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Austin Jazz Workshop Presents 26th Season
Austin Jazz Workshop Presents 26th Season
Posted Date: October 14 2019

“Hoagy Carmichael” Set for 125 Area Campuses

      The Austin Jazz Workshop, a nonprofit group of professional musicians dedicated to jazz performance in central Texas public schools, will visit 37,000 area youths in the Austin, Manor, and Round Rock ISDs during our 26th performance season, running now through May 2020.

     Hoagy Carmichael’s Heart & Soul features vocalists Julie Slim and Shawnda Birch, backed up by the all-star band of Floyd Domino, Shawn Ellison, Michael Stevens, Glenn Rexach, Masumi Jones, Terrance McDaniel, and Michael Melinger.

     View our full schedule by visiting  austinjazzworkshop.com. Click on 'News' to view public performances, including our twice-monthly EMJATA (Emerging Jazz Talent) Series. EMJATA provides a year-round opportunity for middle and high school jazz students to perform with the Austin Jazz Workshop.

     We gratefully acknowledge support from City of Austin Cultural Arts Division, Austin Community Foundation, Austin Independent School District, Texas Commission on the Arts, Music Performance Trust Fund, Greater Round Rock Community Foundation, Applied Materials Foundation, Jamey Aebersold Jazz, Philip Bee Charitable Trust, and individual donors.

     For further information, contact Michael Melinger at (512) 829-7255. Keep in touch with the Austin Jazz Workshop at austinjazzworkshop.com and on Facebook. This project is supported in part by the Cultural Arts Division of the City of Austin Economic Development Department, and by the Texas Commission on the Arts.



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