as a judge at the Jazzmobile Vocal Competition alongside Dr. Billy Taylor and Grady Tate.

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Jazz Port Townsend’s FREE Friday Workshop “Blowout” Friday, July 29, 9 AM - 4 PM

Centrum’s 4th annual Friday Workshop Blowout at Jazz Port Townsend is your opportunity to experience one of the nation’s longest running and most respected jazz festivals – from the inside! On Friday, July 29, Jazz Port Townsend will open its doors to the public to join in a workshop, witness rehearsals and master classes, and learn from

Schedule (Note: The following are workshops and clinics, not performances.) 9:00 AM – 11:30 PM The Creative Process #1 This will be the first ever rehearsal of two works commissioned by Centrum for Jazz Port Townsend 2011. The first is a piece by NEA Jazz Master Bill Holman, with fellow Jazz Master Paquito D’Rivera as featured clarinet soloist. The second is by Artistic Director John Clayton, written in honor of Centrum’s Founding Director, Joe Wheeler. You’ll have the rare opportunity to witness notes on a page being transformed into music for the first time. McCurdy Pavilion 9:30 AM -10:45 AM Nuance and Subtlety in the Art of Jazz Phrasing Vocalist Sunny Wilkinson will discuss and demonstrate how a veteran singer coaxes the most out of a song. Building 204 #20 Bass Summit Chuck Deardorf, Christoph Luty and Joe Sanders. Master class and discussion. Building 204 #10

some of the most celebrated jazz artists in America. Plus, listen to the German youth jazz orchestra, BuJazzO, with director Jiggs Whigham, and the Monterey Jazz Festival’s 2011 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, led by Paul Contos. Jazz Port Townsend’s Friday Workshop Blowout is open to the public FREE of charge.

1:30 PM - 4:00 PM The Creative Process #2 This will be just the second rehearsal of two works commissioned by Centrum for this year’s Jazz Port Townsend. The first is a piece by NEA Jazz Master Bill Holman, with Paquito D’Rivera as featured clarinet soloist. The second is by John Clayton, written in honor of Centrum’s Founding Director, Joe Wheeler. You’ll have the rare opportunity to witness notes on a page being transformed into music for the first time. Building 204 #10 2:45 PM – 4:00 PM Monterey Jazz Festival’s 2011 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra Performance This all-star big band of jazz students under the auspices of the Monterey Jazz Festival performs as part of their West Coast tour. Directed by Paul Contos. Wheeler Theater

2:45 PM – 4:00 PM Jazz in Europe American trombonist Jiggs Whigham has spent much of his career teaching in Germany’s leading music conservatories and leading professional bands. Dr. Peter Ortmann of BuJazzO and the German Music Council is a leading figure in jazz education in Europe. Artistic Director John Clayton lived and worked in Holland for several years and continues to teach regularly throughout Europe. Together they’ll offer insights not often available to American audiences into the state of jazz in Europe. Schoolhouse N Drum Summit Matt Wilson, Alvester Garnett, Clarence Acox, Kelby MacNayr and Byron Vannoy. Master class and discussion. Schoolhouse D

Jazz Port Townsend tickets on the web at www.centrum.org

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM BuJazzO Performance Enjoy this big band of all-star jazz students from Germany as they kick off their U.S. tour. Directed By Jiggs Whigham. Wheeler Theater 12 Noon – 1:00 PM Workshop Participant Big Band Performance, outside at the Commons. Directed by Clarence Acox. 1:15 PM - 2:30 PM How to Listen Like a Musician Who is the drummer listening to? What kind of mood is the trumpet player in? Gerald Clayton will help you “open your ears” and identify as many details inside the music as possible. Wheeler Theater Saxophone Summit Jeff Clayton and Joel Frahm. Master class and discussion. Schoolhouse N

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Centrum is proud to welcome the Monterey Jazz Festival’s 2011 Next Generation Jazz Orchestra, and the BuJazzO Youth Orchestra to Jazz in the Clubs at Jazz Port Townsend. Created in 1971 as a part of the Monterey Jazz Festival’s continuing commitment to jazz education, and selected through an application process during the Next Generation Jazz Festival each spring, former members of the Orchestra Monterey Jazz Festival’s 2011 include pianists Benny Green Next Generation Jazz Orchestra and Patrice Rushen, bassist Larry Grenadier, drummer Chad Wackerman, saxophonists Joshua Redman, Donny McCaslin, Eric Marienthal, Dave Koz, trombonist Andy Martin, trumpeters Gilbert Castellanos, Ambrose Akinmusire, and big band leader Gordon Goodwin to name a few. In the past, the band has been under the leadership of Ladd McIntosh, Don Schamber, Benny Golson, Bill Berry, and many more. Now under the tutelage of Paul Contos, the renowned saxophonist and flautist who serves as the director of the Orchestra, the ensemble is dedicated to the study and performance of the most challenging big band Paul Contos literature available.

