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IAJE 2005 Conference Schedule

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Thursday
Friday
Saturday


Special Locations
Volunteer/Personnel Office: Long Beach Convention Center Room 203C
Silent Auction: Long Beach Convention Center Main Floor, South Lobby
Press/Media: Long Beach Convention Center Room 203B
IAJE Education Department Office: Terrace Theater Seaside Level 305
Backline Production: Long Beach Convention Center Room 104B
AAJC Hospitality Room: Terrace Theater Seaside Level 306A




WEDNESDAY, JANUARY 5





Conference Registration
10:00 a.m - 10:00 p.m.
Long Beach Convention Center Promenade Lobby

IAJE Preconference - Membership Forum
Hyatt Regency Hotel



1:00 p.m. Opening General Session
David Baker, David Caffey, Chuck Owen, Bill McFarlin
Location: Hyatt Regency Ballroom



1:35 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Breakout Sessions

  • Getting to Know Your IAJE Resource Team
    Chuck Owens, Paul Read
  • IAJE Education, Outreach & Publication Programs
    Greg Carroll, Sandy Nelson, Les Sabina
  • Jazz Advocacy Tools
    Laura Johnson, Suzan Jenkins, John Hasse
  • Maiden Voyage - First Timers in Long Beach!
    Lou Fischer, Rick Lawn, Ian Darrington<
  • Networking with the IAJE Board
    David Caffey, David Baker, Mary Jo Papich, Brian Copping



2:20 - 3:00 p.m.
Breakout sessions repeated



3:10 - 3:55 p.m.
Region/Section Breakouts
Lou Fischer, Art Martin, Paul Read, Ian Darrington, Brian Copping, Dick Dunscomb, Regional Coordinators
Location: Hyatt Regency Ballroom

4:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Closing Session
Mary Jo Papich & David Caffey


Location: Hyatt Regency Ballroom



5th Annual Gala
5:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Seaside Foyer & Ballroom, Terrace Theatre



Advance reservations required; no tickets are avialable at the door.
See
IAJE GALA for more information.





7:00 p.m.
Performance: Bill Watrous Big Band Presiding: Herb Wong, IAJE Resource Team Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.





Evening Concerts
Terrace Theater
8:00 p.m.

See photos at Evening Concerts.

Thelonious Monk Institute Ensemble with Herbie HancockThelonious Monk Institute, Washington, DC. Program Director: Daniel Seeff. Guest Artist: Herbie Hancock. Dontae Winslow, trumpet; Gilad Ronen, sax; Arpad Olah, piano; Alan Hampton, bass; James Alsanders, drums; James Westfall, vibes.



Antonio Carlos Jobim Tribute. Flora Purim, vocals; Oscar Castro-Neves, musical director, guitar; Dori Caymmi, vocals, guitar; Charlie Bisharat, violin; Dave Liebman, saxophones; John Pizzarelli, guitar, vocals; Airto, percussion; Antonio Adolfo, piano; Brian Bromberg, bass; Alex Acuna, drums.



Poncho Sanchez Latin Jazz Band. Poncho Sanchez, congas; Serafin Aguilar, trumpet; Javier Vergara, sax; David Urquldi, bari sax; Francisco Trores, trombone; George Ortiz, timbales; Sal Vasquez, bongo; David Torres, piano; Tony Banda, bass.



11:00 p.m.
Clayton Brothers Quintet. Terell Stafford, trumpet; Jeff Clayton, sax; Gerald Clayton, piano; John Clayton, bass; Obed Calvaire, drums. Presiding: David Baker, IAJE Executive Board Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.



12:30am
Geri Allen Trio featuring Billy Hart with Special Guest Mary Stallings. Geri Allen, piano; Billy Hart, drums; Mary Stallings, vocals; Roger Rubien, bass. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.





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THURSDAY, JANUARY 6





Conference Registration
8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.
Long Beach Convention Center Promenade Lobby




8:00 a.m.
Meeting: IAJE Canada. Location: Renaissance Hotel Board Room 1



9:00 a.m.



Clinic: Connecting with Kids: Getting Children to Swing, Designing Developmentally Appropriate Jazz Activities. This session will focus on strategies musicians can use to adapt content and music for elementary school children, such as, using visuals, movement, singing, playing un-pitched percussion and Orff instruments, and other resources to help connect students with jazz. The session will be directed towards professional musicians but teachers will also benefit from ideas they can use to help musicians become more effective in school concerts and workshops. Clinician: Kimberly McCord. Presiding: Greg Carroll, IAJE Director of Education. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 201.



Panel: Social Services and Jazz: How to Take Care of Yourself on the Road and Home. Professionals in the field discuss the health and well-being of jazz artists. What steps can be taken by individuals to live longer, often without medical benefits? And what can jazz organizations do to preserve its greatest resources, the musicians who make the music? Moderator: Suzan Jenkins, JAI. Panelists: Chanda Rankin, Music Cares; Dorthaan Kirk, WBGO; Frank Forte, Englewood Hospital; Vanessa Rubin. Presiding: JAI Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



Clinic: Using Reason to Teach Improvisation Skills: Making Phrases out of Chords and Scales. Many students have difficulty making the leap from playing scales and arpeggios to creating musical lines in their improvisations. This presentation shows how students can use sequencing software such as Reason to apply theory skills in creating melodic phrases over different harmonic-progressions. Clinician: James Garrison. Presiding: George Hess, IAJE Resource Team Location: Terrace, Seaside 302.



10:00 a.m.
Meeting: Jazz Radio Workshop. Location: Terrace 308AB.





Clinic/Performance: Connecting With Kids: LIVE Concert For Elementary Students - Grades 1-6. California-based professional jazz combo JazzAmerica, led by Ann Patterson, will present an interactive concert for elementary school students. This session will demonstrate how children respond to specific “kid friendly" performance activities such as use of visuals, movement, singing, playing rhythm and mallet instruments, and other resources to help them connect with jazz. JazzAmerica will demonstrate what jazz is and how musicians use the basic elements of music to create it. The performance will also introduce students to the primary figures and major styles in the history of jazz. This session is the second of four related sessions for professional musicians, teachers and students and is sponsored by the IAJE Artist Outreach Network. Clinician: Ann Patterson. JazzAmerica personnel: Ann Patterson, saxophone; Willie Murillo, trumpet; Gerry Schroeder, piano; Karl Vincent, bass; Dean Koba, drums. Presiding: Greg Carroll, IAJE Director of Education. Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



Clinic: Jazz Transcription for Strings: Unlock the Lessons in Your Record Library. This session will cover a step-by-step demonstration of jazz transcription, especially for strings. String players and educators at all levels will learn who, what and how to transcribe, locking into nuances of jazz phrasing, articulation, rhythm, and expression. Get the keys to this pedagogical powerhouse and unlock the lessons in your record library! Clinician: Tanya Kalmanovitch. Presiding: Renatta Bratt, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 101.



Clinic: The Jazz Choir: Dynamic Charts and Rehearsal Techniques. With participation of educators in attendance, all styles of vocal jazz blues, ballads, be-bop, Latin, jazz waltz, and swing will be presented with emphasis on effective rehearsal techniques and good programming. Clinicians: Ken Kraintz, Vijay Singh, Frank DeMiero. Presiding: Connaitre Miller, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Clinic: Secrets of Bud Powell and Bebop. Want to thoroughly understand the improvisation techniques of Bud Powell and, more generally those of bebop players? Three Powell solo transcriptions will be performed and discussed by the clinician, who will also perform a tune implementing Powell's methods. Clinician: Toby Koenigsberg. Presiding: Chuck Berg, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 202.



Panel: The West Coast Jazz Sound Past, Present, and Future. Is there still a West Coast Jazz Sound? Veterans and newcomers talk about the unique aspects of playing jazz on the left coast, yesterday and today. Moderator: Don Heckman. Panelists: Clora Bryant; Gretchen Parlato; John Clayton; Herb Wong. Presiding: JAI. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 102.



Panel: Where We Play It. Discussion of the issues surrounding the emerging delivery systems such as digital, cable, satellite, and syndication, as well as issues of audience development and measurement. Moderators/ Facilitators: Scott Hanley, WDUQ; Nick Morrison, KPLU. Presiding: JAI. Location: Terrace, Seaside 308.

11:00 a.m.
Performance: Berklee Rainbow Band, Berklee College of Music, Boston, MA. Director: Phil Wilson. Guest Artists: Christine Rawson, vocal/ trumpet. Presiding: Don Gorder, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Performance: Studio One Ensemble, California State University, Long Beach, Long Beach, CA. Director: John Carnahan. Guest Artist: Bob McChesney Presiding: Bob Babko Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



Performance: Al Williams Jazz Society. Nolan Shaheed, trumpet; Charles Owens, reeds; Dave Bradshaw, keyboards; Nedra Wheeler, bass; Al Williams, drums; Tony Poingsett, percussion. Presiding: Chuck Berg, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Panel: A Conversation with “Mr. Bongo" the legendary Jack Costanzo. This panel will show the difference between jazz and Latin styles when playing percussion, the right style and wrong style. Also a video with Marlon Brando playing percussion with me on the Edward R. Murrow Show Person to Person. Participants: Jack Costanzo, Lynn Willard, Mike Holvin, Rene Camacho. Presiding: JAI. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 201.



Panel: The Wonderful World of Licensing Jazz for Television. Prominent lawyers and industry experts discuss the business of licensing jazz for commercials, series theme songs, background uses and TV movies. You'll learn who chooses the music, what they look for, and what they pay. Moderator: Alan Bergman. Panelists: Fera Mostow, The Walt Disney Company; Joel Strote, Attorney at Law; Peter DiCecco, ABC TV. Presiding: JAI. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



Panel: 167 Years of Jazz, Sammy Nestico and Gerald Wilson Speak Out. Jazz Legends Gerald Wilson and Sammy Nestico have been the foundation of the big band jazz writing for the past 60 years. Come hear them talk about their lives and music and the people they've known along the way. The most unique opportunity of 2005! Panelists: Sammy Nestico, Gerald Wilson. Presiding: JAI. Location: Center Theater.



Clinic: Making a Living as a Jazz Musician. How to carve out a successful and rewarding career in the world of jazz. Utilizing jazz skills to expand your possible job market. How to get work in composing, arranging, performing, conducting, publishing, A&R, film, television, teaching, writing. Clinician: Michael Wolff. Presiding: Bob Curnow, IAJE Past President. Location: Terrace, Seaside Foyer.



Clinic: Collegiate Trumpet Studio: Integrating Jazz Pedagogical Techniques in the Applied Studio. This session will cover integrating applicable techniques that improve the overall abilities of the classically trained trumpet player and yet have direct relationship to fundamentals essential in jazz improvisation. The discussion provides several examples of weekly practice regiments and one-hour studio lessons. Clinician: Darryl A White. Presiding: Orbert Davis, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Regency Ballroom DEF.







Clinic: Connecting With Kids: Dialog on Creating Interactive Concerts/Workshops for Children. This session will be a casual debriefing of Ann Patterson's Jazz America concert for children. We will lead a discussion on how musicians and teachers can develop similar school concerts and workshops including how to work with school music and classroom teachers; how to develop materials for teachers to help prepare students for the concert/workshop; and resources that are available to help create activities for primary and intermediate level elementary students. This session is the third of four related sessions for professional musicians, teachers, and students and is sponsored by the IAJE Artist Outreach Network. Clinicians: Kimberly McCord Laura Ferguson, Ann Patterson. Presiding: Greg Carroll, IAJE Director of Education. Location: Terrace, Seaside 303.



Clinic: Handheld Computers in Jazz Education. The Derby High School Band has had 100% retention since instituting a Palm program in 2001. Come discover new ideas and uses for the Palm in an ensemble setting. Attendees should bring a Palm O/S computer. A limited number will be available. Clinician: Brandt Schneider. Presiding: James Garrison. Location: Terrace, Seaside 302.



12:00 Noon
Meeting: Jazz Radio Consortium. Location: Terrace 308



Meeting: IAJE Past Presidents Council. Location: Hyatt, Beacon Ballroom A.



Performance: Long Beach Polytechnic High School Jazz Ensemble A, Long Beach, CA. Director: Chris Stevens. Guest Artists: Scott Lavender, composer; Andy Martin, trombone; Tom Kubis, saxophone; Wayne Bergeron, trumpet. Presiding: Jeff Benedict. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.



