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2016 ONLINE REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.
2016 Special Guest Artists: CHRIS POTTER, JIMMY COBB, RANDY BRECKER, DAVID LIEBMAN and CARL ALLEN!
PIANO IS CLOSED FOR BOTH WEEK-LONG SESSIONS
GUITAR IS CLOSED FOR ALL WORKSHOPS
WE STILL HAVE ROOM FOR ALL INSTRUMENTS IN ALL OTHER SESSIONS!
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A little warm-up before class.

A little warm-up before class.

While waiting for class to resume, students quickly decide to test their skills with an impromptu jam session. Don’t be afraid to jump in!
Ready for the big show.

Ready for the big show.

Students gather in the hall behind one of the main stages. On Friday, all of the student groups will perform on two stages. The opportunity to showcase what you’ve learned.
Students on stage.

Students on stage.

Doing what they do best, these two students are practicing for their jazz future. There is no better time to get started so don’t miss out on this opportunity.
Lynn Seaton plays with his students.

Lynn Seaton plays with his students.

Grammy winning bass player Lynn Seaton rehearses hands-on with his combo. There is no better way to teach than giving our students a genuine, hands-on experience.
Sharing Laughter

Sharing Laughter

Faculty members Andy Laverne (piano) and David Friesen (bass) enjoy a laugh in between classes. We bring together the most respected jazz educators every year.
Jam Session!

Jam Session!

Every night during the workshop, you can find a jam session. Grab your instrument and jump right in. Some of the faculty or staff may join you, or maybe Jamey himself!
Helping each other.

Helping each other.

During a break, participants gather to try their hand at some piano voicings. Our workshops are the best place to find others who are truly passionate about jazz!
Bobby Floyd encourages his combo.

Bobby Floyd encourages his combo.

Bobby Floyd assists his combo rehearsal during the Summer Jazz Workshop. Our workshops bring together all ages, and all abilities from all over the world!
Live Jazz during lunch.

Live Jazz during lunch.

Enjoy live jazz from our faculty during lunch. Here, Jennifer Barnes (voice) performs with David Liebman (sax), Fred Hamilton (guitar), and Jason Tiemann (drums).
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2016 Faculty Concert Schedule – Week “B”

CalendarJuly 11, 2016    |  Authorby Jason Lindsey    |  CommentsNo Comments

Sunday

Group 1
Jamey Aebersold
Pat Harbison
Tyrone Wheeler
Jonathan Higgins
Steve Allee

Group 2
Bobby Shew
Rick Simerly
Andy LaVerne
Dick Sisto
John Goldsby
Colby Inzer

Group 3
Jim Snidero
Corey Christiansen
Rufus Reid
Jason Tiemann

Monday

Group 1
Shelley Yoelin
Tim Coffman
Rich Armandi
Ansyn Banks
Zvonimir Tot
Steve Barnes

Group 2
Jim Ketch
Jack Wilkins
Sara Caswell
Todd Hildreth
Tyrone Wheeler
Colby Inzer

Group 3
Jim Rotondi
Steve Davis
Bobby Floyd
Dave Stryker
John Goldsby
Jason Tiemann

Tuesday

Group 1
David Kana
Jim Carroll
Mike Di Liddo
Bob Sinicrope
Jonathan Higgins

Group 2
All Piano Faculty
“My Foolish Heart”

Group 3
Chris Potter
Phil DeGreg
Andy LaVerne
Rufus Reid
John Goldsby
Carl Allen

Wednesday

Group 1
Dan Haerle
Tom Walsh
Corey Christiansen
Chris Fitzgerald
Steve Barnes

Group 2
Hunt Butler
Randy Salman
Craig Wagner
JB Dyas
Jonathan Higgins

Group 3
David Liebman
Steve Allee
Rufus Reid
Carl Allen

Thursday

Group 1
Dan Haerle
Mike Tracy
Sara Caswell
David Friesen
Colby Inzer

Group 2
Bobby Shew
Jamey Aebersold
Bobby Floyd (Organ)
Corey Christiansen
Steve Barnes

Group 3
Jim Rotondi
Jim Snidero
Steve Davis
Phil DeGreg
Dave Stryker
Tyrone Wheeler
Jason Tiemann

2016 Faculty Concert Schedule – Week “A”

CalendarJune 30, 2016    |  Authorby Jason Lindsey    |  CommentsNo Comments

Sunday

Group 1
Jamey Aebersold
Tyrone Wheeler
Jonathan Higgins
Steve Allee

Group 2
Bobby Shew
Rick Simerly
Andy LaVerne
Dick Sisto
John Goldsby
Jason Tiemann

Group 3
Eric Alexander
Jim Rotondi
Jim Snidero
Phil DeGreg
Rufus Reid
Colby Inzer