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Jazz Port Townsend Welcomes Youth Jazz Orchestras

The award-winning Bundesjazzorchester (BuJazzO), Germany’s Youth Jazz Orchestra, is led by Jiggs Whigham, and sponsors qualified and talented young jazz musicians in Germany. As an institution involved in the musical training of young people, it is unique BuJazzO in its kind worldwide. Young instrumentalists and singers can apply to join the BuJazzO, the musicians selected are then invited to audition. Successful candidates have the opportunity to develop their talent for a further period of two years up to a maximum age of 24. The BuJazzO, winner of the 1997 German Music Prize, and the 2009 Jazz Prize of West German Broadcasting Service, has given over 400 concerts, undertaken twenty international tours and produced numerous broadcast recordings. Jiggs Whigham

Enjoy some of Port Townsend’s finest catered fare, and the Centrum beer garden (for patrons 21 and older), during the Jazz Port Townsend Saturday concerts at McCurdy Pavilion. SATURDAY, JULY 30 1:30 PM

THE GERALD CLAYTON TRIO WITH GUEST JOEL FRAHM SUNNY WILKINSON AND GUESTS THE CENTRUM FACULTY ALL-STAR BIG BAND SATURDAY, JULY 30 7:30 PM

STEFON HARRIS AND FRIENDS “THE JPT 8-PIECE SEXTET”

Jazz Port Townsend tickets by phone: 800-746-1982 Become a member at Centrum. Visit www.centrum.org or call 360-385-3102.

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July 28 - 30

Barbeque and vegetarian options from Dos Okies, available for purchase at McCurdy Pavilion, on the lawn at Littlefield Green. Dos Okies features outstanding barbeque catering for private parties, weddings, and social events all over the Olympic Peninsula and beyond. Visit www.dosokiesbarbeque.com.

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Centrum Circle Centrum 2010 - 2011 Donors January 1, 2010 – June 9, 2011 THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE 2011 CENTRUM SUMMER SEASON POSSIBLE Founder $25,000 and more Paul G. Allen Family Foundation Amazon Author & Publisher Giving Fund Laura and Edmund W. Littlefield/ Sage Arts National Endowment for the Arts Office of the Sup’t. of Public Instruction Anne and Richard Schneider James and Nelly Tretter Washington State Arts Commission Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission Rick and Debbie Zajicek

Benefactor $10,000 - $24,999 Larry and Kathy Campbell Greater Tacoma Community Foundation Lucy Congdon Hanson and Charlie Hanson Helen P. Keeley Jesse and Dawn Mohrbacher Kenneth Snider Kirlin Charitable Foundation Renate Wheeler

Presenter $5,000 - $9,999 Allstate Insurance Company Anonymous (1) The Baker Foundation Gail Boulter-Burgler and Kevin Burgler Paul and Debbi Brainerd William Chapman SMFetter Cindy and Joe Finnie First Federal Savings & Loan Association Forest Foundation Kay and David Goetz Humanities Washington Jack and Carol MacElwee John A. MacElwee Cindy and Ken McBride Jim and Noreen McCarron The Richard F. McCurdy Family Jock and Sonchen Patton Libby and Nick Reid Ted and Erica Springstead The Welland Family Marsha and Sol Wiener

Leader $2,500 - $4,999 Konrad Alt Anonymous (1) Gigi Callaizakis and Steve Moore Chamber Music Society of Port Townsend Dave and Robin Ditzler Mark and Deborah Hamby Malcolm and Karen Harris Homer Smith Insurance, Inc. Elizabeth and Bill Jones Jerome L. Levine Cathy Jo and Joseph L. Linn Matt and Gretchen Loschen Carla Main and Brad West David and Helen Marriott Seattle Foundation Josh and Keely Stranahan Cindy and Harry Thayer WESTAF