Performance: Julia Dollison Group. Julia Dollison, vocals; John Strickland, sax; Martin Bejerano, piano; John Sullivan, bass. Presiding: Roger Spencer. Location: Hyatt Lobby Stage.



Panel: The International Language of Jazz: Cross Cultural Conversations. Jazz has become an increasingly international music. Musicians and executives from around the globe share their collective passion and vision for a future direction in jazz. Moderator: Tom Schnabel, LA Philharmonic. Panelists: Betto Arcos, KCSN; Dan Storper, Putumayo World Music; Oliver Lake. Presiding: JAI. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 102.



Clinic: Flying Solo: The Art of Solo Jazz Guitar. In this in-depth, hands-on clinic, the focus will be exclusively on all aspects of solo jazz guitar including: walking bass lines; reharmonization; integrating singles lines with chords; use of pedal points; rubato playing; and use of scales and arpeggios to compliment the melody. Use of dynamics and in-depth rhythmic concepts will also be discussed. Clinician: Mimi Fox. Presiding: Richard Smith. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 202.



The Jazz Choir Scat Soloist. New and innovative methods and materials will be presented to inspire novice and advanced scatters. All styles of vocal jazz literature will be used in this hands-on session. Clinicians: Kirk Marcy, Frank DeMiero. Presiding: Janet Tyler. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Clinic: 4=1 Developing The Novice Rhythm Section. Basic techniques for developing young rhythm section players both individually and as a section. Getting the right sound, rhythmic/harmonic concepts of comping, bass line construction, and figures and fills for the drums are among the topics discussed. Assistance will be provided by a rhythm section. Clinician: Allen Carter. Presiding: Sherril T. Holly. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 101.







Clinic: Connecting with Kids: Jazz Latino/Ritmos Calientes for Kids: An Introduction to Essential Rhythms and Instruments of Latin Jazz for the Young Student. Move your body to a son montuno! Climb out of your chair and do the cha cha ch, with percussionist Rub'n P. Alvarez and the California State University (Los Angeles) Afro-Cuban Ensemble under the direction of Dr. Paul DeCastro. Utilizing simple, but effective teaching aids, this interactive clinic will introduce students ages 6 to 96 performance techniques that will enable them to develop proficiency on various Latin percussion instruments, and enhance their knowledge of essential rhythms that are the heart and soul of Latin jazz. Clinicians: Rubn Alvarez, Paul DeCastro. Presiding: Greg Carroll, IAJE Director of Education. Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



1:00 p.m.
Meeting: African American Jazz Caucus Board Meeting. Location: Hyatt, Pacific Room.



Performance: Cal State Fullerton Jazz Ensemble, California State University, Fullerton, Fullerton, CA. Director: Chuck Tumlinson. Guest Artist: Andy Martin, trombone. Presiding: Charlie Richard. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Performance: East Midlands Youth Jazz Orchestra, East Midlands Jazz School, Allestree, Derby, United Kingdom. Director: Jonathan Eno. Guest Artist: David Eno, alto sax. Presiding: Joe Anderies. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



Performance: Julie Mahendran. Julie Mahendran, vocals; Duncan Hopkins, bass; Kevin Dempsey, drums. Presiding: Lynne Arriale, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Center Theater.



Panel: Jazz in the Digital World. Apple's I-tunes has sold over 100 million downloads and many people are buying digital downloads for the first time, proving the medium is indeed viable. This panel will focus on how jazz is represented on I-tunes, the new Napster and Rhapsody and some strategies for how American's homegrown art form can utilize this new form of marketing and distribution. Moderator: Bret Primack, Planet Bret.com. Panelists: Derek Sivers, CD Baby; John Vanhala, Umusic; Julie Wright, Real Networks; Julie Miller, Napster. Presiding: JAI. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



Clinic: Seeing the Positive: A Master Class with the Bennie Maupin Ensemble. Develop and craft performances that attract, engage, and challenge listeners! In this unique presentation, renowned woodwind artist Bennie Maupin and his ensemble will illustrate and discuss how to imaginatively present your music and musicians in a variety of settings. Clinician: Bennie Maupin. Presiding: Davey Yarborough. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Clinic: Vocal Jazz: The “Hook" For Thriving Vocal Programs in Two-Year Colleges. This clinic will focus on the positive impact that the vocal jazz ensemble can have on the overall vocal/choral division of two-year colleges by attracting and keeping students in the vocal division of the college, thereby increasing enrollment and thus visibility and survival. Receive the most up-to-date information and resources concerning recruitment, jazz pedagogy, rehearsal techniques, purchase and use of equipment, and repertoire/arrangements suitable for all voicings and levels of difficulty. Also included: current contact information for new arrangers as well as for the recognized greats. Clinicians: Sue Cruse, Bruce Rogers. Presiding: Connaitre Miller, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Terrace, Seaside Foyer.



Clinic: The Art of Comping. This clinic focuses on the rhythm section (piano, bass, and drums) and the fine art of staying out the way of the soloist be it vocalist or lead instrumentalist. All three musicians will share their expertise. Clinicians: George Kahn, Alex Acuna, Brian Bromberg. Presiding: Stephanie Brewer. Location: Regency Ballroom DEF.



Clinic: Performance Techniques for the Jazz Ensemble Saxophone Section. This session deals with saxophone section playing in a jazz big band. Topics covered will include appropriate performance issues of standard big band saxophone solos. Chris Vadala will discuss his contribution to Jazz Pedagogy: The Jazz Educator's Handbook by Willie Hill and J. Richard Dunscomb. Clinicians: The Southwest Horns with Chris Vadala. Presiding: Cary Brague. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 201.





Conference Opening General Session
2:00 p.m.
Terrace Theater


Welcoming Remarks
David Caffey, IAJE President
Bill McFarlin, IAJE Executive Director




IAJE/ASCAP Commissions Honoring Count Basie





Sherisse Rogers, Emerging Composer
Composition: Chacagliatu
Performed by: The Bob Florence Limited Edition Big Band.
Wayne Bergeron, Mike McGuffey, Ron Stout, Steve Huffsteter, Carl Saunders, trumpets; Charlie Loper, Alex Isles, Bob McChesney, Bryant Byers, trombones; Bob Carr, Bob Efford, Tom Peterson, Don Shelton, Kim Richmond, Jeff Driskill, woodwinds; Bob Florence, piano; Larry Koonse, guitar; Trey Henry, bass; Dick Weller, drums.



Bob Florence, Established Composer.
Composition: Eternal Licks & Grooves
Performed by: The Bob Florence Limited Edition Big Band.
Wayne Bergeron, Mike McGuffey, Ron Stout, Steve Huffsteter, Carl Saunders, trumpets; Charlie Loper, Alex Isles, Bob McChesney, Bryant Byers, trombones; Bob Carr, Bob Efford, Tom Peterson, Don Shelton, Kim Richmond, Jeff Driskill, woodwinds; Bob Florence, piano; Larry Koonse, guitar; Trey Henry, bass; Dick Weller, drums.

2005 Gil Evans Commission


James Miley, Composer
Composition: There
Performed by The Fresno City College Jazz Composers Orchestra featuring Tim Reis, tenor and soprano saxophones; and Code 3 Jeff Miley, guitar; Doug Shreeve, bass; and Eric Wells, drums.Director: Michael Dana, Saxophones: Gene Doi, Larry Honda, Paul Luckkesi, Steve Madden, Bob Russell. Trumpets: Michael Caldwell, Kevin Cearley, Dale Engstrom, Mark Kasparian, Joey Rogers. Trombones: Ed Hull, Dan Kaneko, Les Nunes, Eric Sherbon, Larry Sutherland. Rhythm section: Len Bedoian (vibes/percussion), Mike Dana (guitar), Brian Hamada (drums), John Lauffenburger (bass), Craig VonBerg (piano).





2:00 p.m.


Meeting: Jazz Publicists. Location: Terrace 308 AB.



3:00 p.m.
Performance: Cal State LA Jazz Orchestra, California State University, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA. Director: Jeff Benedict. Guest Artists: Jacques Voyemant, trombone; Paul DeCastro, piano; Bob Fernandez, percussion; James Ford, trumpet. Presiding: Joel Leach. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Performance: Louis “Satchmo" Armstrong Summer Jazz Camp Alumni All-Stars. New Orleans, LA. Presiding: Laura Johnson, IAJE Executive Board. Location: Hyatt Lobby Stage.



Performance: Mt Hood “Genesis", Mt Hood Community College, Gresham, OR. Director: Dave Barduhn. Guest Artist: Nancy King, vocals. Presiding: Bret Zvacek. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Performance: Capital Jazz Project with Bobby Shew. Bobby Shew, trumpet; Mike McMullen, sax; Joe Gilman, piano; Kerry Kashiwagi, bass; Henry Robinett, guitar; Rick Lotter, drums. Presiding: David Haile. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Performance: Horns In The Hood. Walter Blanding, Jr., sax; Craig Handy, sax; Tim Armacost, piano; Reginald Veal, bass; Ali Jackson, drums. Presiding: Gordon Vernick. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.





Panel: Downbeat First Person Project interview with Gerald Wilson and journalist Kirk Silsbee. Presiding: JAI. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 102.





Clinic: Declaration of Independence: Creating Your Own Career Path. Don't have a manager? An agent? A record company? More and more jazz artists are choosing to take charge of their own careers. How can the self-managed, self-produced artist create an international presence? This session will share strategies for nurturing a unique musical vision while navigating a viable career outside the constraints of the major corporate music labels. Clinicians: Kitty Margolis, Madeline Eastman. Presiding: Barbara Brighton, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Terrace, Seaside Foyer.



Clinic: MIDI and Audio 101. Understand tape and digital formats, computer-based and digital audio workstations, live and multi-track recording. the essentials of recording and basic concepts of mixing and mastering and burning a CD. Clinician: Dennis Mauricio. Presiding: Debra Barbre. Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



Clinic: Development in Afro-Peruvian Jazz Music. This workshop will unlock some of the secrets of the Afro-Peruvian jazz sound including live and recorded musical examples. Instruments, recorded and written materials will be available for participants. Clinicians: Gabriel Alegria, Hugo Alcazar. Presiding: TBA. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 202.



Clinic: Concepts in Jazz Composition. This session will cover jazz composition/pedagogy through the analysis of masterpieces by Ellington, Mingus, and others, based on an upcoming book, Something Borrowed Something Blue: Principles of Jazz Composition (Advance). Clinician: Andy Jaffe. Presiding: Michael Wolff, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 101.



4:00 p.m.
Meeting: IAJE Arizona Unit. Location: Hyatt, Shoreline A.



Performance: Fullerton College Jazz Ensemble, Fullerton College, Fullerton, CA. Director: Greg Woll. Guest Artist: Wayne Bergeron, trumpet. Presiding: Chuck Tumlinson. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



Performance: Claudia Villela Quintet featuring Ricardo Peixoto. Claudia Villela, vocals; Rich Kuhns, accordian; Dan Robbins, bass; Ricardo Peixoto, guitar; Paul Van Wagenien, drums. Presiding: Pete BarenBregge. Location: Center Theater.



Panel: Ellington, Composer of Fashion & Snappy Patter. Exploring the innovative reinvention of Ellington through style, manners, and the English language. Moderator: Mercedes Ellington. Presiding: JAI. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



Clinic: Live Recordings with Pro Tools: Recording Fundamentals and Practical Tips. This session will discuss implementing fundamental recording techniques while using Pro Tools digital recording hardware and software. Topics covered will include microphone technique, signal path, gain structure, signal processing, session setup, mixing, Pro Tools tips and more. Clinician: Richard Schmunk. Presiding: Brandt Schneider. Location: Terrace, Seaside 302.



Clinic: Arranging Techniques for the Small Group. This session will focus on writing more effectively for the three, four and five horn small group. Topics discussed will include melodic paraphrase, countermelody, voicings, orchestration and rhythm section integration. Clinicians: Mike Tomaro, Dr John Wilson. Presiding: Brian Coyle, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 201.



