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Vail Jazz to Cancel Summer Programming Due to COVID Crisis

2020 Live Concerts Cancelled This summer, the Vail Jazz Foundation was looking forward to celebrating another major milestone: the 25th anniversary of the Vail Jazz Workshop, one of the three music education programs the Foundation…


This saxophonist records music in fallout shelters

Neil Welch gained the confidence for his exploratory pro music career at the Vail Jazz Workshop Over the last 25 years, nearly 300 teenage musicians have been transformed by the Vail Jazz Workshop; a…


Saxophonist Recounts Royal Inspiration in Vail

Vail Jazz Workshop alumni Khris Royal is returning this summer for the Vail Jazz Gala Over the last 25 years, nearly 300 teenage musicians have been transformed by the Vail Jazz Workshop; a large…


Miles Mosley has made waves since Vail Jazz Workshop days

A pioneer participant in the workshop, 25 years later Mosley is one of America’s top upright bass players Over the last 25 years, nearly 300 teenage musicians have been transformed by the Vail Jazz…


Grammy-nominated trombonist sealed musical fate in Vail

Jeffery Miller’s Vail Jazz Workshop experience still serves him six years later Over the last 25 years, nearly 300 teenage musicians have been transformed by the Vail Jazz Workshop; a large majority have gone…


Alumni Series: An Instrument for Life

Almost a decade later, Vail Jazz Workshop alumni Patrick Bartley still carries a big part of his Vail experience onto every stage Over the last 25 years, nearly 300 teenage musicians have been transformed…


Workshop Welcomes 2019’s Teenage Prodigies

Meet two students training in this week’s intensive 2019 Vail Jazz Workshop The flight to Colorado to attend the Vail Jazz Workshop marked Natalie Barbieri’s first time on an airplane. However, like all of…


The Gospel of Gospel: Embracing the Good

Niki Haris’ Vail Jazz Party performance is all about finding one’s goodness Those unversed in gospel music might view it as a purely Christian genre … a style of music geared toward praising the…