Visiting artists have graciously met with our students for Q & A sessions or for master-classes and sometimes actual lessons and jam sessions…

Here are some of the artists who have come around:

Bernard “Pretty” Purdie

Warren Vaché

Jon Faddis

Wycliffe Gordon

Wynton Marsalis and the Jazz @ Lincoln Center Orchestra

Bucky Pizzarelli

Esperanza Spalding

Chris Botti

 

Chris Botti

Jazz Arts Artistic Director Joe Muccioli with Chris Botti
Jazz Arts Artistic Director Joe Muccioli with Chris Botti

 

 

 

Jazz Arts Academy Students

Q&A with Grammy Winner Esperanza Spalding

 

Grammy Winner Esperanza Spalding meets Jazz Arts Academy Students

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grammy Award Winner Esperanza Spaulding played a show at the Count Basie Theatre. She was gracious enough to allow our students to watch her sound check, and afterwards she answered a few of their questions.