Clinic: Motivic Development in Improvisation for Drummers. This session deals with the utilization of 2 and 3-note motivic ideas to develop comping, fills, and solo phrases on the drumset, through the physical process of muscle memory development and the mental/conceptual process, both of which combine to establish one's musical approach. Clinician: Ralph Humphrey. Presiding: Ndugu Chancler, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Regency Ballroom DEF.



Workshop: The Jazz Journalists Association: Who Asked You, Anyway? A hands-on clinic taught over three days (one hour per day), presented by the Jazz Journalists Association, about how to write a good jazz review-for print media or radio. Students receive a one-hour overview of the craft from Paul de Barros and Dan Ouellette, then write a review that night (Day 1); receive a one-on-one critique of their review by members of the Jazz Journalists Association and rewrite the review (Day 2); then submit it for an anonymous critique by a five-member panel of experts (Day 3), and possible publication in the Jazz Education Journal. Convener: Paul DeBarros. Location: Terrace, Seaside 308.



5:00 p.m.
Performance: Oakland Jazz Choir. Performers: Mary D'Orazi, Judy Keller, Garrick Bracbill, Andy Cohen, Tom Borders, Cathy Gansen, Sandy Schniewind, Wanda Berman, Jim Cassell, Laura Blanton, Jimmy Pederson, Frances Kinney, Cynthia Butler, Pamela Azziz, Sandra Peter, Debra Slattery, Stacey Hoffman, Clyde Niessen, Heather Fong, Ellen Shaner, Seeley Quest, Jerome Mason, Selket Taite, Michiko Sera, Robin Levi, Ramadan Aziz, Linda Shear, Celeste Morosco, John Choice, Melissa Holland, Chase Garfinkle, Roger Letson, Elaine Ryder, David Edwards, Bryan Shaner, Paul Horspool, Norm Gelbart, Marie Brackbill. Walter Bankovitch, piano; Fred Randolph, bass; Greg German, drums. Presiding: Kitty Margolis, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Performance: The Bob McChesney Group. Bob McChesney, trombone; Calabria Foti, vocals; Matt Harris, piano; Trey Henry, bass; Rob Lockart, tenor sax; Dick Weller, drums. Presiding: Charlie Beale. Location: Hyatt Lobby Stage.



Performance: Tim Armacost Quartet. Tim Armacost, saxophone; Bruce Barth, piano; Ray Drummond, bass; Billy Hart, drums. Presiding: Mark Gridley, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.



Performance: Rebecca Parris. Rebecca Parris, vocals; Bill Cunliffe, piano; Chris Connor, bass; Dick Weller, drums. Presiding: James Zimmerman. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Performance: Eldar Djangirov. Eldar Djangirov, piano; Carlos Henriquez, bass; Todd Strait, drums. Presiding: Paul Read, IAJE Executive Board. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.





Panel: BET Jazz Presents A Conversation with George Duke. BET Jazz Executive Vice President and General Manager Paxton Baker hosts a conversation with pianist/composer/arranger George Duke. Presiding: JAI. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 102.



Clinic: Teaching Music on the Internet: The Fifth Generation of Computer-Assisted Instruction in Music. This presentation will show examples of Internet-based fifth-generation computer-assisted instruction music software in each of the five established categories: drill-and-practice, guided instruction, game, exploratory, and creative, as well as the new category of real-time interactive. Clinician: Don Bowyer. Presiding: Dennis Mauricio. Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



Clinic: Antonio Carlos Jobim Institute. Three different aspects of the Institute's work will be covered: 1) Memory: Jobim's life and work, his manuscripts, photos, videos, performances, DVDs, arrangements, manuscripts, and more; 2) Ecology and education: Jobim's thoughts and concerns; and 3)Other projects: the institute's releases of works such as books, song books, ACJ recordings of original material, poetry and phrases, and more. Clinician: Paulo Jobim. Presiding: Antonio Adolfo. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 101.



5:30 p.m.
Reception: University of Indiana. Location: Hyatt, Beacon Ballroom B.



Exhibit Grand Opening!
Convention Center Exhibit Hall.


6:00 p.m.



Don't miss the biggest party of the conference. Exhibit areas open until 7:30 p.m. Download and print an exhibitor listing and floor map (pdf) to take along. The exhibitor list also appears in Conference At-a-Glance.



Visit the Patron & Associate Members web pages for more information on exhibitors, or see their listings in the Super Patron pages (A19-24), the Patron pages (C75-79), or the Associate pages (C65-73) of the Jazz Education Journal.



6:00 p.m.
Reception: Berklee College of Music Alumni. Location: Hyatt, Beacon Ballroom A.



7:00 p.m.
Performance: Pro Jam-AAJC Jazz Masters Memorial Tribute. David Hardiman, trumpet; Gene Walker, tenor sax; Phil Ranelin, trombone; Bill Bell, piano; Herman Burney, bass; Larry Ridley, bass; Don Parker, drums. Presiding: Larry Ridley, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Hyatt Lobby Stage.



Performance: Everett Greene & Trio. Everett Greene, vocals; Luke Gillespie, piano; Frank V. Smith, bass; Jack Gilfoy, drums. Presiding: Jay Hildebrandt, Delaware Unit Officer. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Performance: Rhoda Scott. Rhoda Scott, organ; Lucien Dobat, drums. Presiding: Mike Tomaro, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Center Theater.



Performance: Jovino Santos Neto Quinteto. Jovino Santos Neto, piano; Harvey Wainapel, sax, flute; Chuck Deardorf, bass; Mark Ivester, drums, Jeff Busch, percussion. Presiding: Dr. Willie Hill, IAJE Past President. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.





Evening Concerts


Terrace Theater
8:00 p.m.
See photos at Evening Concerts.



IAJE Sisters in Jazz All-Stars. Delandria Mills, flute, Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD; Lakecia Benjamin, alto/soprano sax, New School University, New York, NY; Jacquelyn Coleman, trumpet, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Carmen Staaf, piano, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA; Maeve Royce, bass, Rowan University, Glassboro, NY; Hanne Pulli, drums, Helsinki Polytechnic, Helsinki, Finland. Director: Lynne Arriale,



IAJE/NAA Clifford Brown/Stan Getz All-Stars. Peter Reardon-Anderson, saxophone, Walt Whitman Senior High School, Bethesda, MD; Ben Van Gelder, saxophone, Preadinius Gymnasium, Groningen, Netherlands; Simon Millerd, trumpet, Gulf Islands Secondary School, Vancouver, BC Canada; Eldar Djangirov, piano, Francis Parker School, San Diego, CA; Colin Stranahan, percussion, Denver School of the Arts, Parker, CO. Director: Justin DiCioccio Manhattan School of Music, New York, NY.



Roy Haynes' Fountain of Youth. Roy Haynes, drums; Marcus Strickland, saxophone; Martin Bejerano. piano; John Sullivan, bass.



The Bob Florence Limited Edition. Trumpets: Wayne Bergeron, Mike McGuffey, Ron Stout, Steve Huffsteter, Carl Saunders; trombones: Charlie Loper, Alex Isles, Bob McChesney, Bryant Byers; woodwinds: Bob Carr, Bob Efford, Tom Peterson, Don Shelton, Kim Richmond, Jeff Driskill; Bob Florence, piano; Larry Koonse, guitar; Trey Henry, bass; Dick Weller, drums.



11:00 p.m.
Diane Schuur with Caribbean Jazz Project, featuring Dave Samuels. Diane Schuur with Caribbean Jazz Project, featuring Dave Samuels. Diane Schuur, vocals; Dave Samuels, vibes/marimba; Brian Lynch, trumpet; Oscar Stagnaro, bass; Robert Quintero, congas/bongos; Mark Walker, drums; Alain Mallet, percussion. Presiding: Mary Jo Papich, IAJE Executive Board. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.



12:30 a.m.
The Alan Pasqua Jazz Collective. Alan Pasqua, piano; Jeff Ellwood, saxophone; Darek Oles, bass; Joe LaBarbera, drums. Presiding: Mary Jo Papich, IAJE Executive Board. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.








11:00 p.m.
Performance: Educator Jam. Open Session, Bring your Axe! Presiding: Bryce Luty Location: Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Performance: Student Jam (Advanced). Students who are at an advanced level are encouraged to participate in this open jam session. Clinician: Michael Caldwell. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



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FRIDAY, JANUARY 7



Conference Registration
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Long Beach Convention Center Promenade Lobby



9:00 a.m.
Meeting: Jazz String Caucus. (2 hours) Location: Hyatt, Pacific Room.



New Music Reading Session: Vocal (2 hours). Clinician: Paris Rutherford, University of North Texas Performers: Rosana Eckert, University of North Texas; Michele Weir, University of California at Los Angeles; Cindy Bourquin, Santa Monica College; Sue Cruse, Collin Cty CC, Plano; Cathy Hole, Univ of Massachusetts, Amherst; Hildegunn Surdal, University of North Texas; Kerry Marsh, Cal State, Sacramento; Mike Molloy, Roosevelt University, Chicago; Matt Falker, California State Northridge, Glendale; Jeremy Fox, Southwestern Community College; Jim Graves, University of North Texas; Gary Eckert, Axcess Broadcast Services, Dallas; Stefan Karlsson, piano, University of North Texas; Lynn Seaton, bass, University of North Texas; Andrew Fockel, drums, Los Angeles Freelance. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Panel: The Future of Jazz Funding. An examination of recent jazz funding initiatives, their relevance and value to the jazz community; and how new funding trends can be best applied to improve the jazz business environment for the entire jazz community. Moderator: Marty Ashby, Manchester Craftsman Guild. Panelists: Marty Khan, Outward Visions; Laura Johnson, Jazz at Lincoln Center; Wayne Brown, NEA; Susan Dadian, Chamber Music America. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



Panel: Jazz is Global. Emerging international markets for jazz, including Asia, Africa, Australia, and South America. Moderator: Scott Southard. Panelists: Rashid Lombard, Cape Town; South Africa; Gorgun Taner, Istanbul Jazz Festival. Location: New York Ballroom A, Sheraton Hotel.

Clinic: Writing for the Jazz Education Journal. The Jazz Education Journal is looking for prospective authors to submit high-quality manuscripts for potential publication. The first half of the session will cover author guidelines, potential article topics, and the JEJ review process. The second half of the session will provide the opportunity for authors to meet one-on-one with the JEJ Editor and/or IAJE Publications Director in order to discuss specific manuscript ideas and to provide feedback on first drafts. Clinician: Les Sabina. Presiding: Sandy Nelson, IAJE Publications Director. Location: Terrace, Seaside Foyer.



Clinic: How To Help Your Classically Trained Jazz Band Pianist. All too often, a classically trained pianist is drafted into the jazz band. All too often, the band director is a horn player who barely passed classical piano. All too often, the piano teacher doesn't know how to help, leaving the pianist to “sink or swim." However, with a little time and attention, you can help your pianist be successful. Clinician: Ann Collins. Presiding: Marcia Dunscomb, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 201.



Clinic: Create, Rehearse, Record & Publish Your Music Online in Minutes. Ekomi software is a unique tool for rehearsal and composition. In a few easy steps, you can choose or create accompaniment, record your audition, add personal information and images, and send it to a music school, teacher, or a friend. Clinicians: John Gaddy, Tom Mason. Presiding: George Hess, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Terrace, Seaside 302.



Clinic: Jazz Performance Master Class with Montreux Jazz Festival Piano Competition Winner Robert Botos. This master class will address areas of technical performance and musical interpretation. Robert Botos, winner of the Montreux Piano Competition, will prepare significant piano music from standard jazz repertoire and receive guidance based on his performance. Comments, critique, and applicable techniques will be provided for improvement. This “public private lesson" format is open to intermediate and advanced students, particularly those studying piano. Limited seating is available. Clinician: Bill Cunliffe. Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



Research Presentation: Rivers of Consciousness: The Nonlinear Dynamics of Free Jazz. Presenters: Dr. David Borgo and Dr. Joseph Goguen, University of California San Diego. Location: Shoreline Room.



9:30 a.m.


Meeting: African American Jazz Caucus.
Location: Hyatt, Beacon Ballroom B.



Research Presentation: An Analysis and Transcription of Peace by Ornette Coleman. Presenter: Tim Wingate, Redondo Beach, CA. Location: Shoreline Room.



