The Baylor Project at Jazz Port Townsend

The Baylor Project, featuring Jean and Marcus Baylor made their Jazz Port Townsend debut this Summer and they were instant hits.  Singer Jean and drummer Marcus Baylor headed the group which included Stefon Harris, vibes, Taylor Eigsti, piano and Jon Hamar, bass. All were also members of the faculty from Centrum’s

French pianist Alex Monfort makes Seattle connections

How does a talented young jazz pianist find himself in the upper left corner of the United States? Well, it’s a funny story from both sides of the Atlantic. After writing a review of Alex Monfort’s impressive recent album Introspection, I sent him a note asking permission to use a photo