Jazz School News, Thoughts and Events.
Join us for Weekend Workshop with David Bloom: Improvisation for all instrumentalists and vocalists in all genres, on June 23-35, 2017.
This is David Bloom's second workshop in the Twin Cities as he expands his teaching nationally.
"I can hardly believe how far I progressed in such a short period." -J.O.
"I learned a ton about teaching: it's art, science, and a little bit of soul." -N.N.
Students, band directors, music teachers, instrumentalists and vocalists, as well as professional musicians will experience dramatic results in their musical artistry.
Thank you to Hot Spot Music in Northfield, Mn.
The Jazz Institute of Chicago, dedicated to promoting and nurturing jazz in Chicago, has recognized David Bloom with a Jazz Educator of the Year Award for 2017. Also recognized is Dr. Roosevelt Griffin III.
Enjoy an evening of food, music and fun honoring these two educators on April 19, 2017 at The Standard Club. For more information about this event, click here.
A New York cabaret artist who has made Chicago her home since 1994, Spider Saloff is being recognized for Ongoing Jazz Artistry. This 2017 Bistro Award, for her masterful musical technique and her ability to illuminate the meaning of every song, will be awarded March 13 in New York City.
To register for vocal classes with Spider Saloff at Bloom School of Jazz, please call 773-860-8300 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Topics: Jazz Vocal
Eleven-year-old Teo Georgieve, who started at BSJ when he was nine, is the first recipient of the Tim Alcock Guitar Scholarship.
The Bloom Foundation is a 501(c)3 organization whose mission is to stimulate passionate expression and imagination. One of our first projects will be "The Musical Taste Test" which encourages children to listen to and comment on musical genres from around the world.
Sunday, June 28th
You have already developed a significant relationship between you, your instrument and music. Through your playing you have paid homage to great composers and great music. You have meticulously rendered the instructions given to you on the written page. Now is the time to let your own melodic musings come out of your imagination.Read More
Band Directors and Music Teachers,
We are excited to notify you of the first Minor Blues Story Telling Contest For Teenagers (13-19) sponsored by the Bloom School of Jazz.
This contest is being given to promote improvised musical story telling awareness and accountability.
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