10:00 a.m.
Exhibit Hall Opens. Long Beach Convention Center, Exhibit Hall AB.



New Music Reading Session: Instrumental. Clinicians: Lou Fischer, Shelly Berg. Performers: Trumpet: Jeff Jarvis, Larry McWilliams, John Thomas, Bruce Gates; trombone: Dave Glenn, Dennis Wilson, Tom Matta, Larry McClellan; tenor sax: Gunnar Mossblad, Steve Owen; alto sax: Jim Riggs, Thom Mason; bari sax: Mike Tomaro; Shelly Berg, piano; Lou Fischer, bass; Stan Smith, guitar; Steve Houghton, drums. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



New Music Reading Session: Vocal (2nd of 2 hours). Clinician: Lou Fischer, Capital University/Yamaha Performers: Rosana Eckert, University of North Texas; Michele Weir, University of California at Los Angeles; Cindy Bourquin, Santa Monica College; Sue Cruse, Collin Cty CC, Plano; Cathy Hole, Univ of Massachusetts, Amherst; Hildegunn Surdal, University of North Texas; Kerry Marsh, Cal State, Sacramento; Mike Molloy, Roosevelt University, Chicago; Matt Falker, California State Northridge, Glendale; Jeremy Fox, Southwestern Community College; Jim Graves, University of North Texas; Gary Eckert, Axcess Broadcast Services, Dallas; Stefan Karlsson, piano, University of North Texas; Lynn Seaton, bass, University of North Texas; Andrew Fockel, drums, Los Angeles Freelance.Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.





Panel: Jazz Times: In the Mood(y) for James. Jazz sax legend and NEA Jazz Master James Moody, who turns 80 this year (2005), does a one-on-one interview with veteran music critic George Varga. Moody will talk in detail about his illustrious career, his long musical partnership with Dizzy Gillespie, his off-the-road period playing behind various pop stars in Las Vegas casino orchestras, his recordings and how he keeps so active today. He'll also discuss some social issues, including racism, and how he approaches life on the road. Moderator: George Varga, San Diego Union Tribune. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 102.



Panel: The Legacy of Benny Carter. Ed Berger, who enjoyed a long friendship and working relationship with Benny Carter as his biographer, road manager, and record producer, will lead this panel, comprised of former Carter band members, in assessing his legacy as soloist, leader, arranger, and composer. Moderator: Ed Berger. Panelists: Chris Neville, Ira Nepus, Mel Martin, Phil Woods, Sherman Ferguson. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 202.



Clinic: It Don't Mean A Thing If Your Drummers Can't Swing.. A step-by-step method of teaching the concept of “swing" to drum set students. This session will include developing 4 limb coordination, listening skills, brush techniques, and suggestions for method books, recordings, and videos. Clinician: Ben Miller. Presiding: Ken Kimery. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 101.



Radio Workshop: What We Play. Programming issues and strategies such as new music vs. catalog, interviews, co-existing with non-jazz formats, etc. Facilitators: Arturo Gomez, KUVO; Linda Yohn, WEMU. (2 hours) Location: Terrace, Seaside 308.



Research Presentation: Sideslipping: From the Undercurrents to the Mainstream. Presenter: Dr. John Mills, University of Texas, Austin. Location: Shoreline Room.



10:30 a.m.
Research Presentation: Thad Jones: Solo Trumpet Influences on his Compositions. Presenter: Dr. Marty Robinson, University of Wisconsin Oshkosh. Location: Shoreline Room.



11:00 a.m.
Meeting: International Association of Schools of Jazz. Location: Hyatt, Harbor Room.



Performance: New World School of the Arts High School Jazz Combo One, New World School of the Arts, Miami, FL. Director: Jim Gasior. Guest Artist: Bill Watrous, trombone. Presiding: Brent Campbell, IAJE Canada President. Location: Hyatt Lobby Stage.



Performance: Riverside Community College Jazz Ensemble I, Riverside Community College, Riverside, CA.Director: Charlie Richard. Presiding: Ben Huntoon. Location: Terrace Theater.



Performance: UCT/UKZN Combo from South Africa, University of Kwazulu - Natal, South Africa. Directors: Darius Brubeck, Mike Rossi. Guest Artist: Ron McCurdy, trumpet. Presiding: Ron McCurdy. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Performance: Conservatory of Music of Puerto Rico Jazz Faculty Ensemble. Luis “Perico" Ortiz, trumpet/trombone; Marco Pignataro, tenor sax, Luis Marin, piano; Ramon Vazquez, bass; Carlos Melendez, guitar; Efrain Toro, drums; Andrew Lazaro, percussion/vibes. Presiding: J. Richard Dunscomb, IAJE Past President. Location: Center Theater.

Panel: The Evolution of an International Touring Network. More than ever, the professional jazz musician must depend on gigs all over the globe. Prominent talent buyers from international markets talk about the opportunities for musicians globally and about various touring networks among festivals and presenters. Moderator: Willard Jenkins, Open Sky. Panelists: Wanda Edmonds, BET Event Productions; Rashid Lombard, Cape Town Jazz Festival; John Gilbreath, Earshot Jazz; Ina Ditke, BPR Productions; Theo Van Den Hoek, Northsea Jazz Festival. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



Clinic: Teaching Jazz History/Appreciation Courses to Nonmusicians. This session will cover tips for developing listening skills in an “understanding jazz" approach. Itemizing the pitfalls to avoid. Considering what is realistic to expect from students in a “general education" course. Presentation of effective lecture-demonstration strategies. Introducing new books, CDs, and videos. Clinicians: Dr. Mark C. Gridley, John Harding. Presiding: Dr. Thom Horning. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 201.



Clinic: Sibelius Notation Software and the Jazz Educator. Discover the features in Sibelius that specifically benefit the Jazz Educator. From intelligent auto-arranging to quickly creating lead sheets to an overview of Sibelius' plug-ins, this session is for the jazz educator who expects speed and performance from his/ her music notation program. Clinician: Bruce Munson. Presiding: John Gaddy. Location: Terrace, Seaside 302.



Clinic: Creative Comping: How to Help Your Jazz Ensemble Pianist with Chord Symbols. This clinic explores the process of putting the theory into practice allowing the student to be more self-directed in the process of understanding chord symbol nomenclature, lead sheets, chord voicing, voice-leading, and keyboard arranging. Clinician: Michael Kocour. Presiding: Rob Tapper. Location: Terrace, Seaside Foyer.



Clinic: Vocal Jazz Arranging. This clinic will focus on arranging techniques used in writing for the vocal jazz ensemble. A demonstration choir will perform examples and a handout will include all materials and techniques discussed. Clinician: Paris Rutherford. Presiding: Douglas Snapp. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Clinic: Jazz Time Concepts and Improvisation. This session is designed to address both rhythmic and melodic development, and will provide specific and valuable insights on how to develop the jazz player's overall musicality. For drummers and melodists alike. Clinician: Joe Porcaro, Emil Richards. Presiding: Rob Hunter. Location: Regency Ballroom DEF.



Clinic: Jazz Performance Master Class with Montreux Jazz Festival voice competition winner Anna Serafinska. This master class will address areas of technical performance and musical interpretation. Anna Serafinska, the winner of the Montreux Vocal Competition, will prepare significant music from standard jazz repertoire and receive guidance based on her performance. Comments, critique, and applicable techniques for improvement will be provided. This “public private lesson" format is open to intermediate and advanced students, particularly those studying voice. Limited seating is available. Clinician: Kitty Margolis. Presiding: TBA Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



Research Presentation: The Art of the Solo Piano Introduction-Formal Improvisation. Presenter: Dr. Dariusz Terefenko, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY. Location: Shoreline Room.



11:30 a.m.
Research Presentation: Key Signatures and Chordal Elements in Jazz Improvisation. Presenter: Dr. James Dorsey, Berwyn Heights, MD. Location: Shoreline Room.



12:00 Noon
Performance: CSU Hayward Jazz Ensemble, Hayward, CA. Director: Dave Eshelman. Guest Artist: Dann Zinn, wood flute, tenor sax. Presiding: Rick Condit. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.



Performance: Marshall Ranch Jazz Band, Marshall Ranch Elementary School, Glendale, AZ. Director: Jill Mahoney. Guest Artist: Joey Sellers, trombone. Presiding: Catherine Mitro. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



Performance: Swedish Jazz Federation Youth All-Stars, Swedish Jazz Federation, Sweden. Director: Fredrik Noren. Presiding: Ian Darrington, IAJE Executive Board. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Panel: Legends of Jazz Radio. An esteemed panel of jazz radio veterans reminisce about jazz on the airwaves before NPR, Clear Channel and Arbitron. Moderator: Steve Schwartz, WGBH FM. Panelists: Dick Conte; Dick LaPalm; Tony Mowod; Gene Norman; Jerry Dean. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 102.



Panel: It Don't Mean a Thing if it Ain't Got Bling-Bling? In today's popular culture, young people have limited access to substantive music, like jazz, that requires excellence of both musicians and listeners. Jazz at Lincoln Center, SFJAZZ, JazzReach and others will explore ideas and programs to inform youth culture through jazz education. Come discuss ways to help foster a national value system that embraces substance over the seductive, blinding allure of “bling-bling." Moderator: Laura Johnson. Panelists: Hans Schuman, Dmitri Matheny. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 202.



Clinic: It's Your Heritage: Reconnecting Urban Teens With the Jazz Vocal Tradition. In the age of missing music programs, it is no wonder that students ask, “What does jazz have to do with me?" This session will show how to reach young vocalists by building bridge between jazz and the mainstream. Clinician: Allyssa Jones. Presiding: Kevin Mahogany, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 101.



Workshop: The Jazz Journalists Association: Who Asked You, Anyway? (Day 2) A hands-on clinic taught over three days (one hour per day), presented by the Jazz Journalists Association, about how to write a good jazz review-for print media or radio. Students receive a one-hour overview of the craft from Paul de Barros and Dan Ouellette, then write a review that night (Day 1); receive a one-on-one critique of their review by members of the Jazz Journalists Association and rewrite the review (Day 2); then submit it for an anonymous critique by a five-member panel of experts (Day 3), and possible publication in Jazz Education Journal. Conveners: Paul DeBarros, Dan Ouellette. Location: Terrace, Seaside 308.



Research Presentation: The Use of Common Tones and Symmetry in Selected Jazz Harmonic Substitutions. Presenter: Dr. Gregory Yasinitsky, Washington State University. Location: Shoreline Room.



12:30 p.m.
Research Presentation: Kurt Elling's Resolution: Musical and Extra- Musical Aspects of the Art of Vocalese. Presenter: Dr. Laila Kteily-O'Sullivan, Cedarville University, OH. Location: Shoreline Room.



1:00 p.m.
Performance: Almost Acoustic Jazz Quartet, Hoover High School, Glendale, CA. Director: Craig Kupka. Student Guest Artist: Tigran Hamaysan, piano. Presiding: Don Aliquo, Tennessee Unit Officer. Location: Hyatt Lobby Stage



Performance: Fusion Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Governor Simcoe Secondary School, St Catharines, ON, Canada. Director: Chris McLaughlin. Assistant Director: Kevon Strachan. Presiding: Ken Tittlebaugh, IAJE Western Region Coordinator. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Performance: E'nJ. Jim Pugh, director/trombone; Eijiro Nakagawa, trombone; Terry Trotter, piano; Todd Coolman, bass; Ralph Humphrey, drums. Presiding: Jack Wilkins, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Center Theater.



Performance: DKO The Darren Kramer Organization with Eric Marienthal. Darren Kramer, arr./composer/trombone; Dawn Kramer, trumpet/flugelhorn; Rick Jordan, trumpet/flugelhorn; Bob Rebholz, sax/flute, Eric Gunnison, keyboards; Bijoux Barbosa, bass; Dan Schwindt, guitars; Dean Oldencott, drums; Jym Britton, vocals. Guest Artist: Eric Marienthal, saxophone. Presiding: Chuck Owen, IAJE Executive Board. Location: Terrace Theater.



