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Oregon Coast Jazz Party 2017 Artist Roster!

I’d like to announce the Oregon Coast Jazz Party 2017 Artist Roster! Please join us in beautiful, oceanfront Newport for a weekend of jazz, featuring some of the most talented, engaging artists on the national jazz scene. Full schedule coming in June, and tickets go on sale July 1. More [ … click post title to read full story ]

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The 13th Annual Oregon Coast Jazz Party

The 13th Annual Oregon Coast Jazz Party is set for the first weekend of October, 2016. Every year, as Music Director, I try to create a jazz party experience that the artists and audiences both really enjoy. My goal is to put artists together that truly enjoy working together, and [ … click post title to read full story ]

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Flute Fusion

Mingle @ the Mingei – Sunday, May 8th @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm Music by Cole Porter, Jobim & premiering “Thelma Blue” by Mike Wofford Holly Hofmann & Beth Ross Buckley, flutes Mike Wofford, piano Duncan Moore, percussion Gunnar Biggs, double bass Jim Plank, vibes Classical meets Jazz – fusing [ … click post title to read full story ]

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Flutes and Piano at Mezzrow – March 22

Looking forward to being at Mezzrow in NYC next week. For everyone that remembers Bradley’s Jazz Club before it closed, Mezzrow recreates the Bradley’s experience of hearing jazz duos in a great listening room. We have always been grateful to have played in New York many times over the years [ … click post title to read full story ]

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JAZZ AT THE SEQUOIA ROOM

NORTH COAST BREWING CO. JAZZ AT THE SEQUOIA ROOM The Mike Wofford Trio Mike Wofford on piano, Jeff Hamilton on drums, Katie Thiroux on bass Special Guest Holly Hofmann on flute Saturday, December 12 One Show at 7:30 Purchase tickets for this event Pianist Mike Wofford provides an impossibly high standard that [ … click post title to read full story ]

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Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club

We’re taking the Alto Flute Band with John Clayton, Jeff Hamilton, Mike Wofford and myself to the beautiful Nocturne Jazz & Supper Club in downtown Denver on Nov. 28. Love to see some of our Colorado friends there ….

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Jazz in the Pines

One of the longest running summer jazz festivals is coming up in August and we’ll be performing a special program at the Festival, on Sunday, August 16. Join us and two of our good friends and great musicians, bassist John Clayton and drummer Jeff Hamilton when we return to one [ … click post title to read full story ]

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A Note from Holly Hofmann and Mike Wofford

We are always impressed with jazz legends who are not just great artists but who have also invested their time in helping young people study jazz and grow as players. James Moody was one of those iconic individuals, and we are again contributing our time this month to help support [ … click post title to read full story ]