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Saxophone at Jazz Camp

Saxophone at Jazz Camp

“I can honestly say I have never had a better time than I had last week at Jazz Vermont….You have truly created you own masterpiece.”

– Pete Fox, 1st year-Alto Sax

“Let me say thanks for the fine time I had at Jazz Vermont. Please pass along my congratulations to the Jazz Vermont staff and Jerry Bergonzi for providing such an enjoyable program.”

– Ed Mulderick, 1st year-Alto Sax

“Just a note to say thanks for a great JV 2004.”

– Mike Seifried, 5th year-Tenor Sax

In Saxophone 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.Our saxophone guest artist is Jerry Bergonzi, a professor at New England Conservatory of Music, Dave Brubeck alumnus and author of 6 books on jazz improvisation. When Michael Brecker was asked how it felt to be the “king of the saxophone”, he answered, “I don’t know you’d have to ask Jerry Bergonzi”, (From the Boston Herald). Jerry teaches our improv classes and does a guest artist stint with the bands.As a saxophonist (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone) at Jazz Camp you also can attend our daily improvisation workshop taught by Jerry Bergonzi. Jerry Bergonzi 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 saxophonist (alto saxophone, tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone) 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).

 

 

 



Jerry Bergonzi Solo

Special First Timer Pricing for Saxphone Players

First time trumpet players at Jazz Camp can attend for $1,399.00 (musician shared room), $1,649.00 (musician private room) or $999.00 (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 trumpet players 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.

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