Panel: Bricks & Clicks: The changing landscape of music retail. With online sales on the rise, bricks and mortar stores have had to further refine their efforts to provide a viable environment for sales. Meanwhile online services are under increased pressure to deliver profitability. Players from both arenas share their perspective on the future for the sales of jazz music Moderator: Randall Kennedy. Panelists: Kevin Cassidy, Tower Records; Bob Ruttenberg, Coast to Coast; Jessica Sendra, Borders; Richard McDonnell, MaxJazz Records; Viola Galloway, Amoeba Records. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



Clinic: Brass Tactics: The Smartest Player Wins! This clinic presents an efficient approach to sound production, increasing range, power, endurance and accuracy with less wasted effort (and fewer hernias). By utilizing the brass player's most valuable (yet often neglected) asset, the brain, you become not just a better player, but a smarter one! Clinician: Chase Sanborn. Presiding: Kenneth Taylor. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 201.



Clinic: Old Tunes-New Avenues. This clinic will focus on a fresh approach to reharmonization and arranging for small jazz ensemble. Through discussion and analysis of specific harmonic techniques, participants will learn how to modernize and customize the presentation of any standard or pop tune. Clinician: David Hazeltine. Presiding: Susie Jones. Location: Regency Ballroom DEF.



Clinic: Using GarageBand in the Music Classroom and Rehearsal Room. GarageBand, Apple's newest addition to the iLife suite, is a easy to use digital audio and MIDI recording studio complete with pre-recorded loops, virtual instruments, effects, and editing tools. This session will explore numerous creative applications that make it an exciting tool for the music classroom and the rehearsal room. Clinician: Stefani Langol. Presiding: Bruce Munson. Location: Terrace, Seaside 302.



Clinic: From Rehearsal to Performance: Jazz Ensemble Techniques. This session reveals insighful and effective techniques for rehearsing a big band. Using a live demonstration group this clinic will utilize a brand new chart from John, commissioned specifically for the 2005 IAJE Convention, and culminate with the premiere performance. Clinician: John Clayton. Presiding: Charlie Beale, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Clinic: Digging For Gold: The Art of Jazz Transcription. Learn how transcribing can teach you the following: the compositional process, melodic, harmonic and rhythmic vocabulary, use of space, tension/release, motivic development, the blues and Latin style. Discussion and demonstration of solo transcriptions and performing artist master class CD. Clinician: Miles Osland. Presiding: Pat Harbison, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Terrace, Seaside Foyer.



Clinic: Jazz Performance Master Class with Montreux Jazz Festival guitar competition winner Antal Pusztai. This master class will address areas of technical performance and musical interpretation. Antal Pusztai, the winner of the Montreux Guitar Competition will prepare significant guitar music from standard jazz repertoire and receive guidance based on his performance. Comments, critique, and applicable techniques for improvement will be provided. This “public private lesson" format is open to intermediate and advanced students, particularly those studying guitar. Limited seating is available. Clinician: Frank Potenza. Presiding: TBA Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



Research Presentation: Body and Soul: The Acid Test for Tenor Saxophone Ballad Performance. Presenter: Dr. Leslie M. Sabina, St. Bonaventure University, NY. Location: Shoreline Room.



1:30 p.m.
Research Presentation: Defining the Indefinable: Thoughts on Improvisation from the Jazz Masters. Presenter: Monk Rowe, Hamilton College Jazz Archive, NY. Location: Shoreline Room.



Visit the Exhibits!
Exhibits are open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Reference “Conference At-A-Glance" handout for companies and their booth numbers or download the list. Location: Convention Center Exhibit Hall AB.



Visit the Patron & Associate Members pages for more information on exhibitors or see their listings in the Super Patron pages, the Patron pages, or the Associate pages of the Jazz Education Journal.





3:00 p.m.


Performance: IJFO International Award Winner Matthew Bourne.
Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Performance: Monk By Five, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN. Director: Dr. David N. Baker. Presiding: Alan Bergman, IAJE General Counsel. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Performance: UNC Jazz Lab Band I, University of Northern Colorado, Greeley, CO. Director: Dana Landry. Guest Artists: Alan Pasqua, piano; Andrew Dahlke, saxophone. Presiding: Ronald Carter. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.



Performance: Vocalogy. Christine Helferich, soprano (vocals); John Knutson, tenor (vocals); David Scott, alto (vocals); Chris Morey, bass (vocals); Gerhard Guter, piano/ baritone. Presiding: Susie Jones. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.





Panel: NEA Jazz Masters.
The panel begins with a brief press conference announcing a new National Endowment for the Arts initiative and concludes with a musical tribute to NEA Jazz Masters and Composers Slide Hampton and Artie Shaw with the Riverside Community College Jazz Ensemble I and the Clifford Brown/Stan Getz All-Stars.Moderator: A.B. Spellman, NEA Deputy Chairman. Presiding: Wayne Brown, NEA Director of Music and Opera. Location: Center Theater.



Panel: Adding Pages To The Great American Songbook. Who says they don't write great songs anymore? This panel writes some of the best. They will talk about the repertoire for the 21st century jazz vocalist. Moderator: Mark Winkler. Panelists: Lorraine Feather, Mike Melvoin, Dave Frishberg, Susan Werner, Ben Sidran. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 202.





Panel: Excuse the Musical Disruption with Christian McBride & Bob Blumenthal. Yes, the name of last year's wildly successful panel has been changed, thanks to our friends in the ESPN, Disney legal department. But the format is the same. Colleagues McBride and Blumenthal go at it in a freewheeling, yet structured format that allows the two men to disagree about nearly everything. Beantowner Blumenthal, working on his comb-over, and Philly Fanatic McBride will take on a wide range of jazz-related topics, until the whistle blows (they trademarked the bell ringing too). First topic in the walkdown is Jazz Cities. Plus, five good minutes with a special guest. We think those legal Mouseketeers trademarked Statboy too, so we'll have to come up with our own ombudsman title, but we know this panel won't smell. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 102.



Clinic: Solo Jazz Piano: A Linear Approach. Contrapuntal improvisation is not as hard as it sounds. Bass lines give the student a foundation to build upon and the player a chance to stretch out linearly. Moving those inner voices can enhance the texture further. Come explore this codified method of linear playing. Clinician: Neil Olmstead. Presiding: Tom Croghan, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 101.



Clinic: Basics of Live Sound. Understanding the basics of sound reinforcement and mixing for music teachers. How to set up a PA system. Micing your group, getting a good mix, troubleshooting sound problems, recording a live performance from your mixing board, and more. Clinician: Dennis Mauricio. Presiding: Debra Barbre. Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



Clinic: Jazz Flute Technique Is Not An Oxymoron. Designed for both the flutist and doubler, this clinic will focus on articulation, sound and vibrato as it is used in the different styles of jazz and will include exercises for breath control, embouchure technique, and a jazz flute listening list. Clinician: Jamie Baum. Presiding: Jeffrey Lesser. Location: Terrace, Seaside Foyer.



Ask The Experts: Conference attendees can meet one-on-one with prominent industry veterans in various fields. Get candid feedback on your career, but come well-prepared as each session will be limited to 5 minutes. Mentoring categories: Performances, Recordings, Marketing/PR/Promotion (3:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.). Location: Terrace, Seaside 308.



Research Presentation: Outstanding Charts for Jazz Ensemble: Data from a Recent Survey. Presenter: Dr. Michele Caniato, Fitchburg State College, MA. Location: Shoreline Room.



3:30 p.m.
Research Presentation: Blue's Licks and Background Voice Lee-ding: Melodic Construction in Two Hard Bop Trumpet Solos. Presenter: Alisa White, Bloomington, IN. Location: Shoreline Room.



4:00 p.m.
Performance: Hamilton Academy of Music Jazz Ensemble “A", Hamilton HS Academy of Music, Los Angeles, CA. Director: Dan Taguchi. Guest Artist: Chris Vadala, reeds. Presiding: Chris Vadala. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



Performance: Lorraine Desmarais Trio. Lorraine Desmarais, piano/leader; Frdric Alarie, bass; Camil Belisie, drums. Presiding: Lynne Arriale, IAJE Resource Team. Location: The Library Bar, Sheraton Hotel.



Performance: Ellen Rowe Quartet. Ellen Rowe, leader/piano; Kurt Krahnke, bass; Pete Siers, drums; Andrew Bishop, saxophone. Presiding: Dennis Wilson, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Hyatt Lobby Stage.



Panel: Closed Doors & Glass Ceilings. A candid look at how the jazz industry can achieve more racial and gender diversity. Moderator: Al Pryor, Mac Avenue Records. Panelists: Chuy Varela, KCSM Radio; Todd Barkan, JALC; Gail Boyd, Gail Boyd Mgt; Anthony Brown. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



Clinic: The Magic of Automatic Accompaniment Generating Software for Music Educators. Find out how easy it is to motivate your students and help them learn faster via digital technology. Automatic accompaniment generating software applications can instantly create practice exercises for jazz ensemble and improvisation practice by just identifying the chord progression. This application can also enhance a teacher's efficiency and effectiveness via assessment capabilities, allowing one to cover more instructional material than ever before possible. Clinician: John Kuzmich, Jr. Presiding: Dr. Tom Mason. Location: Terrace, Seaside 302.



Clinic: Contemporary Harmony From Wayne Shorter to Peter Gabriel. As presented at the New School, an in depth study of jazz harmony used in Wayne Shorter tunes that can enhance and enrich today's modern pop tunes and create a unique style. Whether performing with Wayne Shorter or Peter Gabriel, it's all about the voicings and tasteful use of harmonic colors Clinician: Rachel Z. Presiding: Susan Stone, Tri-C JazzFest Cleveland. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 201.



Clinic: Drums and Bass in Jazz. Explore the roles and functions of drums and bass in the context of jazz. Clinician: Carl Allen. Presiding: Steve Houghton, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Regency Ballroom DEF.



Research Presentation: A Comparison of Non-Musicians', Non-Jazz Musicians', and Jazz Musicians' Aesthetic Response to Jazz Music with a High Level of Conceptual Advancement. Presenter: John C. Coggiola, Ph. D., Syracuse University and John A. Lychner, Ph. D., Western Michigan University. Location: Shoreline Room.



5:00 p.m.
Meeting: IAJE Canada Annual General Meeting. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 101.



Performance: T.Y.J.D. Ronen Septet, The Thelma Yellin High School of the Arts, Givatayim, Israel. Director: Joseph Regev. Presiding: Michael Arenson. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Performance: The Oregon Jazz Ensemble, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR. Director: Steve Owen. Guest Artists: Michael Denny, guitar; Gary Hobbs, drums; Toby Koenigsberg, piano; James Bunte, saxophone. Presiding: Nat Wickham, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Performance: University of North Texas Jazz Singers, University of North Texas, Denton, TX. Director: Paris Rutherford. Presiding: Sue Cruse. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Performance: Jim Knapp Orchestra. Jim Knapp, conductor/composer. Trumpet/flugelhorn: Brad Allison, Vern Sielert, Jay Thomas; bass trombone: Don Immel; trombone: Jeff Hay; French horn: David Kappy; sax/flute: Marla Taylor, Hans Teuber; tenor sax: Stuart MacDonald; bari sax/clarinet: Greg Metcalf; John Hansen, piano; Phil Sparks, bass; Phil Parisot, drums. Presiding: Mike Tomaro. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.





Panel: Our Brilliant Mistakes. Forget the hype. Throw out the self-promotion. Bring on the humility and pain. Several brave industry veterans show their less-than-flattering side as they share stories of when things didn't work out right in the business and tell what they learned from their own mistakes. Moderator: Ricky Schultz, Zebra Productions. Panelists: Steve Backer; Frank Malfitano, Syracuse JazzFest, Detroit International Jazz Festival. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 102.



Clinic: Desktop Music Production in the Classroom. Setting up a recording studio in your classroom is easy, if you have the right software, hardware and know-how. This session will show you the basics of setting up a studio, and what you need to record and produce music projects right in your own classroom. Clinician: Stefani Langol. Presiding: Dennis Mauricio. Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



Clinic: 7 Keys to Self-empowerment and Productivity. Longtime manager, producer, and activist conducts this interactive workshop. Based on a chapter of his new book, Straight Ahead: A Comprehensive Guide to the Business of Jazz (Without Sacrificing Dignity or Artistic Integrity). Session is geared toward equipping musicians, in all areas of experience, with the needed outlook and approach for successful business relationships and career development. Clinician: Marty Khan. Presiding: Larry Ridley, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 202.



