NJW in Review, December 26, 2019

Greetings from the Nashville Jazz Workshop. As 2019 winds down, we’ll continue to review some of the best performances of the year along with some instructional tips.

Today’s feature is all Ellington!┬áThe video is from a March 1 performance by vocalist Paula Chavis with John Birdsong (bass), Bryan Harrison (piano), Wendell Henry (drums) and Geary Moore (guitar).


Below, NJW Founder Lori Mechem shows you how to play the classic “Duke Ellington ending.”


Continuing the series on the experiences of NJW students, here’s a profile of vocalist Lisa Taylor. Hear Lisa’s inspiring story below: