1615 E 18th Street
What: Charlie Parker Student Music Boot Camp
When: Saturday, August 17, 2018 | 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Where: GEM Theater | 1615 E 18th Street, Kansas City, MO
*** Limited Tuition Waiver Scholarships: Our generous donors allow us to offer a limited number of scholarships to students with demonstrated financial need.
Kansas City Jazz ALIVE, in partnership with the Kansas City Jazz Academy and KC Area Youth Jazz, present this year’s popular Charlie Parker Student Music Boot Camp.
The Charlie Parker Student Music Boot Camp is a jazz immersion program for middle school and high school students with at least one year of music experience. Spend the day learning about jazz music, improvisation, and the music and genius of Charlie “Yardbird” Parker from the Kansas City music scene’s top musical talents! We will close the camp with a mini-concert performance featuring YOU!
JOIN US FOR:
- Jazz Lessons with our great Boot Camp Faculty
- Masterclasses and Clinics
- Lunch with friends & faculty
- FREE Jamey Aebersold Jazz Play-Along
- FREE Jamey Aebersold Jazz Handbook
- Mini-concert performance
- And door prizes!!
YOUR CAMP FACULTY:
- Christopher Burnett, Director
- Stanton Kessler, Trumpet
- Bill Crain, Saxophone
- Jason Goudeau, Trombone
- Charles Gatschet, Guitar
- Roger Wilder, Piano
- Bill McKemy, Bass
- Greg Carroll, Vibraphone
- Clarence Smith, Drum Set
- Queen Bey, Vocalist
JAZZ ARTIST TALKS AND CLINICS:
- Queen Bey interview by Greg Carroll
- Dan Thomas, “Charlie Parker”
- Dr. Ryan Heinlein, “Jazz Improvisation”
Camp tuition is:
$30/ Early “Bird” Rate: Now through July 30th
$45/ Regular Rate: July 30 – August 17