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 […]

Whisper Not – Benny Golson

Whisper Not – Benny GolsonIn addition to playing Ray’s Idea in the Bebop Workshop, we also played the Benny Golson […]

Meditation

Meditation, not transcendental, but bossa nova. Taking a break from a heavy dose of classic bebop tunes, our bebop workshop […]

Daahoud

In the Bebop Workshop, we began working on Daahoud, a Clifford Brown tune (named after a friend of his). The […]

Back to Jazz School

Back to Jazz School – Okay guys. I’m looking forward to all of us playing better—which means listening better and […]

New York Jazz Workshop release 2013

NEW YORK, April 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — More than beach and barbeques, for jazz musicians around the world summer is the time […]

Newsletters Archive

If you have missed one of the New York Jazz Workshop newsletters about our classes , events, concerts around town […]

Lester Young

Born on August 27th 1909, Lester Young ( “Prez” )was one of the giants of the tenor saxophone.  In the swing era […]