October 5-7, 2018 marks the 15th annual Oregon Coast Jazz Party! Oregon Coast Council for the Arts celebrates 15 years with the party, which is held at the Newport Performing Arts Center in Newport. "Honoring Women in Jazz" is the theme of this year's event, to mark its 15th anniversary.
The Oregon Coast Jazz Party celebrates great live jazz – and the dedicated fans who love it – in the beautiful town of Newport, on the central Oregon coast. Expect multiple sets from renowned jazz stars, nightcap performances, and educational events during your stay.
Session 4: Specialty Sets
- 1:30 pm – Kerry Politzer's Bossa PDX Quintet: Kerry Politzer (p/v), Melissa Carroll (f), Ben Graves (g), Dylan Sundstrom (b), George Colligan (pc)
- 2:30 pm – Invite, Include, Inspire: Spotlight on Young Jazz Musicians
Serena Geroe (g), Helen Sung (p), Dylan Sundstrom (b)
- 3:20 pm - Taft High School Jazz Ensemble with special guests, directed by Mike Freel
$40 for adults, $35 for OCCA members, $38 for Lincoln County locals (with proof of residency), and $12 for students 20 & under (not including online ticket fees). Buy tickets online (look for the "Purchase Tickets" button above), at the PAC box office or by calling 541-265-ARTS (2787). Box office hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday (excepting holidays), and one hour prior to performance times.
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