“The people are amazing! The staff is very friendly, helpful, and encouraging. The participants are also friendly and fun. And the music is GREAT!”
– Wendy Kain, Seneca Fall, New York
“Playing with others in a relaxed atmosphere.”
– Nathan Melhorn, Chelmsford, MA
|In Trombone at Jazz Camp, Band Camp for Grownups, you will be joining one of our 8 bands. If you join one of our 3 big bands, you will be playing in a section with other players, playing the music of Basie, Ellington, Kenton, Marsalis, Gillespie, McConnell and more. If you join one of our smaller bands, the octet or nonet, you will be playing great charts by the masters. The Bands rehearse every day in the morning and the evening each for 2 1/2 hours. You will also be participating in section rehearsals every afternoon for about an hour.Jeff Galindo is our jazz trombone guest artist. He is currently on the faculty at the Berklee College of Music and a Ray Charles Band alumnus. Jeff directs one of the bands at Jazz Camp and conducts trombone workshops during the week.
As a tenor trombonist or bass trombonist at Jazz Camp you also can attend our daily improvisation workshop taught by Jerry Bergonzi. Jerry is a world renowned tenor saxophonist, has written 6 books on jazz improv applicable to ALL instruments. His books include, Melodic Structures, Pentatonic Scales, BeBopScales and Jazz Rhythms.
As a bass trombonist or tenor trombonist at Jazz Camp you can also have a private lesson with Jerry Bergonzi scheduled during the week. (There is a separate charge for private lessons). If you have any questions, please call us. (800 242-8785).
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First time trombonists at Jazz Camp can attend for $999.00 (musician shared room), $1,249.00 (musician private room) or $899.00 (musician commuter*) at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Warwick, RI. Regular price for a shared room is $1,499.00. This offer cannot be combined with any other offers or promotions and applies to first time trombonists only.
Special offer expires 2/15/17 and is subject to availability.
* Commuter price includes the program, breaks and dinner. It does not include breakfast or lodging.