Attention serious sax players: Mark your calendars for Saturday, March 8. You won't want to miss Everything Sax. The folks from Jazz@Jack's have organized a free day-long saxophone event of clinics, discussions, career opportunities and more. A number of noted professors, including John Gunther, Art Bouton and Peter Sommer, will be on hand for the event, as well as Roger Greenberg from Eastman Music Company and Tim Glesmann, from Windsor-based retail and repair shop Sax Alley.
James Divine, author of How to Make it in the Music Business, will be offering insight on how to get a career stared, as will Lamont School of Music's Art Bouton, who recently gave a talk about career opportunities for saxophonists, who is also scheduled to speak on the subject. The saxophone section from the Falconaires, the Air Force Academy's jazz ensemble, and Dotsero have both been tapped to perform, along with representatives from Denver School of the Arts, Smoky Hill High School, Palmer Hill High School and Falcon High School Here's the tentative schedule.
Saxophone Day at Jazz@Jack's Saturday, March 8 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
10:00 - Lamont Saxophone Quartet (Art Bouton, leader) 10:20 - Sean Campbell-(DU) - demonstration and performance of new techniques for soprano saxophone 10:30 - UNC Saxophone Quartet 10:45 - Andy Dahlke (UNC) 11:05 - UNC Saxophone Quartet 11:20 - Break (time to try horns - Sax Alley) 12:00 - Lunch (people can also try horns during the lunch break) 12:30 - Rich Chiaraluce - presenter 01:00 - James Divine - How to Make it in the Music Business 01:15 - Art Bouton - Career Opportunities for Saxophonists 01:30 - Discussion on Career Opportunities, etc. 03:00 - Falconaires Saxophone Section 04:00 - Break (time to try horns - Sax Alley) 04:30 - Peter Sommer (CSU) 04:50 - John Gunther (CU) 05:10 - Almagre Saxophone Quartet (Rex Matzke/Colorado College) 05:30 - Brad Eastin 05:50 - Mark Harris (Metro State) 06:00 - Dotsero
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