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Jazz musicians, students and enthusiasts are invited to hang out at The Nash this summer, jam with other students, learn new techniques, or try out different styles of jazz. From bop to brass, guitar to vocals, the popular jazz club will be buzzing as musicians work with instructors in a wide range of classes and workshops.


Registration is now open, musicians of all skill levels and ages are welcome.

For more information visit www.thenash.org or call 602.795.0464.

Over the course of the summer there will be weeklong workshops, once a week workshops and workshops lasting one day. For a full list, visit The Nash online.

Below are a few of the workshops available.

Weeklong Workshops

Hard Bop Workshop
Monday-Thursday, May 22-25
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Final concert on Thursday May 25 at 7:30 p.m.
Instructor: Matt Williams

Jazz Guitar Bootcamp Workshop
Tuesday-Thursday, May 30-June 1
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
Instructor: Jeff Libman

Drummer Dom Moio at The Nash (courtesy The Nash)

Drummer Dom Moio at The Nash (courtesy The Nash)

Weekly Workshops

(Meets Once Per Week)

Jazz Theory & Ear Training
Thursdays May 25, June 1, 8
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Instructors: Jeff Libman, Russ Schmidt, Matt Williams

Freeplay Ensemble Workshop
Thursdays June 22, 29, July 6, 13
4:30-6:30 p.m.
Instructor: Russ Schmidt

Topics In Jazz Workshops
(Single Day Sessions)

Jam Session Etiquette Workshop
Sunday June 4
5-6 p.m.
Instructor: Jeff Libman

Jazz & Technology Workshop
Sunday June 25
3-5 p.m.
Instructor: Adam Roberts