Reception: University of North Texas Alumni. Location: Hyatt, Beacon Rotunda.



Reception: IAJE Europe Section. Open to all IAJE Europe Section members. Location: Hyatt Hotel, Beacon Ballroom A



6:00 p.m.
Performance: Shelly Berg Trio featuring Gregg Field and Chuck Berghofer. Shelly Berg, piano; Chuck Berghofer, bass; Gregg Field, drums. Presiding: Bob Breithaupt. Location: Center Theater.



Performance: Bill Holman Band. Trumpet: Ron Stout, Carl Saunders; trombone: Jack Redmond, Bob Enevoldsen, Craig Gosnell, Andy Martin; saxophone: Bill Holman, Lanny Morgan, Bob Efford, Ray Herrmann, Pete Christlieb, Kim Richmond; Christian Jacob, piano; Joel Hamilton, bass; Kevin Kanner, drums. Presiding: Dr. William Lee III, IAJE Past President. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



Performance: Andr Bush Group. Andr Bush, guitar; Bruce Williamson, sax/clarinet; Art Lande, piano; Peter Barshay. bass; Alan Hall, drums. Presiding: Lori Mechem. Location: Hyatt Lobby Stage.



Panel: TJJA Panel-Freelancers Response to Declining Markets: Grow Your Own Market. If print inches or broadcast time is unavailable for jazz coverage, take command-these jazz journalists are publishing and producing their own. Moderator: Howard Mandel, JJA. Panelists: Fred Jung, All About Jazz-LA, SF; Jon Poses, National Pastimes Productions; Neil Tesser, Miles Ahead Radio; Paula Edelstein, Sounds of Timeless Jazz.com. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



7:00 p.m.
Performance: CSUS Jazz Singers, California State University, Sacramento, Sacramento, CA. Director: Kerry Marsh. Presiding: Dee Spencer. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Performance: Florida State University Jazz Combo I, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. Director: Rodney Jordan. Director of Jazz Studies: Leon Anderson. Guest Artist: Scotty Barnhart, trumpet. Presiding: Peter Barenbregge. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Performance: Pro Jam Latin. Chris Barron, piano; Francisco Torres, trombone; Joey DeLeon, congas; Tony Banda, bass; Ramon Banda, drumset/timbales; Destani Wolf, vocals; John Santos, percussion. Presiding: John Santos. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Performance: The Bud Shank Quartet. Bud Shank, alto sax; Mike Wofford, pian; Bob Magnusson, bass; Joe LaBarbera, drums. Presiding: Rick Petrone. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.



Evening Concerts
Terrace Theater
8:00 p.m.
See photos at Evening Concerts.



NEA Jazz Masters Awards Concert
Honoring Shirley Horn, Jimmy Smith, Kenny Burrell,
Paquito D'Rivera, Slide Hampton Artie Shaw and George Wein.






Ramsey Lewis, Master of Ceremonies
Nancy Wilson and Dr. Billy Taylor, Presenting Hosts


Gerald Wilson Orchestra.
Gerald Wilson, leader; trumpet: Ron Barrows, Sean Jones, Bijon Watson, Bobby Rodriguez, Snooky Young; trombone: Mike Wimberly, Maurice Spears, Les Benedict, Charlie Morillas; sax: Randall Willis, Scott Mayo, Louis Taylor, Kamasi Washington, Jack Nimitz, Ron Blake; Brian O'Rourke, piano; Anthony Wilson, guitar; Trey Henry, bass; Mel Lee, drums.



Geri Allen Trio featuring Billy Hart.
Geri Allen, piano; Billy Hart, drums; Rubien Roger, bass.



11:00 p.m.
The Bad Plus.
Reid Anderson, bass; Ethan Iverson, piano; David King, drums. Presiding: Ian Darrington, IAJE Executive Board. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.





10:00 p.m.
Clinic: Student Jam Etiquette Workshop. The etiquette session will address the intermediate musician on how to appropriately conduct oneself at a jam session. The areas of discussion and demonstration will include stage presence, tune selection and respect of jam session facilitator/other musicians. Overall this clinic will give any aspiring jazz musician insight on how to be most effective in the jam session environment. Presiding: Lynn Baker. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



11:00 p.m.
Performance: Student Jam Latin Jazz Session. Damjan Krajacic, flute (CSU Los Angeles); Jose Espinoza, saxophone (CSU Los Angeles); Otto Granillo, trombone (CSU Los Angeles); Carlo Kuhlmann, guitar (CSU Los Angeles); Daniel Vu, piano (CSU Los Angeles); Carlos Dominguez, bass (CSU Los Angeles); Andres Renteria, percussion (CSU Los Angeles); Eric Samson, percussion (CSU Los Angeles); Miguel Ramirez, percussion (CSU Los Angeles). Clinician: Dr Paul De Castro. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.





African American Jazz Caucus Annual IAJE Conference Dance. This annual presentation by the AAJC is to historically reflect and encourage the legacy and ongoing interfacing of jazz music and dance. The AAJC Dance Band will perform repertoire guaranteed to engage and elicit your active participation. David Hardiman, Director. Tenor Sax: Willam Smith, Gene Walker; Alto Sax: Ernest Patterson, Marcia Miget; Baritone Sax: Percy Brown; Trombone: Robert Trowers, Phil Ranelin, Martin Lamkin Nelson Harrison; Trumpet: Derrick Gardner, Clayton Emanuel, Virgil Rodgers, John Bradley, John Lamkin; Vocals: Dawn Norfleet, Trineice Robinson, Iva Jean Ambush, Everett Green; Piano: Bill Bell; Guitar: Fred Woodard; Bass: Joseph Scully, Eddie Brookshire; Drums: Ronald Carter, Don Parker, Willis Kirk, Alternate: Ianthia Calhoun. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Performance: Vocal Jam Session. This will be a great opportunity to hear the “up-and-coming" young jazz singers and/or your professional peers. Please bring lead sheets with “good" jazz changes in your key for two different songs (3 copies of each chart). Rhythm section players are also welcome to sit in! Cathy Segal-Garcia, vocals; Connaitre Miller, vocals; John Proulx, piano Harvey Newmark, bass Jack LeCompte, drums. Clinicians: Cathy Segal-Garcia, Connaitre Miller. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C



Performance: Student Jam II Beginning/Intermediate. Students who are at a beginning or intermediate level are encouraged to participate in this open jam session. Milton Fletcher, piano; Yasushi Nakamuri, bass; Deon Hairston, drums. Clinician: Lynn Baker. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



12:30 a.m.
Performance: Joey DeFrancesco Trio. Joey DeFrancesco, organ; Paul Bollenback guitar; Byron Landham, drums. Presiding: Ian Darrington, IAJE Executive Board. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom





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SATURDAY, JANUARY 8





Conference Registration
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Long Beach Convention Center Promenade Lobby



9:00 a.m.


New Music Reading Session: Strings (2 hours). Violin: Richard Greene (Los Angeles, CA), Susie Hansen (Susie Hansen Latin Band, Los Angeles, CA), Yehudit Lieberman (Pleasant Hill, CA), Martin Norgaard (Austin, TX), Victor J. Lin (Teachers College/Columbia University New York, NY); viola: Janet Johnson (Los Angeles, CA), Tanya Kalmanovitch (New York, NY); cello: Renata Bratt (Jazz String Caucus, Scotts Valley, CA), Christine Harrington, Coordinator (Cranston Rhode Island Schools Moosup, CT); Kristin Korb, bass (Glendale, CA); Terry O'Mahoney, drums (Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada). Clinician: Bert Ligon. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Clinic: A Glance at IAJE Talent Recognition Programs: Tooling your students with information for a successful audition. IAJE is pleased to offer an array of programs aimed at recognizing talent from its many sectors including secondary education, collegiate education, and jazz composers. This session will provide a cursory overview of the IAJE Talent Recognition programs and provide useful tips on submitting potentially successful submissions. Programs reviewed will include the Sisters in Jazz Collegiate All Stars, Clifford Brown/Stan Getz Fellowship All Stars, Community College Student All Star Big Band, AAJC/HBCU Student All Star Big Band, and the Gil Evans and ASCAP Commissions. Clinician: Greg Carroll, IAJE Director of Education. Presiding: Nate McClendon, IAJE Education Programs Manager. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 201.



Research Presentation: A Conversation with Guitarist, Sal Salvador (An Oral History Interview: March 10, 1997). Presenter: Dr. Larry Fisher, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania. Location: Shoreline Room.



9:30 a.m.
Research Presentation: A 'Local Hero': Bert Firman and the Evolution of Jazz in Britain. Presenter: Dr. Catherine Parsonage, Leeds College of Music, England. Location: Shoreline Room.



10:00 a.m.
Exhibit Hall Open (10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.) Convention Center, Exhibit Hall AB.



New Music Reading Session: Instrumental. Trumpet: Jeff Jarvis, Larry McWilliams, John Thomas, Bruce Gates; trombone: Dave Glenn, Dennis Wilson, Tom Matta, Larry McClellan; tenor sax: Gunnar Mossblad, Steve Owen; alto sax: Jim Riggs, Thom Mason; bari sax: Mike Tomaro; Shelly Berg, piano; Lou Fischer, bass; Stan Smith, guitar; Steve Houghton, drums. Clinicians: Lou Fischer, Shelly Berg. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



New Music Reading Session: Strings (2nd of 2 hours). Clinician: Violin: Richard Greene (Los Angeles, CA), Susie Hansen (Susie Hansen Latin Band, Los Angeles, CA), Yehudit Lieberman (Pleasant Hill, CA), Martin Norgaard (Austin, TX), Victor J. Lin (Teachers College/Columbia University New York, NY); viola: Janet Johnson (Los Angeles, CA), Tanya Kalmanovitch (New York, NY); cello: Renata Bratt (Jazz String Caucus, Scotts Valley, CA), Christine Harrington, Coordinator (Cranston Rhode Island Schools Moosup, CT); Kristin Korb, bass (Glendale, CA); Terry O'Mahoney, drums (Antigonish, Nova Scotia, Canada). Clinician: Bert Ligon. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Performance: “Airtime" Quintet, Stanley Middle School, Lafayette, CA. Director: Director: Bob Athayde. Guest Artists: Akira Tana, drums; Steve Turre, trombone; Kyle Athayde, vibes. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Panel: Jazz By Us for Us. A survey of African-American radio, print, and television outlets and their relationship to jazz. Why do so few African-American radio stations play jazz now? How can jazz get more exposure in African-American Media Outlets? Moderator: NEA Jazz Master Dr. Billy Taylor. Panelists: Paxton Baker, BET Jazz; Thurston Briscoe, WBGO; Jim Winston, NABOB. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



Panel: How To Build a Meaningful Jazz Outreach Program. USC Thornton JazzReach Director Bruce Eskovitz and co-founder Shelly Berg will be joined by Dean Dr. Rob Cutietta, along with student ensemble directors Jonah Minton and Gabriel Allegria and will illustrate the steps necessary to build a substantial and meaningful jazz outreach program. Moderator: Bruce Eskovitz. Panelists: Shelly Berg, Jonah Minton, Gabriel Allegria. Location: Terrace, Seaside Foyer.



Clinic: Creative Jazz Improvisation Activities for the K-3 Music Classroom. This session will introduce the swing feel of jazz with emphasis on beats 2 & 4, teaching strategies/ideas for singing and playing jazz-style rhythms and melodies, and present successful beginning improvisational opportunities with classroom instruments. Clinician: Sherry Luchette. Presiding: Ann Collins, IAJE Resourece Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 101.



Clinic: Playing Standards: Better Solos Start With Better Changes. Your unique ear is your best harmonizer for older tunes. Respect your own needs and build a chord vocabulary that satisfies them. Enhance each song's integrity using the boldness and strength of jazz harmony. Organize knowledge you probably possess already. Clinician: David Lahm. Presiding: Larry McClellan, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 202.



