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Jazz Fan 101

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Jazz Fan 101

Presented Monday evenings at KUVO’s Performance Studio (29th and Welton, Denver) :: July 21 through Aug 11  7:00-9:00pm This four-week class combines an overview of  jazz history with guided listening through the defining recordings of jazz.  It is designed for anyone who would like a broadened understanding of jazz to inform their listening experience.  The class additionally features a performance at DazzleJazz supper club specifically programmed for attendees of the class on August 18th. Jazz music has undergone several major stylistic shifts in its relatively brief history.  Jazz...

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The Heart of the Song- A Workshop for Jazz Vocalists with Roberta Gambarini

Posted by on Jun 9, 2014 in Education, Slider | 0 comments

The Heart of the Song- A Workshop for Jazz Vocalists with Roberta Gambarini

“The best new jazz singer to come along in 50 years”  Hank Jones   Get individual coaching from this internationally acclaimed artist, and let her bring out something extraordinary in you! Monday, August 18 and Tuesday, August 19th from 6:00-10:00pm   Singers/Participants will each sing a song and be coached by Roberta, must be pro/semi-pro level and at least  18 years old. You will need to come both nights and bring charts for two songs, one ballad & one mid/up tempo. Charts must be in the singer’s key. (10 person minimum, 12 person maximum) Auditors can be...

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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!

Posted by on Aug 3, 2013 in Blind Tiger, Concert | 0 comments

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

  Jazz Fan 101: An overview of jazz history, styles and concepts for the jazz-curious listener. 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 graders. The Heart of the Song: A master class for jazz vocalists with the Grammy-nominated Roberta...

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