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Master Classes

Be prepared for a great time - This is jazz education like never before!”
DC Jazz Festival
Master Classes


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Rochelle Rice, Education Program Coordinator

DC Jazz Festival - Master Classes
Spring 2017 Jazzin' AfterSchool - Master Class
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 - 5:00 to 7:00pm
Sitar Arts Center
1700 Kalorama Rd NW (Adams Morgan)
Washington, DC 20009
(202) 797-2145
Cyrus Chestnut - piano
Nasar Abadey - drums
Fred Foss - woodwinds
Pete Muldoon - guitar
Herman Burney - bass
Amelia Peele Brown - vocal
2 songs:
Bluesette” (Toots Theilemans)
Little Sunflower” (Freddie Hubbard)
    4:30pm - Arrive & setup in the theater
    5:00pm - Clinicians play 2 songs (short)
    5:10pm - Students play 2 songs (short)

    5:20pm - Break into sessions by instrument:

    • Drums in the rehearsal room w/ Abadey (drum kit set)
    • Horns in a practice room w/ Foss
    • Piano in the theater w/ Chestnut
    • Strings in a practice room w/ Burney
    • Vocals in a practice room w/ Brown
    5:30pm - Private tutoring focus on the 2 songs
    6:30pm - Regroup in theater
    6:40pm - Clinicians play 2 songs (short)
    6:45pm - Students play 2 songs (long) w clinicians helping
    7:00pm - Dismissal


    For more information, call toll free at 855-332-7767

    The DC Jazz Festival® Education Program, a 501(c)(3) non-profit service organization, is made possible, in part, with major grants from the Government of the District of Columbia, Muriel Bowser, Mayor; and, in part, by major grants from the Anne and Ronald Abramson Family Foundation, The Morris and Gwendolyn Cafritz Foundation, Gillon Family Charitable Fund, The Mayo Charitable Foundation, CrossCurrents Foundation, Wells Fargo Foundation, The NEA Foundation, Venable Foundation, The Dallas Morse Coors Foundation for the Performing Arts, The Max and Victoria Dreyfus Foundation, The Reva & David Logan Foundation; and with awards from the National Endowment for the Arts and the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, an agency supported in part by the National Endowment for the Arts. ©2017 DC Jazz Festival. All rights reserved.