Plan to immerse yourself in five days of innovative, hands-on sessions led by professional jazz musicians and clinicians who will educate, challenge and inspire you!
Register on site for one day passes or the full week beginning July 6. On-line registration is closed. Download the full brochure here.
Special presentations this year include
Bobby Watson: Artist in Residence
Jane Bunnett and Larry Cramer: 33 years of Cuban Collaboration + Celebration
Mwata Bowden: Collective Improvisation
Maggie Brown: A Poet Sings- The Rhyme & Rhythm of Oscar Brown, Jr.
Geof Bradfield: The Roots of Jazz
Amy Mooney: Archibald Motley: Jazz Age Modernist
Willie Pickens, Gene Barge, George Freeman, Ari Brown and Howard Mandel Panel: A Conversation with Chicago Jazz History
Kimberly McCord: Learning to Truly Improvise: Teaching with Flexibility for Students with Disabilities
Jose Diaz and Richard Dunscomb present About that Jazz”, a curriculum that approaches jazz education in the aural tradition
Jazz Film Screenings curated by Floyd Webb
PLUS hands on clinics in improvisation, sax and woodwind, rhythm section and brass with Pat Malinger, Willie Pickens, Bobbi Wilsyn, Victor Garcia, Audrey Morrison, Jarrard Harris and Pharez Whitted