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Panama Hotel Jazz Comes to Bainbridge Island

The Steve Griggs Ensemble adds free performances of Panama Hotel Jazz at the Bainbridge Island Museum of Art (550 Winslow Way E, Bainbridge Island). Come hear the program at 2pm on March 27, April 10, May 15, and June 12.

Panama Hotel Jazz in Tacoma Oct 13

Classical Tuesdays in Old Town will host Panama Hotel Jazz 7pm Tuesday, October 13 at Slavonian Hall (2306 N. 30th Street, Tacoma, WA). Free and open to the public. This will be our 28th performance of the program!

Look who was at the Panama Hotel this week

"Hotel on the Corner of Bitter and Sweet" author Jamie Ford, Fund Development Manager for Japanese American Citizens League Toshiko Hasagawa, and Panama Hotel proprieter Jan Johnson.

4Culture Supports Performances

4Culture awarded a grant to extend performances of Panama Hotel Jazz. This support provides matching funds for the National Park Service grant so monthly performances at the Panama Hotel are free to the public.

Panama Hotel Film

A film about the Panama Hotel is in the works. Watch a preview at

Panama Hotel Jazz CD in second pressing

All 300 of the first pressing for Panama Hotel Jazz have sold out. New disks are on their way. Thanks to all who got a copy of the first batch! You can order copies at