NJW PRESENTS JAZZ IN THE PARK

The Nashville Jazz Workshop is excited to announce the return of the exciting summer concert series, Jazz in the Park. The monthly series consists of five Thursday evening concerts at the Hadley Park Bandshell with some fantastic local artists. All concerts are from 5:30 to 7pm and are free and open to the public.

The next concert is Thursday, June 27 at 5:30pm, and features Giovanni Rodriguez and his band. Attendees are encouraged enjoy the ample park bench seating in front of the bandshell or bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets.

About Giovanni Rodriguez:

Giovanni Rodriguez, a Grammy Award-winning multi-instrumentalist based in Nashville, was born in Italy to Dominican parents and grew up in Europe, where he developed an early appreciation for diverse musical genres. As a composer, producer, arranger, educator, and session musician, Rodriguez leads the Music City Latin Orchestra, Giovanni Rodriguez & 12 Manos, and Music City Soul Breakers. In 2018, he won a Grammy for his percussion work on CeCe Winans’ “Let Them Fall In Love,” which topped Billboard’s Gospel Music Chart. Rodriguez has also recorded with Victor Wooten and released an Afro-Caribbean album, “The Movement,” with EL MOVIMIENTO in 2010. Selected to perform at Super Bowl LIV’s pregame with Wes Little’s Latin All-Star group, Rodriguez has shared the stage or recorded with artists like Chris Stapleton, Christina Aguilera, Sheryl Crow, and Vince Gill.

Rain policy: in case of inclement weather, patrons will be notified by 4:30pm via this website, Facebook, and Instagram.

For more information click here.


Jazz AM is a monthly program for the community that entertains and educates kids and families in a fun, interactive setting!

This program is just one of the many exciting shows taking place at the Jazz Cave in 2024. Don’t miss out on the fun! Here’s the schedule:

April 6: Dizzy Gillespie

May 4: Billie Holiday

June 8: Nat Cole

June 15: Juneteenth Celebration. We will perform the Ella Fitzgerald show at 12pm

July 6: Celia Cruz

August 3: Louis Armstrong


ATTENTION JAZZ CAVE CONCERT-GOERS: You can add a delicious Charcuterie or Cheese box to your Jazz Cave concert ticket! More information here


July Class Session

For information about scholarships, click here. See our class schedule page for tuition information.

Color Key:

  • Instrumentalists
  • Vocalists
  • All Musicians and Enthusiasts

Session Dates: July 8 to July 24, 2024

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Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday


Looking for a hip space for your next private or corporate event? You can rent the Jazz Cave! More information here

 


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Nashville Jazz Workshop programs are supported in part by Metro Arts and the Tennessee Arts Commission. This program is being supported, in part, by federal award number SLFRP5534 awarded to the State of Tennessee by the U.S. Department of the Treasury.


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