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Workshop Alumni Happenings Jan 19, 2022

Congratulations to Summer Camargo (2018 trumpet) and Skylar Tang (2021 trumpet), 2022 Jazz Education Network (JEN) Award recipients! Camargo is among five jazz artists ages 18-29 to receive the honor in the 2022 Sisters...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Jan 5, 2022

The recent passing of Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa calls to mind a 2010 recording, “Tutu Revisited,” by bassist Marcus Miller and his band featuring Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah (2001 trumpet). Miller had...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Dec 22, 2021

Trumpeter Benny Benack III (2008), with the Steven Feifke Big Band, has released Season’s Swingin’ Greetings Deluxe Edition, a collection of holiday tunes, including this chestnut: “What Are You Doing New Year’s Eve?” Benack...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Dec 8, 2021

2022 Grammy nominations are in, and Vail Jazz Workshop alumni are well-represented: Pat Metheny’s Side-Eye NYC (V.1.IV) album, nominated for Best Jazz Instrumental Album, features 2012 piano alum James Francies and 2002 drums alum...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Nov 24, 2021

Trumpeter Benny Benack III (2008) plays a number of jam sessions over the next couple of weeks: November 24 at Smalls (NYC); November 26 (Benack’s birthday!) at Hemana (NYC); November 27 at Winters Jazz...