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Workshop Alumni Happenings June 22, 2022

While serving a life sentence for a murder conviction after a drug deal went awry, saxophone player Tiyo Attallah Salah-El wrote a number of songs that he never got to hear anyone play outside...

Workshop Alumni Happenings June 8, 2022

Workshop alum Bryan Carter (2007 drums) co-orchestrated the music for the popular Broadway musical “A Strange Loop,” and is now co-orchestrating for “Some Like It Hot,” based on the Marilyn Monroe movie, opening on...

Workshop Alumni Happenings May 25, 2022

Trumpeter Joey Curreri (2018) has been awarded the 2022 Dave Brubeck Composer and Pianist Scholarship by the Jazz Education Network (JEN). JEN’s scholarship program annually recognizes talented, hardworking, aspiring students with a passion for...

Workshop Alumni Happenings May 11, 2022

Skylar Tang came through the Vail Jazz Workshop just last year (2021 trumpet) and, now at the ripe old age of 16, is the winner of the Dr. J. Douglas White Composition and Arranging...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Apr 27, 2022

1999 piano alum Zaccai Curtis is a featured artist in an April 30 event at the Atlantic BKLN in Brooklyn NY celebrating the historic New York City mambo era at the Palladium Ballroom. The...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Apr 13, 2022

82-year-old Morton Block was only 19 years old when he met Susan, the love of his life ever since, just before he was deployed to Europe aboard a US Navy ship. It was then...

Workshop Alumni Happenings Mar 30, 2022

Evan Abounassar (2015 trumpet) is among the jazz composers under age 30 who have been announced by the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) Foundation as winners of the 2022 Herb Alpert...