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Two Summer Seminars for Colorado Music Educators

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Two Summer Seminars for Colorado Music Educators

    The Gift of Jazz presents two summer seminars for Colorado music educators, with curricula designed to specifically address the new CDE P-12 Academic Standards   ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ June 24-26, 2014 Teaching Improvisation With Jazz Trumpeter/Educator Bob Montgomery An overview of the material and skills needed to present the topic of improvisation to your students including: Beginning Improvisation, Call and Response, The Blues, Improvising to Simple Chord Progressions, Basic Jazz Theory, Scales and Form in Improvisation, and more…...

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Teaching Composition With Pianist/Composer Marc Sabatella

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Teaching Composition With Pianist/Composer Marc Sabatella

The Gift of Jazz presents two summer seminars for Colorado music educators, with curricula designed to specifically address the new CDE P-12 Academic Standards.   July 22-24, 2013 Teaching Composition With Pianist/ Composer Marc Sabatella Designed to help music educators develop their skills for teaching musical composition to younger musicians, this summer intensive course will offer beginning-level theory of music composition. Participants will be guided in the development of lessons that introduce this knowledge to students at their own grade levels. Click here to view Bob...

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Blind Tiger Tribute to Stan Getz – featuring the John Gunther Group!

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Blind Tiger Tribute to Stan Getz – featuring the John Gunther Group!

Sold Out! A Tribute to Stan Getz Sunday, August 18, 2013 :: 3-6pm The John Gunther Group featuring: Wendy Fopeano, Bill Kopper, Bijoux Barbosa and Jill Fredericksen Where: A garden paradise surprisingly close to downtown Denver. The exact event location with directions will be sent to you in a confirmation email prior to the day of the event. When: Sunday, August 18, 2013, 3:00 till 6:00 PM. Cost: $50 per person, food and beverages included. Limited to the first 30 reservations. Please fill out the reservation form at www.giftofjazz.org...

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Education

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Education

  Saturday Jazz Education: A different jazz theme/genre each semester, we offer classes in jazz composition and arranging, theory and improvisation and performance for all ages. Jazz for the Schools: In partnership with Denver Public Schools, this interactive jazz education program provides a glimpse into what jazz is all about…for 4th-8th...

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Five Points Jazz Fest

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Five Points Jazz Fest

The 2013 Five Points Jazz Festival will be held on May 18th from 11a.m. – 8p.m. This free community event celebrates the music, culture and history of Denver’s historic Five Points neighborhood, with performances highlighting many of Denver’s finest jazz musicians. Performances and activities take place in numerous venues in Historic Five Points, with food and art vendors along Welton Street. Vendor booth registration now is open! Reserve a booth space and place your businesses’ products and services in front of the 17,500 people we expect for this one day event. Register today! 2013...

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