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Nashville Jazz Workshop

Nashville's community center for jazz, with classes, public performances, and special events. The Nashville Jazz Workshop is a non-profit organization supporting jazz musicians, jazz fans, and the jazz community.

Happenings

Tickets are now on sale for the upcoming Snap 2&4 with Matt White . . . we've missed Matt, and are delighted he's coming back to perform. It's gonna be a good one!

Tickets are sold out for the July 23 performance of the Duffy Jackson Big Band.

Jazz fans all over the world are enjoying music recorded live in the Jazz Cave on Nashvillejazz Radio. It just got better with a whole new collection of tunes and playlist! While you're listening, be sure to catch Live From The Cave, a 1-hour program daily at 9am & 8pm. Now playing: in honor of their Jazz Cave appearance, The Chester Thompson Trio, recorded live in 2012. Tune in the rest of the day for lots of great music recorded right here in the Cave!

Upcoming Classes

The Jazz Workshop has classes from introductory to advanced - for students just learning jazz, professionals wanting to "sharpen their edges," and non-musicians wanting to learn more about jazz. Instructors are Nashville's finest jazz musicians. Classes are 2 hours a night, once a week for 6 weeks. Tuition is $225 per 6-week class unless noted otherwise.

Session Dates: July 28 - September 4
Class Schedule Page | Registration & Payment Information

MONDAY | 6:00pm

  • Bebop Scales and Patterns
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roland  Barber

  • Introduction to Ensemble Playing
    course summary | Instructor(s): Evan Cobb

  • Vocal Literature: The Music of Duke Ellington - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem

MONDAY | 8:00pm

  • Advanced Instrumental Ensemble
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roland  Barber

  • Advanced Vocal Literature: The Blues
    course summary | Instructor(s): Liz Johnson

TUESDAY | 6:00pm

  • Beginning Vocal Performance Techniques - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Connye Florance

  • Duke Ellington Ensemble
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roger Spencer

  • The Art of Phrasing
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    Additional information: Class meets at 5:30 PM at instructor's home.

TUESDAY | 8:00pm

  • The Brazilian Rhythm Section
    course summary | Instructor(s): Chester Thompson and Roger Spencer

  • The Next Level
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    Additional information: Class meets at instructor's home.

WEDNESDAY | 6:00pm

  • Introduction to Ensemble Playing
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roger Spencer

  • Strengthening Vocal Techniques with A Cappella and Rubato Singing
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    Additional information: Class meets at 5:30 PM at instructor's home.

  • The Voice Lab
    course summary | Instructor(s): Margaret Rose

  • Vocal Literature: The Music of Duke Ellington - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem

WEDNESDAY | 8:00pm

  • Soul Song: Set Your Inner Musician Free
    course summary | Instructor(s): Liz Johnson

  • The Art of Phrasing
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    Additional information: Class meets at instructor's home.

THURSDAY | 6:00pm

  • Complete Vocal Technique
    course summary | Instructor(s): Sandra Dudley

  • Contemporary Vocal Literature
    course summary | Instructor(s): Christina Watson

Upcoming Events

pictureSnap on 2&4 w/ Matt White
Friday, July 25
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureJazz By The Book at Parnassus
Saturday, July 26
Parnassus Books
Event Details

pictureMetamorphosis: Paintings by Jorge Mendoza
Closing reception Sun., July 27, 3-5pm
Nashville Jazz Workshop
Event Details

pictureUpcoming Event Calendar
Upcoming Events 2014
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureSnap on 2&4: Monica Ramey w/ the Beegie Adair Trio
Friday, August 8
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureMusic For Seniors Concert at NJW
Monday, August 11
The Jazz Cave
Event Details



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