Tenor sax heavyweight and renowned educator George Garzone will be visiting NZ this August, with gigs and workshops in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch.
Garzone is well-known as a sought-after jazz educator, currently teaching at the Berklee College of Music. He has also previously taught at New England Conservatory, Longy School of Music, New York University, Manhattan School of Music, Northeastern University and the New School University. He has pioneered the triadic chromatic approach and students of his have included Joshua Redman, Branford Marsalis, Teadross Avery, Luciana Souza, Mark Turner, Donny McCaslin, Doug Yates and Danilo Perez, to name a few.
WORKSHOPS at ARA Music Arts10-12pm Sax tone production, articulation and phrasing workshopGeneral admission: $30 general/ $20 students 12.30-2.30pmImprovisation: George Garzone explains and demonstrates the triadic chromatic improvisation concept $20 general / $10 students Please register your place at the workshops by filling in this form!
THEN LATER you can catch George Garzone in concert with Mark Lockett on drums and Mostyn Cole on bass.7.30 pm and 9.30pm – ORANGE STUDIOS PRESENTS GEORGE GARZONE1063 Ferry Road, Ferrymead Tickets at https://www.cosmicticketing.co.nz/event/show/5170