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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 on sale for the May 29 Snap on 2&4 w/ Don Braden.

Now accepting students for the first Summer Session of classes! See course listing below and call 242-5299 or email directors@nashvillejazz.org to sign up!

Now on Nashvillejazz Radio: Lots of new music, including selections from Peter Bernstein, Connye Florance, Bruce Dudley, and more!  Also, daily at 9am and 8pm, hear the Chester Thompson Trio 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: June 8 - July 16
Class Schedule Page | Registration & Payment Information

MONDAY | 6:00pm

  • Beginning Jazz Improvisation
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roger Spencer

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

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

MONDAY | 8:00pm

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

TUESDAY | 6:00pm

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

  • The Art of Phrasing
    course summary | Instructor(s): Sandra Dudley

  • The Essence of Brushwork
    course summary | Instructor(s): Josh Hunt

TUESDAY | 8:00pm

  • Miles Davis Ensemble - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Rod McGaha

  • Rehearsal Sessions
    course summary | Instructor(s): Connye Florance

  • The Music & Guitar Stylings of John Scofield
    course summary | Instructor(s): Matt MacDougall

WEDNESDAY | 6:00pm

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

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

WEDNESDAY | 8:00pm

  • Small Ensemble
    course summary | Instructor(s):  

  • Vocal Improvisation 1
    course summary | Instructor(s): Kevin Whalum

THURSDAY | 6:00pm

  • Beginning Arranging
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roy Agee

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

  • Jazz Singing 101
    course summary | Instructor(s): Liz Johnson

Upcoming Events

pictureSnap on 2&4 w/ Don Braden
Friday, May 29
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureSnap on 2&4 w/ Roland Barber
Friday, June 12
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureNJW Summer Jazz Camps
June 15-19 & 22-26
Nashville Jazz Workshop
Event Details

pictureThe Beegie Adair Trio
Saturday, June 20
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureNJW Jam Session
Sunday, June 21
The Jazz Cave
Event Details



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