Oct 1 - Oct 2, 2021


Newport Performing Arts Center

777 W. Olive Street, Newport, OR 97365


$35 - $60

(plus fees)

We missed you in 2020, but…
The Oregon Coast Jazz Party is BACK!

We are excited to not only welcome you back to the Party, but also to bring you a sizzling line-up of great Jazz artists – both familiar favorites and new! This will also be the first Party under the direction of famed jazz clarinetist and tenor saxophonist Ken Peplowski.

Come and join us on the Coast for this incredible weekend of LIVE Jazz!

Individual seats are now on sale:
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Session 1:
Friday, October 1st, 2021 at 7pm
(Pre-show talk 6:30pm)

Welcome show! Meet all the artists in feature spots plus a very special Friday-night-only performance by the legendary Houston Person Quartet.


Session 2:
Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 at 2pm
(Pre-show talk 1:30pm)

A Musical Potpourri: lots of one-off combinations of our artists in settings ranging from solos, duos, and a full jam session with everyone on board.


Session 3:
Saturday, October 2nd, 2021 at 7pm
(Pre-show talk 6:30pm)

Featuring one of the greatest alto saxophonists in jazz music, Charles McPherson and his quartet (an exclusive Saturday evening performance) plus feature sets by the MJ New Quartet with special guests, and lots of surprises from Ken, Glibert, Russell, Clairdee, Randy Porter, et al… you won’t want to miss any of these shows!


Artists performing at this year’s party:

Randy Porter – Piano
Charles McPherson – Alto Saxophone
Ingrid Jensen – Trumpet
Russell Malone – Guitar
Clairdee – Vocals
Houston Person – Tenor Saxophone
Jason Palmer – Drums
Katie Thiroux – Bass and Vocals
MJ New QuartetDarrell Grant (piano), Marcus Shelby (bass), Mike Horsfall (vibraphone), Todd Strait (drums)
Ken Peplowski – Clarinet and Saxophone

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Newport Performing Arts Center

777 W. Olive Street, Newport, OR 97365 - Get Directions