Get Ready For 2014!
Straight Ahead Jazz Camp 2013 was a resounding success! Five days of amazing sessions filled with opportunities to expand and improve drew countless educators, hobbyists and music enthusiasts together to improve their craft. 2014 details will be released early next year. To receive information directly, sign up today!
Mark your calendar and plan to get inside the music at the 5th Annual Straight Ahead Jazz Camp. Join us for five days of jazz immersion featuring innovative, hands-on sessions led by professional musicians and clinicians who will educate, challenge, and entertain you. Don’t miss this special opportunity to be inspired by the Legacy of Louis Armstrong and spend time with resident artist, trombonist Wycliffe Gordon.
Early bird registration: April 26 - June 14, $125 per person/$112 JIC Members
Regular registration: June 15 - June 30, $155 per person/$140 JIC Members
On-line registration is now closed. Onsite registration begins Monday, July 8.
Click here for session information.
All sessions take place at Columbia College Music Center located at 1014 S. Michigan Ave. Chicago, IL 60605 unless otherwise noted.
More on featured artist, Wycliffe Gordon:
Spend time with New Orleans steeped and Armstrong-inspired Wycliffe Gordon, a gifted composer and arranger and one of the top trombonists of his generation. His extensive work ranges from young musicians, national and international audiences, elementary schools to universities, and includes master classes, clinics, workshops, children’s concerts and lectures — all powerful evidence of his unique ability to relate to people of all ages through music.
The Jazz Institute of Chicago gratefuly acknowledges the following for their generous support:
The Field Foundation of Illinois, Columbia College Chicago, The Polk Bros. Foundation, The Oppenheimer Family Foundation, The Crown Family Philanthropies, The Beidler Family Foundation and the Illinois Arts Council, a state agency.