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Acclaimed Jazz Musician/Historian to Visit AU

September 21, 2014

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Jamey Aebersold, internationally known saxophonist and authority on JAZZ education and improvisation … and 2014 recipient of the National Endowment of the Arts Jazz Masters Award (the Nation’s highest honor) for his lifetime achievement and exceptional contributions to the advancement of JAZZ, America’s art form will be performing and giving a workshop on the campus of Anderson University October 16th.

Aebersold is an internationally-known saxophonist and authority on jazz education and improvisation, and has developed a series of Play-A-Longs (book and cd sets (now numbering almost 130 volumes) as well as various other supplemental aids for the development of improvisational skills. The Aebersold book and recording sets allow a musician the opportunity to practice and improvise with well-known jazz personalities at home as well as in the classroom. The recordings employ some of the best jazz musicians in the world. This concept has been responsible for changing the practice habits of thousands of musicians around the world.

He will bring his unique approach to small group jazz education to a Master Class at the Johnny Mann Center for Commercial Music at Anderson on October 16th at 4pm in the Daniel Recital Hall.

Following the Master Class, Aebersold will join musicians from the Anderson area for a free (ticketed) concert at 7pm. Tickets may be obtained by calling the box office at 864-231-2080.

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