Jazz Faculty



Karl Berger (vibes) and Dave Holland (bass) at the 1981 workshop.

Artistic Heads


African Drumming

  • 1986-93, 1995-96   Abraham Adzenyah

Audio Recording

  • 1991-95   Rick Kilburn

Bass


Don Thompson at the 1993 workshop.

Cello


Clarinet


Cornet



Cecil Taylor at the 1985 workshop.

Anthony Braxton at the 1983 workshop.

Kenny Wheeler and Hugh Fraser perform at a jazz orchestra concert in 2004.

Maria Schneider conducts the band at the 2002 workshop.

Composers



Dave Douglas (trumpet) and Clarence Penn (drums) take the stage in a master class at the 2004 workshop.

Drums


Flute


Flugelhorn


Bill Frisell
Bill Frisell grooves at the 2004 workshop.

Guitar


Keyboards



Han Bennink from the Dutch Instant Composers Pool turns it up a notch at the 2005 workshop.

Percussion



Muhal Richard Abrams in 1986.


Kenny Werner at the 2000 workshop.

Piano



Dave Liebman in rehearsal at the 1985 workshop.

Joe Lovano at the 2001 workshop.

Saxophones


Sound Artists


Strings



George Lewis reflects at the 2004 workshop during a master class session.

Trombone

  • 1977   Frank Rosolino
  • 1978   Rob McConnell
  • 1982-83   Albert Mangelsdorff
  • 1984-85   Julian Priester
  • 1986, 2004   George Lewis
  • 1987-89   Julian Priester
  • 1989-99, 2001-present   Hugh Fraser
  • 1990-94   Robin Eubanks
  • 1994, 97   Slide Hampton
  • 1999-2000   Christophe Schweizer
  • 2009   Marshall Gilkes
  • 2011   Robin Eubanks
  • 2012   Josh Roseman


Dave Douglas holds a high note during master classes at the 2005 workshop.

Trumpet



Big Miller at the 1977 workshop.


Sheila Jordan, Jay Clayton, and Vivianne Cardinal sing it in 2000.

Vocals

  • 1975-84   Big Miller
  • 1984-87, 1993-2001   Jay Clayton (Vocal Jazz Workshop 96-01)
  • 1990-92   Mark Ledford
  • 1993-94, 1996   Norma Winstone
  • 1996-2001   Sheila Jordan (Vocal Jazz Workshop)
  • 1999-2001   Judi Silvano
  • 2000-01   Vivianne Cardinal (Vocal Jazz Workshop)
  • 2002   Orville Heyn
  • 2012   Aoife O'Donovan
  • 2013   Esperanza Spalding

Program Coordinators

  • 1974-76   Brian Wark
  • 1977-80   Marc Vasey
  • 1981-83   Michael Century
  • 1984-85   Don Stein
  • 1986-87   Claude Schryer
  • 1988-90   Don Stein
  • 1991-98   Brad Muirhead
  • 1999-2001   Craig Day
  • 2002   Christopher Nordstrom
  • 2003-06   Michael Bates
  • 2003-07   Lorae Farrell (Jazz Orchestra)
  • 2007 - present   Mark Micklethwaite

Sound Technician

  • 1997-2001   Patrick Strain

Ensembles