WSU Department of Music to Host International Jazz Day Youth Jazz Invitational
The Wayne State Department of Music will host an event featuring student Jazz ensembles from 6 Detroit Public Schools: Duke Ellington, Cass Tech, Renaissance, Detroit School of the Arts, Bates Academy, and Martin Luther King Jr.
Saturday April 30th, 2022 10:00am-4:10 (EST)
Live Streamed at : www.music.wayne.edu/live.php
- Live from the Future Home of the Gretchen C Valade Jazz Center on WSU Campus
This event will feature:
- Wayne State Univ Jazz Faculty: Chris Collins, Valade End. Chair in jazz, Russ Miller, Vince Chandler, Chuck Newsome
- Detroit Jazz Festival National Guest Artist trumpeter Theo Crocker. https://theocroker.com/
Duke Ellington, Cass Tech., Renaissance, and DSA will each perform and receive a one-on-one workshop from Wayne State Univ. Jazz Faculty and a final workshop and performance by national DJF guest artist Theo Crocker with Wayne State Univ. students and alumni.
Host: Chris Collins WSU Valade End. Chair in Jazz/ President, Detroit Jazz Festival Found.
10am -- Duke Ellington Mid. School
- Clinician: Chuck Newsome
10:55 — Cass Tech High School
- Clinician: Vince Chandler
(LUNCH) 2022 JC Heard JazzWeek@Wayne Info - Detroit Jazz Profs. - WSU Jazz Faculty Nonet
1:00 — Renaissance High School
- Clinician: Russ Miller
2:00 — Detroit School of the Arts
- Clinician: Theo Crocker
3:20 —- THEO CROCKER Performance with WSU Jazz Students and Alumni