Vacation is almost over. Rested and rejuvenated, the Rifftides staff can’t wait to spring into action after they fly home.As they head back to their duties, the staff want to be sure that you’re up to date on listening opportunities, so they customized this announcement from Jim Wilke about his next presentation on Jazz Northwest.
Trumpet player Terell Stafford led an all-star quintet in concert at Centrum’s Jazz Port Townsend in July. The concert was recorded for radio and will air on Jazz Northwest on Sunday, August 12 at 2 PM Pacific Time on 88.5 KNKX. The music includes selections by the late trumpet icon Lee Morgan from Terell Stafford’s CD BrotherLee Love celebrating a Stafford influence, Lee Morgan. Tenor saxophonist Tim Warfield, who played on the CD, is also on this concert, with pianist Dawn Clement, John Clayton on bass, and drummer Billy Williams. Terell Stafford heads the Jazz department at Temple University and is a regular in the Vanguard Jazz Orchestras.
This concert is one in a series of seven performances recorded in McCurdy Pavilion during this Summer’s Jazz Port Townsend which are being broadcast on Jazz Northwest on KNKX. Next in the series will be drummer Jeff Hamilton’s Trio airing on Sunday August 19. The concerts were recorded and produced for KNKX by host Jim Wilke. After broadcast they are archived and may be streamed anytime at jazznw.org.