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Sustainer $1,000 - $2,499 Steven and Nancy Alboucq Bob Alexander Django Amerson Paul and Joyce Anderson Anonymous (3) Harry and Merrily Applewhite Libby Atkins and Martha Trolin Baker, Overby and Moore Britt and Andrea Barrineau Joan P. Bateman Terry Bergeson Al and Megan Bergstein Ed Carpenter and Lauren Sheehan Michael and Gretchen Chesley Karen and Mark Clemens Herb and Kathe Cook Copper Canyon Press Leslie and Janet Cox D’Addario Foundation Paul and Elizabeth Dencker Robert and Janet Denhardt Jean P. Dunbar Stanton and Colleen Freidberg Garfield Jazz Foundation Linda Gerrard and Walter Parsons Goddard College Grandy Marble & Tile, Inc. Philip Hallin Leah Hammer Jefferson County Community Foundation Lynn and Keith Kessler Erich A. Koch Kristin Manwaring Insurance Jack and Bonnie Lambton Betsy and Larry Lee Joanna Loehr Catherine McCurdy Chatalas Microsoft MRD Subway Group Najwa Mroue Michael Peak PONCHO Port Townsend Arts Commission Port Townsend Hospitality Port Townsend Rotary Printery Communications Puget Sound Energy Foundation Rainier Investment Management, Inc. David Romtvedt and Margo Brown Richard Scherrer Coila Sheard Brent Shirley and Ruth Lytle Homer Smith, III Target Lorraine W. Vagner Carla Vander Ven Sandra Walker and Wesley Moore

Patron $500 - $999 Anonymous (4) Claudia Bach and Philip Smart Thatcher Bailey Charles Beauchamp and Janet Kennedy Sharon S. Black Steve Boyer Terrigal Burn Dianne E. Butler Carolyn Canfield Jennifer Carl and Sarah Grossman John and Judith Chiles Larry and Donna Coffey Janay Collins and Dave Loney William and Sue Conklin Dolph and Kelli Conrads Jim and Jeanne Costello David Daly Frank L. Dameron Mark Decker and Kathy Fleming Richard Delgado and Jean Stefancic Harry and Zoe Ann Dudley

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Betty M. Ederer Enclume Patricia Farmer Erik and Marnie Frederickson Jim and Kendra Golden David and Sally Gooding Philip and Robyn Grad Hammond Ashley Violins Harris, Mericle & Wakayama, PLLC Gwen Howard Gayle and William Kaune Dick Kint Kitsap Bank Kathryn Knapp Elizabeth and John Kuller Dimitri and Sharon Kuznetsov Michelle Lee and Dennis Ruffner Bill and Meredith Lowry Andy Mackie Foundation Charles MacNab and Ann Pougiales Chuck and Cynthia Madison Esther Louise Marzyck Susan Moffat John Morris and Karen Kaser Dean and Lynda Mueller Peter and Robyn Newland Stephen Nordine and Sue Reid Thomas and Francie Opstad Cynthia Osterman and Ron Kenworthy Alan and Barbara Pareira Peninsula Daily News Geralynn and Richard Rackowski Bill Ransom and Hali Ransom Rayonier Foundation Casey and Eric Reeter Bill Roggensack Thomas Scanlin Marcia and Donald Schwendiman Howard Slavin William and Anita Snell Rob Snow and Connie Baring-Gould Sport Townsend Susan Songer Ted Brown Music Company Don and Kay Thoreson Loni Tipton and Olivia Robinson Town & Country Markets, Inc. Undertown Coffee and Wine Bar Union Bank Foundation Jeri Vaughn and Kendall Moore Meredith and Peter Wagner Lars Watson Patti and Bill Wickline Crispin Wilhelm and Sundee Morris

Matching Gift Companies Allstate Foundation Bank of America Matching Boeing Gift Matching Program Chevron Matching Gift Program IBM Matching Grants Program Merck Partnership for Giving Microsoft Giving Campaign Prudential Foundation Matching Gifts Truist

Legacy Gifts Sharon S. Black Frank L. Dameron Jim and Carole Franklin Marvin Hoffert, MD and Mary Hoffert JoAnne Hughes Gary Kennedy Paul and Robin Lichter Joanna Loehr Jean and Keith Marzan George Randels Timothy and Kristen Spencer Don and Kay Thoreson The Welland Family Renate Wheeler Rick and Debbie Zajicek Wednesday, July 20, 2011


VOLUNTEERS AT CENTRUM 2011 EVENTS Betty Abersold Don Allen Kay Allen Jacqueline Andriesian Kate Barrett Lynne Bennett Cheryl Bentley Larry Berger Sandra Bird Sharon Black Earl Boroughf Iris Bracey Linda Brewster Molly Brooks Kathy Busic Mark Clark John Clemens Robert Cleveland Helen Cleveland Eva Coffin Nelson Cone Sharon Cone William Conklin Sue Conklin Laila Corbin Lee Corbin Raymond Crowther Mickey Davis Shannon Davis Julie Duke Kate Dwyer Barbara Dyer Fred Esson Deborah Estridge Kim Fairbanks Patricia Farmer Jim Fling Diane Forsmark Barbara Foster Carole Franklin Jane Franklin Lois Frisch Jeanie Glaspell Marsha Goldman Kay Harper William Hartnett Joan Hartnett Philip Herbert JoAnne Heron Doug Hill Leonard Hirshberg Carole Huelsberg Gary Ingersoll Julie Jaman Nadine Jonientz Sherry Kack Gerald Kania Sharon Kania David Kellum Kathleen Kenneweg John Kielas Vicki Kielas Fayette Krause Elaine Lachlan Don Landstra Oma Landstra Mitchell Lane Gloria Lanza Robere Le Huquet Monica Le Roux Robere LeHuquet Paula Lewis Janice Lewis Chris Loechel Bill Loechel Sue Long

