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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

Tickets are on sale for the next appearance of The Beegie Adair Trio, Saturday, September 20.

Also on Sale NOW - JAZZMANIA 2014!! It's the Jazz Party of the Year: Saturday, Oct. 25 at the Factory.

Now on Nashvillejazz Radio: Daily at 9am and 8pm, hear The Joe Davidian Trio in a rebroadcast of 2008's "Live From The Workshop." Click on the radio above left, or visit our Nashvillejazz Radio page for details.

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: September 15 - October 25
Class Schedule Page | Registration & Payment Information

MONDAY | 6:00pm

  • Bebop Scales and Patterns
    course summary | Instructor(s): Chris Walters

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

  • Vocal Literature: The Music of Duke Ellington - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem
    Additional information: (part 2 of a 12-week class)

MONDAY | 8:00pm

  • Advanced Vocal Literature: The Blues
    course summary | Instructor(s): Liz Johnson

  • Small Ensemble
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roland  Barber

TUESDAY | 6:00pm

  • Beginning Jazz Improvisation
    course summary | Instructor(s): Oscar Utterstrom

  • Beginning Vocal Performance Techniques - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Connye Florance
    Additional information: (part 2 of a 12-week class)

  • Rhythm Section Workout
    Instructor(s): Roger Spencer

  • Special Effects and Color to the Voice
    Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    additional information: class meets at 5:30 at instructor's home studio.

TUESDAY | 8:00pm

  • Oliver Nelson Ensemble
    course summary | Instructor(s):  
    Additional information: Instructor TBD

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

WEDNESDAY | 6:00pm

  • The Next Level
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    Additional information: Class meets at 5:30pm at instructor's home studio.

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

  • Vocal Literature: The Music of Duke Ellington - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem
    Additional information: (part 2 of a 12-week class)

WEDNESDAY | 8:00pm

  • Color and Special Effects for Vocalists
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    Additional information: Class meets at instructor's home studio.

THURSDAY | 6:00pm

  • Contemporary Vocal Literature
    course summary | Instructor(s): Christina Watson
    Additional information: (part 2 of a 12-week course)

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

  • Jazz Singing 101
    course summary | Instructor(s): Christina Watson
    Additional information: **Afternoon class!** Meets at 1PM

Upcoming Events

pictureSnap on 2&4 w/ Pat Coil
Friday, September 26
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureSnap on 2&4 w/ Mel Deal
Friday, October 10
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureJazzmania 2014
Saturday, October 25
Liberty Hall, The Factory at Franklin
Event Details



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