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Join us our Fall Composition Class Graduation November 24th!

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Join us our Fall Composition Class Graduation November 24th!

        Join the Gift of Jazz with the Fall 2014 Graduation Concert! A celebration of the Gift of Jazz Composition students’ works! Monday, November 24th @ 7pm The Crossroads Theater (2590 Washington St. Denver, CO) Students in both levels of instructor Annie Booth’s Jazz Theory & Composition classes will be PREMIERING brand new compositions that they have written throughout the 8-week course! Come celebrate the hard work and dedication put forth by the students - Ashley Noland, Mardi Moore, Thomas Windham, Kay Ueno, Robert Lipscombe, Howard Slavin, Troy...

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December’s Blind Tiger

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December’s Blind Tiger

  A Holiday Blind Tiger  An afternoon of holiday revelry, fare, libations & jazz.     Join us for a jazz-inspired celebration of the season!    With Kristi Stice, Annie Booth & Friends Sunday, December 14, 3:00-6:00pm  The Denver Women’s Press Club 1325 Logan St., Denver   Kristi Stice is a professional vocalist, composer and guitarist with influences as divergent as Billie Holiday and Joni Mitchell. Her passion is gypsy jazz. An award-winning song writer a with a degree in vocal jazz, she has performed with the Jacksonville Symphony and with the...

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Teaching Improvisation With Jazz Trumpeter/Educator Bob Montgomery

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Teaching Improvisation With Jazz Trumpeter/Educator Bob Montgomery

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 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… ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ When ::...

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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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Mile High Spirits Sunday Jazz

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The Gift of Jazz presents jazz on Sunday nights at Mile High Spirits. Sundays alternate with the Funky Fresh Trio and Greg Harris Trio. Jazz begins at 7 pm and ends at 10. Sunday, May 26 features the Funky Fresh Trio. Music is from 7 to 10 and NO COVER.

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