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Gwen Lovett Gail Lucas Beth MacKey Emily Mandelbaum Donald Marseille Claudia Marseille Laura Martin Ellie Mathews Judy Maves-Klatt Joanie McCarthy Susan McClean Ron McCullough Ann McCullough Henry McInvale Jacque McInvale Sarah McMahan Rick McNicholas Cameron McPherson Roger McPherson Anne Metcalfe Bob Middelburg Carol Middelburg Charles Millard Irma Millard Debi Munro Hugh Murphy Joanne Murphy Jeanie Murphy Marian Nelson Nancy Newman Mary Jo Nichols Michael Nyby Kathleen Nyby Christine Ota Karen Page Norina Page Jamie Parker Linnea Patrick Isolde Perry Charlotte Petersen Martha Pfanschmidt Mary Pitts Maria Porter Fran Post MJ Pruitt Stewart Pugh Harvey Putterman Karen Putterman Angelyn Redstone Donna Regester Carrie Rice Sharman Richardson Glen Richardson Sally Robbins Marjorie Rogers Paul Rogland Trudy Rosenberg Toad Rosenow Franklin Rowe Una Salvatore Tica Sances Chuck Sances Dorthea Schelch Ray Schroff Nancesca Schroff Joseph Schum Nancy Schum Lesly Sheinbaum Dean Shinn Harriet Joan Small Mel Smith William Smothers David Sterritt Onnolee Stevens Dolores Stewart Christine Stubbs Janet Sweeney Terry Tennesen Virginia Thompson Nan Toby Tyrrell

Evelyn Vetere Martin Vetere Saundra Vinje Terry Wagner Solenne Walker Bob Walthers Alysha Waters Suzann Weiland Janet Welch Sharon Wenzler Robert Wenzler Richard Weston Ida Wingrove Don Wright Richard Wright Glen Young Carl Youngmann Rick Zajicek JoAnne Zeller Janneke Zevenbergen Richard Zinn Diana Zinn Patricia Zukas

DEVELOPMENT Karen Gose Clemens, Director of Development Mary Hilts, Development Manager

OPERATIONS

Lisa Werner, Director of Operations Hali Kalae Ransom, Operations Manager Ken Stuart, Technical Director

FINANCE

Lisa Johnson, Finance Manager Susan Randolph, Finance Associate

MARKETING & COMMUNICATIONS

Mark R. Livingston, Director of Marketing & Communications

PROGRAMS

ARTISTIC DIRECTORS

John Clayton, Jazz Port Townsend Corey Harris, Port Townsend Acoustic Blues Festival Suzy Thompson, Festival of American Fiddle Tunes Erin Belieu, Port Townsend Writers’ Conference Lucinda Carver, Chamber Music

ADMINISTRATION

John MacElwee, Executive Director Gigi Callaizakis, Director of Human Resources

Jordan Hartt, Director of Programs Peter McCracken, Fiddle Tunes/ Blues/Voice Works Gregg Miller, Jazz/Choro Martha Worthley, Young Artists

BOARD OF DIRECTORS Cindy Thayer, President Lucy Congdon Hanson, Vice-President Cynthia Stevens McBride, Secretary Aldryth O’Hara, Treasurer Terry Bergeson Al Bergstein Mark Decker Steve Fetter

Cindy Hill Finnie Leah Hammer Malcolm Harris Edmund W. Littlefield, Jr. David Marriott Dawn Mohrbacher Libby Reid E. Ted Springstead James Tretter

Centrum Crew Steve Arbuckle Stephen Killam Christopher Welcome Mitch Doty Blair Francis Bud Walters

SOUND CREW

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Centrum Board, Staff & Volunteers

Neville Pearsall, Synergy Sound, House Sound Rick Chinn, Uneeda Audio, Stage Sound

SUMMER STAFF

Kim Artiaga, Box Office Manager Vernie Colt, Administrative Assistant Ruby Fitch, Program Assistant Morgan Gilkeson, Intern Nathalie Johnson, Box Office Manager Jacqueline Mention, Volunteer Coordinator Eva Reich, Intern Caitlin Romtvedt, Intern Dave Sterritt, Program Assistant Joan Wenske, Program Assistant

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Jazz Port Townsend 2011 Program  

Official program for Centrum's 2011 Jazz Port Townsend festival, published by the Port Townsend & Jefferson County Leader.