Sarah Vaughn

Easily one of the most visible and well known vocalists of her generation, Sarah Vaughn was gifted with an enormous […]

Billy Eckstine

Billy Eckstine was one of the most important male vocalists in Jazz during the 1940’s being as popular as Frank […]

Gene Krupa

Gene Krupa with his drive and showmanship made him a favorite of many listeners. His work on Benny Goodman’s “Sing […]

Pat Metheny

Pat Metheny is one of Jazz’s most influential guitar players of the past 40 years. His tone, innovative use of […]

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald is rightly one of the iconic female American Jazz vocalists. She combined lightness, creativity with interpretation, and hornlike […]

Billie Holiday

Billie Holiday was an American icon and one of Jazz’s most important vocalists. Her life was filled with struggle and […]

Kenny Burrell

Kenny Burrell, without question is one of the most consistent guitarists in Jazz. Nicknamed the “Velvet Whip”, his warm tone […]

Joe Henderson

Joe Henderson was one of the most individual tenor players of his generation. As so often happens with many Jazz […]

Crossing the Free Improvisation Bridge

Last night at the Jazz Vocal Workshop we ended up Crossing the Free Improvisation Bridge. What I mean by this, is […]

Rhythm-a-ning

Rhythm-a-ning – We’re playing this Monk rhythm-change-based tune in the bebop workshop (which is a little weird because Monk did […]

Ray’s Idea & Nefertiti

Hi! Last Tuesday we worked on a bunch of new tunes at the Bebop Workshop namely Ray’s Idea & Nefertiti. […]

Jazz Vocal Workshop had the Blues!

Wow, last Thursday’s workshop was just too much fun! After the first session, I decided that each session we’d focs […]