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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

Now on Nashvillejazz Radio: Daily at 9am and 8pm, hear guitarist Pat Bergeson on "Live From The Cave," an hour of music hosted by Don O. Henry. Click on the radio above left, or visit our Nashvillejazz Radio page for details.

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: November 4th to December 11th
Class Schedule Page | Registration & Payment Information

MONDAY | 6:00pm

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

  • New Orleans Brass Band Ensemble
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roland  Barber

  • Vocal Literature: The Music of Jerome Kern - A 6-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem

MONDAY | 8:00pm

  • Advanced Vocal Literature: Ballads - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem

  • Original Jazz Composition
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roland  Barber

TUESDAY | 6:00pm

  • Color and Special Effects for Vocalists
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    Additional information: Class meets at 5:30 pm at instructor's home studio.

  • Learning Tunes by Ear
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roger Spencer

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

  • Vocal Expression: Finding and Exploring The Depths
    course summary | Instructor(s): Connye Florance
    Additional information: Intermediate to Advanced level.

TUESDAY | 8:00pm

  • Stan Getz Bossa Nova Ensemble
    course summary | Instructor(s): Denis Solee

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

WEDNESDAY | 6:00pm

  • The Life and Music of Oscar Peterson
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roger Spencer

  • The Next Level
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    Additional information: Class meets at 5:30 pm at instructor's home studio.

  • Vocal Literature: The Music of Jerome Kern - A 6-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem

WEDNESDAY | 8:00pm

  • Special Effects and Color to the Voice
    Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    additional information: Class meets at instructor's home studio.

THURSDAY | 6:00pm

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

  • Jazz Singing 101
    course summary | Instructor(s): Christina Watson
    Additional information: AFTERNOON CLASS - meets at 1pm

  • The Art of the Duo
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem and Sandra Dudley
    Additional information: special guests instructors

Upcoming Events

pictureSnap on 2&4 w/ Lori Mechem
Friday, December 12
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureSnap on 2&4 w/ Roger Spencer & Michael Rinne
Friday, January 9
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureJazz on the Move 2015
Sunday, January 25
Frist Center For the Visual Arts
Event Details



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