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Workshop Alumni Happenings Feb 1 – Feb 14, 2023

Alumni Happenings Feb 1 –  Feb 14, 2023   2014 piano alum Isaiah J. Thompson has a number of upcoming performances with guitarist John Pizzarelli: as a trio at Rowan University in Glassboro NJ...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Jan 18, 2023- Jan 31, 2023

Alumni Happenings Jan 18, 2023- Jan 31, 2023   1999 saxophone alum Lakecia Benjamin’s 2020 album, Pursuance: The Coltranes – a tribute to John and Alice Coltrane – received rave reviews from critics and...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Dec 28, 2022- Jan 17, 2023

Alumni Happenings Dec 28, 2022- Jan 17, 2023   1997 piano alum Robert Glasper hosts and performs in the Blue Note at Sea Cruise, leaving Ft. Lauderdale FL and sailing January 13-20. The cruise...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Dec 14- Dec 27, 2022

Alumni Happenings Dec 14- Dec 27, 2022   2002 Workshop alum Sullivan Fortner (piano) is featured playing Hammond B3 on a new holiday single, “O Holy Night,” just released by 2023 Grammy-nominated vocalist Samara...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Nov 30- Dec 13, 2022

Alumni Happenings Nov 30- Dec 13, 2022   Congratulations to 2023 Grammy nominees Terrace Martin (1997 saxophone), Robert Glasper (1997 piano), and Ambrose Akinmusire (2000 trumpet)! Martin’s Drones was nominated for Best Progressive R&B...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Nov 16- Nov 15, 2022

Alumni Happenings Nov. 16- 29, 2022   Benny Benack III (2008 trumpet) has released the lead single, “In A Mellow Tone,” from his forthcoming album Third Time’s a Charm, featuring trumpeter Bria Skonberg, pianist...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Nov 2- Nov 15, 2022

Alumni Happenings Nov. 2- 15, 2022   1996 Workshop alum Tia Fuller (saxophone) – a Denver native who holds a Master’s degree in Jazz from the University of Colorado at Boulder and teaches full-time...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Oct 19- Nov 1, 2022

Alumni Happenings Oct. 19 – Nov. 1, 2022   1999 Workshop alum Maurice “Mobetta” Brown is one of the Chicago-raised trumpeters featured in a performance of “Chicago Loves Pops: A Celebration of Louis Armstrong”...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Oct 5-18, 2022

Alumni Happenings Oct. 5 – Oct. 18, 2022   For the first time in 10 years, Mars, Incorporated has introduced a new M&M character and “spokescandy” – Purple. And Purple is harnessing the power...