Clinic: Microphone Techniques for Sound Reinforcement. Use microphone selection and placement to get the most out of your sound system. This workshop will introduce the various types of microphones used in live sound reinforcement and offer techniques for instrument and vocal applications. The class will include troubleshooting tips and an overview of wireless systems. Clinician: Nick Wood. Presiding: George Hess, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



Clinic: A Cappella Vocal Jazz. This clinic will focus on small group a cappella jazz improvisation and arranging. Clinician: Just 4 Kicks. Presiding: Michelle Walker. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Radio Workshop: How We Play It. The nuts and bolts of professional on-air presentation. Facilitators: Ed Trefzger, Jazz Week.com; Scott Willis, KKJZ. (2 hours) Location: Terrace, Seaside 308.



Research Presentation: Rethinking Jazz History: Uncovering the Memphis Jazz Legacy. Presenter: Dr. Ray Briggs, California State University Long Beach. Location: Shoreline Room.



10:30 a.m.
Research Presentation: Music and the Internet. Presenter: Dr. Monika Herzig, Indiana University. Location: Shoreline Room.



11:00 a.m.
Performance: Garfield Jazz Ensemble, Garfield High School, Seattle, WA. Director: Clarence Acox. Guest Artist: Terell Stafford, trumpet. Presiding: Art Martin, IAJE U.S. Section Coordinator. Location: Terrace Theater.



Performance: Monterey Jazz Festival Honor Band/All Stars Alumni Combo, Monterey, CA. Directors: Rob Klevan, Paul Contos. Kirk Danielson, piano/alto sax; Sam Griffith, trombone; Ross Garren, piano/harmonica; Aaron Forbes, guitar; Daniel McKay, bass; Andrew McKay, guitar; Gavin Salmon, drums. Presiding: John Fedchock, IAJE Resourece Team. Location: Center Theater.





Panel: The 12th Annual GRAMMY SoundTable. A One-On-One up close and personal interview with the legendary Nancy Wilson. Moderator: Kurt Elling. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 102.



Clinic: It's Show Time Drummers Are You Ready? Your drumming experience has included big bands, combos, Latin bands, concert and marching bands, commercial parties and weddings. Does all this experience prepare you to be a show drummer? Not really. Playing shows requires specific skills. This clinic will explain and demonstrate how to develop the techniques and skills required for this specialized area. Clinicians: Ed Shaughnessy, Clem De Rosa. Presiding: Clem DeRosa, IAJE Past President. Location: Regency Ballroom DEF.



Research Presentation: Blood, Sweat and Tears: Seeing Through the Past Darkly. Presenter: Brian Q. Torff, Fairfield University, CT. Location: Shoreline Room.



11:30 a.m.
Research Presentation: “Jazz Education's Grandest Battle," The 1987 Down Beat Music Fest U.S.A Competition. Presenter: Tom Smith, Mott College, Flint, MI. Location: Shoreline Room.



12:00 Noon

Performance: Advanced High School Jazz Workshop, The Jazzschool, Berkeley, CA. Director: Mike Zilber. Presiding: Brent Campbell, IAJE Canada President. Location: Hyatt Lobby Stage.



Performance: Hamilton High School Vocal Jazz Ensemble, Hamilton High School Academy of Music, Los Angeles, CA. Director: John Hamilton. Presiding: Janet Tyler. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Performance: Sisters in Jazz All-Stars. Delandria Mills, flute, Peabody Conservatory, Baltimore, MD; Lakecia Benjamin, alto/soprano sax, New School University, New York, NY; Jacquelyn Coleman, trumpet, Indiana University, Bloomington, IN; Carmen Staaf, piano, New England Conservatory, Boston, MA; Maeve Royce, bass, Rowan University, Glassboro, NY; Hanne Pulli, drums, Helsinki Polytechnic, Helsinki, Finland. Director: Lynne Arriale Presiding: Katharine Cartwright, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



Performance: DekaJaz. Scheila Gonzalez, alto saxophone; Lee Secard, baritone saxophone; Sherry Luchette, bass; Megan Foley, drums; Steve Gregory, guitar; Gaea Schell, piano; Sharon Hirata, tenor; saxophone; Les Benedict, trombone; Lee Thornburg, trumpet; Glenda Smith, trumpet. Presiding: Philip Hadad. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.



Performance: Judy Bady. Judy Bady, vocals; Art Hillery, piano; Louie “Mbiki" Spears, bass; Donald Dean, drums. Presiding: Jimmy Owens. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Panel: The Voice/Instrument Connection. Top instrumentalists and vocalists share their insights for using the voice to enhance playing their instruments, and conversely, playing instruments to develop their singing. This panel will share techniques that can help all musicians make this connection, and find their own “musical voice!" Moderator: Diane Hubka. Panelists: Bobby Watson, saxophonist; Connie Crothers, pianist; Dena DeRose, vocalist/pianist; John Santos, Afro/Latin percussionist. Location: Terrace, Seaside Foyer.



Clinic: II/V/I Chords: Got Voicings? How can we spice up II/V/I chords so common to jazz harmonic language? By incorporating creative voicings with inner voice movement, meaning “contrapuntal" movement. These voicings are influenced by Bill Evans' piano style and can enrich our harmonic vocabulary. Clinician: Luke Gillespie. Presiding: Rob Parton. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 101.



Clinic: The ALIVE Project (Accessible Live Internet Video Education). The ALIVE Project uses computer-based video conferencing technology to teach a wide variety of interactive music lessons. These sessions have included traditional jazz improvisation lessons where Stewart Smith's students in Winnipeg have been able to successfully trade fours (in real time) with Allan Molnar in New York. The ALIVE Project utilizes resources which already exist in most schools. Clinicians: Allan Molnar, Stewart Smith. Presiding: Nick Wood. Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



Clinic: Drum and Percussion Resource Team Clinic. This clinic will address frequently asked questions to the Resource Team over the year. Each clinician will also address, topics that the resource team should address such as, equipment best suited for various applications; rhythms, their origins and applications; simple teaching techniques; learning materials and listening materials. Clinicians: Ndugu Chancler, Steve Houghton, Bobby Sanabria, Ruben Alvarez. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 202.



Research Presentation: Enjoying the Shadow: An Examination of the Expanding Scope of Racial and Cultural Themes in Duke Ellington's Music. Presenter: Tom Zlabinger, York College (CUNY). Location: Shoreline Room.



1:00 p.m.
Meeting: Community College Interest Group. Location: Hyatt, Pacific Room.



Performance: Brisbane All Star Youth Big Band, Australia. Musical Director: Neill Thacker. Guest Artists: Ed Wilson, trombone; Tim Davies. Presiding: Brian Copping, IAJE Executive Board. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Performance: Airmen of Note, with special guest Peter Erskine. Guest Artist: Peter Erskine, drums. Matthew Reese, Commander; Dudley Hinote, bass trombone; Brian MacDonald, lead trumpet; Kevin Burns, split lead trumpet; Rich Sigler, jazz trumpet; Tim Leahey, jazz trumpet; Joe Jackson, lead trombone; Ben Patterson, jazz trombone; Jeff Martin, jazz trombone; Andy Axelrad, jazz alto sax; Tedd Baker, jazz tenor sax; Dave Stump, jazz tenor sax; Lucas Munce, lead alto sax; Douglas Morgan, bari sax; Paige Wroble vocalist; Steven Erickson, piano; Geoff Reecer, guitar; Paul Henry, bass; Dennis Hoffman, drums. Presiding: Dr. Warrick L. Carter, IAJE Past President. Location: Terrace Theater.



Panel: Jazz Week.com sponsors How Do I Get Played on the Radio - And How Will I Know? Panel discussion on the ins and outs of jazz radio promotion, and Jazz Week's new jazz charts, which are powered by Mediaguide's electronic airplay monitoring. Moderator: Ed Trefzger, Jazz Week Editor. Panelists: Neal Sapper, New World N Jazz; Garrett Shelton, Sunnyside Records; Joe Wallace, Mediaguide. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



Clinic: Total Immersion Bass Playing. This clinic goes beyond mere technique and ear training mastery to explore the musical, mental and organizational aspects of bass playing that make other musicians want to play with you. Students will discover how to develop the harmonic “radar" that sets the truly great player apart. A student demonstration “before and after" will underscore the effectiveness of these techniques. This clinic is guaranteed to stimulate your mind and strengthen your playing. Clinician: Tom Warrington. Presiding: Matthew Patnode. Location: Regency Ballroom DEF.



Clinic: Performing Artist Master Class. This session discusses a myriad of techniques for clarinet playing and improvisation. Topics to include tone, accurate technique, interpretation, rhythm, melody, and composition. Eddie will discuss and provide a live demonstration of his solo transcriptions and how to apply these skills to improve your playing. Clinician: Eddie Daniels. Presiding: Nate McClendon, IAJE Education Programs Manager. Location: Center Theater.



Clinic: A Versatile Jazz Piano Workshop. This workshop offers insights for jazz pianists with authentic instruction to interpret and absorb the styles of numerous, most influential, jazz pianists: Bud Powell, Erroll Garner, Barry Harris, Red Garland, Sonny Clark, Bill Evans, Hank Jones, as well as elements of Teddy Wilson, Art Tatum, McCoy Tyner, and others. Also, a repertoire of rare standards will be presented to the students and a correct melodic interpretation will be demonstrated to make it sound the way the composer intended. Clinician: Larry Vuckovich. Presiding: Shelly Berg, IAJE Past President. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 201.



Workshop: The Jazz Journalists Association: Who Asked You, Anyway? (Day3) A hands-on clinic taught over three days (one hour per day), presented by the Jazz Journalists Association, about how to write a good jazz review-for print media or radio. Students receive a one-hour overview of the craft from Paul de Barros and Dan Ouellette, then write a review that night (Day 1); receive a one-on-one critique of their review by members of the Jazz Journalists Association and rewrite the review (Day 2); then submit it for an anonymous critique by a five-member panel of experts (Day 3), and possible publication in the Jazz Education Journal. Conveners: Paul DeBarros, Dan Ouellette. Location: Terrace, Seaside 308.



Research Presentation: Music and the Brain: Neurological and Physiological Changes Occurring During the Creative Process. Presenter: Michael Pedicin, Ph.D., D.M, Los Angeles, CA. Location: Shoreline Room.



1:30 p.m.
Research Presentation: Reflections from the Bridge: Observations of the Creative Process. Presenter: Dr. W. Edwin Bingham, Marshall University, WV. Location: Shoreline Room.



2:00 p.m.
Reception: New England Conservatory Alumni. Location: Hyatt, Beacon Rotunda.



Visit the Exhibits!
Exhibits are open 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Reference “Conference At-A-Glance" handout for companies and their booth numbers or download the list. Location: Convention Center Exhibit Hall AB.



Visit the Patron & Associate Members pages for more information on exhibitors or see their listings in the Super Patron pages, the Patron pages, or the Associate pages of the Jazz Education Journal.





Ask The Experts.


3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Location: Terrace, Seaside 308.



Conference attendees can meet one-on-one with prominent industry veterans in various fields. Get candid feedback on your career, but come well-prepared as each session will be limited to 5 minutes. Mentoring categories: Performances, Recordings, Marketing/PR/Promotion (3:00 p.m - 5:00 p.m.).





3:00 p.m.


Performance: American River College Vocal Jazz Ensemble, American River College, Sacramento, CA. Director: Art LaPierre. Guest Artist: Bobby Shew, trumpet. Presiding: Lawrence Panella. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Performance: IAJE/NFAA Clifford Brown/Stan Getz All-Stars. Peter Reardon-Anderson, saxophone, Walt Whitman Senior High School, Bethesda, MD; Ben Van Gelder, saxophone, Preadinius Gymnasium, Groningen, Netherlands; Simon Millerd, trumpet, Gulf Islands Secondary School, Vancouver, BC Canada; Eldar Djangirov, piano, Francis Parker School, San Diego, CA; Colin Stranahan, percussion, Denver School of the Arts, Parker, CO. Presiding: Nate McClendon, IAJE Education Programs Manager. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



Performance: Nashville Jazz Workshop “George Shearing Ensemble", Nashville, TN. Director: Lori Mechem; Co-Director: Roger Spencer. Presiding: Lori Mechem, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Performance: Wesley College Big Band with James Morrison, Wesley College, Melbourne, Australia. Director: Peter Foley. Guest Artist: James Morrison, trumpet. Presiding: Brian Copping, IAJE Executive Board. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.



