Tuesday, February 17, 2009

The Jazz Academy of Music's JAM CAMP 2009

Announcing The Jazz Academy of Music's JAM CAMP 2009
June 29 - July 17, 2009 from 1 to 5 p.m. (no camp July 3)
Sligo Middle School
1401 Dennis Avenue
Silver Spring, MD 20902

This camp was founded and is run by professional musician and teacher Paul Carr. The staff is comprised of professional jazz musicians who also have extensive teaching experience.

Students who have achieved the proficiency level of advanced beginner and above are eligible to attend the camp. Students will be admitted to the camp on a first -come, first -served basis until all instrument slots are filled.

During camp days, students work in Big Band and Small Combo sessions and learn an overview of the history of jazz and improvisation and music theory. Master Classes with visiting, established recording artists are also held periodically during camp sessions, and the camp culminates in a final concert in which campers perform with a Grammy-award winning artist.

This is an outstanding opportunity for students to gain an appreciation for the jazz artform and gain valuable playing experience. Slots can fill quickly. Please visit the Jazz Academy website, www.JazzAcademy.org to learn more about the camp and to register.

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