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Pianist Linda Dowdell and saxophone-clarinet man Craig Buhler are adding two more players tonight for their gig at Wine on the Waterfront, upstairs in The Landing mall, 115 E. Railroad Ave., Port Angeles.
Their new compatriots in jazz are “the brilliant Taylor Ackley on bass and drummer Terry Smith, the groove king,” Dowdell and Buhler say in their invitation.
The music, from Dave Brubeck standards to originals, will flow from
7:30 p.m. till about 10 p.m. at WoW, where all ages are welcome and there’s no cover charge.
Next Friday, April 19, a different wine bar will be filled with jazz piano and sax. Wind Rose Cellars, 143 W. Washington St., will host Buhler and Dowdell from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Admission is free, while snacks and beverages are for sale.
Buhler’s CD, “Ripples,” will be available at both venues.
For details, phone Wind Rose at 360-681-0690 or Wine on the Waterfront at 360-565-VINO (8466).
PORT TOWNSEND — Salsa Night returns to The Upstage this Sunday, with a rumba dance lesson at 5:30 p.m. and a beginning salsa class at 6:15 p.m.
Instructors Tom Fairhall and Jean Bettanny welcome everybody regardless of dance background, while experienced dancers are invited to come and help novices.
A $5 admission charge covers both lessons plus the open dancing afterward from 7 p.m. till 9 p.m. at The Upstage, 923 Washington St.
For more information about this monthly gathering, phone 360-385-6919.
Jazz singer on tap
PORT ANGELES — Jazz songbird Sarah Shea will fill the Next Door gastropub with her music this Sunday evening, and as always with the Sunday sets at the venue at 113 W. First St., there’s no cover charge.
Shea, along with her band Chez Jazz, offers her interpretations of standards such as “Summertime,” “Fever” and “Cry Me a River” from 5 p.m. till 7 p.m.
For details, phone Next Door at 360-504-2613.