UMass Fine Arts Center's signature summer program runs from July 7-18, 2014 featuring world-class faculty and students from around the globe! Jazz in July is a summer intensive workshop examining the technique, history and culture of jazz. Every summer, the all-stars of jazz come together to school the next generation of up-and-coming jazz musicians.
On July 17th, our All Star Faculty perform just for you!
July 17 faculty includes: Artistic Director-Jeff Holmes; Voice-Sheila Jordan, & Catherine Jensen-Hole; Saxophone-Bruce Diehl; Trombone-Steve Davis; Piano - Arturo O'Farrill & Stephen Page; Bass-Chip Jackson & Genevieve Rose; Guitar - Bob Ferrier; Drums - Steve Johns & Tom Giampietro.
I saw Jimi Hendrix in 1968 at the Kansas City Memorial Hall... never been the same since. That concert is why I work in music today. Are you experienced?
The transition from Hendrix to jazz was easy. Love all music. Well, mostly...