Performance: The Larry Steen World Jazz Ensemble. Larry Steen, bass; Katisse Buckingham, sax/flute; Quinn Johnson, piano; Jimmy Mahlis, guitar; Chris Wabich, drums; Billy Hulting, percussion & mallets. Presiding: Tom Warrington. Location: Hyatt Lobby Stage.



Panel: Kennedy Center Jazz Programs. Join Dr. Billy Taylor and learn about jazz programming at the local, national, and international levels, from a leading jazz presenter. Topics discussed: subscription series, educational activities, and the joint Department of State international touring program, “Jazz Ambassadors." Moderator: Dr Billy Taylor. Location: Terrace, Seaside Foyer.





Panel: DownBeat “Blindfold Test" with Charlie Haden and correspondent Dan Ouellette. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 102.



Clinic: The Final Frontier: Imagination and the Future of Music Technology. This is an updated (2004) demonstration of the most recent technological trends that promise to make music teaching more effective and relevant through the coming decade. Presented in 5.1 surround sound, multi-projector wide format video (16' x 6' or 22' x 8'), the animation and multimedia effects of this show add impact to some insightful predictions on where music technology is headed with implications for how we teach. Clinician: Dave Sebald. Presiding: Allan Molnar. Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



Clinic: New Vocal Techniques for Jazz & Modern Music. Indian classical vocal techniques are the most advanced for the natural (not operatic) voice. Since 1990 Jhaveri's efforts are aimed at bridging the gap between vocal and instrumental jazz through workshops, his book-CD and bring singers to Bombay for training. Clinician: Niranjan Jhaveri. Presiding: Michele Weir, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 101.



Clinic: How Was My Solo? Methods for Evaluating Improvisation. Beginning improvisers can still incorporate advanced story-telling devices such as space, speed register and complexity. Using a high school string demonstration group, the clinician will show how these devices, converted to evaluation criteria, produce successful solos. Clinician: Martin Norgaard. Presiding: Galindo Rodriguez. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 202.



4:00 p.m.
Performance: The Almaty Youth Jazz Band, The Almaty Youth Jazz Center - School, Almaty, Kazakhstan. Director: Tagir Zaripov. Guest Artist: Francois Jeanneau, soprano sax. Presiding: J. Richard Dunscomb, IAJE Past President. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Performance: Baritone Saxophone Band Plays Mulligan: Cuber, Smulyan, Johnson. Howard Johnson, bari sax; Gary Smulyan, bari sax; Ronnie Cuber, bari sax; Jon Mayer, keyboards; Andy McKee, bass; Joe LaBarbara, drums. Presiding: Clem DeRosa, IAJE Past President. Location: Center Theater.



Panel: Jazz in the Foreground: Great Jazz Film Scores and How they Got That Way.A candid discussion with several experienced film composers and jazz musicians about the field of movie soundtracks. Moderator: Janine Coveney, Launch Radio Networks. Panelists: Marcus Miller; Phil Gallo, Variety. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



Clinic: Collective Improvisation in Mainstream Jazz. This session explains how to gain complete improvisatory freedom for everyone in a mainstream jazz combo, integrating individual freedom with a collective, unified sound. Features live demonstration with The Paul Rinzler Trio. Clinician: Paul Rinzler. Presiding: Terry Steele. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 201.



5:00 p.m.


Performance: IAJE Community College All-Stars. Director: Steve Baker, Grossmont College in El Cajon, California; Guest artist:Bill Yeager, trombonist and Director of Music at San Diego State University in San Diego, Calif.; Saxophones: Michael Rodriguez (Mt. Hood Community College), David Baron (College of the Sequoias), Justin Strawn (Temple College), Peter August (American River College), Christine Ejem (Temple College); Trumpets: Barry Russell (Kansas City Community College), Paul Karando (Riverside Community College), Danny Doyle (Mesa Community College), Bob Weaver (South West Virginia Community College), Heather Jameson (Hutchinson Community College); Trombones: Derek Bondy (Mt. Hood Community College), Shawn Congos (Santa Rosa Community College), Kasim Obied (Tarrant Community College South East), John Larson (Florida Community College), Santiago Latorre (Florida Community College); Rhythm: Michele Daniel (Temple College), Ben Black (North Harris Community College), Kris Afflerbaugh (Riverside Community College), John Lumpkin (Florida Community College), Ben Adkins (Florida Community College). Presiding: Sparky Koerner, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



Performance: Mt. San Antonio College “Singcopation" with the Kristin Korb Trio, Mt. San Antonio College, Walnut, CA. Director: Bruce Rogers. Guest Artists: Kristin Korb, bass; Tamir Hendelman, piano; Steve Barnes, drums; Tom Hynes, guitar; Tim Curle, percussion. Presiding: Sue Cruse. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104C.



Performance: Montreux Jazz Festival Competition Winners. Robert Botos, piano; Antal Pusztai, guitar; Anna Serafinska, vocals. Presiding: Greg Carroll, IAJE Director of Education. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Performance: Kevin Jones & Tenth World. Kevin Jones, conga, djembe, percussion; Kevin Louis, trumpet; Brian Horton, saxophone; George Makinto, flute; Kelvin Sholar, piano; Antwan Barrett, bass; Jaimeo Brown, drums. Presiding: Martin Summers. Location: Hyatt Lobby Stage.



Performance: Frank Mantooth Tribute Band. Trumpet: Mike Steinel, Marvin Stamm, Roger Ingram, Jeff Jarvis; trombone: Paul McKee, Tom Garling, Mark Bettcher, Tom Matta, Steve Wiest; Pete Christlieb, tenor sax I; Pat LaBarbera, tenor sax II; Howie Smith, alto sax I; Kim Park, alto sax II; Jeff Suzda, bari sax; Margaret Carlson, vocalist; Matt Harris, piano; Larry Koonse, guitar; Lou Fischer, electric bass; Bob Bowman, acoustic bass; Ruben Alvarez, aux. percussion; Steve Houghton, director/drums. Presiding: James Warrick, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.





Panel: Critical Mass. Esteemed music critics, musicians, and industry pros discuss the role of the reviewer and the impact of journalism. Moderator: Larry Blumenfeld, Jazziz editor-at-large. Panelists: Paul de Barros, Seattle Times; Aaron Goldberg; Jason Marsalis. Sponsored by JAZZIZ Magazine. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 102.



Clinic: Using Apple Software to Create Movie Scores: Integrating Digital Performer, iMovie, Garage Band, Quicktime, and iTunes. A tutorial on how to teach film scoring to undergraduate jazz students using a variety of Macintosh software: Digital Performer, iMovie, Garage Band, Quicktime and iTunes. Clinician: Dr. Mike Bogle. Presiding: Dave Sebald. Location: Terrace, Seaside 301.



Reception: IAJE Australasia Section. Open to all IAJE Australasia Section members. Location: Hyatt, Beacon Ballroom A.



Reception: IAJE Latin America Section. Open to all IAJE Latin America Section members. Location: Hyatt, Beacon Ballroom B.



6:00 p.m.
Performance: Tierney Sutton. Tierney Sutton, vocals; Christian Jacob, piano; Trey Henry, bass; Ray Brinker, drums. Presiding: Connaitre Miller, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom.



Performance: Monica Mancini, with special guests Dave Koz and Dave Samuels. Monica Mancini, vocals; Dave Koz, sax; Shelly Berg, piano; Chuck Berghofer, bass; Gregg Field, drums; Dave Samuels, vibes. Presiding: Dr. Herb Wong, IAJE Past President. Location: Center Theater.



Panel: Ask the Experts Summit Panel. Culling the most frequently asked questions and topics from the one-on-one mentoring session, this panel of industry experts will demystify the complex ways and means of the business of jazz. Panelists will be selected from each category of mentoring sessions. Moderator: Yvonne Ervin. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 103.



Reception: Vocal Jazz. Location: Hyatt, Shoreline Room.



Reception: IAJE Japan Section. Open to all IAJE Japan Section members. Location: Westin, Ocean Ballroom.



7:00 p.m.
Performance: AAJC/HBCU Student All-star Big Band. Directors: Russell Thomas Jr., Ira Wiggins, James Patterson, and Howard Harris. Guest Artist: Oliver Lake, saxophone. Saxophones: Cameron Michael Morgan (North Carolina Central University), Andrae T. Grant (Texas Southern University), Marcus Anderson (North Carolina Central University), Ron E. Baxter (North Carolina Central University), Harvey Cummings II (North Carolina Central University); Trumpets: Danyelle Kimp (Jackson State University), David Olds West (North Carolina Central University), Tamahl Gorham (North Carolina Central University), Brad Cochrane (North Carolina Central University), Jamnel Fields (North Carolina Central University); Trombones: Mercury Morris (University of Maryland Eastern Shore), Richard Milburn (University of Maryland Eastern Shore), Herman Louis Spearman, Jr. (Clark Atlanta University), Joshua R. Vincent (North Carolina Central University), Terry Jones, Jr. (North Carolina Central University); Rhythm Section: Antoine Baldwin (Alcorn State University), Marc Davis (North Carolina Central University), Nicholas M. Slaton (North Carolina Central University), Henry C. Conerway III (Morehouse College); Christopher Moten (Clark Atlanta University). Presiding: Larry Ridley, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Regency Ballroom ABC.



Performance: Pro Jam-Mainstream. Justo Almario, saxophone; Patrice Rushen, piano; Reggie Hamilton, bass; Ndugu Chancler, drums. Presiding: Patrice Rushen. Location: Hyatt Lobby Stage.



Performance: Rhubumba with Special Guest, Sal Cracchiolo. Jeff Benedict, saxophone; Jimmy Branly, timbales; Jacques Voyemant, trombone; Bobby Shew, trumpet; Bob Fernandez, congas; Dave Askren, guitar; Paul De Castro, piano; Rigoberto Lopez, bass. Presiding: Frank Potenza. Location: Long Beach Convention Center 104 AB.



Performance: Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra. French horn: Paul Loredo, John Dickson; trumpet: John Daversa, Mike McGuffey, Ron King, Steve Huffsteter; tuba: Bill Roper; trombone: George McMullen, Joey Sellers, Bruce Fowler; bass trombone: Morris Repass; woodwinds: Bob Carr, John Yoakum, Glen Berger, Phil Feather, Jeff Driskill; guitar: Tom Hynes; hand percussion: Brad Dutz; mallet percussion: David Johnson; piano: Rich Eames; bass Trey Henry; drums: Ralph Razze. Presiding: Clay Jenkins, IAJE Resource Team. Location: Long Beach Convention Center Ballroom.



Evening Concerts


Terrace Theater
8:00 p.m.
See photos at Evening Concerts.



Garfield Jazz Ensemble, Garfield High School, Seattle, WA.
Director: Clarence Acox. Guest Artist: Terell Stafford, trumpet.



Yellowjackets.
Bob Mintzer, sax & EWI; Russell Ferrante, keyboards/piano; Jimmy Haslip, bass; Marcus Baylor, drums.



Gordon Goodwin's Big Phat Band with Eddie Daniels.
Gordon Goodwin, leader/sax/piano. Guest Artist: Eddie Daniels, clarinet. Trumpet: Wayne Bergeron, Dan Fornero, Bob Summers, Dan Savant; trombone: Charlie Morillas, Alex Iles, Craig Ware, Andy Martin; saxophone: Eric Marienthal, Sal Lozano, Brian Scanlon, Jeff Driskill; Jay Mason, baritone saxophone; Grant Geissman, guitar; Richard Shaw, bass; Bernie Dresel, drums; Luis Conte, percussion.



11:00 p.m.


Kenny Burrell Quintet.
Kenny Burrell, guitar/leader; Herman Riley, saxophone; Mike Melvoin, piano; Roberto Miranda, bass; Sherman Ferguson, drums. Presiding: Rick Lawn, IAJE Executive Board. Location: Center Theater.



A Jazz Mass.
Jazz can delicately blend the sacred and secular in ways that speak to the hearts of all people. The music comes from the soul and is rooted in everyday life. WES Group embodies this notion of jazz as a spiritual expression. They will perform excerpts from “A Jazz Mass" and other original compositions from their recordings. Composer: Dr. Will Smith, Saxophone, Director of the WES Group. Location: Terrace, Seaside Ballroom



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