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Nashville Jazz Workshop

Nashville's community center for jazz, with classes, public performances, and special events. The Nashville Jazz Workshop is a non-profit organization supporting jazz musicians, jazz fans, and the jazz community.

Happenings

On Sale Now:

The Beegie Adair Trio on Saturday, April 19 (Almost Sold Out!)

Stan Lassiter on Friday, April 25

Bailamos! Latin Dance Party ft. El Movimiento on Sunday, May 4

 

Jazz fans all over the world are enjoying music recorded live in the Jazz Cave on Nashvillejazz Radio. It just got better with a whole new collection of tunes and playlist! While you're listening, be sure to catch Live From The Cave, a 1-hour program daily at 9am & 8pm. Now playing: An encore presentation of "Live From the Workshop," originally broadcast in 2009 on WMOT Radio and featuring Chris Walters, in honor of his recent appearance at the Cave! Tune in the rest of the day for lots of great music recorded right here in the Cave!

 

 It's time to register your teenager for one of our Summer Jazz  Camps!! This is their chance to learn from the pros. 

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Upcoming Classes

The Jazz Workshop has classes from introductory to advanced - for students just learning jazz, professionals wanting to "sharpen their edges," and non-musicians wanting to learn more about jazz. Instructors are Nashville's finest jazz musicians. Classes are 2 hours a night, once a week for 6 weeks. Tuition is $225 per 6-week class unless noted otherwise.

Session Dates: April 14 to May 22
Class Schedule Page | Registration & Payment Information

MONDAY | 6:00pm

  • Introduction to Brazilian Guitar
    course summary | Instructor(s): James DaSilva

  • Introduction to Ensemble Playing
    course summary | Instructor(s): Evan Cobb

  • Vocal Literature: The Music of Harold Arlen - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem

MONDAY | 8:00pm

  • Advanced Vocal Literature: Billy Strayhorn & Bill Evans
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem and Liz Johnson

TUESDAY | 6:00pm

  • Advanced Vocal Performance Techniques: "Grow Your Show" - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Connye Florance

  • Minor ii-V's and Diminished Patterns
    course summary | Instructor(s): Oscar Utterstrom

  • Small Ensemble
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roger Spencer
    Additional information: The Music of Harold Arlen

  • Vocal Tech 3
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    Additional information: Class meets at 5:30 pm at instructor's house

TUESDAY | 8:00pm

  • The Next Level
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    Additional information: Class meets in home studio of instructor.

WEDNESDAY | 6:00pm

  • Introduction to Ensemble Playing
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roger Spencer

  • Strengthening Vocal Techniques with A Cappella and Rubato Singing
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning

  • The Voice Lab
    course summary | Instructor(s): Margaret Rose

  • Vocal Literature: The Music of Harold Arlen - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem

WEDNESDAY | 8:00pm

  • Original Jazz Composition
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem

  • Vocal Tech 3
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning

THURSDAY | 6:00pm

  • Contemporary Vocal Literature
    course summary | Instructor(s): Christina Watson

  • Jazz Singing 101
    course summary | Instructor(s): Liz Johnson
    Additional information: 1PM Afternoon Class

  • Soul Song: Set Your Inner Musician Free
    course summary | Instructor(s): Liz Johnson

THURSDAY | 8:00pm

  • Cuban Music Ensemble
    course summary | Instructor(s): Dann Sherrill

Upcoming Events

pictureSnap on 2&4 w/ Stan Lassiter
Friday, April 25
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureJazz on the Move: Music of Carmen McRae
Sunday, April 27
Frist Center For the Visual Arts
Event Details

pictureBailamos! Latin Dance Party featuring El Movimiento
Sunday, May 4
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureSnap on 2&4 w/ Connye Florance
Friday, May 9
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureThe Beegie Adair Trio (May)
Saturday, May 17
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureNJW Jam Session
Sunday, May 18
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureNJW Summer Jazz Camps
June 16-20 & 23-27
Nashville Jazz Workshop
Event Details

pictureUpcoming Event Calendar
Upcoming Events 2014
The Jazz Cave
Event Details



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