Pianist Lynne Arriale led her trio on opening night at Centrum’s Jazz Port Townsend. The concert was recorded last July atThe Upstage in Port Townsend and highlights will air on Jazz Northwest on KPLU 88-5 on Sunday November 4 at 1PM PST.

Lynne Arriale was well on her way to becoming a concert pianist when she discovered jazz and brought her considerable ability to jazz. She won the Great American Piano Competition in 1993 and was subsequently invited to join nine other pianists on the 100 Golden Fingers tour of Japan (including legendary pianists Hank Jones, Tommy Flanagan, Kenny Barron among others).

Since forming her own trio, Lynne Arriale has recorded ten CDs, made have many national “best of” lists and received frequent airplay on many jazz radio programs in the US and abroad. She’s as well-known in Europe and Japan and she is in the US.

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Jazz Northwest is recorded and produced by Jim Wilke exclusively for KPLU and is made possible by the Boeing Company.

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