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Ambrose Jazz Camp 2017

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Ambrose University

150 Ambrose Circle Southwest

Calgary, AB T3H 0L5

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For musicians 14 years of age and up

Special Guest: Greg Bush – trumpet

and the Ambrose Jazz Instructors

Pat Belliveau – saxophone

Neil McVey – guitar
Michelle Grégoire - piano
Tyler Hornby – drums
Stefano Valdo – bass

John Day - trumpet

Brian Walley - trombone

Join us for a week of daily master classes, combo sessions, workshops and jam sessions for students 14 years and older. Adults as well as classical performers or educators interested in expanding their abilities in jazz are also welcome. This is an opportunity for anyone wanting to develop as jazz performers and composers.

There will be daily concerts by the faculty, as well as a special faculty concert on Thursday evening, August 24 at Lolita's featuring special guest, trumpeter, Greg Bush. A final presentation on Friday, August 25 will feature all of the combos and participants.

All participants will:

  1. Perform in a combo or ensemble led by one of the faculty members.
  2. Receive daily master classes on their instrument by experienced jazz performers and instructors.
  3. Hear daily performances by the faculty.
  4. Receive daily workshops featuring special topics like jazz improvisation, jazz composition, jazz history, jazz theory and more.
  5. Have an opportunity to play with all other participants as part of daily jam sessions.
  6. Receive admission to the special faculty concert on Thursday evening, August 24, featuring guest artist Greg Bush.
  7. Perform in the final concert.

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