Jazzschool Summer Guitar Intensive
August 12 – 16, 2013
An all-day, week-long intensive for aspiring professionals directed by internationally acclaimed jazz guitarist/educator Mimi Fox.
Includes daily master classes, jam sessions, and a student concert at the Jazzschool!
This year we are very pleased to have special guest guitar instructors Howard Alden and David Gutierrez!
Howard Alden has been a Concord Jazz recording artist for over 20 years. Highlights of his recorded output include Thirteen Strings, a duo recording with master guitarist George Van Eps, and additional duo recordings with Ken Peplowski and Frank Wess. Alden also recorded the soundtrack for the Woody Allen film “Sweet and Lowdown.” He has been named in several JazzTimes and Downbeat critics’ polls.
David Gutierrez has studied flamenco guitar since 1973 in the US and Spain under several traditional and modern masters of the style. He has performed with a range of leading Bay Area flamenco music and dance groups and is a co-founder of Flamenco Vivo.
Rhythm section guests: Jason Lewis, drums and John Shifflett, bass.
Mimi Fox has been named a winner in six consecutive Downbeat magazine international critics polls. She has performed with Joey DeFrancesco, Branford Marsalis, and Diana Krall among countless others. www.mimifoxjazzguitar.com
Daily Schedule (Monday – Friday)
9 – 10:30 am Master class with Howard Alden
10:45 am – 12:45 pm Rhythm section workout with Jason Lewis and John Shifflett
12:45 – 1:15 pm Lunch break
1:15 – 2:15 pm Jazz guitar masters transcription class with Mimi Fox
2:15 – 3:15 pm Solo guitar mastery with Mimi Fox
3:30 – 4:30 pm Flamenco guitar with David Gutierrez
Student/Faculty concert: Friday August 16, 8pm
Please call 510.845.5373 or email email@example.com for registration information.
The Jazzschool Summer Guitar Intensive is made possible in part by generous contributions from Steve Saperstein, Blue Note Music, and True Fire.