Jazz Pro Musicians to Bring Affordable Jazz Education in New York City


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New York -- The New York Jazz Workshop announces the creation of a new structure to provide affordable Jazz education in New York City.

Starting with 3 jazz workshops in August 2009, the New York Jazz Workshop will offer ongoing classes for adults and young adults starting in September.

The New York Jazz Workshop faculty is comprised of many well know jazz musicians such as the leader of the group Global Motion, tenor sax player and composer Marc Mommas, drummer Tony Moreno, Guitarists Vic Juris and Rez Abbasi, Composer and longtime Dizzie Gillespies musical director Mike Longo, singer Hilary Gardner and many others.

The 3 Summer Workshops currently scheduled are:
Improvisation and Composition from August 6 through 9, 2009
Vocal Workshop from August 20 through 23rd, 2009
Guitar Workshop from August 27 through 30th, 2009

The cost for each 3 day intensive workshop is $575 with a 10% reduction for students.

Classes starting in September will allow musicians to get together and play in a group under the guidance of a faculty member, classes will include:

A BeBop Ensemble in the style of Charlie Parker and Dizzy Gillespie, a Hard-Bop Ensemble in the style of Art Blakey, a Jazz Combo inspired by the music of Tristano/Konitz/Marsh, a Composition Ensemble were students will be able to perform their own compositions, a Saxophone Quartet, a Latin Jazz Combo, a Choir, a Big Band and an African Drumming Class.

The classes meet once a week at Michiko Studios in midtown Manhattan and the cost for 6 weeks is: $288.00

For More Information please contact:

Marco Chelo
New York Jazz Workshop
676 Riverside Drive #4A.
[email protected]

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