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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

Classes are cancelled for this evening, THURSDAY, MARCH 5, due to snow.

Tickets go on sale beginning Monday, March 2 at 10am for the March 13 Snap on 2&4 w/ the Double A Octet Featuring Tommy Keenum. Tickets also go on sale for the Weekend w/ Rufus Reid & the Out Front Trio March 27-28.

Now on Nashvillejazz Radio: Lots of new music, including selections from Peter Bernstein, Connye Florance, Bruce Dudley, and more!  Also, daily at 9am and 8pm, hear vocalist Dara Tucker on "Live From The Cave," an hour of music hosted by Don O. Henry. 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: February 23 to April 2
Class Schedule Page | Registration & Payment Information

MONDAY | 6:00pm

  • Easy Jazz Guitar
    course summary | Instructor(s): Mel Deal

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

  • Vocal Literature: The Music of Johnny Mercer - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem
    Additional information: Continuation of 12-week class

MONDAY | 8:00pm

  • Small Ensemble
    course summary | Instructor(s): Roger Spencer

  • Standard Repertoire for Instrumentalists
    course summary | Instructor(s): Mel Deal
    Additional information: for Guitarists

  • Vocal Literature- The Music of Alan & Marilyn Bergman - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem
    Additional information: Continuation of 12-week class

TUESDAY | 6:00pm

  • Beginning Vocal Performance Techniques - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Connye Florance

  • Five Essential Concepts for Improvisation
    course summary | Instructor(s): Joe Davidian

  • Jazz Drumset Essentials
    course summary | Instructor(s): Josh Hunt

  • Vocal Tech 2
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning
    Additional information: Class meets at 5:30pm at instructor's home.

TUESDAY | 8:00pm

  • Charles Mingus Ensemble - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Denis Solee

  • Rehearsal Sessions
    course summary | Instructor(s): Connye Florance
    Additional information: Continuation of 12-week class

  • The Next Level
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning

WEDNESDAY | 6:00pm

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

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

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

  • Vocal Literature: The Music of Johnny Mercer - A 12-Week Course
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem
    Additional information: Continuation of 12-week class

WEDNESDAY | 8:00pm

  • Ear Training 2
    course summary | Instructor(s): Lori Mechem

  • The Next Level
    course summary | Instructor(s): Ron Browning

THURSDAY | 6:00pm

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

  • Small Ensemble
    course summary | Instructor(s): Joe Davidian

Upcoming Events

pictureSnap on 2&4 w/ The Double A Octet
Friday, March 13
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureThe Beegie Adair Trio
Saturday, March 21
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureRufus Reid Out Front Trio
Evening concerts March 27-28, Workshops March 27
The Jazz Cave
Event Details

pictureNJW Summer Jazz Camps
June 15-19 & 22-26
Nashville Jazz Workshop
Event Details



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