Monday

Group 1
Shelley Yoelin
Tim Coffman
Rich Armandi
Pat Harbison
Zvonimir Tot
Steve Barnes

Group 2
Jim Ketch
Jack Wilkins
Sara Caswell
Todd Hildreth
Tyrone Wheeler
Colby Inzer

Group 3
Randy Brecker
Steve Davis
Bobby Floyd
Dave Stryker
John Goldsby
Jason Tiemann

Tuesday

Group 1
David Kana
Jim Carroll
Anysn Banks
Mike Di Liddo
Bob Sinicrope
Jonathan Higgins

Group 2
All Piano Faculty:
“Soul Eyes”

Group 3
Randy Brecker
Rufus Reid
John Goldsby
Steve Allee
Phil DeGreg
Jimmy Cobb

Wednesday

Group 1
Dan Haerle
Tom Walsh
Corey Christiansen
Chris Fitzgerald
Steve Barnes

Group 2
Hunt Butler
Randy Salman
Craig Wagner
JB Dyas
Jonathan Higgins

Group 3
Eric Alexander
Jim Rotondi
Rufus Reid
Steve Allee
Jason Tiemann

Thursday

Group 1
Dan Haerle
Mike Tracy
Sara Caswell
David Friesen
Colby Inzer

Group 2
Bobby Shew
Jamey Aebersold
Bobby Floyd (Organ)
Corey Christiansen
Steve Barnes

Group 3
Jim Rotondi
Jim Snidero
Steve Davis
Andy LaVerne
Dave Stryker
Rufus Reid
Jason Tiemann

CHRIS POTTER – 2016 Special Guest

CalendarMay 25, 2016    |  Authorby Jason Lindsey    |  CommentsNo Comments

Chris Potter

Week “B” Special Guest, Chris Potter!

A world-class soloist, accomplished composer and formidable bandleader, saxophonist Chris Potter has emerged as a leading light of his generation. Down Beat called him “One of the most studied (and copied) saxophonists on the planet” while Jazz Times identified him as “a figure of international renown.” Jazz sax elder statesman David Liebman called him simply, “one of the best musicians around.”

JIMMY COBB – 2016 Special Guest

CalendarMay 18, 2016    |  Authorby Jason Lindsey    |  CommentsNo Comments

Jimmy Cobb

Week “A” Special Guest, Jimmy Cobb!

A Living Legend! Cobb’s most famous work is on Miles Davis’ Kind of Blue (1959), considered by many to be the quintessential jazz record. Cobb is the last surviving player from the session. He also played on other Davis albums, including Sketches of Spain, Someday My Prince Will Come, Miles Davis at Carnegie Hall, In Person Friday and Saturday Nights at the Blackhawk, Complete, and briefly on Porgy and Bess and Sorcerer.

He has worked extensively with a wide range of artists, including Dinah Washington, Pearl Bailey, Clark Terry, Cannonball Adderley, Dizzy Gillespie, John Coltrane, Sarah Vaughan, Billie Holiday, Wynton Kelly, Stan Getz, Wes Montgomery, Gil Evans, Miles Davis, Paul Chambers, Kenny Burrell, J. J. Johnson, Sonny Stitt, Nat Adderley, Hank Jones, Ron Carter, George Coleman, Fathead Newman, Geri Allen, Earl Bostic, Leo Parker, Charlie Rouse, Ernie Royal, Philly Joe Jones, Bobby Timmons, Walter Booker, Jerome Richardson, Keter Betts, Jimmy Cleveland, Sam Jones, Red Garland, Joe Henderson, Eddie Gómez, Bill Evans, Stefan Karlsson, Jeremy Steig, Richard Wyands, Peter Bernstein, Richie Cole, Nancy Wilson, Ricky Ford, and David Amram.

RANDY BRECKER – 2016 Special Guest

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Randy Brecker

Week “A” Special Guest – RANDY BRECKER

Mr. Brecker’s versatility in different musical genres has made him a sought-after player, equally accomplished in playing jazz, rock, and R&B. He has also worked as a studio player for many famous musicians. He has performed or recorded with Stanley Turrentine, Billy Cobham, Larry Coryell, Bruce Springsteen, Lou Reed, Sandip Burman, Charles Mingus, Blood, Sweat & Tears, Horace Silver, Frank Zappa, Parliament-Funkadelic, Chris Parker, Jaco Pastorius, Dire Straits, Todd Rundgren, Blue Öyster Cult, Richard Barone, Spyro Gyra, Barbara Dennerlein and many others.

DAVID LIEBMAN – 2016 Special Guest

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David Liebman

Week “B” Special Guest, David Liebman!

We are proud to announce that saxophone great, David Liebman will be visiting during the second week (session “B”) of our workshops! We were all very excited about last years visit and couldn’t be happier that he is joining this year.

Don’t miss out on your chance to study with Lieb! We are still taking registrations for all sessions. Register today!