2022 MJI EDUCATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL

THURSDAY, MAY 5, 2022 - 9 AM - 4 PM
Held at Hilton Milwaukee City Center (509 W Wisconsin Avenue)

Open to Youth and Adult Jazz Enthusiasts

Whether a musician or a listener, you are invited to participate in workshops and enjoy performances by top jazz artists. Workshops are interactive, so attendees are encouraged to bring instruments. High school and middle school jazz ensembles will perform, receive feedback, and compete for awards. Day passes are available for $25. Student passes are available for $10 with valid ID.

Workshop Topics:

  • RHYTHM SECTION CLINIC

  • LATIN PERCUSSION STYLES

  • WARM-UPS FOR BRASS PLAYERS

  • WOODWIND TECHNIQUES

  • HOW TO IMPROVISE ON THE BLUES

  • CREATING BASS LINES

  • UNDERSTANDING CHORD SYMBOLS